The champion team, from Providence College, of the Northeast Regional Ethics Bowl at Sacred Heart University – from left are Robert Gervasini, Matthew Dushel, Laura Wells, Michael McCormick and Michael Wasenius. Photo by Mike Lauterborn
More than 180 undergraduate students. Fifty-two judges and moderators. Twenty-six teams. Nineteen different schools. Nearly 10 hours of competition. Three regular rounds plus a quarter-final, semi-final and final round. Two cases per team. The logistics associated with the Northeast Regional Ethics Bowl alone could make your head swim, not to mention the challenging philosophical conundrums put into play and the subject of much debate. In the end, a team from Providence College, led by Assistant Philosophy Professors Raymond Hain and Patrick MacFarlane, claimed victory over a feisty group from Schenectady, New York’s Union College. More Dec 3, 2013 - 5:40:23 AM
Welch College of Business student, Steve Arther, works on the Global Experience Project through Skype with Bangkok University student, Sathita Jamsang.
Sacred Heart University’s new Global Experience Project is creating much excitement among participating business students. “This global project is brilliant. It specifically helps students reach a better understanding of what real-world business is all about,” said Esmeralda Boraj ’15, a student in the John F. Welch College of Business (WCOB). “I think this project is worthwhile and definitely an enjoyable learning experience.” More Dec 3, 2013 - 12:18:35 AM
The Western Connecticut State University Department of Health Promotion and Exercise Sciences will host an internship fair at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, on the first floor of Warner Hall on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The fair will feature tri-fold posters displaying information about internship projects undertaken by students in the department and pictures of the interns working with clients in the community. The event will be free and open to the public. More Dec 2, 2013 - 5:38:19 PM
Pamela Tatge, Director of the Center for the Arts at Wesleyan University (photography Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography)
Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts has received an unsolicited national grant award of $400,000 from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. The Foundation, which supports performing artists in contemporary dance, jazz, and theater with the creation and public performance of their work, and the organizations that nurture, present and produce them; has announced today that five arts organizations will receive a total of $3.5 million in funding to help them further develop their long-term capacity to respond to changing conditions in the performing arts sector and the world at large, including those related to demographics, audience behavior and the impact of technology. More Dec 1, 2013 - 5:29:03 PM
The Department of Theatre Arts at Western Connecticut State University will stage an original holiday tale scripted by alumnus Anthony DePoto, of Milford, in December. “Holiday Hideaway” will be performed at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6; and 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7 and 8, in the Berkshire Theatre in Berkshire Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Tickets will be $15 for adults and $10 for children, and can be purchased by phone at (203) 837-TIXX, online at http://www.wcsu.edu/tickets or at the door. More Dec 1, 2013 - 12:11:48 PM