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Littlefield '74 Wins Golden Globe for Fargo

At the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, held Jan. 11 in Beverly Hills, Calif., executive producer Warren Littlefield '74 and his team took home the Best Miniseries award for "Fargo," the FX show based on the 1996 film of the same name. "Fargo" received five Golden Globe nominations -- more than any other series this year -- with Billy Bob Thornton's supporting acting performance on the show also garneri...  More >>

Exploring Social Media at Seventeen

Over winter break, Hannah Mills '16 and Abbey Rogowski '15 explored the social media industry through their highly-coveted internship positions with Seventeen magazine. The William Smith students were selected from a competitive field of candidates in the running for the publication's national internship program, which sought self-motivated college students. For them, the experience with the nati...  More >>

Students Go Behind the Scenes in NY

Led by Professor of Media and Society Les Friedman, Associate Professor of Africana Studies Marilyn Jimenez and Professor of English Grant Holly, the annual Behind the Scenes NYC program is an exciting multiday event for students who want to learn more about the worlds of media and entertainment from a variety of perspectives. Facilitated in conjunction with the Salisbury Center for Career, Profe...  More >>

Innovative Classrooms Christened

This semester, students and faculty in six courses across a variety of disciplines had the opportunity to use the first two of the Colleges' "Innovative Classrooms." Each received upgraded furnishings and technology this summer as part of the Innovative Classrooms project, a collaboration between the FacIT Committee, the Classroom Committee, IT Services and the Board of Trustees Technology Commit...  More >>

Friedman on Peter Pan’s Origins

Just prior to the recent NBC broadcast of "Peter Pan Live!" Professor of Media and Society Lester Friedman was interviewed for an article on Peter Pan's origins that appeared in The Week. Friedman is co-editor of the 2009 book, "Second Star to the Right: Peter Pan in the Popular Imagination." In the book, Friedman and Allison Kavey, associate professor of history at CUNY John Jay, explore the Pet...  More >>

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