Prof. Polly Hodge Participates in Colloquium on Spanish Theater…in Münster, Germany?

July 23, 2014 by | News

Written by Professor Polly Hodge What? That’s right, a symposium on Spanish theater titled, Espacios urbanos en el teatro español de los siglos XX y XXI (Urban Spaces in 20th and 21st Century Spanish Theater) took place in Münster, Germany June 26-30, 2014 with all proceedings conducted in Spanish. Organized by the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, approximately 25

Political Science Professor Studies Energy Policy in Azerbaijan

July 21, 2014 by | News

Baku, Azerbaijan, is the site of the world’s first oil well, and it sits between the Caucuses and the shore of the Caspian Sea. For David Shafie, associate professor of Political Science, it is an ideal place to study the relationship between energy and the environment. During the Middle Ages, oil from Baku was shipped

Katherine Ficken Receives Fulbright Award

July 21, 2014 by | News

History major (with a European Emphasis) and a minor in Germanic studies, Katherine (Liz) Ficken (’11) has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to the Slovak Republic for an English Teaching Assistantship. Ficken is one of over 1,800 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2014-2015 academic year through the Fulbright U.S.

Graphic Design Majors & Minors Featured in THE STAR Magazine

July 10, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College Graphic Design majors and minors have had their designs selected and featured in the 2014 July/August Issue of THE STAR magazine, the national publication of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America. THE STAR is published by the Mercedes-Benz Club of America as a benefit available exclusively to MBCA members. The award-winning 120-page print magazine

Call for WCHSS NEH Summer Stipend Applications

June 30, 2014 by | News

Grant Program Overview: Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two consecutive months

SAVE-THE-DATE: WCHSS 2014 Colloquium

June 30, 2014 by | News

The summer is flying by! Before we know it, students will be back on campus and classes will be starting! Be sure to mark your calendar for the , Thursday, August 28 at 9 a.m. (location coming soon!). Join us as Dean Fuery provides us with exciting information for the upcoming academic year. A continental

Conference in the Wild

June 27, 2014 by | News

Written By Assistant History Professor Shira Klein When I heard that the next Association for Israel Studies conference was going to be in Sede Boqer, a kibbutz in southern Israel, all I could think of was, “how on earth am I going to get there?” Israel is a small country – about the size of

Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Lee

June 24, 2014 by | News

Recently, Alumni Ryan S. Lee (Political Science ’14),  was honored at a Commissions Ceremony at Cal State Fullerton as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army (a commissioning ceremony is the culmination of years of study and effort that results in a cadet becoming a commissioned officer and marks the transition from officer trainee to a