Showcase Features Blocker Fellows

Each semester, Julius G. Blocker '53 Endowed Fund supports study abroad opportunities in Germany for HWS students so that they can immerse themselves in and explore German culture. Students returning from these informative and eye-opening experiences present cultural projects each semester during the Julius G. Blocker '53 Cultural Showcase. This past fall, five students gave presentations on thei...  More >>

German Cultural Showcase

The second annual Julius G. Blocker '53 Cultural Showcase will take place in the library atrium from 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14. The event, co-hosted by the German Area Studies Program and Center for Global Education, will feature the cultural projects of four HWS students who studied in Germany this past spring with the support of the Julius G. Blocker '53 Endowed Fund. Offering prog...  More >>

Mapping Fictional Environments

What would it be like to descend into Dante's Hell? Or to walk the streets of Yevgeny Zamyatin's dystopian OneState? How can building and exploring these fictional worlds develop critical thinking skills? Eric Klaus, associate professor and chair of the German studies department, is working on a grant-funded project to enable students to answer these and similar questions. The result of his proj...  More >>

Provost Announces Associate Deans

Associate Professor of German Eric Klaus and Associate Professor of Political Science DeWayne Lucas have been named associate deans. As such, they will assume responsibilities within the Office of the Provost in addition to their duties as members of the faculty. "I am looking forward to working with Eric and DeWayne next year," says Provost and Dean of Faculty Titilayo Ufomata. "They are very ca...  More >>

Three Awarded Fulbright Assistantships

Three students have been awarded prestigious 2013-2014 Fulbright U.S. Student Awards to support English Teaching Assistantships (ETA). Silene Binkerd-Dale '12, Molly Krifka '13 and Katherine Marino '13 were chosen from a highly selective process to represent the U.S. as ambassadors and English instructors for a yearlong assistantship. In addition to these awards, Devan Mizzoni '13 has been design...  More >>

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