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Ron Welburn
“Hartford’s Ann Plato and the Native Borders of Identity” by English professor Ron Welburn, published this month by SUNY Press, reexamines the life and writing of the 19th-century essayist from an American Indian perspective. Combining ethnohistory, literary criticism and social...
Aline Gubrium
Aline Gubrium, associate professor of community health education, and anthropology professor Elizabeth Krause led an April 30 workshop on “Digital Storytelling as Narrative Shock: New Views on Young Parenting Latinas, Migration, and Family” at Columbia University. Their presentation,...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Laurel Smith-Doerr
Laurel Smith-Doerr, director of the Institute for Social Science Research and professor of sociology, represented the American Sociological Association in presenting her National Science Foundation-funded research to lawmakers on Capitol Hill on April 29 at an exhibition titled “Investments...
Martina Nieswandt
The American Education Research Association (AERA) recently published three books under its own imprimatur, including “Interest in Mathematics and Science Learning,” edited by K. Ann Renninger, Martina Nieswandt and Suzanne Hidi. Nieswandt is associate professor in the College of...
Maxene Anderson and Nina Brand

Crisis intervention specialist Maxene Anderson and teen crisis intervention specialist Nina Brand of the Center for Women and Community were recognized April 24 for their length of service by the Massachusetts Office of Victim Assistance.

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Judi LaBranche
Judi Bruno LaBranche, lecturer in kinesiology, has won the 2014-15 College Outstanding Teacher Award in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS). The award is sponsored by the Provost’s Office and the Center for Teaching and Faculty Development, and given annually to honor...
Ebru Kardan
Ebru Kardan has joined the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Dean’s Office as director of external affairs and communication. She comes to the university from Mount Holyoke College, where she worked as the communications manager for the career development center, where she developed...
Nancy Lattinville and Debra Madigan
Nancy Lattinville, finance and personnel assistant in the economics department, and Debra Madigan, office manager in the communication department, have been recognized by their peers as being 2015 Outstanding Staff Members in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The award recognizes...
Nancy Folbre
Nancy Folbre, professor emerita of economics, has been named a Patten Lecturer at Indiana University Bloomington for the 2015-16 academic year. The William T. Patten Foundation presents the lectures under the auspices of the office of the vice provost for faculty and academic affairs. The series...
Joya Misra
Associate professor Jennifer Lundquist and professor Joya Misra of the sociology department participated April 21 in a panel discussion on negotiating work-life balance at the annual conference of the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions at...

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