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Jeopardy

A question on the May 23 episode of Jeopardy! featured the work of Chad Orzel, the R. Gordon Gould Association Professor of Physics.

“Aleda or The Flight of the Suff Birdwomen,” an opera in one act by composer and pianist Max Caplan ’16, will be presented June 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. and June 10 at 5 p.m. at CLYNK, Glenville Business & Technology Park. The piece was commissioned and produced by the Musicians of Ma’alwyck. Set in Staten Island in 1916, it tells the true story of a unique women’s suffrage demonstration during a national celebration at the Statue of Liberty. Caplan double majored in music and classics.

Jenna Swartz ’18 was selected for the North American Language and Culture Assistants Program in Spain. The program provides U.S. and Canadian students and graduates to assist foreign language teachers in a variety of schools in Spain.

Taina Orellana ’18 was selected as a recipient for the 2018 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to spend the summer studying Chinese in Tainan, Taiwan. The scholarship is a fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program.

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