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Photo of the Week: Michele Norris, an Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning journalist and longtime cohost of NPR's All Things Considered, signs copies of her new book, The Grace of Silence, following her convocation talk on September 13. Norris shared insights from her Race Card Project, which captures Americans' honest views on race, identity, and aging. The next Convocation speaker is Eboo Patel, founder and president of the Chicago-based Interfaith Youth Core and a member of President Barack Obama’s inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships. Patel will speak about "Building a Diverse Democracy: Justice and Identity in the 21st Century," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 25, in Finney Chapel. Comment »

College Receives Grant for Asian Studies and the Environment

The college has been awarded a four-year, $400,000 implementation grant through the Luce Foundation’s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE) program. The implementation grant builds upon a one-year (2014-2015) LIASE exploratory grant from the Luce Foundation, with both awards centered on the theme Sustainability and Resilience in the Face of Environmental Stress and Extreme Events.


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