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Cosdon co-leads graduate sessions

At this summer’s meeting of the American Theatre and Drama Society, Associate Professor of Communication Arts/Theatre Mark Cosdon co-led sessions for graduate students dedicated to teaching in a liberal arts college and the tenure/promotion process. Cosdon serves on the board of the American Theatre and Drama Society. Recently, he joined the advisory board of the

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Faculty and Alumnae Present Work at National Science Foundation Meeting

Professor of Environmental Science Richard Bowden and Lauren Deem ’13 presented the poster “Controls on Forest Soil Carbon” at the National Science Foundation Long-Term Ecological Research All-Scientists Meeting in Estes Park, Colorado. The poster described the ability of forest soil to absorb climate change pollution (carbon dioxide) at a suite of forest research sites. Collaborators

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Hart and Wiebel Present Work at International Writing Centers Association Conference

Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Alexis Hart and Assistant Professor of Communication Arts and Director of Speaking Jon Wiebel presented a talk on “‘Thinking Communicatively’: Integrating Writing and Speaking in Faculty Development” at the International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) conference in Pittsburgh. Professor Hart also presented a paper on tutor-researchers in the

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Allegheny Comm Arts Student Takes Center Stage

Watch out Hollywood … one of Allegheny’s own recently made the list of “110 Students to Watch” in Variety magazine. Karina Mena ’16 was named to the list, which features upcoming movers and shakers in the entertainment industry. Karina, from Portland, Ore., is a lead technician in Allegheny’s Playshop Theatre and will attend the 2015

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Professor Wilson and Senior Megan Bart Present Paper on “Diva Citizenship of Laverne Cox”

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts Julie Wilson and Megan Bart ’15 presented the paper “Transmedia Celebrity Politics and the Diva Citizenship of Laverne Cox” at the annual Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference in Montreal. Their presentation was based on summer research funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Collaborative Undergraduate Research in the Humanities

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Ben Burtt brings the force to film

Star Wars sound editor inspires future filmmakers By Katelynn Long, Contributing Writer November 20, 2014 The Campus Two production classes gathered into the small screening room in the Vukovich Center to listen to Benjamin Pickering Burtt speak on Monday, Nov. 10. Burtt is a four-time Academy Award winner for his sound editing skills. He graduated from

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Faculty and alumni exhibit unusual combinations

By Rachel Wang, Staff Writer November 6, 2014 The Campus The art galleries of Allegheny College held the reception of Annual Faculty and Alumni Art Exhibit on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The exhibit featured egg tempera, oil and watercolor paintings by alumnus Jeff Gola, ’82, and also included art works of Sue Buck, Heather Brand, Amara

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2014 White House summer interns

Student Larry Hailsham Looks Back on His White House Internship

By Summer Burglass Appears on The White House Blog Ed. note: Applications are now being accepted for the Summer 2015 White House Internship Program. This blog post introduces readers to Larry Hailsham, a former intern who worked in the Office of Presidential Correspondence in the summer of 2014. When asked about his internship experience, here’s

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