In this issue
Routes and Roadblocks to Participation: Recent national events make it an interesting time to study how marginalized groups engage or disengage in American politics.
Fighting for Camera Time: Cheryl Cooky studies the screen time that women’s sports receive—and finds it doesn’t measure up to audience interest.
Lessons in Leadership: Put away your motivational poster! Here’s what you what you really need to know about effective leadership.
Native American Art Makes Its Mark: Indigenous textiles and music provide historical insight into the global connectivity of the arts—and inspiration for a new composition.
Liberté, Égalité, et Fraternité—For All?: Does France’s approach to racial and ethnic diversity really make all citizens feel equal?
Through Movement, Know Thyself: Find out how Murphy Award winner Carol Cunningham-Sigman brings out the best in dance students of every ability level.
Listen First: Rhetoric is far more effective if you’ve learned to listen well first, says Krista Ratcliffe, new head of the Department of English.
Journalistic Justice: Alumnus Ken Armstrong has won or shared in three Pulitzer Prize awards for journalism, and still believes in the power of a well-crafted story.
Teaching to Aid Transition: Student teaching in an international classroom has unique challenges and rewards.
"Aubade": This award-winning poem by MFA student Rachel Reynolds was inspired by Shakespeare’s Sonnet 144.
Skills Our Students Need: Alumna Maya Rockeymoore shares what employers are looking for from liberal arts graduates.
Artist Nick Cave’s "Soundsuit Invasion" during Springfest
Earth and Sky Coat by Charles Gick
Passage, Purdue's contribution to the Prague Quadrennial 2015