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.

English Department Debuts English Writing Fellows Program

English Department Debuts English Writing Fellows Program

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When the English Department lost critical funding for tutors for its acclaimed Supplemental Writing Workshop (SWW), necessity proved the mother of invention.

Sociology Student Examines Queer Sexuality in Video Games

Sociology Student Examines Queer Sexuality in Video Games

Posted by: on Apr 30, 2018 | No Comments

In the introduction to his Sociology Senior Seminar paper, Steven Bagoly breathlessly tells the tale of star-crossed lovers sharing a sweet, but fleeting, kiss during a zombie apocalypse. 

Liberal Arts in Action: Emily Atkin ’11 (Journalism)

Liberal Arts in Action: Emily Atkin ’11 (Journalism)

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The “Liberal Arts in Action” series allows alumni to speak, in their own words, about the value of a liberal arts education.  Emily Atkin is a staff writer at the New Republic. 

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.

Alumna and Associate Professor Coauthor French Language Workbook

Alumna and Associate Professor Coauthor French Language Workbook

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Though Julie Cracco studied television and radio production as a New Paltz undergraduate, she realized that the language and culture of her beloved France spoke to her with greater urgency.

DASH Lab Powered by Talented Student Interns

DASH Lab Powered by Talented Student Interns

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Tucked into a corner of the Sojourner Truth Library main floor, just beyond the circulation desk, the new Digital Arts, Sciences, and Humanities (DASH) Lab hums with activity.

A Message from Dean Barrett

A Message from Dean Barrett

Posted by: on Nov 10, 2017 | No Comments

A few weeks ago, we kicked off our annual lecture series, Without Limits: Interdisciplinary Conversations in the Liberal Arts.  If the size and rapt attention of the audience is any indication, this year’s theme, Citizenship, clearly resonated with the campus, and why wouldn’t it?