IAS News

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

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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