Short accolades about Goucher Faculty (published works, awards, etc.). Could also be about Goucher students and staff.

Michael Capuzzo

Michael Capuzzo’s New York Times bestseller Close to Shore has been optioned by director David O. Russell (Three Kings, The Fighter).  In its review of the book by the 2011 graduate of Goucher’s MFA in Creative Nonfiction program, The New Yorker called it an “adventure classic” with “artistry reminiscent of Stephen Crane.” People magazine named it one

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Nsenga K. Burton

Nsenga K. Burton, chair of the department of communication and media studies, has been selected as a fellow to the Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute in January 2013. Burton is one of the elite group of journalism educators selected from an international pool of qualified applicants to participate in the program.

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Laura Tillman

The New York Times article “Returning to the Scene of a Memoir,” a profile of National Book Award finalist in nonfiction Domingo Martinez, was written by Laura Tillman, a 2013 alumna of Goucher’s MFA in Creative Nonfiction program.

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Sarah Pardus

Congratulations to Sarah Pardus, a Goucher junior chemistry and communication major, who is a top five finalist in the STXtreme Internship Contest. The competition is a search for an undergraduate intern to work with the marketing department at STX, a global sports equipment manufacturer based in Baltimore. For more information, click here.

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Michael Curry

Michael Curry, theatre department professor and recent France-Merrick Professor in Service Learning, is the winner of  the 2012 Maryland-DC Campus Compact Institutional Leadership Award. As the France-Merrick Professor in Service Learning, Curry oversaw the Office of Community-Based Learning, which included both programs and courses with community-based learning components. More about the institution can be found here.

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Elizabeth Spires

Garrison Keillor read a poem by Goucher Professor of English Elizabeth Spires during his program “Writer’s Almanac” on National Public Radio on Saturday, October 20. To read the poem,  “In Heaven It Is Always Autumn,”  or hear the program, click here.

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