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Second Novel for MFA Alum

Second Novel for MFA Alum

Author of The Lake, the River & the Other Lake (Pantheon), Steve Amick, has a second novel Nothing But a Smile (Pantheon), due out in March 2009. "It's 1944 and Wink Dutton, a former illustrator for Stars and Stripes has returned to Chicago after an injury to his drawing hand gets him an unwanted discharge from the service.

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2009 Undergraduate Research Symposium

2009 Undergraduate Research Symposium

The College is pleased to announce the 2009 Undergraduate Research Symposium. The symposium will showcase some of the excellent research and creative activity of CHSS undergraduate majors. The symposium is scheduled for April 14, 2009 from 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. in the Dewberry Hall Lobby of the Johnson Center. Additional information and application materials can be found here. If you are a Facebook member, the information is available on the CHSS Facebook Events Page.

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New Course Encourages Students to Think Critically about Language

New Course Encourages Students to Think Critically about Language

Although English is the only language spoken in the majority of homes in the United States, almost 20 percent of the population five years and older speaks another language at home, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But what are these languages and who speaks them? Is this similar to or different from other countries and other historical periods? How do multilinguals use the different languages they know, and how is their language use related to their identities?

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