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David Nixon and Kristy Leissle publish The Monolith Volume IV: Mostly Dark Matter

The Monolith cover

IAS faculty members David Nixon and Kristy Leissle stewarded publication of the fourth volume in their annual collection of science fiction short stories. The Monolith Volume IV: Mostly Dark Matter, is now available in print. Since 2013, Nixon and Leissle have published the most philosophically provocative literature by first year students in their Discovery Core I class, Philosophical Explorations of Science Fiction. This year ...

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David Nixon's Bladfold Wins Best Musical Film Award

IAS faculty member David Nixon's animated musical documentary "Bladfold:The Story of Brad Nixon" won the Best Musical Film award at the 2015 Oregon Independent Film Festival

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Leissle and Nixon Publish the Third Volume of The Monolith: Science Fiction Short Stories

IAS faculty members Kristy Leissle and David Nixon published the third volume of The Monolith: Science Fiction Short Stories, subtitled What's In My Head. UWB students in Nixon and Leissle's Discovery Core 1 class, "Thinking Beyond Borders: Philosophical Explorations of Science Fiction," author all the stories in the collection.

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