In our effort to highlight a profile of a College of Arts and Sciences’ department in each “CAS E-Newsletter,” we have come now to one of the College’s oldest and most distinguished departments, one whose faculty members have had an enormous impact on the University of Vermont and its students, and on the State. Read more.
Spotlight on the History Department
I am pleased to say that the History Department at the University of Vermont had another very successful year, 2009-2010. In welcoming one new member, Okezi Otovo, to the department, we continued our tradition of hiring excellent young scholars and teachers from top doctoral programs. Read more.
In Memoriam: Kenneth S. Rothwell
The College of Arts and Sciences has learned that Kenneth Sprague Rothwell, Professor Emeritus of English, passed away on Monday, November 8th. In reflecting on Dr. Rothwell, English Department Professor and Chair Tony Magistrale remembers their first meeting. Read more.
Kalvin Hassell, a History major and Political Science minor, was asked to speak at the 2010 UVM Scholarship luncheon. Kalvin reflected on the program that brought him from Christopher Columbus High School in the Bronx to UVM and the impact this has had on his education and life.
Garrison Nelson Publishes 7th Volume of Committee Series
Staffers in the Congressional Research Office were skeptical, to put it mildly, when University of Vermont Political Science Professor Garrison Nelson approached them in 1975 about producing the first comprehensive history of legislative committees in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Read more.
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