Great literature asks readers to think, and in the process, it often asks us to think about weighty topics. From the use of the N-word in To Kill a Mockingbird to investigation of gender transition in I Am J to awakening sexuality in Their Eyes Were Watching God, literature asks us to lean into topics that often feel taboo.
Released in September, uSafeUS is available to students at colleges and universities across the United States, and has added important new safety features that can be used to help prevent an assault from happening in the first place.
During the 2016-2017 academic year, I was fortunate enough to enjoy a position as Fellow-in-Residence at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. The Center is one of the preeminent multidisciplinary institutions for rigorous and sustained scholarly work at the intersection of ethics and public/professional life.
Crystal Napoli ’18 (history and justice studies) has really leaned into the college experience. For her first trip abroad she went to China, where she “signed away her right to speak English” and just spoke Chinese the whole summer.
New Hampshire native Clara Miller ’72 has been named the 2017 Social Innovator of the Year by the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise. Miller is president of the F.B. Heron Foundation, which helps people and communities help themselves out of poverty.
Martin Rumscheidt will speak about his experience as the son of a man complicit in Nazi crimes as part of the Heilbronner Lecture series on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 at 5 p.m. in 115 Murkland Hall. The lecture, titled "White Collar Crimes Against Humanity: IG Farben Auschwitz, My Father's Company," is free and open to the public.