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Jan. 30: MALS Colloquium

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies alumni present research

Recent graduates of the University of Delaware’s Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program will present a synopsis of their research on Jan. 30 beginning at 6:30 p.m., in room 209 of the Trabant University Center. The University community and the public are invited to this free event.

  • Debbie Torbert will discuss her project, “Observing Young Children’s Expression of Wonder and Awe While Interacting with Nature and Natural Materials in a Camp Setting.”

  • Maxine Modell will speak on her thesis, “Single-Sex Families Drive an Emerging 21st Century American Social Paradigm Shift: Research Debates Effects on Children.”

  • Ken Adams will present his research on “God, Mythology, Nationalism and Romanian Identity: The Post-Communist Transition to Democracy.”

  • Jesse Johnson will discuss his thesis, "The False Notion of Meritocracy That Has Excused and Perpetuated Inequality and How to Fix It."

  • Phil Wescott will speak on his project, “Illusion-Disillusion-Resolution: Forensic Reconstruction of Two Immigrants’ Lives.”

Light refreshments will be served. Further information is available by calling 302-831-4130 or emailing mals-info@udel.edu.

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies is an interdisciplinary graduate program in which students can shape their curriculum to fit their intellectual interests and follow their passions. Courses are taught by faculty from across the College of Arts and Sciences and explore important questions through a variety of perspectives.

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