News and Events

Maryam Harmon makes candy at the holiday party

In December, chair Shari Speer hosted a holiday party at her home.


Alum DJ Hovermale talks to a student after his talk

In January, the Underlings invited alumnus DJ Hovermale (PhD, '11) to speak.


2015 cohort graduate students Nandi Sims and Daniel Puthawala chat with faculty member Micha Elsner at the event

In February, the department welcomed prospective graduate students to the department. 


Cynthia Clopper and Julie McGory chat at the end-of-year event

In April, the department gathered for an end-of-year reception honoring recent graduates and the recipients of the graduate teaching awards.