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Strasser-Plakias.gifDr. Thomas Strasser ​- the Plakias Mesolithic Survey 

The archaeological museum in Rethmyon is currently exhibiting the first pre-Neolithic artifacts found in Crete. These artifacts were discovered by the Plakias Mesolithic Survey, which is co-directed by Dr. Thomas Strasser.   ​

Class of 2016​​

 ​From Valedictorians to Fulbright Scholars, Commissioned Officers to Art Historians, 2016 boasts an impressive class from the School of Arts ​& Sciences.  Here is a sample of some of their achievements and plans for the future​.


​​Faculty Scholar​ship​

In addition to excelling in the classroom, faculty within the School of Arts & Sciences are at the top of their scholarly fields. From Germany to Salt Lake City, Arts & Sciences faculty have recentl​​y been all around the country and the world presenting their research.​​​ ​Here is a sample of some of their recent scholarship​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​2016 Summer Scholars Awards

The School of Arts & Sciences is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Summer Scholars Awards​.  Spanning across the disciplines, this year's recipients highlight the academic excellence and scholarship within the school.​

"Music is the Medium."​​​ ​ 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​If you ask Dr. T.J. Harper, recipient of the top teaching award at Providence College, what he likes best about teaching music, he will tell you ​that it’s a way to make people feel welcome and valued.  For him, music is the medium to make the world a better place​​.​​​ ​


 Clare Boothe Scholarships

​PC​ recently received its first major grant award from th​e Clare Boothe Luce Progr​am​ at the Henry Luce Foundation. The award will sup​port eight Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Scholarships in chemistry​, appl​ied physics, mathematics, or computer science for exceptiona​l senior female students.

 Art Under Attack

​​Dr. Joan Branham, professor of art history and associate d​ean of the School of Arts & Sciences, discusses the recent destruction of artifacts by the Islamic State (ISIS).​ ​​​