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Rugg '17 Explores the Effects of War

For Taylor Rugg '17, a single class during her first-year at HWS has led to an ongoing, interdisciplinary investigation into how individuals experience the effects of war. The 2013 course, "Gender and Terror," taught by then-Fisher Center Fellow Brianne Gallagher, peaked Rugg's interest in the military and the effects of war. "From the first class, I was hooked," Rugg recalls. The following sprin...  More >>

More Emmy Nominations for Falchuk '93, L.H.D.'14

For the seventh year in a row, Brad Falchuk '93, L.H.D.'14 has seen his television projects honored with Emmy nominations, with "American Horror Story: Hotel" and "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" each recently garnering multiple primetime and creative nominations. "American Horror Story: Hotel" has been nominated for eight Emmys (two primetime, six creative) and "The People v. O...  More >>

Corning '94 Competes in Atlantic Cup

Chad Corning '94 competed in the 2016 Atlantic Cup, America's premier offshore sailing race sponsored by 11th Hour Racing. Beginning on May 28, the race showcased 10 teams comprised of the top Class 40 sailors in the world. Corning served as co-skipper with Ed Cesare as part of the Pleiad Racing team. While many races require large sailing teams, the Atlantic Cup is unique as a double-handed (two...  More >>

Janssen '16 Pens Novel for Honors Project

Garrett Janssen '16 spent more than a year crafting a coming-of-age novel for his English Honors thesis. Currently a third of the way completed, the novel, "A Line in the Sand," takes a unique approach to the genre, exploring the cultural and societal struggles of adolescents through the perspective of two popular teens. "So much material in that genre is told from the perspective of the outcast,...  More >>

Beth Brophy '76 Featured on Huffington Post

Reflecting on the publication of her new novel, "Reunion," author and journalist Beth A. Brophy ’76 recently had two editorials featured in The Huffington Post. The pieces, "An Old School Writer Adapts to the New Publishing Landscape" and “Friendship: Real, Virtual And Fictional” link Brophy’s new novel to her personal insights about the publishing process and the nature of friendships, respectiv...  More >>

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