The third cohort of M.A. International Studies candidates celebrated their graduation with a dinner at OC Mining Company on Monday, May 13, 2013 . The graduates were joined by faculty, family and friends. Valentina Marinac ’13 was the recipient of the Outstanding Academic Achievement award and Karina Macias ’13 was the recipient of the Outstanding Service award.
When Miyoko Takaragawa (1922-2015) died, her family found two photo albums among her possessions that included over 100 photographs taken at Heart Mountain Relocation Center, a World War II Japanese American confinement site. Miyoko and her husband, Yutaka Takaragawa, were incarcerated at Heart Mountain from 1942 to 1945, where their son Tetsuro Ronald Takaragawa was
The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education recently invited historian Daniel Greene and documentary filmmaker Pierre Sauvage to speak on “A Year That Mattered: Varian Fry and the Refugee Crisis, 1940 – 41.” Greene, who works at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Sauvage, a French-American documentary filmmaker who is a child survivor of the