Alumna Pamela Merritt was profiled in the June issue of St. Louis Magazine. Merritt is a contributor at Salon, the blog Feministing, and NPR’s Tell Me More. Her blog, Angry Black Bitch, was included on the Guardian’s list of the world’s 50 most powerful blogs.
Literature faculty member Peter Filkins’s third book of poems, Augustine's Vision, was published by New American Press as the winner of its 2009 Chapbook Award.
Professor Asma Abbas presented at TEDxBerkeley, an event at The University of California, Berkeley, organized in conjunction with TED, the nonprofit foundation widely known for its conferences featuring lectures by leading thinkers and doers from across the globe.
Physics faculty Michael Bergman offered commentary on new research showing that the earth’s inner core is moving east, in the August 5th edition of the journal Nature. He was quoted extensively at the Christian Science Monitor, explaining how scientists use data from earthquakes to investigate what’s happening in the center of the earth.
Alumni-driven theater, dance, and music festival The Berkshire Fringe brought three weeks of performance by emerging artists from across the United States to the Daniel Arts Center.
Linguist John McWhorter ’83 wrote an Op-Ed piece for The New York Times about the use of the word ‘progressive’ to describe a political position.
Ceramics by Ben Krupka, faculty in the arts, will be exhibited this month at the American Pottery Festival in Minneapolis.
Faculty member Tanya Marcuse’s series of color photographs of wax agricultural models, Bountiful, was on view at the Julie Saul Gallery in New York City.
The Charlotte Observer profiled alumnus Nata McGaha and his work at the North Carolina Dance Theatre
Incoming freshman Connell Gess spoke about his love of music—and his excitement about Simon’s Rock—in The Middletown Press.
The Princeton Review rankings are out. Simon’s Rock once again scored high marks for its theatre program, great class discussions, political engagement, and LGBT friendly campus.