Stories of Incredible People, Research, Learning, and Leadership in Arts & Sciences
After successful decade in the provost’s office, Davis looks ahead
Adrienne Davis, the William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law and director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity, will step down May 31 from her position as vice provost for faculty affairs and diversity.
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Revisit this episode with anthropologist Bret Gustafson, who discusses the complicated relationship between energy, politics, the environment, and indigenous rights. Gustafson's book "Bolivia in the Age of Gas" is now available through Duke University Press.
In the mid-twentieth century, the thriving Jewish community in modern-day Baghdad quickly came to an end. Years later, those who experienced life in Baghdad - and also the children of those exiled - turned to literature to share their memories. Revisit this episode to discover ideas and stories from Nancy Berg's recently published book, "Since 1948: Israeli Literature in the Making."
Bronwen Konecky travels to tropical regions around the world gathering evidence of the geologic past. Using data from rain samples and sediment deep at the bottom of lakes, she is piecing together a story about Earth's climatic history – and what it can tell us about our planet's future.
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From mountain biking to mice brains
Biologist Keith Hengen reflects on his unexpected path to a research career and the people who guided him along the way.
A major, yet minor, life decision
Ahead of the 2020 Major-Minor Fair, senior Keishi Foecke looks back at her academic journey in Arts & Sciences.
On living a life of principle
In 2016, Chancellor Emeritus William H. Danforth took a few moments to talk about the principles that guided him throughout his life and work.
Sociology program soars five years after its revival
To mark the department's anniversary, a recent graduate shares her appreciation for her sociology major.