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Winter Break

May you have a wish come true this holiday season. (Image from
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Students have finished writing their papers and final exams and faculty are busy grading them as our community disperses for the winter break.  We’ll be back in the New Year with information about special events, student awards, and exciting opportunities.  Until then, we wish everyone a happy and healthy holiday season.

Crossing Borders: HSS Students Present on Feminism, Power and Technology in Puerto Rico

Four HSS students presented at the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) – Feminist Transgressions, November 13-16, 2014 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Aman Gill ’15 and David Sanchez ’16 presented: “Doing Feminist Activism and Research Digitally” “Faculty and students will present together and discuss the possibility of using new digital tools to challenge and transform…Continue Reading

Hurricane Sandy Photo Exhibit Opens in SSB Atrium

Dr. Elizabeth Borland (Sociology) curated this exhibit based on insight obtained during Summer 2013 undergraduate research program she conducted alongside ’14 Sociology alumna, Jessica Scardino. These four photos and many others of local artists and residents of the Jersey Shore can be found in the hallway of the Social Sciences Building Atrium. The duo took…Continue Reading

The Fall 2014 HSS Awards for Academic Excellence

Every year the School of Humanities and Social Sciences selects outstanding seniors in each major and in each minor that does not have a major for recognition for academic excellence in their chosen field.  The group gathers together for an evening in which faculty who have mentored these students present their students with the award,…Continue Reading

TCNJ Alumna Becomes Newest Librarian

Marci Zane was a graduate of the class of 2003, leaving with Summa Cum Laude honors and B.A. in English and concentration in Secondary Education, and she’s now come back for a second round–but this time, she’s working for students.Continue Reading

Community-Engaged Learning: An HSS Student Fights Violence in Trenton

Colleen Warwick, photo by Jaryd Frankel Senior Criminology major, Colleen Warwick pushed her academic interests to the next level. She took on a summer workload more impressive than most with a position working for the Trenton Violence Reduction Strategy (TVRS). Colleen shares her success story with us: HSS: What is TVRS and how did you get involved this…Continue Reading

TODAY’S Events: International House Film Fest, Sex Positivity, and MissRepresentation Gender Movie

Fri., Nov. 21        IEW:  Study Abroad Information Table BSC 11:30 to 1:30 Fri., Nov. 21        RSW:  MissRepresentation:  Come watch the eye-opening movie on gender representation in all forms:  Education 206 at 12:30. Fri., Nov. 21        RSW:  Sex Toy Party to explore sex-positive attitudes at 7 pm in the Women’s Center (BSC Basement). Fri., Nov. 21       …Continue Reading

TODAY’S Events: Resource Wars, Asexuality Advocates, and TCNJ Across the Globe

Thurs., Nov. 20   RSW:  #HeForSheTCNJ:  Calling all men!  Come show your support for gender equality by participating in TCNJ’s own HeForShe campaign.  Take a photo and take a stand.  Learn more about this initiative at 12:30 pm in Bliss Lounge. Thurs., Nov. 20   Exploring Economic Justice:  Dr. Michael Rubenstein, SUNY-Stony Brook, will give a talk…Continue Reading

TODAY’S Events: Modern Ideas about Sex, Feminism, and Mental Health

Tues., Nov. 18    RSW:  Inter”sex”tionality:  At 12:30 pm in BSC 210 there will be a discussion panel on cultural influences on sexuality.  Learn more about the term “intersectionality” and hear about it from your peers. Tues., Nov. 18    “Welcoming Wellness:  A Night of Connection and Support” will be held at 6:30 pm in Roscoe West…Continue Reading

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