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Eun-Jin (Keish) Kim has been been named as one of the 2016 Syracuse University Scholars.

Eun-Jin (Keish) Kim has been been named as one of the 2016 Syracuse University Scholars.

04-14-2016 | by Kelly Homan Rodoski

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CAS student Presents paper at AZ Conference

10-21-2015

Karrieann Soto Vega, a PhD student in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric (WGS CAS '14), wil be presenting a paper at the 10th Biennial Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference to be held in Arizona State University, Tempe from October 28-31, 2015. The paper is titled "Miss Puerto Rico's Traditional Dress: Making Mundillo in a Neoliberal Age of Technology."

Field Research in Fes, Morocco

08-15-2015

Rebecca Moody, a PhD candidate in Religion with a WGS CAS, is back in Fes, Morrocco doing field research for her dissertation, "Synaesthetic Shock: Visual Resistance in recent Moroccan Film by Moroccan Women Filmmakers." (Dr. Dana Olwan, assisatnt professor in WGS, is a member of her dissertation committee.) She is also an adjunct instructor at Alhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco and you can read a few recent blog publications of mine are here and here.

The Perfect Combination

Laura Cohen '15 finds plenty of motivation to pursue her dreams in advocacy journalism.

01-29-2015 | by Amy Manley

Taking inspiration from her feminist mentors working in print and digital media, Laura Cohen ’15, hopes to one day help change how women and other marginalized groups are examined in mainstream media.

“I hope to work for a magazine or digital publication that focuses on women’s issues, among other social justice issues,” says Cohen, a dual major in magazine and women’s and gender studies at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the College of Arts and Sciences respectively. “I think journalism is a powerful tool in promoting change because stories bring awareness.” Read more at: AS News

The Graveyard Shift

Miani Giron ’16 'ain't afraid of no ghost'

10-31-2014 | by Christina Tiberio

During the spring semester of 2014, students were busy prepping for the summer and graduation; working diligently to meet their professors’ expectations before jumping into a relaxing summer. With Miani Giron’s spring internship, the patrons were not as demanding as professors’ final papers and tests, for Giron’s patrons were no longer among the living.

Giron found her unusual internship at a local Syracuse medical examiner’s office incredibly rewarding, noting that achieving an internship at a medical examiner’s office is difficult and highly competitive. “[Applicants] are competing against college graduates who are trying to get experience before going into a forensic science job. They’re also competing against med students who also need the experience.” Having been in her sophomore year when she started, Giron further impressed her supervisors with her stellar grades, ambition, and personality. Read More at: As News

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