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Professor Jin Kim’s academic paper explores themes in popular television series ‘Black Mirror’

“Compared with other series, ‘Black Mirror’ takes a realistic approach to dystopic themes with a more focused angle,“ Dr. Jin Kim wrote in a paper recently published in the Journal of Popular Film and Television. “Specifically, it is concerned with media and depicts how digital technologies are saturated and weaponized in mundane lives,” he continued. Kim, a communications professor at…

International educators connect with Saint Rose professor for career development

When students from other countries come to Saint Rose, it isn’t only to study American approaches in their field but also to share common goals and challenges. This was the case with Kashmira Jaiswal, a school administrator in western India, who spent Spring 2015 at the College to learn new ways to engage students. “What Kashmira focuses on in her…

Saint Rose communications professor writes about Gen Z

  Each generation, it seems, looks down on those that follow. Professor of Communications Karen McGrath believes the distinctive traits of every wave of young people presents opportunities – even if they take some adjustment. “Even Elvis wasn’t welcome right away – he wiggled his hips,” she notes.  “But things change. And as a professor, I need to ask, ‘How…

panelists for February 11 panel at Saint Rose: Elizabeth Power, Catie Magil, Jaymes White, Esma Simohamed, and Claudia Lingertat-Putnam

Resources for supporting children and youth mental health

  On February 11, the Thelma P. Lally School of Education held a panel discussion titled “Supporting Youth Mental Health in Challenging Times.” We’re happy to say that we recorded the session and you can view it here. We’re so grateful to Dr. Claudia Lingertat-Putnam, Saint Rose professor of counseling, as well as our panelists Dr. Elizabeth Power, Saint Rose…

“I Teach in Hope”: New English faculty writings address race

The Saint Rose English Department, like others at Saint Rose, has voiced solidarity with Black students and pledged to recognize the history of racial bias in literature, whether or not a given course specifically addresses race. Professors have vowed to offer more courses on more diverse literature and follow teaching practices that serve all students. And they outlined steps to…

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