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Mar 13, 2019

Film Screening Sheds New Light on the Refugee Crisis

The refugee crisis is not America’s crisis nor is it Europe’s crisis. It’s the refugee’s crisis. Unbelievable, huh? Films such as, “4.1 miles” and “From Damascus to Chicago,” which screened at Garrett Hall on Thursday evening, Feb. 28 serve as a counter to viewing the current predicament as one giant statistic.

Feb 21, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Melina Flabiano

In E.M. Forester’s novel, A Room with a View, there’s a sign with a quote that hangs outside of a character’s wardrobe. “Mistrust all enterprises that require new clothes.” The business world has traditionally been one such “enterprise.” But the days of shoulder pads and oversized blazers—as unforgettable as they were—appear to be drawing to a close. For Melina Flabiano (MPP ’13), this represents an opportunity to reimagine workwear for the modern-day professional woman.