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Howard Morgan '84
Howard Morgan ’84 Named Vice Chair of Parkinson’s Foundation

Howard Morgan ’84 has been named vice chair of the Parkinson’s Foundation (PF), a new organization focused on research, care, education and advocacy. It formed through a merger of two nonprofit organizations: the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) and the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF). Morgan will initially serve in this role for two years, until he succeeds John Kozyak, the former chair of NPF, as board chair.  More ...

Lindsay LaBarge '17, Maya Montgomery '18
Programming Collaborators

Lyndsay LaBarge ’17 and Maya Montgomery ’18 spent this summer working on the design and implementation of CSPy, a variation of the programming language Python. The research is under the supervision of Associate Professor of Computer Science Alistair Campbell.  More ...

Alan Cafruny
Cafruny’s Comments Featured in Norwegian Newspaper

Alan Cafruny, the Henry Platt Bristol Professor of International Affairs, was interviewed for an article on international trade policy and the presidential election that appeared in the Norwegian newspaper Dagsavisen on Aug. 4.  More ...

Aida Shadrav '17 (foreground) and Willa Mihalyi-Koch '19 wait for a plasma cleaner to do its work in Professor Farah Dawood's lab.
Chemistry Students Attempt to Improve Spectroscopy Signal

In recent years, Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) has become valuable because it allows for the cost effective, rapid detection of small molecules without destroying or altering them. Particularly, in biology and chemistry fields, it allows one to identify biological samples like DNA and proteins, detect trace levels of explosives, and can be used in medical diagnostics.  More ...

Luka Modebadze ’18
Finance in His Future

Luka Modebadze ’18 is interning this summer at TBC Bank, one of the largest universal banks in the Republic of Georgia whose activities “encompass nearly every segment, including retail, corporate, investment banking and private wealth management.” His internship is funded by the Sidney and Laura Gilbert Internship Fund, managed by the Career Center.  More ...

Christophre Georges
Georges Presents Paper at WEHIA

Professor of Economics Chris Georges recently presented a paper and chaired a session at the 21st annual Workshop on the Economic Science with Heterogeneous Interacting Agents (WEHIA). The conference was held at Jaume I University in Castellón, Spain.  More ...

L-R: Univ. of Oregon's Jim Rawlins, Univ. of Richmond's Stephanie Dupaul and Monica Inzer at the National Press Club
Inzer Participates in Media Roundtable

A revamped SAT, a new college-application platform, financial aid, endowment spending and issues related to recruitment and retention were among the topics addressed during a recent media roundtable attended by Vice President of Admission and Financial Aid Monica Inzer.  One of the immediate results of the session was an article that appeared on Aug. 3 on The Atlantic site titled “The Pitfalls of Free Tuition” in which Inzer was quoted extensively.  More ...

Charles Dunst '18
The Hill Publishes Dunst '18 Opeds

Due to strict Senate ethic codes, rising junior Charles Dunst was unable to publish any of his opinions publicly while serving as a military and veterans affairs intern in U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand’s office this summer. As soon as he completed his internship, however, Dunst submitted two essays to The Hill, both of which were published in the second half of July.  More ...

Tyler Rhind '18 and his fellow researchers at VA Medical Center in New Haven, Conn.
Better Understanding the Brain

What is consciousness?’ The question has compelled Tyler Rhind ’18 to think about the relationship between the brain, behavior and awareness since taking courses in neuroscience and consciousness last year. While so far little is known about the links between them, Rhind hopes to further the understanding of consciousness through studying the effects of marijuana on short-term memory and how they relate to schizophrenia.  More ...

Director of the Fillius Jazz Archive Monk Rowe with British guitarist Laurence Juber.
Rowe Presents at International Music Conference

Monk Rowe, the Joe Williams Director of the Jazz Archive and lecturer in music performance, recently presented two programs at the International Society for Music Educators conference in Glasgow, Scotland. He also conducted interviews with Swedish jazz pianist Hakan Rydin and British guitarist Laurence Juber to add to the Jazz Archive.  More ...

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