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American Studies

Zora Neale Hurston

Author Zora Neale Hurston

The American Studies program interprets American culture form an interdisciplinary point of view that combines critical social science and humanities approaches. The program provides a basis for graduate study in a variety of fields, as well as an excellent background for law, journalism, and other professional careers.


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Working Through Trauma

Long Road Back to Las VegasIn his recently published book The Long Road Back to Las Vegas, Alan Snel ’83 details his remarkable comeback from a traumatic cycling injury and shows others how they too…
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Whitaker ’73, L.H.D. ’97 Honored as “Giant of Broadcasting”

WhitakerHWS Trustee and Emmy Award-winning 60 Minutes correspondent Bill Whitaker ’73, L.H.D. ’97 was among the honorees 2018 Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts celebration in December. The annual event honors distinguished individuals who “have…
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