UConn English alumna Crystal Maldonado ’10 (CLAS) recently had her debut novel, Fat Chance, Charlie Vega, featured in the NPR segment, Books We Love. The novel is available in bookstores now. Congrats, Crystal!
In anticipation of her clothing brand’s grand opening, English alumna Hayley Segar ’17 (CLAS) was recently featured in UConn Today Fueled by the support of her faculty mentors, fellow peers, and the greater UConn community, Segar is launching a new swimwear company, onewith. The UConn Today article highlights how communication and entrepreneurship skills obtained at […]
Laura Godfrey ’20 (CLAS, Ph.D.) has just accepted a new position as Editor for Social Studies and the Young Learner within the National Council for the Social Studies. We’d like to congratulate her committee: Fiona Somerset, Major Advisor; Sherri Olson and Bob Hasenfratz, Associate Advisors; and external readers, Thomas Long and Joshua Easterling. Congratulations, Laura!
Associate Professor Bhakti Shringarpure interviewed Grieve Chelwa, Director of Research at The New School’s Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy, for the Los Angeles Review of Books, where she acts as a contributor. The two discussed Chelwa’s personal background in Zambia and South Africa, his work on inclusive economic rights, and his interest in […]
Beth Reinwald ’21 (CLAS, Ph.D.) has accepted a position as Visiting Assistant Professor in British Literature and Shakespeare at the State University of New York, New Paltz. Please join us in applauding Beth and her committee: Greg Semenza, advisor; and Claire King’oo and Jean Marsden, associate advisors. Congrats, Beth!
We would like to congratulate Alex Gatten ’21 (CLAS, Ph.D.), who has just accepted a new position as an Instructional Designer at Rutgers University. Alex has been a vital member of the UConn English community as the Associate Director of First Year Writing. In his new role, he will be working with the Master of […]
Matthew Shelton, Hannah Taylor, and Kaylee Jangula Mootz – three students in the Department of English – have been selected as recipients of the 2021 Tribute Awards.
The Connecticut Writing Project was featured in UConn Today, detailing a new effort where students and teachers from Grades 4 to 12 read works of literature and then write letters to the authors.
Alex Houdeshell ’21 (CLAS), a recently graduated English and History double major, has recently started a position as an Audiobook Production Assistant with Simon & Schuster, one of the largest publishing companies in the United States.
Ashley Gangi ’21 (Ph.D.) has just accepted a position as an Upper School English Teacher at St. Luke’s School in New Canaan, CT.