Dr. Jan Carpenter presented at the Association of Middle Level Education national conference in Minneapolis in November 2013.
English faculty member Natalie Serber's collection of short stories, Shout Her Lovely Name, made Oprah's 2012 summer reading list.
According to Oprah magazine, "...this collection is achingly true to life when it comes to the many ways mothers and daughters grow together and apart, over and over again."
Shout Her Lovely Name is published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and may be purchased at most major bookstores. It is also available at the Marylhurst University Bookstore.