Fall 2011

Dyson Digital Digest
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Teaching Innovations, Cross-Cultural Collaborations,
New Programs and Faculty
A look back at the 2010-11 achievements of Dyson College students, faculty, staff, and alumni including new undergraduate research, curricular innovations, cross-cultural collaborations, and many other new and exciting developments. … Read more
Fostering Undergraduate Research Opportunities

In recent years Dyson College has placed increasing emphasis on undergraduate research across a wide range of fields. Through undergraduate …Read more
A Stellar Year for Dyson
On October 8, 1974, Dr. Edward J. Mortola, then president of Pace University, convinced the Board of Trustees that the School of Arts and Sciences should really be a “college” because of the “fundamental nature of the Arts and Sciences as being the foundation of all academic and professional programs.” The Board unanimously agreed …Read more
Taking Opportunitas Literally

Pace provides a thriving environment for those willing to take advantage of its resources. During the 2010-2011 academic year, Dyson students …Read more
Empowering Socially Responsible Thinkers

The Center for Community Action and Research (CCAR), which celebrated its 10th anniversary this year, offers much more than just …Read more
A Community of Scholars

Lorendra Pinder ’11, a Pforzheimer Honors College magna cum laude graduate with a triple major in English Literature, Women and Gender Studies, and Political Science won a Fulbright Award … Read more
Make a Difference with Your Year-end Gift to Pace
Before the end of this tax year, help a deserving student with an Annual Fund gift! Make a secure, online gift. Gifts to the Annual Fund provide the flexibility to quickly respond to emerging needs and opportunities throughout Pace University. Questions? Call us at 212.346.1232
Development & Alumni Relations News
Support from our alumni and corporate and foundation partners provides crucial funding for scholarships, faculty research, capital projects, and programming across the University. …Read more
Send Us Your Stories
Send your story ideas for the Dyson Digital Digest, the e-newsletter for Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, to
Brooke Springer. Questions? Call 212.346.1505.
Innovative Programming and Teaching

The urgency and ever-expanding issues of public safety and security affect our lives, communities, homes, and families every day. … Read more
Commercial Dance Program Spearheaded by Critically Acclaimed Choreographer

One of the most sought-after choreographers and dance lecturers from coast to coast, Rhonda Miller, has been tapped to spearhead Pace University’s new Commercial Dance program. … Read more
Summit on Resilience

The Honorable Tom Ridge, the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, will keynote Pace University’s first “Summit on Resilience: Securing Our Future Through Public-Private Partnerships” in collaboration with the Center for Homeland Defense and Security. Read more at www.pace.edu/resilience.
New Class of Actors, Playwrights and Directors Welcomed into the Actors Studio Drama School

Dean Emeritus James Lipton, host of Inside the Actors Studio, welcomes the 47 new students – the largest yet – and invites them to “come to edge.” Watch the video.
Professor Presented Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology

Dyson Emeritus Professor Florence L. Denmark, Ph.D. was presented with the award for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology at the American Psychological Association 2011 annual convention. Watch the video.
Model United Nations Wins Two Distinguished Delegation Awards

Pace University’s Model United Nations continues to be one of the preeminent Model UN programs in the country, with a recent win at the National Model United Nations conference in Washington, DC. … Read more
Faculty & Staff News

Dyson professors continue to receive competitive grants and present their work at high caliber conferences in their respective fields. … Read more
Student News

From competing on “So You Think You Can Dance” to creating documentaries in foreign countries, Dyson students are discovering and taking chances both on and off campus. … Read more
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