MUsings: The Graduate Journal
James A. Delle, Dean
College of Graduate Studies and Adult Learning
Hayley Billet, […]
Welcome to Millersville University’s Spring 2022 edition of MUsings: The Graduate Journal. We are emerging from our second year of the global pandemic, witnessing widespread, rapid, and deep changes in our u […]
By Hayley Billet
In today’s literary canon, it is not uncommon for the unconventional female characters to be the heroes of their own stories. In the late nineteenth century however, her story did not end in h […]
By Rachel E. Preibisch
A History of Child Welfare in the United States
The United States child welfare system varies according to state, but a common objective everywhere is the goal to enhance families’ a […]
By Hayley Billet
In Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones’s influential one-act play Dutchman, Clay, a twenty-year-old black man, meets Lula, a thirty-year-old white woman in a subway car, but not all is what it seems. What b […]
Kelly Herr wrote a new post, #InoculateColonists: Colonial Perspectives on Smallpox Inoculation, on the site MUsings: The Graduate Journal 8 months, 3 weeks ago
by Meagan Schulman*
*Author’s Note: The title is a play on words based on one of New York’s slogans during the Covid-19 pandemic (#VaccinateNY).
Smallpox is the only disease humans can […]
Kelly Herr wrote a new post, Aging Out of Foster Care through a Symbolic Interactionist Lens, on the site MUsings: The Graduate Journal 8 months, 3 weeks ago
By A. L. Gabner
American foster care youth (FCY) that are not adopted or reunited with their birth families before transitioning to adulthood, exit the child welfare system by way of emancipation (Batsche et al., […]
By Kristina Diefenderfer
Humanitarian aid is a major source of support to jumpstart recovery processes in a post-disaster setting. In some cases, however, humanitarian aid hinders progress in […]
By Danielle Hornung
Symbolic Interactionism and Disability Analysis
Utilizing symbolic interactionism when explicating the development of disability as a social problem is very effective, especially due to the […]
Kelly Herr wrote a new post, $4.2 Million Wehrheim Scholarships Aim to Empower Nontraditional Nursing Students, on the site Millersville News 1 year, 10 months ago
MIRTHA CHAVEZ-LOPEZ arrived in the United States with her young children 22 years ago. She was a lab technician in Cuba but struggled to find work in the U.S. She first worked as a housekeeper and in factories […]
LA VERNE BROWN HYMAN ’56, Lititz, retired from Cocalico School District on 8/18/2020 after 61 years of teaching.
JOSEPH P. DEFRANCO ’59, Philadelphia, retired after 59 years of education and adm […]
Preparedness is defined by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as “a continuous cycle of planning, organizing, training, equipping, exercising, evaluating and t […]
PATRICK WEAVER is a 2017 graduate of Millersville University with a degree in government and political affairs. In the three short years since graduation, he’s worked for the Department of Homeland Security a […]
Editor’s Note: It was announced after we went to press with the magazine that Dr. Vilas Prabhu will remain at Millersville University until the end of June 2021.
Dr. Vilas Prabhu will retire in March 2021 after […]
Kelly Herr wrote a new post, Counseling Center Becomes HUB for Students in Need, on the site Millersville News 1 year, 10 months ago
Here’s how the faculty and staff at Millersville’s Counseling Center were an anchor for students during uncertain times.
The Counseling Center at Millersville University has long served as an anchor for stu […]
Fast forward to 2020 and the 10th anniversary of Millersville University’s Ware Center, a showcase of culture and talent from near and far, with events, sometimes multiple events, happening most day […]
WHAT IS A UNIVERSITY?
Is it a place? Is it a collection of students and the staff that supports them? Is it the research and academic work that is completed? Is it a feeling of pride?
When put to the test, […]
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