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Article ID: 709409

Litfest 2019, the College’s Fourth Annual Literary Festival, Brought a Collection of Acclaimed Writers to Campus

Amherst College

LitFest attendees gathered in Johnson Chapel on Friday, March 1, to hear from Jennifer Egan, winner of a 2011 Pulitzer Prize for her novel A Visit from the Goon Squad. Professor Martha Umphrey, director of Amherst’s Center for Humanistic Inquiry, introduced Egan as “a chameleon with literary form”—not only an innovative novelist but a short-fiction writer and journalist whose articles have frequently appeared in The New York Times Magazine.

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21-Mar-2019 2:00 AM EDT

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Framroze Virjee Appointed President of California State University, Fullerton

California State University, Fullerton

The California State University Board of Trustees has appointed Framroze “Fram” Virjee to serve as president of California State University, Fullerton. Virjee has served as campus president under a term appointment since December, 2017 and will assume the permanent presidency immediately.

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20-Mar-2019 4:40 PM EDT

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Older Immigrants Living in U.S. More Satisfied with Life Than Native-Born Counterparts

Florida State University

Most people who immigrated to the United States for a chance to live the “American Dream” are more satisfied with their lives in the “land of the free” than those who were born here, according to new research from Florida State University.A team of researchers, including FSU Assistant Professor of Sociology Dawn Carr, found immigrants from white, Hispanic and other racial groups have higher levels of happiness and overall life satisfaction than those born in the United States.

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20-Mar-2019 4:00 PM EDT

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Ellen J. Neufeldt Appointed President of California State University San Marcos

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees has appointed Ellen J. Neufeldt, Ed.D., to serve as president of California State University San Marcos (CSUSM). Neufeldt currently serves as vice president of student engagement and enrollment services for Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, Virginia.

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20-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 709968

Framroze Virjee Appointed President of California State University, Fullerton

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees has appointed Framroze “Fram" Virjee to serve as president of California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). Virjee has been serving as campus president under a term appointment since January 2018 and will assume the permanent presidency immediately.​

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20-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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“First Large-Scale Study” Illuminates Artist Diversity in U.S. Museums

PLOS

Eighty-five percent of artists whose work is found in collections of major U.S. museums are white, and 87 percent are male, according to new research by Chad Topaz of Williams College, MA, and colleagues.

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14-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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CEIBS Wealth Forum: Technology Offers New Investment Opportunities Amid US-China Trade Worries, Uncertain Economic Outlook

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Whether the country can overcome domestic adversity and withstand external shocks were questions occupying the minds of speakers at the 2019 CEIBS-Darden Private Wealth Investment Forum, co-hosted by the China-Europe International Business School and Darden.

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20-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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