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Free Arts and Culture Tickets Available for Undergraduate Students

Date posted: October 20th, 2017

 
The Baker-Nord Center is administering a free arts and culture ticket program generously funded by The Kulas Foundation. 
Free passes are available for any regular film showing at Cinematheque (some special events excluded). …Read more.

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Former Baker-Nord Visiting Fellow is Tom Petty Biographer

Date posted: October 6th, 2017

Warren Zanes, Tom Petty’s biographer, was a Baker-Nord Visiting Fellow during the 2005-2006 academic year when the Center’s programming theme was “Childhoods”.  Click HERE to read his Rolling Stone article that looks back on his 30-year friendship with Petty. …Read more.

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Ruffin-Award

Duffin selected as CWRU Distinguished University Professor

Date posted: May 5th, 2017

Ross Duffin (center), Fynette H. Kulas Professor of Music, with President Barbara Snyder, Provost Bud Baeslack, Dean Cyrus Taylor and colleagues, students, and friends in Harkness Chapel on April 28, when President Snyder notified him that he had been selected as the newest Distinguished University Professor.” …Read more.

Musicology Graduate Students Receive Awards

Date posted: April 11th, 2017

Peter Graff has been awarded an Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowship. The award is given by the American Musicological Society to up to 3 graduate students annually. …Read more.

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2017 Undergraduate Humanities Award Announced

Date posted: April 4th, 2017

Undergraduate Humanities Prize
The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities will offer a $500 prize recognizing exceptional achievement in a capstone project or senior paper in conjunction with a humanities course in the following departments: Art History, Classics, English, History, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, or Theater.  …Read more.

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Broich

Broich Receives BNC Faculty Fellowship

Date posted: December 19th, 2016

Thanks to a BNC Faculty Fellowship, Associate Professor of History John Broich will be working full-time on a new book this spring. It focuses on WWII in the Middle East and India in 1941. …Read more.

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2017 Martin Luther King Essay Reflection Competition Announced

Date posted: November 28th, 2016

The MLK Reflection Competition seeks poetry, short stories, art, photography, music, and media as well as essays. First and Second place winners will be chosen from the categories of Written and Non-Written expression, and the awarding of Honorable Mentions will be at the discretion of the judges. …Read more.

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Jenifer Neils Receives 2017 Baker-Nord Center Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Humanities

Date posted: September 26th, 2016

Jenifer Neils, the Elsie B. Smith Professor in the Liberal Arts in the Department of Classics, is the recipient of the 2017 Baker-Nord Center Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Humanities.  …Read more.

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Nielson

Lisa Nielson Wins a 2016 J. Bruce Jackson Award

Date posted: May 11th, 2016

Anisfield-Wolf SAGES Fellow Lisa Nielson is one of the winners of the 2016 J. Bruce Jackson, MD, Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring. Nielson previously has received the Richard A. …Read more.

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Sheeler

Jim Sheeler Receives 2016 Wittke Award

Date posted: May 10th, 2016

 
Jim Sheeler, Shirley Wormser Professor of Journalism and Media Writing, will be honored at commencement with the Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Sheeler will receive the award along with Amy Absher, lecturer of history, on Sunday, May 15, during commencement ceremonies. …Read more.

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Rager

Andrea Wolk Rager Earns 2016 Diekhoff Award

Date posted: May 10th, 2016

Andrea Wolk Rager, the Jesse Hauk Shera Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History and Art, will receive the 2016 John S. Diekhoff Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching at commencement on May 15.   …Read more.

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Dave Lucas Wins 2016 Cleveland Arts Prize

Date posted: May 2nd, 2016

SAGES Fellow Dave Lucas will receive the Emerging Artist Award at the 56th Annual Cleveland Arts Prize event on Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at the Cleveland Museum of Art. …Read more.

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