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Students Share Ideas at Philosophy Symposium

Thursday, April 5, 2012

The Siena College Symposium on Living Philosophers Public Lecture Series culminated with the return of Professor Kwame Anthony Appiah, Ph.D. of Princeton University. Philosophy


Catholics in the Civil Rights Movement

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Professor of Sociology Paul Murray, Ph.D. shared his research with members of the Siena community during his lecture “Catholics in the Civil Rights Movement.” Murray's speech was given as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King Lecture Series on Race and Nonviolent Social Change. Sociology


Social Roles and Identity

Thursday, February 23, 2012

This year, the Siena College Symposium on Living Philosophers has been inviting professors from other colleges and universities to discuss the ideas of Kwame Anthony Appiah, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at Princeton University. Appiah, who visited campus in September, spoke about the nature of language, racial identity, political and moral relationships and philosophical methodology. Philosophy


Modern Languages Nationally Accredited

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Siena College’s Spanish and French Education programs have been recognized by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The program is now accredited without condition for at least the next five years. Modern Languages & Classics


History in the Making

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

For some senior history majors, finishing their yearlong capstone projects didn’t end once they turned in their papers. Students from Siena’s History Honor Society were asked to present their research at the Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention in Orlando, Florida. Representing the History Department were seniors Brian Dorrian ’12, Tara Keough ’12, George Tehan ’12 and Alyssa Washburn-Moriarty ’12. History