Dr. Matt Bowker’s Cross-Cultural Study of Hikikomori (i.e., Severe Social Isolation) to Be Published in the Journal of Genetic Psychology


A new study by Department of Interdisciplinary Studies Assistant Professor of the Practice in Political Science Matt Bowker, Ph.D., and colleagues from around the world entitled, “Severe Social Withdrawal: Cultural Variation in Past Hikikomori Experiences of University Students in Nigeria, Singapore, and the US” will appear in a 2020 issue of the Journal of Genetic Psychology. It will […]

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Dr. Centrie to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

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Dr. Craig Centrie of the Department of Education will be  honored by Arts Services Initiative (ASI of Western New York) on May 22 with a lifetime achievement award.  Over the past 40 years, Dr. Centrie has been a member of the Latino Artists Collective, a co-founder of El Museo Francisco Oller y Diego Rivera, and […]

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UNYTS Blood Drive


Support the UNTYS blood drive on Tuesday, January 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Sullivan Center gym.  First 25 people to donate will receive a Medaille t-shirt! Posted By: Laura Edholm

Posted by: Laura Edholm

Collecting Donations for Homeless Youth Shelter

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Compass House needs your help!  Compass House is a youth homeless shelter. These youth need your generous donations to help make their lives easier. Items Accepted:  Socks Bathroom amenities Underwear Other clothing Money School supplies AND MORE! Items can be placed in the donation boxes at The Information Office in Main, the Huber Library, inside […]

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Dr. Bowker Presents Research at Psychoanalytic Conference


At the 2018 annual meeting of the Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society (APCS), held at Rutgers University, Dr. Matt Bowker presented some of his current research on public fantasies of destruction, survivor guilt and survivor groups. (Dr. Bowker also serves as an Associate Editor of APCS’s journal: Psychoanalysis, Culture, and Society.) Dr. […]

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Our Bulletin Board Game Is Strong

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Check out Cindy Temple’s use of the tower theme on the PsyD Bulletin Board in 103 Humboldt.  She might be willing to share … Posted By: Lynn Horne-Moyer

Posted by: Lynn Horne-Moyer

Dr. Bowker’s Latest Book to be Published by Punctum in 2019

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Dr. Matt Bowker‘s most recent book, Misinterest: Essays, Pensées, and Dreams, will be published by Punctum Books (CA and NY) in 2019. The book is a compendium of essays, creative nonfiction pieces, and prose poems on the surprising tendency to destroy interest and its objects, which include thoughts and thinking, beings and being, relationships and […]

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Dr. Bowker Interviewed by Elle (UK) on the Stigmatization of Solitude for Women


Dr. Matt Bowker, of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, was recently interviewed by Otegha Uwagba of Elle (UK) on the fears and stigmas associated with solitude, with particular reference to women. In this interview, the full-transcript of which can be read here, Dr. Bowker argues that solitude, for persons of all genders, is stigmatized when […]

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Dr. Bowker Completes In-Country Service via Fulbright Grant


In the summer of 2018, Dr. Matt Bowker, of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, traveled to Singapore, funded by a Fulbright Specialist Grant (US Dept. of State), to deliver three weeks of full-day and half-day faculty workshops and “train-the-trainer” seminars on the subject of facilitating critical thinking. His host institution, the Singapore Institute of Management, […]

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Did You Spot Some Zombies on Campus?


At Medaille, we value community as a coming together of diverse individuals — even zombies! Terror Technologies, a company focusing on extreme events for nonprofit charities, was recently on campus to discuss careers in the film industry and costuming and make-up tips with the youths in our Medaille Summer Theatre Camp. Medaille Director of Diversity […]

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