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HWS Faculty Fellows

Area Coordinator for Jackson, Potter and Rees Halls Noah Lucas (right) and Sustainable Living and Learning Community teaching assistant Alyssa Kelly help students homemade granola bars. The event was organized and led by SLLC Resident Assistant Alex Cirra.This year, HWS launched “Faculty Fellows,” a program that connects two members of the faculty to first-year students as mentors and community members, part of a Residential Education initiative to…
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Awards, New Book for Atkinson ’83

EXIF_JPEG_T422With her most recent books, award-winning middle-grade author Elizabeth Atkinson ’83 is finding new national and international acclaim. Atkinson’s latest novel, “The Island of Beyond” (2016), has been named to…
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Writers Attend International Festival

IFOA_1This semester, students in Trias Writer-in Residence Jeff VanderMeer’s writing class received a multifaceted exposure to the publishing industry and a rare glimpse into the life of a professional writer…
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Poet Rankine Visits Campus

Rankine_Claudia_Poetry_133B“Art profoundly changes who we are,” said American poet Claudia Rankine. Rankine gave a reading of her work “Citizen: An American Lyric” at the Smith Center for the Arts on Wednesday,…
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Hamilton’s Work Published in Windmill

Conroy-Goldman MelanieWindmill, Hofstra University’s journal of literature and art, has published Associate Professor of English Melanie (Conroy-Goldman) Hamilton’s new nonfiction narrative “Caldera.” “Caldera” is a work that developed after Hamilton spent…
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