How can we work together to promote better cultural understanding worldwide?
Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.
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If you ever have any doubt about whether we in the College of Arts & Sciences succeed in conveying to our students our commitment to critical thinking, understanding, and truth, whether they share our passion for liberal education, then all you need to do is read about student speaker Maxwell Robidoux’s Commencement 2017 Speech. Max […] Read More