Chatting with Dana Brown, PhD, executive director, PA Center for Women and Politics, Rebecca Harris, MBA, executive director, Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship; and Jessie Ramey, PhD, director of the Chatham University Women’s Institute.Read More
Why were 160 people itching to enter Allegheny Cemetery on October 12? The answer might surprise you. It's not ghost-hunting or grave-digging, it's art history.Read More
Talking with Chatham’s new Falk Chair of Socially Responsible Business is an absolute delight.Read More
Social media undergoes constant change, and change is one thing that Chatham University Social Media Manager Sarah Hamm understands well.Read More
I danced throughout my youth and was set on majoring in dance. My parents were a little concerned because they did not want me to have to wait tables the rest of my life!Read More
“Students need to have an entrepreneurial spirit, be assertive and able to manage ambiguity in positions that might not be clearly defined, and develop large networks to advance professional opportunities.”Read More
“My first full time job was at an advertising agency, which taught me that I didn’t want to sell things to people that they didn’t need, but that I was good at thinking about messages and persuasion, and wanted to explore ways to use those tools for social good.”Read More
When Tony Miga, MSUS ‘14 first visited Eden Hall Campus as a prospective graduate student in the brand-new Master of Sustainability program, what he remembers seeing were some dilapidated stables and the big barn. And the orchard.Read More
“Health-related technology is advancing faster than the health professional or health organization can keep up with. That’s why academic institutions are beginning to prepare health professionals (in a variety of disciplines) to embrace and use technology.”Read More
On July 1, 2016, David L. Finegold, DPhil, became the 19th president in Chatham's 147-year history. Dr. Finegold has nearly 30 years of experience in higher education as a researcher, author, professor, academic dean, senior vice president and chief academic officer.
Dr. Tyra Good, assistant professor of education, knows a thing or two about culturally responsive education. In fact, she teaches it—courses with names like Teaching in Urban Schools, Issues of Poverty and Race in Education, and Diverse Family Community Partnerships.
Listen, I love being a writer. I went to school for this stuff, three times. But that was before I knew that data science was a thing, how cool it is, and the kinds of job (and salary!) prospects that are out there for people who study it.
“When I was four, I told my mother that I wanted to be a nurse. To this day I don’t know where the idea came from, because neither I nor anyone in my family had been sick or in need of medical care.”Read More
“I knew I wanted to be a teacher when I entered college, but had no idea that I could teach children with disabilities. As I was reviewing the advising sheet, one of the majors was special education! I knew then and there that I was going to be a special education teacher.”Read More
“I’m passionate about movement. For me, movement has a few different domains.”Read More
“I grew up in the country, free to roam and enjoy nature. As I got older and the strip mines got closer and closer to my home, I saw the damage that was being done to the environment, including the farms and woods around my house. It was then that I began to realize that our energy needs were going to completely overwhelm the natural world that I love so much.”Read More
“I learned that although medicine tends to compartmentalize, having experience in several areas will strengthen your personal discipline and ability to think and reason.”
“I try to help my students get past the presumption that this should be an easy thing. When you’re a visual artist, you know you’re going to have to do 8,000 sketches. Somehow in writing that idea isn’t so present; people think they can just jump in and do it. It’s all about building your facility and taking on the next challenge.”Read More