Month: January 2011

Divisional diversity in administration

President Falk’s Jan. 14 e-mail ushered in 2011 with two crucial appointments. Effective July 1, professor of philosophy Will Dudley ’89 will take over as provost, while Peter Murphy, currently…

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TNG attempts to gauge student interest in eco-friendly housing

Students passing through Paresky this week should watch for opportunities concerning a new housing option at the College: eco-dorms. Thursday Night Grassroots (TNG), the College’s student environmental organization, will be…

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Closure of local farm, store spurs concern

After learning that Franklin Lewis, the owner of Green River Farms and The Store at Five Corners, shut down all operations on Jan. 6, the College has stepped in to…

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Steering Committee selects final programs for Claiming Williams Day

As the College’s third annual Claiming Williams Day approaches, faculty and students from the Claiming Williams Steering Committee have finalized the programs and set a tentative schedule for the event…

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Wrestling battles to 4th at Budd Whitehill

After claiming major wins against York and Messiah on Friday, wrestling grappled to fourth at the 23rd Annual Budd Whitehill Dual Wrestling Championships on Saturday. Coming off a second-place finish…

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Panelists discuss the lives of women in agriculture

On Jan. 13, the women’s and gender studies department and the sustainable food and agriculture program co-sponsored a panel discussion titled “Gender and Food: Production and Consumption.” The six panelists…

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Ongoing search for athletic director narrows pool to nine

The national search for the College’s new athletic director expects to conclude in March of this year, following the Dec. 12 application deadline for the position. Former Athletic Director Harry…

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Six students granted fellowships for graduate study in UK

Six members of the Class of 2011 were awarded College-funded fellowships last month. All of these students, who were selected by the Office of Fellowships from a group of 28…

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MSU submits Muslim chaplain proposal for administrative review

College administrators are currently evaluating the proposal by the Muslim Student Union (MSU) for a Muslim chaplain. As approving the proposal would mean creating an entirely new full-time position, the…

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After semester of adjustment, dining reviews remain mixed

Now that dining services has had a semester to react to and revise the kinks in the College’s new dining system, it seems that students have mostly settled into the…

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