- April 2, 2014 at 1:19 pm
- February 28, 2014 at 10:46 am
Marty Baylor, Assistant Professor of Physics, has been granted a prestigious Single-Investigator Cottrell College Science Award from the Research Corporation for her project “Optimization of Index Contrast in Diffusive Photopolymers Able to Create Waveguides and Fluid Channels in Optofluidic Devices.” The award will move Prof. Baylor closer to her goal of creating 3-D, portable devices for optical sensor applications. Grant support will also enable undergraduate researchers to assist in building apparatus, acquiring data, analyzing results, and devising future experiments.
- February 24, 2014 at 4:30 pm
Laska Jimsen, Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, recently was awarded an Artist Initiative grant in Visual Arts from the Minnesota State Arts Board to support completion of the experimental 16mm film, Circles & Arrows, Matrices & Trees. Jimsen will screen cuts of the film at colleges, universities, and arts centers. She also plans to conduct workshops on the photochemical process of 16mm hand processing.
- February 24, 2014 at 4:22 pm
Jason Decker and Daniel Groll, Assistant Professors of Philosophy, co-authored a paper, "Moral Testimony: One of These Things Is Just Like the Others," which was published in the journal Analytic Philosophy.
- February 24, 2014 at 4:09 pm
Arjendu Pattanayak, Professor of Physics, was invited to give a talk at the University of Toronto on "Surprises in the quantum-classical transition for computed Lyapunov exponents" at the Fields Institute as part of the Centre for Quantum Information and Quantum Control seminar series on January 31. He spoke on his recent work that explores the multi-parameter transition between classic and quantum-mechanical behaviors.
- February 24, 2014 at 3:59 pm
- February 24, 2014 at 3:48 pm
Mikaela Schmitt-Harsh, Robert A. Oden, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow for Innovation in the Liberal Arts in Environmental Studies, published an article titled “Private residential urban forest structure and carbon storage in a moderate-sized urban area in the Midwest, United States” in the journal Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. The article examines the private residential urban forests of Bloomington, Indiana, and the carbon storage services they provide.
The article was co-authored with colleagues at the Center for the Study of Institutions, Population and Environmental Change (CIPEC) at Indiana University.
- February 16, 2014 at 7:29 pm
- January 23, 2014 at 11:04 am
- January 2, 2014 at 10:22 am
- January 2, 2014 at 9:10 am
Fred Hagstrom, Humphrey Doermann Professor of Liberal Learning and Rae Schupack Nathan Professor of Art, has been named the 2014 Minnesota Book Artist Award Winner for his new piece entitled "Passage." This annual award, presented by Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) and the Minnesota Book Awards, recognizes a Minnesota book artist or book artist collaborative group for excellence of a new artistic work, demonstrated proficiency and quality in the book arts through three pieces of supporting previous work, as well as an ongoing commitment and significant contributions to Minnesota’s book arts community.
- November 22, 2013 at 3:53 pm
Scott Carpenter, Professor of French, joined Stephanie Curtis '92, of Minnesota Public Radio, and Charlie Quimby '71, at Micawber's Books in St. Paul for an author panel on the representation of loss. The panel, moderated by Curtis and open to the public, took place on Novmmber 22, and was joined by Peter Geye, the author of The Lighthouse Road.