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Cultural connections: Student Christian Ledford lands fellowship to experience the Middle East

Christian Ledford saw the customs of the oldest independent state of the Arab world. He shared ideas with government representatives. And he enjoyed getting a new perspective on world affairs. Sponsored by a National Council on US-Arab Relations (NCUSAR) fellowship, Ledford spent 10 days in Oman with Political Science Professor more »

Expression in oppression: Course explores Forbidden Art exhibit, coping strategies

Three women push wheelbarrows. Two women keep their heads up, foraging ahead. The third looks down, defeated. Looking at the works in Forbidden Art: Illegal Works by Concentration Camp Prisoners in the University Gallery Space, student Peggy Stevens pauses at this particular drawing, “Women With Wheelbarrows” by Maria Hiszpanska. “Those more »