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Two trombonists making a name in jazz

By Sarah Foster

January 29, 2015

Jim Pugh has a variety of extraordinary experiences to share with his students.Throughout his half-century-long musicianship, the trombonist and professor of jazz studies has written and directed pieces for symphonies. He’s soloed on soundtracks for feature films, and he’s had his head smashed in a tr...

Record breaking number of international students at University

By Edwin Hsieh

September 25, 2014

The U.S. has more international students than any other country in the world. According to Pew Research Center, during the 2012-13 academic year, approximately 819,644 international students enrolled at U.S. universities. The growing number of international students can be seen across the nation and he...