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The Chinese Economy and its Impact on Central Massachusetts Families and Businesses

Oct. 16, 2021
Assumption University will once again join organizations across the United States in hosting a local discussion on how the U.S.-China relationship affects our cities, towns, and communities. The National Committee on U.S. China Relations (NCUSCR) will host a national China Town Hall on YouTube...

Assumption Recognizes Students’ Commitment to Service with Prestigious Light the Way Scholarships

Oct. 5, 2021
A cornerstone of the Assumption University mission is to form graduates who will use their gifts and talents to better the world in which they live. Each year, Assumption recognizes first-year students committed to making a meaningful difference in their communities with the prestigious Light the...

Through the Devoted Efforts of his Colleagues, Prof. Ranasinghe’s Confessions of Odysseus Published Posthumously

Oct. 4, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption University’s Department of Philosophy today announced that colleagues of Prof. Nalin Ranasinghe, Ph.D., have posthumously published his final work, The Confessions of Odysseus (St. Augustine’s Press, 2021). Claiming that “Homer’s epic is the cornerstone of Western civilization,” this work...

Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies Faculty Engage in International Scholarship

Oct. 4, 2021 Office of Communications
This summer the Human Services & Rehabilitation Studies (HSRS) faculty were busy disseminating their cross-cultural and globally relevant/focused research. For the second year in a row, Cinzia Pica-Smith, Ed.D ., associate professor of Human Services & Rehabilitation Studies and director of the...

Assumption Introduces New Café on Campus

Oct. 1, 2021 Meagan Molea ’22
This summer, when Dunkin’ made the decision to shutter its location on Assumption’s campus, Sodexo’s Dining Services team immediately got to work creating a new café to not only fill the void of Dunkin’, but provide more options for students.

Assumption Professor’s New Book Explores how the Ancient Greeks Are Influencing Us Today

Oct. 1, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption University Professor of Economics Demetrius Kantarelis, Ph.D., recently published a new book, Freedom and the Third Hellenization Period, which explains the importance of the how the Third Hellenization that began about 200 years before the Rennaissance is increasingly affecting us today.

Katie Galvin ’22: An Internship in the Archives 

Sep. 27, 2021 Meagan Molea ’22
When looking for an internship, Katie Galvin ’22 sought a unique and educational experience that would further expand her knowledge of American history, which she was able to do at the American Independence Museum in Exeter, NH.

Assumption Announces Naming of Richard J. and Sophia Catrambone Health Sciences Center

Sep. 27, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption University has announced the naming of Richard J. and Sophia Catrambone Health Sciences Center after a a generous lead multi-million dollar gift by Richard J. Catrambone, D.M.D., M.D. ’81, and his wife, Sophia.

Assumption Named a Top University by Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 

Sep. 24, 2021 Office of Communications
For the fifth consecutive year, Assumption University has been ranked in the top half of The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education (WSJ/THE) rankings for 2022.

Lecture: Women and Children of the Viking Age 

Sep. 24, 2021 Office of Communications
Erin Halstead McGuire, Ph.D., associate teaching professor of anthropology at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada, will present a lecture in which she will discuss the Viking world one in which women and children were prominent. The lecture, “Whim Rules the Child: The Archaeology...