Anna Frajlich, Senior Lecturer in Polish, travelled to London to accept the literary prize awarded by the Union of Polish Writers in Exile (March 20, 2016). As Frajlch tells the interviewer for Tydzień Polski, the British Polish weekly, her "life as an emigre writer had its beginnings in London," referring both to her long association with Wiadomości, the leading Polish weekly published in England, and her early volumes of verse that appeared in London. Frajlich received the distinguished award for her "work as a whole."
Faculty in the Media
The University of Rzeszów and the Polish Philology Faculty of Jagiellonian University in Krakow have announced a call for papers for an international conference to be held in honor of Prof. Anna Frajlich.
In the article "European Union Expansion? Bosnia And Herzegovina Wants To Join Amid Mounting EU Problems," published in the International Business Times (Feb. 16, 2016), Tanya Domi (International Affairs, SIPA) "argues that although the country’s pre-accession stabilization and association agreement had good intentions, there is still a long way to go.
Alexander Cooley, Director, Harriman Institute; Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, and Jack Snyder, Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Relations, Political Science Department, received a 2015 "Albie" award from the Washington Post for best writing on global political economy for their article, "Rank Has Its Privileges," published in the November/December 2015 issue of Foreign Affairs.
Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, is quoted in NY Times article "Russia Rearms for a New Era."
Kimberly Marten interviewed on The Takeaway (Dec. 18, 2015) about Putin's changing stance on Syria and possible US-Russian cooperation.
In light of Fisher vs. University of Texas, the affirmative action case back before the Supreme Court on December 9, 2015, David Stark, Arthur Lehman Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, and Sheen S. Levine, Assistant Professor, Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas, discuss the results of their study on the effects of racial and ethnic diversity in a New York Times op-ed, "Diversity Makes You Brighter."