Bringing It Home – The Saint Rose Blog

Author: Jane Gottlieb

Good to Know is a series of posts about Saint Rose, academic and otherwise. Writer Jane Gottlieb works in the Office of Public Relations and Strategic Communications.

A Day in the Life of a Translator

    It’s Not Just About the Words Bags of bird seed from China, intended for Western consumers, were labeled “brid.”  Packages of garlic from Israel displayed a picture of ginger root. A liquor store awning in France boasted this: “Stranger Wine.” “They are trying to sound sophisticated,” explained Christine Durban, a respected French-English translator who shared a good number…

Daniel Nester

Saint Rose Professor and Queen Scholar Muses on Queen Movie

Few people were as happy about the release of “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the biopic chronicling the British rock band Queen and its singular lead singer Freddie Mercury, as Daniel Nester, associate professor of English at Saint Rose. Nester is such an enthusiast that he wrote two books on the band, “God Save My Queen: A Tribute,” and “God Save My Queen…

saint rose student leaning on a tree on campus green

Trees at Saint Rose Earn National Honors

One of the stars of the Saint Rose campus was ailing, and Brian Wimble was concerned. “It’s an ash, and susceptible to emerald ash borer,” Wimble, the College’s grounds manager, said recently, surveying the huge tree in the center of campus that draws students into its shade every spring and summer and finds itself draped in toilet paper every Halloween.…

Dr. Robert Hansbrough

Featured Faculty: Dr. Robert Hansbrough, Professor of Music

Saint Rose professors teach without relying on teaching assistants. They lead small classes and make themselves available to support students individually. But our professors across the College also work in their disciplines. Their students benefit, moving beyond theory to get a first-hand account of what happens in their field on a given day. Practicing professors also support students who are…

Photo of School Psychology Professor Steve Hoff

Featured Faculty: Steven Hoff, Associate Professor of School Psychology

Saint Rose professors teach without relying on teaching assistants. They lead small classes and make themselves available to support students individually. But professors across the College also work in their disciplines. Their students benefit by moving beyond theory to get a first-hand account of what happens in their field on a given day. Practicing professors also assist students with their…