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Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

Modern Greek Studies to screen ‘Twice a Stranger’ documentary

By Brittney Nadler

May 7, 2014

Her name was Eleni, and she was just a toddler when she and her siblings fled Turkey barefoot with everything they could carry during the forced migration of the early 1920s. With her brother at her side, disguised as a girl so the Turks wouldn’t take him, they set off toward boats that were sent to...

New York University professor to visit campus

By Mara Shapiro

January 30, 2014

Rodney Benson, New York University associate professor of Media, Culture and Communication, will be speaking to University students about the findings in his new book, “Shaping Immigration News: A French-American Comparison,” in room 3057 of Lincoln Hall on Friday, Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. Benson’s boo...

European Union Center wins Jean Monnet Module

By Saher Khan

November 7, 2013

The University’s European Union Center won the prestigious Jean Monnet Module grant on July 11, making it the only American university to do so. The grant period runs from Sept. 1 through Aug. 31, 2016. The EU Center, founded in 1998 and funded by the European Union, promotes the study of the EU and...