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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…

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…

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Cybersecurity 101, Part 4: Do You Know Who’s Following You?

  In this installment for our cybersecurity series, our faculty experts discuss the judicious use of social media, potential risks from the Internet of Things, and hints that you may have been hacked.   The experts: Dr. Zumrut Akcam, assistant professor of computer science Dr. Kimberly Cornell,  assistant professor of computer science Dr. Mark Gilder,  assistant professor of computer science Dr.…

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…