News & Updates

  • 11/09/2015 Rebekka Armstrong Featured in POZ Magazine

    Rebekka Armstrong’s highly informational, entertaining and powerful take on sex education is highlighted in POZ Magazine.

  • 08/24/2015 Elissa Washuta’s student’s launch new journal

    Elissa Washuta has served as the faculty advisor for the new online journal from the Institute of American Indian Arts MFA program. The first issue of Mud City Journal is now online!

  • 07/27/2015 Loung Ung’s work to be adapted for Netflix by Angelina Jolie

    Author and activist Loung Ung survived the Cambodian Genocide as a child. Now her internationally recognized memoir ‘First They Killed My Father’ is going to be adapted for film by Netflix and Angelina Jolie. Oscar-winning actress Jolie Pitt, who directed 2014’s Unbroken, read Ung’s book, which was published in 2000, and the two became close friends.

    “I was deeply affected by Loung’s book,” Jolie Pitt says in a statement accompanying the Netflix announcement. “It deepened forever my understanding of how children experience war and are affected by the emotional memory of it. And it helped me draw closer still to the people of Cambodia, my son’s homeland.”

  • 02/08/2015 Announcing Crash Course Astronomy

    Phil Plait launched a new video series Crash Course Astronomy.

    It is a fun and informative lesson in astronomy written and hosted by Phil Plait, made possible by a recently announced partnership between Crash Course and PBS Digital Studios. Watch the current episodes on Phil’s speaker video page. New episodes of the series are posted on every Thursday on YouTube.