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Is there a difference between divine justice and divine retribution? Religious studies scholars Elaine Pagels and Laurie Maffly-Kipp discuss the Book of Revelation and how it has been interpreted across time, as well as the personal side of their writing and research.
Laura Miller and Rebecca Copeland, coeditors of "Diva Nation: Female Icons from Japanese Cultural History," discuss queens, goddesses, and the nature of diva-hood.
Ahead of the midterm elections, Steve Fazzari explores the current state of the economy and explains why widely cited unemployment and growth numbers don't give a full picture.
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Senior Class President Joey Vettiankal’s message to the Class of 2019
Senior Class President Joey Vettiankal reflected on the...Read more
A closer look at the most distant object ever explored
In the May 17 issue of the journal Science, NASA’s New...Read more
A tale of two skeeters
It’s rare that scientists see the good in the presence of...Read more
Geoff Childs discusses his research
Geoff Childs in the Department of Anthropology uses anthropological demography to explore what happens to a community when the majority of young people move out for education.
Getting Lost—and Found—in Peru
Mariel Ehrlich, a junior who is double majoring in sociology and Latin American studies, talks about her time abroad in Lima, Peru and how studying Spanish has changed her perspective on what it means to be a global citizen.
Q&A with Hedy Lee
Hedy Lee, professor of sociology, studies the social determinants of population health and health disparities in the United States.
Find your path, discover your major
Four students share their sometimes simple and sometimes meandering journeys to find their majors.
Q&A with Andrew Butler
Andrew Butler, associate professor of education and of psychological and brain sciences, studies the malleability of memory.
Seniors Camille Borders and Jasmine Brown named Rhodes Scholars
ArtSci seniors Camille Borders and Jasmine Brown have been selected as Rhodes Scholars. The fellow Ervin Scholars are also sorority sisters and good friends.