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Earthquake May Have Destroyed Ancient Canaanite Palace

Flourishing Canaanite palatial site suddenly abandoned 3,700 years ago; new evidence points to earthquake as probable culprit.


TSPPPA student Omar Negron-Ocasio demonstrates a water quality test for a community leader in Corozal.

Troubled Water: A Student’s Crusade to Solve Puerto Rico’s Crisis

From Hurricane Maria to the COVID crisis, Puerto Rico’s tragedies have been compounded by widespread lack of access to clean water. TSPPPA student Omar Negron-Ocasio has a business plan to change that.
Firooz Zahedi photographing Jennifer Lopez

Glamour Shot: Alumnus Photographer Snaps the Stars

From Elizabeth Taylor to Jennifer Lopez, photographer Firooz Zahedi, BFA ’76, is renowned for his portraits of the world’s most glamorous celebrities. In a new book, he reflects on making Hollywood’s brightest lights shine.


During World War II, Jews in France like Denise Bauman were required to carry identity cards.

Commemorating History’s Dark Chapter

History PhD student Ashley Valanzola is researching the stories of six extraordinary Jewish women—Holocaust survivors who worked to honor the memory of lives lost.


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