Photo of book cover for ', Evidence of V: A Novel in Fragments, Facts, and Fictions'

Professor Sheila O’Connor announced that her newest novel, Evidence of V: A Novel in Fragments, Facts, and Fictions, was listed as one of the Best Fiction Books of 2019 by Entropy Magazine. Professor O’Connor has some impressive company on this ‘best of’ list, including Margaret Atwood, Chia-Chia Lin and Jacqueline Woodson. Learn More! Low-residency MFA…
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Audrey Hamilton ’20, Victoria Heyworth ’20 and Abigail Rutherford ’20 (Nisbet Honors) attended the annual conference of the American Music Therapy Association this week in Minneapolis. They had the opportunity to meet folk singer and violinist Gaelynn Lea, winner of the NPR Tiny Desk Contest. The students attended various conference sessions, music-making gatherings and association…
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Professor Goldhour's students present their remodel designs

Assistant Professor of Interior Design Meirav Goldhour worked with students to complete a design project for a Jewish Community Center in Greenville, South Carolina. Chabad Rabbi Kesselman purchased an old BBT bank in Greenville to serve as a multi-purpose space for Jewish community events. Professor Goldhour saw a learning opportunity for her upcoming fall class…
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Neena Kumar is the 2019 recipient of the Ibrahim Janajreh Young Innovator Award. The Ibrahim Janajreh Young Innovator Program acknowledges successful South Carolina programs that engage, encourage and acknowledge young people in the areas of science, technology, math and innovation. Neena was recognized for helping scholars break through socio-economic barriers and give them tools to…
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Dr. Chandra Hopkins’ class went to Carver Middle School to work with their morning news crew, WCMN (Wildcat Morning News) team, on public speaking skills. Converse Theatre and Musical Theatre majors guided more than twenty 7th and 8th graders through vocal warm-ups, physical exercises, and theatre games. Dr. Hopkins said, “It’s a chance for the…
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Professor Andrew Blanchard was recently spotlighted on Aint-Bad, a well known high-end, independent publisher of contemporary photography, web features, printed periodicals, monographs, and exhibitions. Professor Blanchard said, “As a printmaker that works painterly, in conjunction with digital documentation, this acknowledgment is quite noteworthy, as my work exits outside of the usual academic photo world. It’s…
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Hispanic Studies students Jhazmin Gomez-Reyes ‘21 (Nisbet Honors) and María Martinez ’20 (Nisbet Honors) presented research at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) conference in Atlanta. They took part in Dr. Stefania Licata’s undergraduate panel titled “Voices and Narratives of Migration: Movements and Crossings from Latin America to United States.” Jhazmin presented a paper…
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Dr. Anita Rose’s English class visited the archives at the University of North Carolina in Asheville to learn about the history of tourism in the southern Appalachians, specifically, Western North Carolina. The class, titled ‘Slow Violence: Eco-critical readings of Appalachian Literature,’ explores the ways that literature can influence thinking and action about the environment. The…
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Roberta Turner ‘06 is spending her final semester at Michigan Law in Geneva, Switzerland, working at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Division of Trade and Commodities.” Roberta began Michigan Law School as a Dow Foundation Scholar and is now a Jeffries Scholar. She has spent her summers in Korea at the Korean…
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Professor Mike Massengale completed the illustration and poster design for the 2020 Rehoboth Beach, Delaware Jazz Festival. This is his 14th year as the official poster artist for the event. His relationship with the festival began in 2004 during his solo art show at the Kennedy Gallery located in Rehoboth Beach, DE. All of his…
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