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Hilary Tann, the John Howard Payne Professor of Music, was recently was interviewed for an article on her work for the Oxford University Press’ Music blog. The story was part of their ongoing series asking composers eight questions about their musical likes, dislikes, influences and challenges. Read the article here

Mary Carroll, professor of chemistry, Ann Anderson, the Agnes S. MacDonald Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Caroline Gorka ’14, a chemistry major, published a video article, “Preparing Silica Aerogel Monoliths via a Rapid Supercritical Extraction Method” in the Journal of Visualized Experiments

Kaitlyn Suarez ’15 received one of three $5,000 scholarships awarded to undergraduates from the Liberty Mutual Responsible Scholars Scholarship Program. Suarez was chosen for creating the Dutchmen Dip and Good Eats, two community service programs held on campus. 

Ellen Borkowski, the College’s chief information officer, was voted one of the Huffington Post’s Top 100 CIO’s to Follow on Twitter. Check out the full list here

Stephen Berk, the Henry and Sally Shaffer Professor of Holocaust and Jewish Studies, was a guest on WAMC. He discussed if anti-Semitism is playing a role in the recent events in Ukraine with host Alan Chartock. Listen to the interview here.