Bryan Washington, author of “Lot” and “Memorial” and assistant professor of creative writing at Rice University, spoke about setting and how identity fits into writing stories during his Frederick Douglass Human Rights Lecture on Feb. 23 in the Morgan Auditorium.
Gerard Lavatori, interim associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, presented his essay "Body Shaming and Redemption in the Fiction of Amélie Nothomb" Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Boardroom.
Melanie Brown, executive assistant in the College of Arts and Sciences dean’s office, received the Administrative Professional Employee of the Year Award, which was presented by Associate Professor of Spanish Ann Hills, during the annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony on Sept. 16 in the Athletic Pavilion.
The University’s First Generation and Peer Mentoring program hosted “Our Stories” featuring Shannon Mathews, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who shared her personal journey Tuesday in the Hanawalt House courtyard before about 20 community members.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
National CORE, a nonprofit affordable housing developer, is leading a permanent supportive housing project, 740 Foothill Community, in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between the cities of San Dimas and La Verne. Both cities are opposed to the project.