Music and spirituality have always been fully intertwined in the artistic vision of trumpeter, composer, educator and activist Sean Jones. Singing and performing as a child with the church choir in his hometown of Warren, Ohio, Sean switched from the drums to the trumpet upon his first exposure to Miles Davis at the age of 10. Twenty-five years later, he still cites Miles’ overall artistic vision and purity of sound as his greatest personal influence. With Mack Avenue Records he has just released his seventh recording: im.pro.vise = never before seen. He’s currently performing with the quartet on his latest CD, who have been working together since 2007 – with pianist Orrin Evans, bassist Luques Curtis and drummer Obed Calvaire.
“Journalists are in the unique position of having front row seats to history as it unfolds. Journalists also have the immense responsibility of holding those in positions of power accountable and, in my case, bringing visibility to LGBT rights activists and movements throughout the world.”
So Michael Lavers, UNH ’04, describes the work he does for the Washington Blade, the oldest LGBT newspaper in the United States covering gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender news around the world.
Learn Russian and Protect the US Come learn why you should combine Homeland Security and Russian major! Informational Session – find out about your possible future career, how you can prepare for this here at UNH
Subrena Smith is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Her search for a way to think about and write about human behavior led to a detour to thinking about how to conceptualize things that are organisms. The result, a paper: “Organisms as Persisters.” This work centralizes development as a consequential conceptual tool and in the process of its construction this philosopher’s development comes into focus. This talk offers a picture of her wayfare.