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Bringing Literature to Life through Theater

Jul. 28, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption Professor of English Paul Shields, Ph.D., is bringing literature alive by way of local theater with his recent production of Samuel Beckett’s Not I at the Worcester PopUp Theater.

Boston Globe Names Artist Harris ’12 ‘One to Watch’ 

Jul. 26, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption University studio art alumna Anne Harris ’12 has been making a name for herself in the art world since graduating, and this spring was named by the Boston Globe as one of the five art school grads to watch for in 2021.

NSF Grant Awarded to Assumption Professors to Transform Undergraduate Biology Education

Jul. 22, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption Professors Sarah Rose Cavanagh, Ph.D., and Michele Lemons, Ph.D.,have been awarded a National Science Foundation Incubator grant to form a Research Coordination Network in Undergraduate Biology Education.

From Lecture to Lab: Karly Stallworth ’21 Conducting ALS Research at UMass

Jul. 19, 2021 Office of Communications
As a junior, Karly Stallworth ’21 attended one of Assumption’s Center for Neuroscience lecture series—a decision, and a connection, that led to a valuable career opportunity working as a post-baccalaureate at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS). Stallworth will spend the next year...

AU Mobile App Wins Award for Innovation 

Jul. 8, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption University was recognized for its innovative AU Mobile App and the Worcester Red Sox ticket module by Modo in its 2021 Appademy Awards.

Supporting Worcester Children Amid the Pandemic

Jul. 8, 2021 Office of Communications
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of Assumption students discovered unique ways to support Worcester children in need by providing virtual programming as volunteers with Jumpstart in Worcester.

Sound of Music: Copeley ’19 Pursuing a Passion for Music

Jul. 8, 2021 Office of Communications
Christian Copeley '19, who earned a master's degree in Sacred Music with a concentration in organ performance from the University of Notre Dame in May, fostered his love of playing the organ while an organ scholar at Assumption University.

Assumption’s Psi Chi Honor Society Designated Model Chapter 

Jun. 24, 2021 Office of Communications
The Assumption University Chapter of Psi Chi, the international honor society for psychology, is one of 32 chapters that have been designated as a 2020-21 Psi Chi Model Chapter for its commitment to the organization’s mission of promoting the study of psychology.

Prof. Senecal Examines Causes of Suicide Among Veterans in New Book

Jun. 15, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption Professor Gary Senecal, Ph.D., recently published a book that examines the mental health, including PTSD and suicide rates, of American Veterans.

Assumption Students Named to Dean’s List for Demonstrating Academic Excellence

Jun. 8, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption University has announced the Spring 2021 Dean's List.