Faculty Pursuits: Summer 2019

A project by Dr. Lucy Biederman that combines visual art, creative writing and English literacy research, An Essay Into the Poetry of Mrs. Celia Dropkin, was published in the July/August issue of POETRY and can be read here.

As the recipient of Penn State University's Helen F. Faust Women Writers Research Travel Award, Lucy spent part of July researching the Black Sparrow Archives at Penn State. While there, she gave a presentation on her archival research titled Purity and Success: Joyce Carol Oates at Black Sparrow Press.

In May, Lucy read from her book, The Walmart Book of the Dead, at the In Your ear reading series in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Nancy El Gendy (English) was recently interviewed by author Lena Mahmoud for The Michigan Quarterly Review. You can read the interview here.

Dr. Salil Khetani (Marketing) has had his first research article published. Salil was the co-author, with Sachin Banker, on Algorithm Overdependence: How the Use of Algorithmic Recommendation Systems Can Increase Risks to Consumer Well-Being. You can read the article here.

Latest News & Announcements


Fifth Third representatives are coming to campus to teach a workshop on "Successful Budgeting." Lunch provided by Parkhurst Dining Services and sponsored by Saurwein Health & Wellness Center.
Students may register for one of three trips ranging in cost from $90 to $200 in either South Carolina, Kentucky or Mississippi!
The next deadline to submit Pepsi and Hammel Grants is Feb. 1
Join the Berg Dance Team. Team tryouts are scheduled for Sunday, January 26, from 6-8 p.m. in the Saurwein Multi-Purpose Room.
Call to schedule an appointment with the Stoner Health Center to get your flu shot It's not too late! The CDC still recommends that you should get a flu shot.

Two boxes of Theatre scores/scripts are missing.