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An exhibit featuring the work of Fernando Orellana, associate professor of visual arts, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts was featured in various Philadelphia media outlets, including the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philly Voice and BillyPenn.com.
Two books by Lori Marso, the Doris Zemurray Stone Professor of Modern Literary and Historical Studies, were recently released. Routledge published 51 Key Feminist Thinkers, which includes articles by Andrea Foroughi, associate professor of history, and Michelle Chilcoat, associate professor of French. Oxford University Press published Politics, Theory, and Film: Critical Encounters with Lars von Trier, which Marso edited with Bonnie Honig from Brown University.
“Two Early Interactive Computer Network Experiments,” an article by David Hemmendinger, professor emeritus of computer science, appeared in the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing.
Heather Watson, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, was awarded a $292,000 grant from NASA for her project, “Diffusion in Iron-Nickel Alloys and Sulfides: Constraints on Segregation and Crystallization of Early Planetary Cores.” Her project will include education and research training for high school and Union College students from the fields of astronomy, geology and physics. Learn more about it here.
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