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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 >>

“Girl Rising” Informed, Inspired

"Girl Rising," a documentary that uses the power of storytelling to share the simple truth that educating girls can transform societies, inspired more than 100 attendees during a screening recently held on campus. Paige Gress '15, senior civic leader in the Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning (CCESL), introduced the film and highlighted the community partnerships that made the j...  More >>

Warr '05 Appeared on 'Law & Order'

Making his NBC debute, actor and director Joshua Warr '05 appeared on the critically-acclaimed television show "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" this season. Warr played a gangster on episode 7 of the series, "Chicago Crossover," which airred on NBC Nov. 12 at 9 p.m. "I have found my home in acting, and I look forward to what my future holds," says Warr of the experience, and the opportunit...  More >>

Neveldine ’95 Returns to Class

Hollywood director and writer Mark Neveldine '95 has returned to his alma mater a number of times to share his knowledge and passion with students. Most recently, he and personal assistant Daniel Webb '13 spent a Tuesday evening with students in Professor of English Grant Holly's course, "The Art of the Screenplay." Neveldine has directed and filmed commercials and produced, acted in, written and...  More >>

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