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MALS Student Barbara Fischkin's Groundbreaking Book Now Available for Kindle

By Hope Ferguson, senior writer, Office of Communications and Government Relations

Barbara Fischkin’s “Muddy Cup: A Dominican Family Comes of Age in a New America,” originally published by Scribner’s, has been reissued for the Kindle. ... MORE

Movie Review: Meet John Doe

By Agnes Gault ‘13, student, School for Graduate Studies

Directed by Frank Capra (1941). Based on a story by Richard Connell and Robert Presnell. Available at your local library, TCM and or Youtube with a link provided: http://youtu.be/9jOf8GD4S7E ... MORE

Academic Showcase

Overcoming Hegemony in Historical Studies

By Layla Abdullah-Poulos, student, School for Graduate Studies

Humans consistently demonstrate an inclination to be dismissive of anything outside of their cultural realm. This includes how the history of another culture is interpreted. The dominant Western secular criteria arbitrarily determine what is valid history and produces a hegemony that negates historical sources of non-Western cultures. A primary example is the status of written text over oral transmissions following incorporation of scientific approaches into historical methodologies. ... MORE

Other News

Caring for Our Emotional Hearts, By Lue Turner, mentor, Genesee Valley Center

Role of ILO in Economic Security, Political Freedom and Labor Rights Theme of Conference Co-sponsored by College, By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

Student Artwork Sought for Annual Competition; Deadline is May 9, By Danielle Benedict, senior staff assistant for student services and academic support, Academic Affairs

Did You Know

If you took a course using the new Moodle Learning Management System during the Sept. 2013 term, The Integrated Technology Committee needs your input! Students that were enrolled in courses during the Sept. 2013 term received a link to the survey via email. The survey closes May 1, 2014, so don't pass up this opportunity to be heard. Share your Moodle experience today!

Social Corner Contributors

Layla Abdullah-Poulos

Hope Ferguson

Agnes Gault