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Ofosu-Somuah Receives Watson

Jess Berry

March 20, 2013

Filed under News

  On Friday, March 15, Barbara Ofosu-Somuah ’13 found out that she was selected as a Watson fellow for the 2013 - 2014 academic year for her project titled “The Choreography of Black Hair: A Framework for Cultural...

Students React to Issues of Diversity

Jess Berry

March 6, 2013

Filed under News

On Wednesday, Feb. 27, Dean of the College and Chief Diversity Officer Shirley Collado sent an all-student email announcing the College’s participation in the Diverse Learning Environments (DLE) survey, conducted by the Higher...

CCSRE Hosts Yearly Symposium

Jess Berry

February 27, 2013

Filed under News

On Thursday, Feb. 28 and Friday, March 1, the Center for Comparative Studies of Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) will host its annual symposium. The theme for this year’s event is “No Place Like Home? Imagining Race, Ethnicity an...

There Are No Answers

Jess Berry

January 23, 2013

Filed under Opinions

The first thing I did when I got a text message asking if I had seen what was going on in Newtown was check online news sources. After reading a few headlines and skimming a few articles, sparse in detail and high in speculation,...

Students Abroad Face Assault Risk

Jess Berry

January 16, 2013

Filed under News

Research conducted by Associate Professor of Psychology Matthew Kimble found that female undergraduates who study abroad are significantly more likely to experience rape and other types of sexual assault than women who remain...

Faculty Update Quorum Number

Jess Berry

November 14, 2012

Filed under News

On Monday, Nov. 12, the College hosted its monthly faculty meeting in McCullough Social Space. Prior to the meeting concerns were high regarding attendance after last month’s quorum of over 50 percent of faculty was challenged....

Faculty Strive for Meeting Quorum

Jess Berry

November 7, 2012

Filed under News

On Monday, Oct. 1, Associate Professor of Mathematics John Schmitt objected to the quorum that was called during the monthly faculty meetings. When the moderator deemed the quorum was in fact not met, the meeting was adjourned...

Rohatyn Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Jess Berry

October 24, 2012

Filed under News

On Thursday, Oct. 18, the Rohatyn Center for International Affairs celebrated its ten year anniversary. In time with this celebration, the international studies major was changed to the international and global studies major (IGS). Students...

New Sanctions Alter Disciplinary Process

Jess Berry

October 3, 2012

Filed under News

This fall, the College implemented changes to the disciplinary actions outlined in the student handbook, including a new process for disciplinary action taken against students that adds a sanction which puts students on probation...

College Considers Merits of Online Education

Jess Berry

September 26, 2012

Filed under News

On Sept. 3, The Chronicle of Higher Education posted an article written by Former Provost and Executive Vice President Alison Byerly discussing the issue of massive open online courses, or MOOCs. While the College rejected using...

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