Alumnus’ gift supports faculty and student innovation

September 20, 2016

Steve Kapp ’81 (MBA ’90) is among the first donors to the College of Arts and Sciences to establish a Dean’s Innovation Fund to support a range of academic disciplines, including biomedical engineering, applied physical sciences, the Be A Maker (BeAM) initiative and the minor in entrepreneurship program.

Broadway breakthrough

September 20, 2016

Max von Essen ’96 received a Tony nomination for his role as Henri in “An American in Paris” on Broadway.

Shedding light

September 20, 2016

Physicist Amy Oldenburg uses noninvasive biomedical optics to see inside tissue.

A scholar and a mentor

September 20, 2016

Russia scholar Donald Raleigh’s next big project is Brezhnev bio.

A teacher digs deeper

September 20, 2016

Graduate assistant Cicek Beeby gets her hands dirty explaining archaeology.

#Throwback (fall 2016)

September 19, 2016

An audience gathers for a car concert outside Hill Hall in the 1970s.

Isolated coral reefs are not healthier

September 19, 2016

For the world’s coral reefs, the picture keeps getting gloomier. Although it’s widely assumed that both local and global factors are contributing to their decline, new research shows that isolated reefs far from human activities are in fact not healthier than those in more densely populated areas.

A Lost Colony find

September 19, 2016

Archaeologists recently uncovered a clue that doesn’t shed light on what happened to the colonists of the Lost Colony, but it may reveal more about their life on the island.