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HUA’s Jennifer Rudolph and Jennifer DeWinter among recipients of a Department of Education Grant for the development of a China Area Studies program for STEM students

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October 25, 2012

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Details can be found here.

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WPI Symposium on the Digital Humanities November 2 and 3

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October 12, 2012

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The Symposium is multidisciplinary and brings together a wide variety of folks working in the digital humanities. Keynote addresses given by Dr. Lisa Spiro of the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (Dr. Spiro’s bio can be found here) and Dr. Julia Flanders of Brown University’s Center for Digital Scholarship (Dr. Flanders’ bio can […]

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HUA Co-sponsors The Worcester Art Museum’s Symposium on the 1960s entitled “Photography, Media, and Society”

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October 10, 2012

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The event takes place this Saturday (October 13th) from 8am-5:30pm in Olin Hall room 107 and features speakers from around the country and a gallery session that begins as 4pm. The event program can be found here.

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Upcoming HUA Lecture: Columbian Activist Ligna Pulido

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October 4, 2012

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The lecture is titled “Walking the Word: Indigenous Peoples Peace and Justice Activism” and is on the subject of the  U.S. government’s role in the militarization of Columbia. It will take place at 4pm on Tuesday October 9th in the Lower Fuller Auditorium. Here is a bit about Pulido’s background: Pulido is an expert in […]

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HUA receives a grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund and improve Language Studies

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October 3, 2012

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The U.S. Department of Education press release can be found here.

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Why Humanities?

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September 26, 2012

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http://www.creativemediagroup.tv/client/wpi/WPI%20Final.mov

This is why.

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Excitement builds over WPI’s production of The Pirates of Penzance

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September 13, 2012

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The production, which will offer a ‘New spin on the Gilbert and Sullivan classic’ will begin next week with a preview and lecture on Wednesday Sept. 26 and then run through Saturday the 29th. Conducting the orchestra will be Robin Gordon Powell of the Sir Arthur Sullivan Society, who is visiting from London for this […]

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This Week: HUA Alum Alexia Bililies speaks about her work in Africa with NGO Finn Church Aid

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September 11, 2012

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Alexia (international studies and Spanish double major) will be on Campus this week to discuss her current job in Africa, how her undergraduate work at WPI helped prepare her for this job, and her graduate work in Disaster Management from the University of Copenhagen. She will give a talk on Thursday Sept. 13 at 1pm […]

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HUA’s Erika Stone offers her expertise helping a Theatre Company get started

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September 5, 2012

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Erika spent 5 weeks as the Management and Production Consultant with the Harbor Stage Company on Wellfleet Harbor in Wellfleet this summer. While there she provided her knowledge and guidance on the running of a theatre and putting on a theatrical production. Among other things, Erika helped out with renovating the theatre’s physical space, providing ideas […]

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Medwin Tribute Concert

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August 29, 2012

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This past November the WPI Orchestra, directed by Douglas Weeks, presented a special tribute concert to a large audience to honor the memory of Dr. Herman (‘Hank’) Medwin, (’41).  Various groups from within the orchestra, the Medwin String Ensemble and the Medwin String Quartet, also performed works that highlighted WPI musicians,  I was fortunate to […]

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