Faculty Achievements

June 18th, 2021 

Covid Bubbles: Californians Dress For Emergence - Professor Robin Lasser

Professor Robin Lasser of the Department of Art and Art History has recently completed an art commission, granted by Governor Gavin Newsom, to represent the city of San José! This artwork will be installed as billboards along Highway 101(near the airport, en route to San José) for the community to see! 

Billboard with Vaccination Messaging


June 15th, 2021

The Confession of Copeland Cane by Professor Keenan Norris 

Professor Keenan Norris of the Department of English has published his new novel, The Confession of Copeland Cane, a story that exposes the dangers of coming of age in America: miseducation, over-medication, radiation, and incarceration. Congratulations, Professor Norris! 

Pre-order The Confession of Copeland Cane from Unnamed Press here. 


June 12th, 2021 

Reed Magazine earns first Pushcart Prize 

Though it's not quite faculty news, we're excited to share that Reed Magazine, celebrating almost 155 years of literary excellence, has won a Pushcart Prize for the poem, "Father's Belt" by Kurt Luchs. Congratulations to the poet and to the Reed team! 

Read a press release about the award here. 

And don't forget to order your own copy of Reed 153 and pre-order Reed 154 here!