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AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT NEWS

Whitaker ’73 Earns Hillman Prize, Joins Posse Advisory Board

Bill Whitaker 60 Minutes
Sept. 4, 2014 NYCThis month, HWS Trustee and Emmy Award-winning 60 Minutes correspondent Bill Whitaker ’73, L.H.D. ’97 was awarded the Sidney Hillman Prize for his reporting in the segments “The Whistleblower” and “Too Big to Prosecute.”…
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Vargas ’20 Named Newman Civic Fellow

Vargas Brandy-00054Brandy Vargas ’20 has been awarded a Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellowship for 2018. This prestigious honor is given to students who work to find solutions for challenges facing their…
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Nike Spotlights Pro Frank Brown ’17

Brown_Frank_Nike_3Frank Brown ’17, a first-year transition player for the Georgia Swarm of the National Lacrosse League, showcases his talent as the star in Nike’s latest ad campaign. The 2017 Northeast…
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The Impact of Clarence Thomas

ConstitutionDay2017 DUPolitical scientist and author Corey Robin will explore the racial identity and influence of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in a campus discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 5…
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Vanderwarker ’96: Legitimizing the Cannabis Industry

Vanderwarker Derek DUDerek Vanderwarker ’96, founder of Tiny Universe Advisors, will offer a lecture titled, “Goin’ Legit: Observations, Insights and Predictions from the Cannabis Industry,” on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m.…
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