4 Ways Students and Faculty Have Innovated and Collaborated on Learning in Response to COVID-19

See how our students and professors are coming up with ways to make the most out of their alternative learning arrangements.

From Pirate Tales to Catfish Scares, Student Bios Surprise Professor

This story’s author, Kate Elliott, coordinates the Department of Journalism’s magazine media concentration and co-chairs the College of Communication, Information, and Media’s Engagement Task Force. According to family lore, one of freshman Kellyn Harrison’s ancestors was Captain Kidd, an infamous pirate rumored to have buried treasure in the Caribbean before the British hanged him. Jada […]

Opera Student From Trinidad Is Hitting All the Notes

Opera singer Maegan Pollonais has battled the same tired stereotype since she left Trinidad in 2008. Some Americans misunderstand Caribbean music and underestimate the rich cultural experiences of Caribbean people. The success of a 1956 song by Jamaican-American crooner Harry Belafonte is partly to blame. “People think you’re from the Caribbean and all you sing […]