Historians Mariana Candido, Evan Ragland, and Deborah Tor, and philosophy professor Katherine Brading have been awarded fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the pre-eminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and social sciences.

Political science major awarded 2017 Truman Scholarship

Rebecca Blais, a junior from New Smyrna Beach, Florida, was one of 62 college students to be selected for the prestigious scholarship, from a pool of 768 candidates. Seven Arts and Letters students have been named Truman Scholars since 2010.
Roy Scranton, who joined the English faculty last year, doesn't write about war the way most Americans do. In his acclaimed debut novel War Porn and in Rolling Stone, The New York Times, and the LA Review of Books, the Iraq War veteran pushes back against "the trauma hero" — the trope of making the American soldier the victim of American military aggression.
In his nearly 35-year medical career, Dr. James Gajewski '78 has specialized in stem cell and bone marrow transplants and cancer treatment, where anywhere from 30 to 70 percent of his patients may die. When confronted with difficult decisions, he relies not on his medical training, but on his College of Arts and Letters education.
What types of jobs do art history majors get? What medical schools do psychology majors go to? What percentage of German majors are still seeking work six months after graduation? This new series of infographics highlights the outstanding outcomes Arts and Letters students in 27 majors have achieved over the past five years.
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