In Campus Lecture, Booth Walling Discusses Her Book, UN, Syria
In a February 19 lecture inside a crowded Bobbitt Auditorium, Carrie Booth Walling, assistant professor of political science, talked about her recently published book, All Necessary Measures: The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention; drew connections to the ongoing situation in Syria; and shared how she became drawn to human rights and humanitarian intervention as a scholarly pursuit.
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Alumna, Suffragist Anna Howard Shaw Gets Her Day in New Book
A pioneer girl who put herself through college, seminary and medical school, eventually rising to the national stage as a suffragist, is the focus of a groundbreaking new book by Trisha Franzen (left), professor of women’s and gender studies. Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage examines the life and work of one of Albion College’s most distinguished alumnae.
E&M Emeritus Maurice Branch Passes Away
Economics and management professor emeritus Maurice Branch passed away February 23 in Chelsea, Michigan, aged 92. Branch, who taught at Albion for 33 years, "was a liberal arts teacher in the sense that he understood economics as a human science and he brought out the humanity in it," said professor emeritus Larry Steinhauer. A memorial service will be scheduled for late spring.
College's Ties with French Sister City Earn National Simon Award
The innovative relationship between Albion College, the City of Albion and two communities in France made a big impression on the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA), which has honored Albion College with a 2014 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization. "As a French professor, it is most gratifying to see how these international partnerships have transformed the lives of students and colleagues across disciplines," said Dianne Guenin-Lelle, co-president of Albion's Sister City Committee and the College's 2012-2013 Year of Global Diversity.