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, […]
May was a monumental month for Millersville University. On May 6, 2020, the University announced the first named college in its 165- year history, and three days later, 93 students graduated from the Lombardo […]
Kelly Herr wrote a new post, Ecclesiastes and The Tempest: The Preacher’s Influence on Shakespeare, on the site MUsings: The Graduate Journal 8 months, 2 weeks ago
by Mariah Lynch
“Hebel hebelim! All is hebel,” declares the “Preacher” (or “Qohelet,” as termed in the Hebrew) in the opening lines of his great treatise, the book of Ecclesiastes. In this piece, Qohelet pre […]
Kelly Herr wrote a new post, Performing Black Queerness in the Works of James Baldwin and Danez Smith, on the site MUsings: The Graduate Journal 8 months, 2 weeks ago
By Maria Rovito
Race and sexuality play dominant forces in forming one’s identity, particularly the manner in which both identities intermingle with each other through the formation of one’s character. Spe […]
Kelly Herr wrote a new post, Achieving or Deceiving: Overcoming the Impostor Syndrome, on the site MUsings: The Graduate Journal 9 months, 1 week ago
By Marie Leatherman
The imposter syndrome goes by many names and affects many people by making hard-earned accomplishments feel meaningless. How does a lack of confidence and ability affect an […]
by Sarah Beth Graeff
Gifted is a 2017 American drama which details the life of Mary Adler, a seven-year-old girl with extraordinary mathematics abilities. Mary lives with her Uncle Frank in Tampa, Florida, which […]
Kelly Herr wrote a new post, Analyzing the Psychological Needs of the Gifted in Finding Forrester, on the site MUsings: The Graduate Journal 10 months, 1 week ago
By Sarah Lawrence
With a backpack filled with journals, the film Finding Forrester begins by introducing Jamal Wallace, a sixteen-year-old young man who can hardly contain the stories within his brain. Jamal, the […]
Kelly Herr wrote a new post, Local Communities as Sites of Study: Postcard Reflections of Lancaster, on the site MUsings: The Graduate Journal 10 months, 1 week ago
By Amanda Forst
How do our immediate surroundings engage and inspire new ideas through complex content? Can an object inspire questions and provide answers? How can interactive learning stick? What makes content […]
Kelly Herr wrote a new post, Internalized Inferiority: Panoptic Mechanisms in Joyce’s “Counterparts”, on the site MUsings: The Graduate Journal 10 months, 1 week ago
By Joseph Lacombe
Bleak though the ending of James Joyce’s “Counterparts” may be, Farrington’s rather realistic display of violence not only highlights the unconscious cycles of physical and alcohol abuse in earl […]
Dr. Daniel A. Wubah was inaugurated as the 15th president of Millersville University on April 18, 2019. In a ceremony on the Quad, the campus celebrated with the splendor of color, uplifting music and outdoor […]
Leonel Silva remembers beds floating down the streets in his home country, the Dominican Republic, in 1998 after Hurricane George hit.
“It was cold, wet and our floor was muddy,” says Silva.
Silva was jus […]
To accomplish the University’s mission of providing diverse, dynamic and meaningful experiences that inspire learners, our campus is shining a spotlight on our six core values – EXPLORATION, PROFESSIONALISM, PUB […]
Alum & Trustee Makes Way for Those Coming Behind Him
“I was raised as a product of the village mentality,” Representative JORDAN HARRIS says with pride.
“I had a lot of people who were not necessarily blood […]
Welcome to Millersville University’s Spring 2019 edition of MUsings: The Graduate Journal. Our journal continues to be a creative and scholarly outlet for our graduate students as they explore unique to […]
MUsings: The Graduate Journal
James A. Delle, Dean
College of Graduate Studies and Adult Learning
Maria Rovito, […]
By Maria Rovito
Hello. This is Ron’s answering
machine, Marvin, and
I’m so depressed. I have
50,000 times the memory capacity of my owner, but
all I get to do is answer the phone.
Don’t talk to me […]
Kelly Herr wrote a new post, On Katherine Dunn’s Geek Love from the Perspective of the Gaze, on the site MUsings: The Graduate Journal 1 year, 10 months ago
By Sha Chen
Geek Love reckons with patriarchal themes and the marginalization of “freaks,” represented in the novel by the Binewski family. A close reading of the novel reveals opportunities to apply gaze the […]
By Phillip James Bialor
Social Work to Me
We are the Lens
That concentrates all factors into one coherent plan.
We are the Rosetta Stone
Who translates disparity into unity.
Biologic, Psychologic, […]
by York Williams
In the film Akeelah and the Bee (2006), directed by Doug Atchison, the complex character named Akeelah, played by Keke Palmer, provides an eloquent portrayal of a gifted student who is […]
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