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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...

Assumption’s New Director of Choral Activities has an Ambitious Plan to Bring Music to the Worcester Community

Dec. 10, 2019 Office of Communications
Director of Choral Activities Brad Dumont brings a commitment to community arts education to his new position at Assumption.

N.E. Conference Features Research Conducted by Assumption Faculty and Grad Fellows

Dec. 5, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption psychology faculty memebers Alison Stoner, Ph.D., Adam Volungis, Ph.D., and Leonard Doerfler, Ph.D., participated in the 59th NEPA Conference on Nov. 9.

Prof. Cavanagh Examines Online Tribalism in New Book

Sep. 3, 2019 Office of Communications
Sarah Rose Cavanagh, Ph.D ., associate professor of psychology and associate director for grants and research for the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption, has published a new book, Hivemind: The New Science of Tribalism in Our Divided World (Grand Central Publishing). According to the...

March Madness as Adverts 250 Project Nets Second Place in National Championship

Apr. 5, 2019 Office of Communications
While much of the country is fixated on this weekend’s NCAA Final Four, Assumption’s Associate Professor of History Carl Robert Keyes, Ph.D., is celebrating a Final Four victory of his own—his Adverts 250 Project finished second overall in The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History’s annual...

National Science Foundation Grant to Train Mathematics Teachers

Mar. 5, 2019 Katelynn Rosa '19
Amidst a shortage of mathematics teachers in Massachusetts, Assumption Professors Jessica A. de la Cruz, Ph.D., associate professor of education, and Joseph Alfano, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematics, have secured an $118,315 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to support a project to...

Assumption Professors Named Fulbright Specialists

Feb. 25, 2019 Katelynn Rosa '19
Two Assumption professors have been named Fulbright Specialists by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and World Learning. According to the ECA, Specialists are competitively selected to join the roster based on their knowledge, skill sets, and ability to...

Assumption Professor Compiles Anthology of Memoirs by Assisted Living Residents

Feb. 12, 2019 Katelynn Rosa '19
When not teaching in the college classroom, Assumption English Professor Lucia Knoles, Ph.D., teaches autobiography writing classes for members of Worcester’s senior community. Throughout the summer, Prof. Knoles collaborated with a group of residents of the Eisenberg Assisted Living Center...

Des Moines Register Showcases Assumption Research

Feb. 7, 2019 Office of Communications
Paul M. Piwko, visiting assistant professor of accounting, recently penned an opinion-editorial piece that was published in the Des Moines Register.

Assumption Professors Collaborate on Art Exhibit

Feb. 7, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption Professors Joseph Ray and Tyler Vance have collaborated on an art exhibit entitled, “Van Rance & Joe Bob Go to the Movies,” a collection of charcoal drawings that showcase the highs and lows of collaboration and improvisation.