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Keener '17, Osaka '17, Muir win Sachs

Becca Keener, Shannon Osaka, and Holly Muir are named the recipients of the Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1990 Graduating Scholarship. Keener and Osaka, current University seniors, will be using their scholarship to further their education abroad, while Muir, a recent Oxford graduate, will be spending a year as a grad student at the University.


Misrach and Galindo give lecture on artwork inspired by U.S.-Mexico border

American photographer Richard Misrach and Mexican composer Guillermo Galindo discussed their photographs and music pieces on the U.S.-Mexico border at a lecture on Tuesday.The audience in attendance was composed of students, professors, and other University academics, looking at a table full of wires, bottles, shotgun casings, and other artifacts from the U.S.-Mexico border that had been transformed into instruments.Misrach is an acclaimed photographer who pioneered color photography in the 1970’s, which earned him numerous accolades including four National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships.Misrach proceeded to present his photos of the U.S.-Mexico border, the first half of his collaborative project with Guillermo Galindo.


Panelists provide context before Presidential debate

Before the first Presidential debate of the 2016 contest, the University hosted a panel discussion of six University affiliates in Richardson Auditorium to provide the University community with a better context for the debate.Panelists included Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School Cecilia Rouse, politics professor Amaney Jamal, politics department chair Nolan McCarty, classics professor Dan-el Padilla Peralta ’06, and former congresswoman Nan Hayworth ’81.