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Callan was a strong candidate for the positon because of her "her leadership role in community-based learning, her work as a community partner and her experience in local government,” said Dean Rashid Zia.

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Mary Jo Callan selected to serve as executive director of the Swearer Center

April 5, 2021 0 comments

Mary Jo Callan will step into the role of executive director of the University’s Swearer Center for Public Service and associate dean for engaged scholarship May 17, according to a University news release.

Kaling is currently working on a new show, "Sex Lives of College Girls," which will be released by HBO Max later this year.

Arts & Culture

Mindy Kaling joins Ivy Film Festival for conversation about ‘Never Have I Ever,’ writing career

April 4, 2021 0 comments

Actress, comedian, writer, producer and director Mindy Kaling joined Ivy Film Festival for a virtual conversation Friday afternoon. Kaling is best known for her role as Kelly Kapoor on NBC’s sitcom “The Office.”

Actors Edi Gathegi and Tayler Buck discussed their methods of getting into character and researching for their roles in this movie about a foster child who runs away to live with her mentally ill and homeless father.

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“Princess of the Row” actors Edi Gathegi, Tayler Buck join Ivy Film Festival for virtual talk

February 26, 2021 0 comments

The Ivy Film Festival welcomed actors Edi Gathegi and Tayler Buck for a conversation about their film “Princess of the Row” Wednesday evening.

Mathew Johnson stepped down as executive director of the Swearer Center to assume a role as a senior fellow.

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Swearer Center executive director steps down

March 11, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Mathew Johnson, associate dean of the College for engaged scholarship and director of the Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification, stepped down from his position as executive director of the Swearer Center March 1.

The documentary on renowned Swedish director Ingmar Bergman (pictured above) was directed by Jane Magnusson ’92.

Arts & Culture

Granoff Center hosts first U.S. screening of Bergman documentary

December 6, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Students gathered in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts’ Martinos Auditorium Tuesday for the first U.S. showing of “Bergman — A Year in a Life.”

Though Brown was removed as director, the orchestra will perform Friday under the leadership of music teaching associate Daniel Harp.

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Conductor relieved of orchestra duties

October 17, 2017 1 comment

The mood changed in Sayles Hall Tuesday night when orchestra students learned that Conductor Brandon Keith Brown will no longer serve as their director.

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Brandon Keith Brown offers new direction for U. orchestra

September 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled

On any given Tuesday or Thursday night, Visiting Professor of Music and Orchestra Director Brandon Keith Brown can be found in Alumnae Hall.

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Lipscombe to direct Brain Institute

April 6, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Professor of Neuroscience Diane Lipscombe has been named the executive director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science