Master of Arts News


News and events from UI&U's MA students, faculty, and alums.

S. Amy Desjarlais, M.A. 2012

A graduate of the M.A. and Center for World Indigenous Studies partnership program, Amy Desjarlais’s final project was a journey of both self-discovery and research into culturally-appropriate consultation methods.

Kristin Casas, M.A. 2012

Casas’s thesis explored the complex issues involved in determining whether an HIV-infected mother should breastfeed or use formula.

Concetta Spano, M.A. 2010

Concetta Spano, alumna of the History and Culture Concentration, recently received the 2012 New Jersey Governor’s Teacher Recognition Award for the Hopatcong School District.

Lissa Pohl, M.A. 2006

In 2006, within the Master of Arts Program at UI&U, Lissa Pohl studied how people embody leadership competencies and from that developed an equine-guided leadership education program where individuals receive immediate feedback on their leadership qualities through working with horses.

Cathleen Rockwell, M.A. 2011

Since graduating from the Master of Arts Program in 2011, Cathleen Rockwell’s writing career has blossomed. She is now writing an online blog for Gainesville's edition of Italian Foods Examiner and Holiday Examiner.

Stephanie David, M.A. 2011

Stephanie David-Chapman began working on her final document, “Weaving Creativity, Culture and Indigenous Education,” with the question “How can teachers share ‘i ka olelo ke ola i ka olelo ka make?’

Amy Pizzuti-Brown, M.A. 2011

Like many woman before her, Amy Pizzuti-Brown’s interest and passion for breastfeeding began when she became a mother.

Amber Fellure, M.A. 2011

Amber Fellure strengthened ties with her grandmother, Ann Brown, during her archival research locating primary sources for her final document.

Dalene Fisher, M.A. 2011

While completing Teaching Writing I and her final document, Dalene Fisher lined up a job to teach three sections of Composition I at Oklahoma Wesleyan University upon graduating.

Jan Hurndon, M.A. 2011

Jan Hurndon started a blog as part of her Applications course to document her European travels that brought her up-close-and-personal with the subject of her research, French Gothic art and architecture.

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