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Krauthamer Named to New Role in Interdisciplinary Programs and Innovation

Friday, June 14, 2019

Barbara Krauthamer, dean of the Graduate School and professor of history, has been appointed as Senior Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Programs and Innovation by Provost John McCarthy. As Senior...
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Ocean Vuong

Ocean Vuong to Release Critically Acclaimed Novel June 4

Friday, May 31, 2019

Ocean Vuong, assistant professor in the department of English, will release his second book On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous on Tuesday, June 4. This is Vuong's first novel, following his poetry...
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Barbara Krauthamer Named to New Role in Interdisciplinary Programs and Innovation

Friday, May 31, 2019

Barbara Krauthamer, professor of history and dean of the Graduate School, has been appointed as senior vice provost for Interdisciplinary Programs and Innovation by Provost John McCarthy. As senior...
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Katrina Spade poses with a camera.

Architecture Alumna Katrina Spade Shepherds Vision of ‘Human Composting’ Into Law in Washington State

Friday, May 31, 2019

Alumna Katrina Spade saw the vision of her master’s thesis become reality on May 21, as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a law making his state the first in the country to legalize the composting...
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Detail of cover artwork for "The Elephant Vanishes."

Fumi Tomita Releases New CD, Book

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

It’s been a busy month for Fumi Tomita, assistant professor of jazz and string bass in the department of music and dance. Tomita’s newest CD, “The Elephant Vanishes: Jazz Interpretations of the Short Stories of Haruki Murakami,” has just been released on OA2 Records. Murakami is known as the author of “IQ84,” a massive three-volume work of dystopian fantasy.

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Steven Tracy to Deliver Keynote Address at Poetry Forum in China

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Distinguished Professor of Afro-American studies, Steven C. Tracy, will provide a keynote address for a poetry forum in Wuhan, China on May 30 as part of his work as a Distinguished Overseas Professor at the Central China Normal University. Tracy’s talk, “The Genesis and Nature of ‘Tremble’: Anatomy of a Blues Performance,” will involve a recording of the song “Tremble” by his band, Steve Tracy and the Crawling Kingsnakes, as well as live singing and harmonica playing.

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