President Obama last week nominated Michael Suarez, director of the Rare Book School and University Professor of English, to serve on the National Council on the Humanities, the advisory board of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Religious studies professor Kathleen Flake is building a digital database of early polygamous marriages among Mormons to understand the nature of these marriages, their internal logic and the resistance to conventional 19th-century norms.
Ian Baucom’s first year-end report as the new Dean of the College—focused on the topics of strategic planning, engaged learning, research and discovery, faculty hiring, finances, and capital projects. You will also find a listing of faculty awards and achievements.
New Horizons, the NASA spacecraft that on Tuesday flew within 8,000 miles of Pluto, has phoned home, and scientists are getting their first close-up views of the dwarf planet, nearly 10 years after the craft left Earth on a 3-billion-mile journey
The online ad that led you to your new favorite pair of shoes might seem innocuous, but according to Associate Professor of Economics and Computer Science Denis Nekipelov, the algorithms behind such ads could lead to an unforeseen financial crash – something he hopes his research will prevent.