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Barbara Kunkel, a professor in the Department of Biology, has been awarded $645,000 from the National Science Foundation in support of research on "Roles of Auxin During Pseudomonas syringae Pathogenesis."
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Three Questions with Adia Harvey Wingfield
Adia Harvey Wingfield, professor of sociology, studies the intersection of race, work and sociology. In addition to writing regularly about such matters for The Atlantic, she also has written numerous scholarly articles and books, including No More Invisible Man: Race and Gender in Men’s Work.
Poetry for all
Launched this month with a colleague at Illinois Wesleyan University, Abram Van Engen’s (English) “Poetry for All” podcast aims to demystify poetry and invites even skeptics to join in. Each 15-minute episode takes on a single poem, first reading it, then taking it apart, and then reading it again. “Poetry is not reserved for those with a special interest and talent in the literary arts,” he writes. “Poetry is for us all.”