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Graduate Student Timothy Romans Wins Essay Prize from SECAAS

Congratulations to Emory History Department graduate student Timothy Romans, who recently won a prize for his essay “The Merchant, the Pirate, and the Telescope Maker: The Many Heroic Lives of Hamada Yahyōe.” Awarded by the Southeast Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (SECAAS), the prize was announced formally at the annual SECAAS meeting in mid-January 2017 in Oxford, Mississippi.

4S Boston: Graduate Student Organized Panels

The department of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has a consistently strong showing at the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Meeting.  1,889 more words

Region Grad Representative needed for Region A!

Are you a grad student missing your days of active involvement in SWE back when you were an undergrad? Or perhaps you are new to SWE on the graduate level, and looking to get more involved on a higher level. 135 more words

Not another actuary: UW English alumni Dr. Kris Singh


We’ve shared a few stories about UWaterloo students and alumni who started out in other programs before landing in English. But this is the first time I’ve come across someone who came to UWaterloo for actuarial sciences–and from another country–only to land in English, continuing with a Masters (before travelling elsewhere for a Ph.D.).
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Top Ten Words in Place of 2016


Many of us are still reflecting on the events of 2016, and in that vein I decided it’s not too late to do a round-up of our top ten Words in Place posts published in 2016. 147 more words

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Study Day | First Look: Portrait Medals

From H-ArtHist:

First Look: Portrait Medals Study Day
The Frick Collection, New York, 24 March 2017

Applications due by 7 February 2017

The Frick Collection invites applications for… 267 more words

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5 Steps: Writing Your Chapter for a Successful Semester

Happy New Year and First Day of Classes!

Hopefully your break was a time of reconnecting with your favorite things, hobbies, and people, but also a time of processing the growth areas and challenges faced last semester that you were able to overcome. 815 more words