The former Department of Communication and Media has begun its first academic year as two distinct departments, the Department of Communication and the Department of Digital Media and Journalism, and there is much cause for celebration.
LA&S is pleased to welcome 21 new faculty members.
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce support for faculty development of interdisciplinary, team-taught courses. LA&S has awarded stipends to two pairs of faculty who will spend the summer designing two interdisciplinary courses. Each pair expects to team teach the new interdisciplinary course in spring 2015. Faculty members will be paid …
“Murder your darlings.” Melissa Warren (Creative Writing, ’14) took this literary advice seriously during her undergraduate career at New Paltz, up until her senior year, when she decided to breathe new life into some long-expired phrases.
Michael Costa (Psychology ’14), spent the last two years listening to, researching and analyzing children’s whining. At the heart of his efforts was a desire to understand a very common (and admittedly, annoying) behavior which has garnered very little scholarly attention.