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Monday

August 19, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Research: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Summer Student Research: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Schriger received grant funding through the Mellon Foundation to help her integrate her summer research into her academic work as a senior.

Tuesday

August 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Research: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Summer Student Research: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in his home country of Bangladesh, where nearly one…

Tuesday

August 6, 2013 10:00 am

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It’s also a predictor of later success.

Tuesday

July 23, 2013 3:00 pm

Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

James Meyo ’14 and Jenny Chen ’16 are the first U.S. undergraduates to employ an innovative research technique currently used in only three labs in the world.

Friday

June 28, 2013 10:00 am

Press Herald and Sun Journal remember Philip Isaacson ’47

Press Herald and Sun Journal remember Philip Isaacson ’47

The Portland Press Herald and Lewiston Sun Journal each report and comment on the death of lawyer, art critic and…

Thursday

June 27, 2013 4:42 pm

In pursuit of a coaching career, Lindsay Cullen ’13 seeks ‘mix of academics and athletics’

In pursuit of a coaching career, Lindsay Cullen ’13 seeks ‘mix of academics and athletics’

Cullen begins her coaching career at Dickinson College as an assistant with the cross country and track programs.

Thursday

June 27, 2013 10:48 am

Researcher Allison Mann ’08 keeps ‘Mad Men’ real

Researcher Allison Mann ’08 keeps ‘Mad Men’ real

Mann upholds the show’s “well-earned reputation for authenticity and for mining the tumultuous history of the 1960s.”

Wednesday

May 22, 2013 3:32 pm

Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer Tori Rodriguez cites research by Jonathan Adler ’00…

Wednesday

May 22, 2013 2:33 pm

Sunday Telegram profiles Metropolis Ensemble founder Andrew Cyr ’96

Sunday Telegram profiles Metropolis Ensemble founder Andrew Cyr ’96

With Metropolis Ensemble, Andrew Cyr is meeting his goals of attracting nontraditional classical audiences and giving young classical music composers a chance.

Wednesday

May 22, 2013 2:15 pm

Boston Spirit Magazine blog profiles On the Town actor John Ambrosino ’01

Boston Spirit Magazine blog profiles On the Town actor John Ambrosino ’01

Ambrosino has a lead role in the production of On the Town at Boston’s Lyric Stage, May 10 to June 8.