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Watson Institute plans to merge three concentrations, IR Director to step down

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Watson Institute plans to merge three concentrations, IR Director to step down

March 6, 2019 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs intends to combine three of its concentrations — Development Studies, International Relations and Public Policy — into a single concentration called “International and Public Affairs.”

Senior Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives Michelly Peña and Associate Director for Operations Richard Hilton both stepped down from their ResLife positions earlier this semester.

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Two directors step down from ResLife

March 6, 2019 0 comments

Two directors in the Office of Residential Life resigned earlier this semester, following a year of high employee turnover in the office.

University to add undergraduate certificates to curriculum

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University to add undergraduate certificates to curriculum

February 28, 2019 0 comments

After lengthy debate among students and faculty, the University has reached the final stages of adding undergraduate certificates to the college curriculum.

Relocating from Hillel, the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship will provide a versatile, collaborative space for students to pursue their work on startups and venture companies.

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Nelson Entrepreneurship Center to relocate on Thayer

February 20, 2019 0 comments

The Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship will move to a new home at 249 Thayer St. this summer, said Danny Warshay ’87 P’20, executive director of the Nelson Center. The new four-story building is set to be completed in May, and the Center will use the top three floors, totaling about 10,500 square feet.

English, Lit. Arts face high course demand

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English, Lit. Arts face high course demand

February 13, 2019 0 comments

During the first few days of shopping period, it’s not unusual to find students crammed into a small classroom, leaning against the walls and windows, sitting on the floor and even waiting in the hallway outside. In many cases, these students are shoppers trying to claim spots in an introductory writing course.

Students in Jon Klein’s non-credit seminar at the Watson Institute will discuss the growth of widespread mistrust Americans feels toward the media. Klein is the former president of CNN/US.

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Former CNN/US President to lead seminar

January 25, 2019 0 comments

Former President of CNN/U.S. Jon Klein ’80 will return to the University to lead a non-credit seminar called “News vs. Truth” at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs this semester, according to the Watson Institute’s website.

Twitter bots impact climate discussion, U. researchers find

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Twitter bots impact climate discussion, U. researchers find

November 29, 2018 0 comments

With President Trump actively denying the existence of climate change, views on the topic remain polarized. Conclusions from reports conducted by researchers and engineers often clash with personal opinions.

U. study examines link between alcohol consumption, memory

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U. study examines link between alcohol consumption, memory

November 14, 2018 0 comments

A University study published last month shows that a pathway for making memories is changed when alcohol, even in small amounts, is consumed — a finding that has implications for understanding addiction.

Eileen Goldgeier ’85 began her tenure on Oct. 1. She will advise the University’s administration and staff on legal and strategic matters.

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Goldgeier ’85 appointed vice president, general counsel

October 24, 2018 0 comments

Eileen Goldgeier’s ’85 tenure as the University’s vice president and general counsel began Oct. 1 following Beverly Ledletter’s retirement last spring, according to a University press release.