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Kiana Miller '16 received the Leadership in Diversity Award from the Greater Albany Leadership Council on Inclusion. Miller was one of three local college students to receive the award in recognition of her leadership on diversity and inclusion at Union. 

Eric Rose ’16 and Nicholas Webb, visiting assistant professor of computer science, attended the Workshop on Designing and Evaluating Social Robots for Public Settings at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and System in Hamburg, Germany. They presented a paper, “Determining appropriate first contact distance: trade-offs in human-robot interaction experiment design," in the Workshop on Designing and Evaluating Social Robots for Public Settings. Computer science faculty Aaron Cass and Kristina Striegnitz were also involved in the research. Funding to participate in this conference came from a Faculty Research Travel Grant and a Student Conference Travel Grant. 

A short story by Kimmo Rosenthal, professor of mathematics, was recently published in volume 9 of the literary journal EDGE. The title and epigraph of Dancing the Quadrille come from Franz Kafka's posthumously published “Blue Octavo Notebooks.” 

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