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Marianne Janack
Janack Essay on Love and Virtue Published

Marianne Janack's essay, "On Love and Virtue: a Commentary on Raja Halwani," has just been published in the volume titled Sex, Love, and Friendship by Rodopi Publishers.  Janack is the Sidney WertimerAssociate Professor of Philosophy.  The volume is a collection of papers presented at the annual conferences of the Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love from 1993-2003.  More ...

S.Brent Plate
Plate Comments on Summer Movies on CNN.com

Aside from the summer blockbusters like Bridesmaids, Hangover Pt 2, and Transformers, a few smaller scale films have been making the rounds, stirring up chatter in cinema lobbies and on the Internet. Visiting Associate Professor of Religious Studies S. Brent Plate has commented and been quoted on a couple of these films on CNN.com and other online outlets.  More ...

Maurice Isserman
Isserman Quoted in Toronto's National Post

A National Post (Toronto) article about a Canadian’s rescue of an abandoned and ill Pakistani porter on a Himalayan mountain included the comments of Maurice Isserman, the James L. Ferguson Professor of History. The co-author of Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes, Isserman discussed the shift in attitudes among some mountain climbers  More ...

Ann Owen
American Public Media's Marketplace Interviews Owen

In advance of the Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s appearance before the House Financial Services Committee today, Henry Platt Bristol Professor of Economics Ann Owen discussed the state of the economy, the European debt crisis and public expectations related to his testimony with American Public Media’s Marketplace reporter David Gura. The segment, titled “Bernanke heads to Capitol Hill,” was broadcast on July 13 on Marketplace Morning Report.  More ...

Stephen Wu
Wu Gives Paper at Western Economic Association Meeting

Associate Professor of Economics Stephen Wu presented a paper and was a discussant of another paper at the Western Economic Association Annual Meeting, held in San Diego from June 30-July 2.  His paper titled "Are Pregnant Women Happier? Racial Differences in the Relationship Between Pregnancy and Life Satisfaction was part of a panel titled "The Economics of Happiness."  More ...

Ella Gant
Gant Named New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow

Associate Professor of Art Ella Gant was named a 2011 Fellow in digital/electronic arts by the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). NYFA awarded $728,000 in unrestricted cash grants of $7,000 to 105 artists throughout New York State. Fellows were selected from a pool of 3,692 applicants in the categories of crafts/sculpture; digital/electronic work; non-fiction literature; printmaking/drawing/book arts, and poetry.  More ...

Ernest Williams
New York Times Quotes Williams on Monarch Decline

“This is the first time we have the data that we can analyze statistically that shows there’s a downward trend [in monarch butterfly populations],” said Professor of Biology Ernest H. Williams in a July 11 New York Times article titled “In Midwest, Flutters May Be Far Fewer.” Williams is the co-author of “Decline of monarch butterflies overwintering in Mexico: is the migratory phenomenon at risk?” recently published in the journal Insect Conservation and Diversity.  More ...

Sue Ann Miller
Miller Participates in Biomechanics Symposium

Professor of Biology Sue Ann Miller participated in discussions about mechanisms of development at the Third Symposium on Frontiers in Biomechanics: Mechanics of Development.  More ...

Nematoda Eurystomina
Smythe Lectures at Invertebrate Morphology International Congress

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Ashleigh Smythe was invited to be a keynote speaker in a symposium titled “Meiofauna – Comparative Morphology and Evolution” at the second International Congress on Invertebrate Morphology, held in June at Harvard University. Smythe’s presentation was titled “Marine Nematodes:  Unfathomable Diversity or a Sea of Opportunity?”  More ...

Roberta Krueger
Krueger Participates in Glasgow Symposium

Burgess Professor of French Roberta Krueger participated in a symposium on "The Beauty of Romance" organized by the Department of French, University of Glasgow, at the Burrell Collection, Glasgow, Scotland, on June 2.  Her talk, "Beauty and the Book: Courtly Instruction in Chrétien de Troyes’s Conte du Graal and Antoine de la Sale’s Petit Jehan de Saintré," analyzed the construction and critique of courtesy in two key medieval French romances.  More ...

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