People in the news - Week of April 29, 2022

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Marcus Hotaling, director of the Eppler-Wolff Counseling Center, was a featured guest on a podcast hosted by the Mary Christie Institute. He spoke about how college counseling centers are evolving, creating communities of care, and what today’s students are experiencing. Listen to the podcast here.

Four students presented their senior thesis research at Parilia, a one-day undergraduate classics conference with Hamilton, Skidmore and Union. Students who presented with their presentations were: Alexis Candido ‘22 with “How Translation Affects Understanding in Euripides' Medea”; Michael Conte ’22 with “A New Model in Lead Theory and The Fall of Roman Empire”; Molly McLeod ’22 with “Weaving in Mythology: A Practical Demonstration and Analysis of Agency in Literature”; and Noa Raskin ’22 with “Ovid's Ars Amatoria Through the Lens of Modern Psychology: The Static Culture of Sexually Objectifying Women.”

Marina Vaysberg, adjunct of Russian language, has recently published a short story, “The Tour” in News Flash Fiction Review. Vaysberg, originally from Kiev, Ukraine, completed the Iowa University Writers Workshop three-week Summer Intensive Program in spring 2020. Read her work here.

Four biology students presented their senior research at the Northeast Natural History Conference in Albany. Students and their presentations are: Julia Charest ‘22 with “Can Drought Frequency be Tracked by Stable Carbon Isotopes in Sphagnum Soluble Sugars?” advised by Steven Rice, the Florence B. Sherwood Professor of Life Sciences; Sarah Wettergreen ‘22 with “Is Stable Isotope Analysis a Viable Method for Identifying Prior Tick Hosts? Part 1: Ticks and Host Diet,” advised by Kathleen LoGiudice, professor of biology; Sasha Milsky ‘22 with “Is Stable Isotope Analysis a Viable Method for Identifying Prior Tick Hosts? Part 2: Fur and Ticks,” advised by LoGiudice; Khoa Tran ‘22 with “How Does the Abundance of Invasive Lonicera maackii (Amur Honeysuckle) Increase Tick Density?” advised by LoGiudice.

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