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Heather Flaherty '14
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Dr. William Nancarrow received a fellowship from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation. These travel awards enable teachers at New England Colleges and Universities to travel abroad or domestically with a focus on bringing these academic experiences back to their classrooms.
Dr. Nancarrow travelled to San Francisco Maritime National History Park and Archive in June 2016 to collect material and artifacts in support of his Integrated Liberal Studies course for future teachers: Global Cultural Exchange through Voyages in the Age of Sail.
Professor Dennis Ricci, Politics and History Department Senior Lecturer, had a peer-reviewed article published in 2016: "The U.S.-Iranian Cold War: From the Threat of Military Intervention to Peaceful Rapprochement," Peace Research: The Canadian Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies, vol. 46, no. 2.
"I try to bring as much of the world as I can into the classroom, but there is no substitute for actually being there," says Politics & History Professor, Dr. Grant Burrier. Dr. Burrier, whose expertise is Central and South American culture, oversees the Cuban Politics and Culture Study Tour, which allows students to experience Cuba up close.
The Pre-Law Club is for students who are interested in law school. They can gather to discuss LSAT preparation, law school applications, and law school expectations.
The Currier Times and curriertimes.net are Curry College's student-produced news publications. Students blog, cover breaking campus news, write feature stories, and produce photo slideshows, podcasts and videos and gain a wealth of experience in print publishing, including long-form writing, copyediting, photography, photo editing and page design.