People in the news - Week of Nov. 6, 2020

Publication Date


Ann Anderson, the Agnes S. MacDonald Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mary Carroll ‘86, the Dwane W. Crichton Professor of Chemistry, and John Costa ‘17 have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation's Small Business Technology Transfer Program for their project, “Monolithic Aerogel Designs for Daylighting Applications.” Learn more about their award here.

Panels and Events:

Jennifer Milioto Matsue, professor and chair of the Music Department, organized and chaired the panel, “Choreographed, Iconic, and Embodied Relationships: Interspecies Musicking and the Human-Animal Bond,” and delivered the paper, "Rhythm, Tempo, and Cadence: Bridging Two Bodies through Classical Dressage," at the Society of Ethnomusicology's annual conference held virtually.

Ellen Yu, chief information officer, was a panelist at a conference hosted by EDUCAUSE. “Journey to Leadership: Perspective from Asian Pacific American Leaders” focused on senior IT leaders and the diverse paths in their careers. They also shared perspectives and advice on how to create and honor a diverse workforce culture.

Publications and Journals:

Kimmo Rosenthal, professor emeritus of mathematics, has been named a staff reader at the literary journal Ploughshares. His name will appear on the journal masthead in the next print issue.

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