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    Exploring the importance of food in contemporary culture, Food for Thought is a hands-on, multi-media investigation of food-related imagery and ideas created through the lenses and imaginations of visual artists.


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    Senior Biology majors Marisa Dunigan and Katherine Ness presented their research findings at the 17th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) on Saturday, October 25, 2014.  Marisa was awarded the top prize in her category.


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    For several years, the students entering MMC’s HEOP program have studied the history of the program itself.  This summer was also the fiftieth anniversary of the start of the war on poverty, and so it was decided that this summer the HEOP students would focus on putting MMC’s HEOP history into the larger context.  Accordingly, the students followed the standard chronology of a U.S. history course, from Johnson’s declaration of a war on poverty in January 1964 to the establishment of the Office of Economic Opportunity under Sargent Shriver.  The students then used MMC’s own archives to expand that chronology to include MMC’s participation in the events of the day, and its own innovations in addressing the economic barriers to a college education. Check for more updates and posts throughout the semester!

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    This blog is conceived as a gift to the Class of 2018 from the students already at MMC.  During Summer I 2014, 16 students took AIP 332-01, New York: A World City, which combined field trips with reading, documentaries, discussions and library work.  Each student found a favorite image on a field trip, and reflected upon it using resources discovered in class or in the library.  The result is a series reflecting the varied interests of MMC’s students and the support available for the diverse topics students might wish to pursue.

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    Marymount Manhattan College President Judson R. Shaver, Ph.D. shares important information about staying healthy and the Ebola virus.


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    Marymount Manhattan College cordially invites alumni, parents, and friends to join us for a pre-show reception followed by a performance of Freedom’s Song in Washington, DC. Jeff Calhoun (Newsies) directs the concert-style review, which includes musical numbers from Frank Wildhorn’s The Civil War. Before heading to the show, meet and mingle with other friends of MMC at a special pre-show reception, including Mr. Wildhorn and Mr. Calhoun, both of whom are longtime friends of MMC.

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    The Expressive Therapies Summit features a distinguished faculty of clinicians, papers, panels, workshops and full-day master classes throughout Manhattan. Adjunct Professor Rachel Brandoff, ATR-BC, ATCS, BCPC, LCAT is the Executive Coordinator of the conference and teaches the popular Art Therapy: Principles and Practices course each semester.


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    Marymount Manhattan College welcomed six new full-time faculty for the 2014-15 academic year.

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    On Friday, August 29, ten Theatre Arts alumni returned to the College to participate in a panel for incoming theatre students covering a range of topics, including what to expect during their time at Marymount Manhattan, their possible career prospects upon graduation, tips for navigating both the College and the City, and more.

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    Over the course of July 17-19 in Chicago, two Marymount Manhattan students in the Higher Education Opportunity Program presented at the “Imagining Latina/o Studies: Past, Present, & Future” Conference.