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Alumni Award for Gary Goshgarian

Department of English

Professor Gary Goshgarian has been awarded the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association Robert H. Goddard Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement.  Professor Goshgarian, who earned a bachelor’s degree in physics at WPI, is, under the name Gary Braver, the author of eight well-received novels, most recently Tunnel Vision. His novel Flashback won the 2006 Massachusetts Honor Book Award. The Robert…
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Professor Gary Goshgarian Receives WPI Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement

Department of English

Professor Gary Goshgarian has been awarded the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Alumni Association Robert H. Goddard Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement.  Professor Goshgarian, who earned a bachelor’s degree in physics at WPI, is, under the name Gary Braver, the author of eight well-received novels, most recently Tunnel Vision. His novel Flashback won the 2006 Massachusetts Honor Book Award.

The Robert H. Goddard Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement is presented by the WPI Alumni Association to alumni who have become masters of their field or who have gone above and beyond the normal career path. The award was named for Robert H. Goddard, the father of modern rocketry and a WPI alumnus…
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Professor Goshgarian Interview in Forthcoming Documentary

Department of English

On Sept. 3, KQED/PBS in California is airing the documentary, “Who Wants to Live Forever?,” a film on aging that includes an interview with NU English Professor Gary Goshgarian. Professor Goshgarian, whose pen name is Gary Braver, talks about his novel, Elixir, and the research behind it. “I was very honored to be part of…
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Professor Goshgarian’s Joins “Sweet Auburn” Panel Discussion

Department of English

Professor Gary Gosharian will join Dead In Good Company co-editors Kim Nagy and John Harrison and local historian Dee Morris in a conversation about the historic Mount Auburn Cemetery.  The event is sponsored by Arlington Community Education and will be held at Arlington High School. More information can be found on the Arlington Community Education website. Professor Goshgarian’s essay, “Recollections Among the Dead,” appears in Dead In Good…
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Professor Goshgarian’s Essay, Short Story Appear in Collections That Celebrate New England Region

Department of English

Professor Gary Goshgarian‘s essay, “Recollections Among the Dead,” was published in the essay collection, Dead in Good Company: A Celebration of Mount Auburn Cemetery (Ziggy Owl Press, August 2015). The collection, which also includes poetry and wildlife photography, celebrates Mount Auburn Cemetary, America’s first garden cemetary, established in 1831 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Professor Goshgarian’s short story, “Acceptance Speech,” was published in…
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Elizabeth Strout Visits ENGL 2440 Modern Bestsellers

Department of English

Writer Elizabeth Strout visits Professor Gary Goshgarian’s ENGL 2440 Modern Bestsellers classroom to talk about the novel, Olive Kitteridge, take questions from the floor, and sign books. Professor Goshgarian is opening up his classroom to the public that day. All are welcome…
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Literature Slam

Department of English

Professor Gary Goshgarian and PhD students Cara Messina and Matthew Hitchcock will be presenting some of their current work as well as answering any questions. ..
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Science Fiction class to “Explore Mars” with Chris Carberry

Department of English

On March 23rd, Chris Carberry, Northeastern alum (BA and MA in History) and founder and CEO of Explore Mars (www.exploremars.org), will be visiting Professor Gary Goshgarian’s Science Fiction class. The class will be reading alien worlds/alien contact material, which constitutes the second half of the course, and Mr. Carberry will be speaking about his extraordinary efforts…
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Noonan Named Director of the Writing Minor

Department of English

Ellen Noonan, Associate Teaching Professor of English, is assuming the new position of Director of the Writing Minor. This position has been created to develop and give more prominence to the department’s curriculum and programming in writing across the areas of fiction, poetry, non-fiction, writing studies, and rhetoric. Professor Noonan will be working on public…
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