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News and Updates for Sep 2014

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Valerie Purdie-Vaughns CC’93, associate professor of psychology, and Brent Stockwell, professor of biological sciences and chemistry, have been named National Academies Education Fellows in the Sciences for the 2014-2015 academic year. 

Monday, September 22, 2014

On September 19, nearly 2,450 students were introduced to more than 130 employers at the Center for Career Educations annual Fall Career Fair.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Office of Global Programs offered three new summer study abroad programs this summer.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Ai-jen Poo CC’96 is one of 21 members of the 2014 MacArthur Foundation Fellows Program (commonly known as “Genius Grants”), an award that recognizes creativity and achievement in a variety of fields and comes with a grant of $625,000 delivered over the course of five years. 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Office of Global Programs has announced a new study abroad program in Istanbul, Turkey, focused on the city as a cross-roads of Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

The University has taken many steps in recent months to help prevent sexual assault and other gender-based misconduct on campus, to make it easier for survivors to report such incidents and to educate students about the subject and the resources available to them. The actions include opening a second Sexual Violence Response and Rape Crisis/Anti-Violence Support Center, establishing a new Gender Based Misconduct Policy, significantly expanding student orientation sessions aimed at prevention, expanding faculty and staff training, and hiring case managers to support students through this process. 

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