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A short story by Kimmo Rosenthal, professor of mathematics, was accepted for publication in the EDGE, a literary journal edited by the Tahoe Writers Workshop. That story is titled “Dancing the Quadrille.” He is also nominated for the 2015 Pushcart Prize for an earlier story.

A study co-authored by Cay Anderson-Hanley was published in a recent edition of Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. “Executive function and self-regulating exergaming adherence among older adults” includes Joseph Nimon ’07, Marisa Thurin ’15 and Molly Maloney ’15 as co-authors.

Derek Delaney, director of the College’s Concert Series, was a guest on WAMC’s The Roundtable with Joe Donahue. Delaney discussed the series and its upcoming artists.

Christopher Chabris, associate professor of psychology, co-authored an op-ed for the New York Times Sunday Review on collective intelligence, and why some groups are smarter than others. The piece was one of the most popular on the Times website and was picked up by a number of other media outlets, including The Atlantic. To read the Times piece, click here.

Chad Orzel, associate professor of physics and chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, tested the physics of "deflate-gate." He authored a piece for The Conversation and was later featured on the Discovery Channel Canada.

An article by Jennifer Currey, assistant professor of bioengineering, was approved for publication in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. “Controlled Cyclic Compression of an Open Tibial Fracture Using an External Fixator Affects Fracture Healing in Mice” was co-authored by Meghan Mancuso ’15, Sylvie Kalikoff ’16 and Sean Day ’14.

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