Keynote Features Unlocked at DLC Workshop

An audience of students, faculty and staff attended the Keynote workshop at the DLC on Friday, October 2nd.  DLC graduate assistants Tom Stagg and James Slaton introduced the magic move, build animation, and interactive charts features of Keynote. Those in attendance stated that they had not been using Keynote previously, and were curious about using it for […]

Professional Headshots!

Headshots are happening two days—October 15 & 22, from 12:00-2:00 pm. They will be taken on the patio between the John Steinbeck adobe and the security shack. To sign up, go to, and click on Other DLC Requests.

Ericka Huggins – 2015 Race Conference Keynote Speaker

CCS is proud to announce that Ericka Huggins will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Race Conference. Ericka Huggins is a human rights activist, poet, and educator, as well as a former political prisoner and leader in the Black Panther Party. Upon release from prison in 1972, Ericka became writer and editor for the […]

What you don’t learn in grad school

This week was the start of data collection for a new women’s artisan skill training project. We spent 2 days in the field pilot testing the survey to determine which questions make sense and which ones are either too confusing or complicated for the interviewees to respond to. Getting to this point has taught me that the realities of fieldwork can’t be taught in a classroom or learned through reading a book.   Here’s what you don’t learn in grad school:   1. What to do when your translator who

Immersive Learning in Mindanao

Theiline McMahon (Talie), duel degree candidate in TESOL and IEM, participated in last January’s Center for Conflict Studies field course entitled, Challenges to Peacebuliding in Mindanao led by Dr. Puspha Iyer. Talie’s blogs speak to the immersive learning experience at MIIS, “I’m basking in the opportunity to reflect on my own experience as I learn a […]

Recent Graduate Chiara Salce’s Published Translation

A divided Congress seeks Papal approval amid ongoing debate on abortion financing Tomorrow, Francis will be welcomed by a Congress that is in constant cultural war, with Democrats longing for a Pope’s wink in the right direction, and Republicans wrinkling their noses when topics like climate change, inequality and immigration come up di Mattia Ferraresi […]

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