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Teaching across borders: Dr. Terry-Ann Jones teaches Burmese refugees Thumbnail

Teaching across borders: Dr. Terry-Ann Jones teaches Burmese refugees

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold, Associate Director, Marketing & Communications on December 5, 2012

One year ago, Dr. Terry-Ann Jones, associate professor of sociology and anthropology, received an e-mail from Rev. Paul Fitzgerald, vice president

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Courtney Winger ’13 steps into the nonprofit world at AmeriCares Thumbnail

Courtney Winger ’13 steps into the nonprofit world at AmeriCares

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold, Associate Director, Marketing & Communications on September 18, 2012

An interest in the fields of healthcare, nonprofit management, and sociology inspired Courtney Winger ’13 to spend her summer working as an intern i

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The Core: Six pathways to self-discovery Thumbnail

The Core: Six pathways to self-discovery

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold, Associate Director, Marketing & Communications on September 22, 2011

What is the core and why is it required? Sometimes students see it merely as a set of obligatory classes they must take in order to graduate. Yet, by

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Cartoons, Sexuality, and Politics: A Conversation with Novelist Alison Bechdel Thumbnail

Cartoons, Sexuality, and Politics: A Conversation with Novelist Alison Bechdel

Submitted by JessicaW on April 29, 2011

There was standing room only in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room on the night of April 14th when novelist and cartoonist Alison Bechdel graced

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