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College Celebrates Alumni at Two Special Events

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences rolled out a red carpet for its alumni over the course of two evenings during the university's Alumni Weekend. The Distinguished Alumni Reception recognized some of the contributions made by college alumni, and a social event, open to all college alumni, combined scholarship and relaxing fun.

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New York's Dominican Book Fair Celebrates Rei Berroa

Rei Berroa, faculty member in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and the Latin American studies program, has been honored by the Eighth Annual Dominican Book Festival in New York City. This year's festival is dedicated to Berroa and his work, and will feature readings by and conversations with the essayist and poet.

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Kashdan Explores the Positive Side of Negative Emotions

Todd Kashdan, faculty member in the Department of Psychology, has co-authored, with Robert Biswas-Diener, The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self -- Not Just Your "Good" Self -- Drives Success and Fulfillment. The book argues for the necessity of recognizing and celebrating even "negative" emotions.

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Events and Deadlines

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Oct02

The New Project of Cultural Studies

Colloquium Speaker: Jaafar Aksikas

October 2, 2014, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Cultural Studies
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Oct09

Think You Want to Be a Teacher?

Learn what courses to take to become a teacher in Virginia.

October 9, 2014, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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