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Today’s young adult fiction of wizards, warlocks and vampires in love can actually be critically read in the classroom. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM introduces you to USF English Literature major Courtney Pollard and talks to her about her surprising findings.
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Chaz Hine, a USF Management major & starting offensive lineman on the USF football team, talks about the extra-curricular projects that helped him win “most outstanding student” in the College of Business’ “25 Under 25” program. Also, His offensive line coach, Steve Shankweiler, shares his opinions about Chaz.
Chaz Hine talks what it felt like to win “most outstanding student” in the College of Business’ “25 Under 25” program.
Chaz Hine sings opera.
Accounting major Hefgine Fils-Aime, who graduated in May at the age of 20, talks about some of her experiences at USF. She’s doing a summer internship at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and has received a scholarship to pursue her masters in accounting at Wake Forest University.
International Business / Economics major Ross O'Bryan speaks about one of the best lessons he learned at USF, his future plans, and his experience as a model.
USF English literature & philosophy major Courtney Pollard talks about the comparisons of 'classic' literature and contemporary young adult fiction, and how she looks at the latter, both as a reader and possibly as a teacher.
Courtney Pollard on the challenges of the research, which she presented at USF's 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. She also talks about her future plans.
For more information
Young Adult Fiction
Abstract of Courtney Pollard's research from the 9th Annual USF Undergraduate Research Symposium
USF Library's Hipple Collection of Young Adult Literature, which is open to the general public.
Assembly on Literature for Adolescents (ALAN) website
Young Adult Library Services Association's Best Books for Young Adults lists