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Assumption Professor Organizes International Symposium on Latin American Women’s Public Participation, Contributions, and Challenges

May 25, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption Professor Juan Carlos Grijalva, Ph.D., has contributed to the development of an international symposium during which renowned scholars from across the globe will discuss women in Andean region history, politics, and culture, which will take place both virutally and in-person at the Campus...

Teaching While Black: From Enslaved to Educator

Apr. 15, 2021 Office of Communications
John Frederick Bell, Ph.D., assistant professor of history at Assumption, will deliver a virtual lecture on Fanny Jackson Coppin’s life and legacy entitled, “Teaching While Black: The Life and Lessons of Pioneering Educator Fanny Jackson Coppin,” on Tuesday, April 20 as part of the Shrewsbury Public...

Assumption Professor, Graduates Address Youth Mental Health  

Mar. 22, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption Professor Adam Volungis, Ph.D., LMHC, and two clinical counseling psychology alumni--Jacleeen Charbonneau, LMHC ’13, G’18 and Zachary Aggott, LMHC ’17--address the concerns of mental health in children in a webinar, “Pandemic Fatigue: Helping Youth and Families."

How the Pandemic Left Behind the Other ‘Essential’ Workers

Mar. 17, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption Economics and Global Studies Professor Smriti Rao, Ph.D., recently co-authored a study examining what it means to be an essential worker in regards to economic security, with a focus on international migrant domestic workers.

Prof. Vaughan: The Common Good Would Benefit from More Self-Interest

Mar. 10, 2021 Joel Rosario ’24
Assumption Professor Geoffrey Vaughan explores this divide and how the United States might be able to resolve it in his opinion editorial column published in Real Clear Politics.

Prof. Cavanagh: Engaging Students in Learning Amid a Pandemic

Feb. 16, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption Psychology Professor Sarah Rose Cavanagh, Ph.D., advocates the importance of infusing play in the college classroom in a recent article published in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Virtual Museum Aims to Change Perceptions and Raises Awareness of Mental Health Issues

Jan. 22, 2021 Office of Communications
Assumption University Professor Paul Piwko, MBA, and Assumption alumna Alexandra Orlandi ’19 have incorporated the National Museum of Mental Health Project, a "museum without walls" to showcase mental health issues.

Prof. Pica-Smith Shares Importance of Interracial Friendships

Dec. 16, 2020 Joel Rosario ’24
Assumption Professor Cinzia Pica-Smith recently shared her research on interracial friendships at the Shrewsbury Public Library.

Assumption Professor and Alumna Shine Light on Engaging and Historic Mental Health Exhibit that Puts a Face on Mental Illness

Nov. 18, 2020 Office of Communications
Assumption Accounting Professor Paul Piwko and alumna Alexandra Orlandi '19 published an op-ed highlighting the important mental illness exhibit at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery.

Provost Pens Op/Ed for Washington Post on Supreme Court Powers

Dec. 12, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption University Provost Greg Weiner, Ph.D. , and director of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Center for Scholarship and Statesmanship at the University, authored an opinion editorial piece on the power of the United States Supreme Court, The Supreme Court majority should resist the temptation to...