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A Summer at the Smithsonian

This summer, Kathryn Hackett '17 completed an internship for the Smithsonian Institution, a collection of 19 museums, galleries, research facilities and educational centers of international renown, located in the District of Columbia. "I am interested in alternative forms of education that can be found outside of a traditional classroom setting," says Hackett. "I wanted to find out how the educat...  More >>

DeWees '16 Earns Fulbright to Malaysia

Supported by a 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Award, Virginia DeWees '16 will travel to rural Malaysia to teach English and promote cultural exchange. "Fulbright's emphasis on ambassadorship linked with teaching is what drew me to their program," says DeWees, a writing and rhetoric, and educational leadership double major. "Representing the U.S. State Department through Fulbright is a tremendous ...  More >>

Cirra '17 to Research Climate Change and Policy

This summer, Alexandra Cirra '17 will join the Pace Energy and Climate Center (PECC) as a research intern, tackling projects on energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and policy initiatives related to sustainability. Affiliated with Pace Law School at Pace University, the PECC is a think tank focused on legal, regulatory and policy matters regarding the environmental impacts of energy use. A...  More >>

2016-17 Trias Writer-in-Residence: Jeff VanderMeer

Described by the New Yorker as "the weird Thoreau" who shows readers "scenes that you won't find elsewhere," best-selling author Jeff VanderMeer will join the Trias Residency for Writers for the 2016-17 academic year. Winner of the Shirley Jackson Award, the Nebula Award, and three-time winner of the World Fantasy Award, VanderMeer is the author of more than 20 books, including the NYT-bestsellin...  More >>

Row Kicks Off Spring Trias Lineup

Writer and novelist Jess Row will kick off the spring 2016 Trias Residency Reading Series for Poetry and Creative Writing. He will join the Colleges for a weeklong residency beginning on Monday, Feb. 15, when Row will read from a selection of his work at 7:30 p.m. in Hirshson Ballroom. Row is the author of two collections of short stories, including: "The Train to Lo Wu" (Dial Press, 2006) and "N...  More >>

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