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Behind the Wall

History Professor Kyrill Kunakhovich worked with students from his Fall of Communism and Life in Dictatorships classes to recreate an East German living room from 1988, one year before the German Democratic Republic (GDR) collapsed.

Zebrafish Lab Provides Insights Into Diseases of the Nervous System

Sarah Kucenas’s fish facility recently expanded in size by 50 percent, thanks to funding from the College of Arts & Sciences. It now includes its own water-treatment plant and can house up to 50,000 fish and hundreds of tanks in a 1,300-square-foot area,



$12.9 Million in Gifts, Appointment of Melody C. Barnes to Fuel Democracy Initiative

Sep 10, 2018

The effort will bring together a diverse range of scholars, government leaders and practitioners to study and advance the prospects of democracy around the world.

Biology's Kucenas Earns Prestigious Mentoring Award 

Sep 10, 2018

Kucenas has been selected for the Landis Mentoring Award for Outstanding Mentorship, a new annual award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health.

'Trailblazer' Deborah McDowell Chosen for Zintl Leadership Award

Aug 30, 2018

McDowell joined the English department faculty in fall 1987 and holds the Alice Griffin Professorship, and has directed the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies for the past 10 years.


TechnoSonics XIX - VOICES

Dept. of Music, Sept, 21-23, Old Cabell Hall 

Self Interest and Manipulation in Early Chinese Texts

East Asia Center, with Paul Goldin, Univ. of Pennsylvania, 3:15 PM, Friday, Sept. 21, 116 Monroe Hall 

A Conversation with John Marszalek about Ulysses S. Grant

Nau Center for Civil War History, 5 PM, Thursday, Sept. 20, Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

Poet Mark Doty Reading

Creative Writing Program, 5 PM, Thursday, Sept. 20, Newcomb Hall Ballroom