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Winners of Keat Sparrow Awards
Winners of this Year’s Keats Sparrow Awards Announced
Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Keats Sparrow Awards! All students submitted work from English 2201 classes. 1st place: Joshua Butler, “Pain: Its Problems and Treatment” Instructor: Brian Glover 2nd place: Ronnie Issa, “Genetically Modified Crops: Revolutionary Grains of Hope” (this is also published in our custom edition of Building Bridges) Instructor: Marc Petersen 3rd place: Elysia Netter Instructor:

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Alexander wins CTPSC Diversity Scholarship
Congratulations to English MA student Jamal Jared Alexander, who has won the 2016 Bedford St. Martin’s/Council of Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication’s (CPTSC) Diversity Scholarship! This national scholarship is awarded to up to three people annually. The scholarship was established “for the purpose of supporting the goal of CPTSC to increase diversity in its membership and in the field

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Department announces annual award winners
The English department is proud to announce the winners of this years research/creative activity, service, teaching, and Treasured Pirate Awards, which were given at last week’s department convocation. Please congratulation the following members of the faculty: Dr. Nicole Sidhu and Stephanie West-Puckett received the Bertie E. Fearing Excellence in Teaching Award Dr. Nicole Sidhu and Dr. Liza Wieland received Research/Creative

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Conspiracy of Silence’: The Containment of Military Women in World War II Training and Recruitment Films
Associate Professor Anna Froula’s chapter “‘Conspiracy of Silence’: The Containment of Military Women in World War II Training and Recruitment Films” appeared in Wiley-Blackwell’s A Companion to the War Film. The chapter is a feminist media history project that examines newsreel footage of the “Fly Girls” of World War II—the Women Air Service Pilots (WASPs) who flew every kind of

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