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News and Announcements

Jeff StokesJeff Stokes received the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools outstanding master's thesis award. He was also named the GSAS Engelhard Pingree Fellow in recognition of his scholarship.
Sharlene Hesse-BiberSharlene Hesse-Biber, author of Waiting For Cancer To Come: Genetic Testing and Women's Medical Decision Making for Breast and Ovarian Cancer, was interviewed on WGBH about the issues around Angelina Jolie's decision to have additional surgery.

Luka CarfagnaLuka Carfagna has been named a recipient of the Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award for 2014-2015. The awards ceremony will be held at 4:00 p.m. on April 29th, in the Heights Room in Corcoran Commons.

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SocialEyes

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SocialEyes is our undergraduate academic journal, run by the students themselves. Check out their latest issue, Spring 2014.

Alumni

Autumn Green

Autumn Green

Ph.D. alumna Autumn Green Green received a $495,000 grant from the US Dept. of Education FIPSE program for the Center for Residential Student Parent Programs, which she founded last year and is now directing at Endicott. She also recently presented at Aspen Institute’s Ascent ThinkXChange (see 1:26-2:47).

Michael Cermak

Mike Cermak

Ph.D. alumnus Michael Cermak won a 2014 Claude Award for best pedagogy essay for his Contexts article, Teaching a Hip-Hop Ecology.