• Timothy Raylor publishes article

    July 20, 2007 at 1:15 pm

    Timothy Raylor, professor of English, published an article "A new poem by Waller? Lady Katherine Howard, the Earl of Northumberland, and an Entertainment on board the Triumph" in English Manuscript Studies, 1100-1700, vol. 13 (British Library:London, 2007).

  • Michael Griffin, visiting assistant professor of cinema and media studies, recently attended the 57th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) in San Francisco, where he chaired the theme session, "Creating Alternative Channels of Discourse on Iraq," and presented the paper "Exposing Images on the Web:A New Wild Card in Political Discourse." Griffin also presided as Chair of the ICA Visual Communication Studies Division, chaired the paper session, "Conflict, War, and Visuals," and participated in association business meetings as a member of the ICA Board of Directors.

  • Professor of chemistry David Alberg, along with five student co-authors, JoAnn Czechowicz '04, April Wilhelm '05, Maroya Spalding '03, Anna Larson '06, and Linnea Engel '04, published an article titled "The Synthesis and Inhibitory Activity of Dethiotrypanothione and Analogues against Trypanothione Reductase" published in The Journal of Organic Chemistry.

  • Rob Lamppa, Director of Energy Management and Senior Project Manager, recently made a presentation titled "Green/LEED Initiatives at Carleton College" at the Great Lakes College Association (GLCA) annual business officer and facility manager's meeting at DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind., on June 11, 2007. The GLCA includes Albion, Antioch, Denison, DePauw, Earlham, Hope, Kalamazoo, Kenyon, Oberlin, Ohio Wesleyan, Wabash, and Wooster Colleges.

  • Debroah Gross Presents Poster

    June 19, 2007 at 3:01 pm

    Deborah Gross, associate professor of chemistry, recently presented a poster entitled "Biomass Combustion Aerosols Studied with Single-Particle Mass Spectrometry" at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry National Meeting in Indianpolis. Gross worked with coworkers from the University of Minnesota Department of Mechanical Engineering on the poster.

  • Timothy Raylor Publishes Article

    June 19, 2007 at 2:56 pm

    Timothy Raylor, professor of english, has recently published an article entitled "A new poem by Waller? Lady Katherine Howard, the Earl of Northumberland, and an Entertainment on Board the Triumph" in English Manuscript. The article provides evidence for attributing an unnoticed manuscript poem to the seventeenth century poet Edmund Waller. Raylor's investigation is accompanied by another article by professor John F. Burrows of the University of Newcastle (Australia), which offers a computational stylistic analyzation of the poem.

  • Michael Kowalewski Published Review

    June 19, 2007 at 2:50 pm

    Michael Kowalewski, professor of english, recently published an essay review of two new books entitled "The Place of Style in Kevin Starr's History" in the March issue of Rethinking History:The Journal of Theory and Practice. The books reviewed were Kevin Starr's Coast of Dreams: California on the Edge (2004) and California: A History (2005). In an interview published in this issue, Starr, who is dean of California historians and the former California State Librarian, listed Kowalewski as one of a select group of comtemporary cultural commentators helping create a new "golden age" of California history.

  • Suzanne Savanick Publishes Article

    June 19, 2007 at 2:42 pm

    Suzanne Savanick, SERC visiting fellow and visiting assistant professor of environmental and technological studies, recently published an article entitled "Case Study for Evaluating Campus Sustainability: Nitrogen Balance for the University of Minnesota" in the June issue of the journal Urban Ecosystems.

  • Phil Camill Featured in Article

    June 19, 2007 at 2:39 pm

    Phil Camill, associate professor of biology, was recently featured in a news article in the April 12 issue of Nature Magazine titled "A world melting from the top down." The story addressed how climate warming will impact permafrost thaw in boreal and Arctic ecosystems and how melting ice will disrupt the global carbon cycle.

  • Ann Zawistoski, reference and instruction librarian for the sciences, Kristin Partlo, reference and instruction librarion for the social sciences, Paula Lackie, academic computing coordinator for the social sciences and humanities, and Doug Foxgrover, academic computing coordinator for the natural sciences, recently conducted a workshop titled "Start Seeing Numbers" for 60 participants at the Association of College & Research Libraries annual conference in Baltimore.

  • Carolyn Sanford, head of reference and instruction, recently joined Professor Jo Beld of St. Olaf and Nancy Millichap, Associate Director of Professional Development at NITLE, in a panel presentation about FYILLAA/First Year in the Liberal Arts Assessment at the Association of College & Research Libraries annual conference in Baltimore.

  • Arjendu Pattanayak, assistant professor of physics, along with Sean M. Sweetnam ('08) and Anatold Kenfack, recently had their paper entitield 'Bifurcations and Sudden Current Change in Ensembles of Classically Chaotic Ratchets' published in Physical Review E.