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.

Al Chapleau, professor at Saint Rose

Featured Faculty: Al Chapleau, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

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

Saint Rose Professor Silvia Mejia

Featured Faculty: Eurie Dahn and Silvia Mejía Present at World Humanities Forum

Eurie Dahn, associate professor of English Silvia Mejía, associate professor of Spanish, chair, Department of World Languages and Cultures Eurie Dahn and Silvia Mejía each study portrayals of outsiders, Dahn as an English professor, and Mejía, as a professor of Spanish. Recently, they each presented a paper at the 5th World Humanities Forum, a conference in Busan, South Korea, that…

an assortment of hand sanitizers sitting on a desk

How Students Can Protect Themselves from Flu and Other Illness

Cold and flu season is here. Good hand washing is key to getting ahead of ailments. The campus community is encouraged to use the hand sanitizer available across campus. Here is some additional information from Saint Rose Health Services: What is the biggest health concern this winter? The main concern during the winter is always the flu. Although there has…

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…