Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University Features "Brutal Beauty: The Transformation of Women through Mythology" from Feb. 9 to April 11, 2021
The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University kicks off the spring 2021 season with the exhibition "Brutal Beauty: The Transformation of Women through Mythology." The exhibition launches on Feb. 9 and continues through April 11 and investigates the transformation of women in well-known fairy tales and folklore narratives.
Wilkes University English Department Hosts Guest Artists for the Virtual Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series
The Wilkes University English Department will host the Allan Hamilton Dickson Fund Spring Writers Series featuring Zach Linge, Poupeh Missaghi and Howard Norman. Throughout the spring 2021 semester, the guest artists will visit campus virtually to read from their work and discuss the creative process.
Wilkes University Professor Michael A. Steele Publishes Book: Oak Seed Dispersal: A Study in Plant-Animal Interactions
Michael A. Steele, Professor of Biology and H. Fenner Chair of Research Biology at Wilkes University, published his latest book, Oak Seed Dispersal: A Study in Plant-Animal Interactions on Jan. 5, 2021. Published by Johns Hopkins University Press, the book is touted as the definitive examination of oak forest evolutionary ecology.
Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series at Wilkes University's Maslow Graduate Creative Writing Program Presented Virtually Jan. 10 to 14
Wilkes University's Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series, which highlights the January 2021 residency for the University's Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing, will be available for free to the public virtually via Zoom. The series features alumni, guests and creative program faculty, many of whom are prize-winning authors, as guest readers.
Wilkes University has once again been awarded a $30,000 "It's On Us" grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This is the fourth time that Wilkes has received the award, which will be used to raise awareness about sexual and intimate-partner violence. Wilkes was the only school in Luzerne County to receive the grant.
Lindsay Becker, a native of Long Island, N.Y., is dedicating her college career to tackling one of the most important topics for college-age individuals: preventing sexual assault.Learn More
Wilkes in the News
Armstrong was named to the third team offense as a tight end. It marks the second straight year Armstrong has been named to the all-region squad, earning second team honors as a junior in 2016.Learn More
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- Dr. Edward T. Bednarz III
- Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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- Dr. Robert W. Bohlander
- Professor, Psychology
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- Dr. Marianne M. Rexer
- Professor, Sidhu School of Business
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- Dr. John Hepp
- Associate Professor, History
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- Dr. Kyle L. Kreider
- Associate Professor, Political Science
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- Dr. William Terzaghi
- Professor, Biology
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