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January 21, 2010

Prof. Robert Allan to Be Featured in Major New BBC Series on the History of Science

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He is a leading behaviorist in the tradition of B.F. Skinner The BBC plans to feature Robert W. Allan, associate professor of psychology, in a major new series about science. BBC-TV host Michael Mosley and a video crew visited Lafayette Dec. 16 to interview Allan, a well-respected researcher in the branch of psychology known as [...]

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January 14, 2010

Professor John Kincaid Will Advise Chinese Officials on Issues of U.S. Federalism

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An internationally recognized expert, he is traveling to China for a symposium that includes the U.S. ambassador to China and high-level Chinese officials Professor John Kincaid is a member of a small United States delegation traveling to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Jan. 16-23 for a symposium on comparative governance with the Counselors’ Office [...]

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January 8, 2010

Jason Pang ’10 Has a ‘Phenomenal Experience’ Working with Professor John Kincaid

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He writes about his research on federal issues; Pang will attend UCLA School of Law in the fall Jason Pang ’10 (San Francisco, Calif.) a double major in government & law and philosophy, is performing EXCEL research with John Kincaid, Meyner Professor of Government and Public Service, on two book projects focusing on federalist governments. [...]

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October 27, 2009

Professor Donald Miller Helps Bring WWII History to Big and Small Screens

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The film Beyond all Boundaries will premiere Nov. 6-8 at the National World War II Museum, and the 10-hour series WWII in HD will air on the History Channel starting Nov. 15 This fall, Donald L. Miller, John Henry MacCracken Professor of History, will welcome the premiere of two projects he’s worked closely on to [...]

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October 20, 2009

Civil Engineering Professors Receive $280,000 National Science Foundation Grant

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Innovative research will improve support structures and highway facilities constructed on soft or loose soil Muhannad Suleiman and Anne Raich, assistant professors, and Steve Kurtz, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, have received a $279,275 National Science Foundation grant to research the use of pervious concrete in foundations supporting structures and highway facilities constructed [...]

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October 12, 2009

Professor Ilan Peleg to Discuss American Foreign Policy Oct. 15

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He will sign copies of his newest book following his talk Ilan Peleg, Charles A. Dana Professor of Social Science, will discuss “From Bush to Obama: The Shift in American Foreign Policy” 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in the Gendebein Room of Skillman Library. A reception and book signing will follow his talk, which is [...]

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October 8, 2009

Professor Katalin Fabian Authors New Book about Women’s Movements in Hungary

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In her new book, Katalin Fabian, associate professor of government and law, contrasts the stages of development in organization, membership, and activism of Hungarian women’s groups over the last two decades. Contemporary Women’s Movements in Hungary: Globalization, Democracy, and Gender Equality will be released this month by Johns Hopkins University Press. Fabian’s research centers on [...]

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September 29, 2009

Professor Margarete Lamb-Faffelberger Receives National Teaching Award

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The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages has recognized her ability to integrate technology into her courses Taking a German class with Margarete Lamb-Faffelberger, professor and head of foreign languages and literatures, is a multimedia experience. In each of her classes, from beginner to advanced levels, Lamb-Faffelberger incorporates technology in innovative ways to [...]

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September 9, 2009

Professor Manuel Ospina-Giraldo and 5 Students Coauthor Study Published in Nature Magazine

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Twelve students have been involved in research that could help control tomato and potato blight Manuel Ospina-Giraldo, assistant professor of biology, has coauthored a study that appeared online today in the journal Nature.  Five of his student research assistants — neuroscience major Karlyn Horn ’10 (Cincinnati, Ohio) and biology graduates Megan Chawner ’08, John Griffith [...]

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September 9, 2009

Mechanical Engineering Professor Jenn Stroud Rossmann Appears in Documentary about the Wiffle Ball

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She discusses aerodynamics as part of the film Yard Work, which aired Sept. 10 on the New England Sports Network Jenn Stroud Rossmann, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, provided commentary about the aerodynamics of the Wiffle ball for the documentary film Yard Work, which aired Sept. 10 on the New England Sports Network. Written and [...]