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Acclaimed African Writer Veronique Tadjo Addresses Issue of Mass Migration at New College

In 2014 alone, nearly 3,000 people have died while fleeing Africa across the Mediterranean Sea – including some 500 in one incident in September. What reasons motivate so many African migrants to undertake the dangerous crossing to Europe? What ethical

Acclaimed African Writer Veronique Tadjo Addresses Issue of Mass Migration at New College

In 2014 alone, nearly 3,000 people have died while fleeing Africa across the Mediterranean Sea – including some 500 in one incident in September. What reasons motivate so many African migrants to undertake the dangerous crossing to Europe? What ethical

Emmy, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Hedrick Smith To Open New Topics New College Lecture Series

America is now actually Two Americas, separated by a chasm of opportunity and wealth, says Hedrick Smith, best-selling author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Emmy awards. The reason, he says: A series of political and economic policy choices

Emmy, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Hedrick Smith To Open New Topics New College Lecture Series

America is now actually Two Americas, separated by a chasm of opportunity and wealth, says Hedrick Smith, best-selling author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Emmy awards. The reason, he says: A series of political and economic policy choices

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Author to Present ‘Essays From the Prison in America’

Gather all of America’s inmates together, and their population would equal the country’s fourth-largest city. Doran Larson has assembled the largest collection of essays by people in American prisons, in order to depict the problems of the corrections system and

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Author to Present ‘Essays From the Prison in America’

Gather all of America’s inmates together, and their population would equal the country’s fourth-largest city. Doran Larson has assembled the largest collection of essays by people in American prisons, in order to depict the problems of the corrections system and

Faculty, Friends Celebrate McCord’s Career

Friends, colleagues and students packed College Hall on October 8 to pay tribute to biology professor Elzie McCord, who recently retired after nearly 14 years at New College of Florida. “I’m near speechless,” he told the gathering. “And that’s kind

Faculty, Friends Celebrate McCord’s Career

Friends, colleagues and students packed College Hall on October 8 to pay tribute to biology professor Elzie McCord, who recently retired after nearly 14 years at New College of Florida. “I’m near speechless,” he told the gathering. “And that’s kind

Failure is a Step Toward Understanding, ‘5 Elements’ Author Advises New College

Teachers usually want to see students succeed, but renowned educator Edward Burger advised a New College crowd just the opposite: Failure is good for you. Burger is president of Southwestern University, a former mathematics professor at William College, and winner

Failure is a Step Toward Understanding, ‘5 Elements’ Author Advises New College

Teachers usually want to see students succeed, but renowned educator Edward Burger advised a New College crowd just the opposite: Failure is good for you. Burger is president of Southwestern University, a former mathematics professor at William College, and winner

Art from Cuba’s Oriente Presented at New College

Oriente is a name for the once-isolated region of eastern Cuba, and art from that region is flavored by the indigenous Taino, who first lived there; by the Spanish, who settled there after Columbus landed; and by the French, who

Art from Cuba’s Oriente Presented at New College

Oriente is a name for the once-isolated region of eastern Cuba, and art from that region is flavored by the indigenous Taino, who first lived there; by the Spanish, who settled there after Columbus landed; and by the French, who

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From the Middle East to Florida: New College’s Daughters for Life Scholars

After one month on campus, New College of Florida’s inaugural Daughters for Life Scholars –from Israel, Jordan, Syria, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank – are blending in with their fellow first-year students. Najla Fawwaz has been out on

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From the Middle East to Florida: New College’s Daughters for Life Scholars

After one month on campus, New College of Florida’s inaugural Daughters for Life Scholars –from Israel, Jordan, Syria, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank – are blending in with their fellow first-year students. Najla Fawwaz has been out on