People in the news - Week of Sept. 11, 2020

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Mason Stahl, the James M. Kenney Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grant to support the acquisition of a cavity ring-down spectroscopy water isotope analyzer. This acquisition will enable hydrological and paleoenvironmental research projects. Learn more about his award here.

Daniel Mosquera, professor of Spanish and chair of the Modern Languages department, was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant for Scholarly Editions and Scholarly Translations. Learn more about his award here.

Ann Anderson, the Agnes S. MacDonald Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Bradford Bruno, professor of mechanical engineering, and Mary Carroll, the Dwane W. Crichton Professor of Chemistry, have published a paper in the Journal of Emission Control Science and Technology. Co-authors include Frank Dilone '20, Thomas Andre '20, Matthew LaRosa '21 and Chris Avanessian '21. The peer-reviewed paper is now available online (with print version forthcoming) here. Research for the article was supported by the National Science Foundation and Union’s Summer Research program.

Scott Kirkton, associate professor of biology, was featured in The Physiologist magazine’s “Under the Microscope Rapid Fire Q&A.” Read the feature here (starting on page 14 in the issue).

Kimmo Rosenthal, professor emeritus of mathematics, published a poem, "In the room dark gaining," in The Fib Review. It follows the Fibonacci sequence by word count, and the title and all the lines in the poem are taken from a half-dozen of Samuel Beckett's later, short plays. Rosenthal has also been accepted as a screener for the literary journal Ploughshares. He will be a first reader for non-fiction essays.

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