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Ann Palmeri Lecture Hosts María Lugones

The annual Ann Palmeri Lecture in Feminist Philosophy is proud to announce that María Lugones, an associate professor of comparative literature and philosophy, interpretation, and culture and of philosophy and of women's studies at Binghamton University, will present a talk "Decolonial Feminist Coalition Across the Americas." One of the most influential feminist philosophers of the past few decad...
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Poet Elizabeth Willis Joins Trias Series

Elizabeth Willis, winner of the 1994 National Poetry Series and author of "Address" (2011) will give a reading of her work at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27 in the Hirshson Ballroom. Her presentation is the first of several Trias Speaker's Series events planned for the spring semester. Willis is the author of five books of poetry, including "Address," "Meteoric Flowers" (2006), "Turneresque" (200...
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Bishop '15 Interns in Peru

Hannah Bishop '15 spent her summer in the Andes of Peru where she interned with Awamaki, a non-profit organization that works to create economic opportunities and improve social well-being in collaboration with the greater community. Awamaki was founded in 2009 to support a cooperative of 10 women weavers from Patacancha, a rural Quechua community in the Andes of Peru. Since its founding, they ha...
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Singer ’13 Forges Gum Partnership

The Pitch contestant Sam Singer '13, the creator of an all-natural chewing gum called TRAIN, recently began a partnership with Kitchen Inc., a Massachusetts-based company that allows emerging food businesses to use its space for product development. After Singer reached out to Kitchen Inc. about using its facilities, the company expressed an interest in investing in his business, which produces c...
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Keogh ’91 Named President of Audi

Scott Keogh '91 was recently named president of Audi of America. Keogh has served as chief marketing officer of the company for the past six years. As such, he has been responsible for leading all product planning for the U.S. market as well as marketing and advertising campaigns. This includes Super Bowl advertising and the "Truth in 24" documentaries that told the story of Audi at the 24 Hours ...
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