Concordia's Thursday Report

Vol. 28, No.7

December 4, 2003

Photo Empty Bowls event

Empty Bowls and full hearts: Second-year student Maddalena Fuller and instructor Francine Potvin helped organize an Empty Bowls/Bols en Partage fundraiser on Nov. 26 on the Hall Building mezzanine. The students and instructors in the ceramics unit of Fine Arts raised $1,300 for Dans la Rue’s street kids by selling a simple lunch and their own ceramic bowls.
Photo by Andrew Dobrowolskyj

Two ceremonies for 1,582 fall graduates

For the first time, fall convocation will take the form of two ceremonies, both tomorrow, Dec. 5, in the Salle Wilfrid Pelletier of Place des Arts.

A total of 1,582 students will graduate.

The morning ceremony will be given over to the Faculty of Arts and Science, and includes the awarding of honorary doctorates to Natalie Zemon Davis, Leonard Ellen and Jill Ker Conway. More


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Photo of Arslan Dorman

Political science professor Arslan Dorman
Photo by Andrew Dobrowolskyj

Professor demystifies country "between East and West"

Political science professor Arslan Dorman wants to dispel a popular myth about his native country of Turkey: it does not have an identity crisis.

As the nation bordering both Europe and the Middle East was thrust into the international spotlight last month by a series of terrorist attacks, observers pulled out the old adage that Turkey was situated “between East and West.” More