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Marshelle Woodward, PhD, assistant professor of English, received the 2016 Tony Hilfer Prize for best essay by Texas Studies in Literature and Language (TSLL).

Woodward’s essay, “Paradox Regained: Reconsidering Thomas Browne’s Double Hermeneutics,” focuses on the English physician, essayist and polymath of the 17th century and his research on hermeneutics, the science of interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical and literary texts.

TSLL is a peer-reviewed academic journal devoted to the humanities. It publishes essays that reflect a variety of critical approaches and all periods of literary history, with selected issues centering on special topics.

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Submitted by: College Communications

Moll, Fetter Present at National Conference

E. Christine Moll, PhD, chair of the counseling and human services department, and Holly Fetter, PhD, associate professor of counseling and human services, presented at the American Counseling Association’s (ACA) 2017 Conference and Expo in San Francisco, CA on March 16 and 17.

Moll’s presentation focused on common ethical dilemmas that are presented when working with adults across the lifespan.

Fetter assisted in a presentation by alumnus Michael Lillis ’15. The presentation, “Assessing the refugee student crisis: examining the responsibilities of counselors,” discussed how refugees are placed in schools, mental health screening requirements, and how counselors can advocate on behalf of refugee students.

Submitted by: College Communications

Peck ’17 Wins Silver ADDY Award

The American Advertising Federation of Buffalo (AAF Buffalo) honored DMA major Rachel Peck ’17 with a silver ADDY Award for her cover design concept for the 2016 Quadrangle literary magazine. She accepted her award at AAF Buffalo’s annual event on Friday, March 10.  Ben Dunkle, associate professor of communication studies, served as design advisor for the Quadrangle, and oversaw Peck’s work and her ADDY submission

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Renowned Wildlife Nutritionist Speaks on Campus

dr-ellen-dierenfeld55On Thursday, March 23 the All-College Honors and Animal Behavior, Ecology and Conservation (ABEC) programs will welcome Ellen Dierenfeld, PhD, former chief nutritionist for the Bronx and St. Louis Zoos. Dierenfeld’s lecture on animal nutrition and conservation will be in the Grupp Fireside Lounge at 7:30 p.m.

Dierenfeld has extensive expertise in comparative animal nutrition and global sustainable agriculture, with more than 20 years of experience in basic and applied animal nutrition research.  She has managed several sustainable agriculture initiatives on six continents which focus on local feed ingredient utilization and alternative animal protein production.

Dierenfeld directed the Wildlife Nutrition Center at the Wildlife Conservation Society and is the manager of the Global Sustainability Programs at Novus International Inc.

Submitted by: All-College Honors and ABEC Programs

Tenebrae: A Service of Darkness

Join the Canisius community in the celebration of Tenebrae with Cantio Sacra and Campus Ministry on Thursday, March 30 at 8:00 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel.

This unique service is observed in the darkness of the chapel as attendees hear the Passion of the Lord through scripture and music with only 14 lit candles. Throughout the service, candles will be gradually extinguished until we remain in darkness as we reflect on Jesus’ death.

All are welcome and encouraged to attend this powerful evening of prayer.

Submitted by: Brad Wingert, director, Cantio Sacra