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It’s easy to see how Dante Lauretta’s undergraduate degrees in physics and theoretical math are foundational in his career as a planetary scientist. But Lauretta gives just as much credit to his third major, Japanese, describing his study of language and culture as a challenge that helped him focus his curiosity on fundamental questions of existence and his drive to create knowledge for the human race.
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The College of Humanities is pleased to welcome new faculty for the upcoming academic year. “These are outstanding scholars who represent the breadth and diversity of Humanities scholarship and teaching,” said Dorrance Dean Alain-Philippe Durand. “...
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Congratulations to our College of Humanities Student Ambassadors graduating as part of the Class of 2022!   Ruya Arce, majors in Spanish and Physiology.
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Two of the five scholars in the inaugural class of the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program will join the College of Humanities, paired with faculty mentors for a
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One professor in the Department of French and Italian has been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.  
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Three faculty members in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese have been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.  
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One professor in the Department of East Asian Studies has been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.  
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Three faculty members in the Department of Religious Studies and Classics have been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.  
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One professor in the Africana Studies Program has been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research.  
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One faculty member in the Department of Public and Applied Humanities has been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching and service.  
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Congratulations to the College of Humanities’ Outstanding Senior for Spring 2022, Adri Boudrieau!  
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Dr. Colleen Lucey, Assistant Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, is the recipient of the College of Humanities 2022 Distinguished Teaching Award.  
3 months ago
Federico Fabbri, an Italian-language instructor and Ph.D. candidate in the Second Language Acquisition and Teaching program, is the College of Humanities 2022 Outstanding GAT Award recipient.  
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Two projects involving College of Humanities professors have been selected in this year’s round of grants from the Provost’s Investment Fund.   The proposals are:  
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Dr. Liudmila Klimanova, Assistant Professor in the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies, has been awarded the University’s 2022 Leicester and Kathryn Sherrill Creative Teaching Award.  
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Dr. Ana Cornide, Associate Professor of Practice and Director of the Critical Service Learning and Community Outreach in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, is the recipient of the University’s 2022 Koffler Prize.