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A Lens on Wildlife

A Lens on Wildlife

| November 9, 2010

ROB ALEXANDER’S PASSION FOR WILDLIFE ECONOMICS goes hand in hand with his talent for photography. Throughout his career as a professor of environmental studies, Rob has traveled to China, Africa, Australia and New Zealand to investigate the economic factors that play a role in the decline of endangered species. On his trips, he never forgets […]

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A Royal Journey

| November 9, 2010

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ART HISTORY Tracy Chapman Hamilton has always been fascinated with maps, and, being a medievalist, old maps are her specialty. This past summer, Tracy traced the footsteps of medieval royalty, visiting regions of France where several queens and countesses built important landmarks, uncovering new facets of their culture and history. Tracy set […]

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Diving for Clues

| November 9, 2010

“A HEALTHY REEF IS REALLY LOUD. It’s deafening under water,” says Lindsay eneguess ’11. Depending on the number and variety of species, sea creatures noshing on the corals’ hard exoskeleton can sound like crunching on chalk or eating Grape Nuts without the milk. Corals are animals. They secrete calcium carbonate, forming an exoskeleton, which builds […]

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Goal-driven Sophomore Lands $20,000 Trip to Vietnam

| November 9, 2010

SHE MADE A PERSUASIVE ARGUMENT TO THAT EFFECT, winning a prestigious $20,000 Boren Scholarship from the National Security Education Program to study there during the 2010-2011 academic year. Cris is learning the Vietnamese and Khmer languages, culture, national politics and international affairs at Vietnam National university, while living with a Vietnamese family. During her stay, […]

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