Donate to MALS

We welcome and deeply appreciate your support. We will apply your gifts to the MALS Enhancement Fund to provide scholarships to MALS students, sponsor student participation in academic conferences, sponsor alumni events and cover guest speaker fees, among other activities.

Contributions to the MALS Enhancement Fund can be made through the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Development Office.

To make a donation, visit the Giving Page.


Sponsoring MALS Students for Academic Conferences

Thanks to funding made available through the MALS Enhancement Fund, Sarah Lindh traveled to Washington, D.C.,  to present her paper, “Cigarette’s American Dream:  Cigarettes and Femininity,” at the Georgetown Graduate Liberal Studies Conference. 

Sponsoring MALS Students for Academic Conferences

MALS Enhancement Fund gifts enabled student María Asunción Tudela to travel to Blacksburg, Virginia, to present her paper, “Western Autonomy: A Brief Critique and Its Shortcomings,” at the Virginia Tech 2016 Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical and Cultural Thought (ASPECT) Graduate Conference.  

Community Events

Your contributions allow us to host community events such as our recent MALS  Homecoming Panel, “Feast, Famine and Farming: Perspectives on Food in the Modern World.” The event, pictured are right, brought students, alumni and members of the community together to discuss how changes in the modern world have affected food production and our relationship to eating. The panel included Dr. Bob Patterson (at the podium) and seated left to right, alumna Natalie Hampton (’09), MALS Director Michael Garval and advisory board member Dr. Seth Murray.

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