Remembering Peter Kaufman

Remembering Peter Kaufman

Peter Kaufman, a beloved teacher and colleague, passed away on Nov. 19, 2018, after a brave battle with lung cancer. He was 51.

A Message from Dean Barrett

A Message from Dean Barrett

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Among the long list of skills and talents that we know are cultivated by the liberal arts, we rarely see compassion mentioned.

Remembering Peter Kaufman

Remembering Peter Kaufman

Posted by: on Nov 27, 2018 | No Comments

Peter Kaufman, a beloved teacher and colleague, passed away on Nov. 19, 2018, after a brave battle with lung cancer. He was 51.

Without Limits Series Explores AI, Interactivity and Automation

Without Limits Series Explores AI, Interactivity and Automation

Posted by: on Nov 27, 2018 | No Comments

Ex Machina, the first film screened in this year’s “Without Limits: Interdisciplinary Conversations in the Liberal Arts” series, answers the question of what can happen when computer programmers lack sufficient training in the methods of critical inquiry central to the study of the humanities and social sciences.

Making Sexual Assault Visible

Making Sexual Assault Visible

Posted by: on Nov 27, 2018 | No Comments

This fall, Mary Holland sought to make visible how prevalent and diverse experiences of sexual assault are in our society. In translating the viral #MeToo movement into a campus visual-awareness installation, Holland, a professor of English, offered an unexpected, yet powerful medium:  Post-it notes.

Faculty Publications, Presentations and Honors

Faculty Publications, Presentations and Honors

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Congratulations to the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences faculty for their notable publications, presentations and honors.

Visualizing Syrian Refugees

Visualizing Syrian Refugees

Posted by: on Apr 30, 2018 | No Comments

A year-long research project on media representations of Syrian refugees altered senior Mary Dellas’ perspective on journalistic objectivity and set her on a new career path.  Previously interested in working in fashion industry public relations, Dellas now plans to pursue a career in journalism.

Research Team Investigates Hudson Valley’s Response to Humanitarian Crisis

Research Team Investigates Hudson Valley’s Response to Humanitarian Crisis

Posted by: on Apr 30, 2018 | No Comments

Three years ago, LA&S colleagues Anne R. Roschelle, professor of sociology, and Luz Porras, lecturer of languages, literatures, and cultures, embarked on a journey to understand the mass migration of unaccompanied Central American minors into the United States.