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  • Clay Creates Sets for Seattle Shakespeare CompanyProfessor Carol Wolfe Clay is designing the sets for Moliere's "Tartuffe," the upcoming production of the Seattle Shakespeare Company. "Tartuffe" is one of Moliere's most famous comedies.

    Stark Short Story Reading Set for February 25Award-winning Professor Emeritus James Stark reads from his short story collections, Woodfiber Dreams: Coming of Age Tales and Love in the Time of Cholesterol, on February 25.

    Installation of Jason Wirth as Pigott McCone Chair Set for April 17President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., will install Philosophy Professor Jason Wirth as the Theiline Pigott McCone Chair in Humanities on April 17. Following the installation, Shudo Brian Schroeder, Philosophy Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology and an ordained Soto Zen priest, will present "Practice-Realization: Zen Master Dogen and Original Awakening."

    Suh Publishes on Buddhism in FilmTheology and Religious Studies Professor Sharon Suh's "Silver Screen Buddha" addresses political, gendered, and racial overtones in representations of Buddhism in films.

    Nafziger Assists Higher Ed Program in RwandaMPA Professor Rich Nafziger is working with Kepler University, a nonprofit university program, to create educational opportunities in Kigali, Rwanda, and other sites in Africa.

    Assistantships Begin for Visual Arts StudentsArt and Art History Chair Naomi Hume announced the start of a paid assistantship program for students majoring in digital design, photography, and studio art.

    Criminal Justice Evaluates Public Safety ProgramsCriminal Justice Chair Jacqueline Helfgott is leading department projects to evaluate Seattle Police Department and WA State Criminal Justice Training Commission programs.

    Peretz Publishes on Men's Roles as Change Agents in Confronting Violence Against WomenSociology Professor Tal Peretz's new book examines how men have worked with boys and other men to stop violence against women.

    Beyond the Treeline: Protecting the Paramo in EcuadorWill poor villagers choose not to farm to protect the environment if they are paid? Professors Tanya Hayes (left) and Felipe Murtinho and their student researchers are seeking the answer for the government of Ecuador.

    Faculty Report Examines Costs of Death Penalty Cases Criminal Justice Prof. Peter Collins was a lead investigator on a in-depth report that found the costs related to pursuing the death penalty are about 1.4 to 1.5 times more than when a prosecutor does not seek death.