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Wesleyan Media Project’s Research Cited in Senate Committee Hearing
The Wesleyan Media Project’s research was cited by U.S. Senator Angus King of Maine during a hearing April 30 of the Senate Committee on Rules & Administration. The subject of the hearing was “Dollars and Sense: How Undisclosed Money and Post-McCutcheon Campaign Finance Will Affect 2014 and Beyond.” Watch a recording of the webcast here.…

Hughes Receives NSF Grant for Research on Planetary Systems
Meredith Hughes, assistant professor of astronomy, received a grant from the National Science Foundation to support her research on “Dust and Gas in Debris Disks Reveal the Origins of Planetary Systems.” The grant, awarded on April 21, is worth $532,943. Hughes’ research focuses on understanding the formation and evolution of planetary systems.  She particularly studies the…

Oliver Honored with NIH Award for Protein Translocation Research
Professor Don Oliver received a three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) (R15) for his research titled “Mechanism of SecA-dependent protein translocation.” The grant, worth $374,148, was awarded on April 15. Oliver is the Daniel Ayres Professor of Biology and professor of molecular biology and biochemistry. Oliver studies how proteins…

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Panel Discussion: Gender, Islam, and the "Muslim Problem"

CFA Hall, 287 Washington Terrace

Monday, October 06, 2014

Daniel Family Commons Closed Due to Faculty Lunch

Usdan 300 (Daniel Family Commons & Lounge)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

18th-Century Group: Brad Pasanek, University of Virginia

41 Wyllys Room 115 (Braitmayer Family Classroom)