Wonder writer

Writer and actor Sara Tilley has been named Memorial’s fall 2016 writer-in-residence.

Ms. Tilley’s inaugural launch reading will take place on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m. in Suncor Hall, School of Music.  Read more about her appointment in the Gazette.



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SSHRC Grants to HSS

Congratulations to all the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Memorial University members who have received Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grants: Mario Blaser (archaeology), Dominique Bregent-Heald (history), Robert Ormsby (English),Liam Swiss (sociology), Eric Tenkorang (sociology), Gerard van Herk (linguistics), Russell Alan Williams (political science), Lincoln Addison (anthropology), Karlo Basta (political science), Anne Graham (modern languages), Maria Mayr (modern languages), Adrienne Peters (sociology), Yolande Pottie-Sherman (geography) and Maureen Scheidnes (linguistics). Read all the details in the Gazette.

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Alumni of the month

Lynn Hammond is an executive consultant with her company High Stakes Strategy & Communications in St. John’s, NL.  She is also a political science grad and our faculty's alumnus of the month for September.  Read more about Lynn here and discover why she feels that success comes from the choices that you make, not the piece of paper on your wall.

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