Lynn Schoenbeck has won a national photography contest! Her work was selected from thousands of entries to be included in the Wildlife Conservation Society’s 2017 calendar. Her photo will be featured on the October page. Visit http://blog.wcs.org/photo/assignments/2017-color-in-nature-calendar-contest-wild-view-wildlife/
Three History majors have been published. Jessie Britton, Amanda O’Boy and Andrew Vince have published their article, "A Poisoned Past Book Review Assignment: Reading and Writing Academic Book Reviews as an Effective Pedagogical Tool" in the New England Journal of History 73:1 (Fall 2016), 116-131. For more information or to order a copy, visit http://www.nejh.org/projects
Kara Swenson, winner of the Fall 2016 Janick Fellowship, has completed her project entitled “Plumbing the Depths: Candlewood Lake”. Kara worked in the WCSU archives and also in the field to uncover the history of the creation of Candlewood Lake. Her project can be found here: http://archives.library.wcsu.edu/omeka/exhibits/show/candlewood/foreward
Lynn Schoenbeck, winner of the Fall 2016 Janick Fellowship, has completed her project entitled “Turning Over a New Leaf: Identification of Medieval Manuscript Leaf”. Lynn worked with an uncataloged single sixteenth century vellum folio and recovered an impressive amount of information about its origin and creation. Her project is posted here: http://archives.library.wcsu.edu/omeka/exhibits/show/medieval
Jon Thomas Caprino, winner of the Fall 2015 Janick Fellowship, spent a semester working in the archives and walking underneath our campus while researching his project “The Hidden Old Main”. JT traced the history of our campus’ architectural development. His project can be studied here: http://archives.library.wcsu.edu/omeka/exhibits/show/the-hidden-old-main
Sophomore Sean Keenan received an internship at the Mark Twain House and Museum, Samuel Clemens' main residence from 1874 to 1891, for summer 2012. Sean also studied abroad in China in the fall 2013 semester.
Alumnus Ryan Bachman has been selected as a finalist for the Deerfield Institute Fellowship.
Patrick Shea was named the Janick Fellow in Archival Management at the WCSU archives.