Cindy Weiss, CLAS Today

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U.S. Ranks Low in Benefits Comparison

Professor Lyle Scruggs has done a survey of social insurance programs in developed countries.

Graduate Student Presents Alzheimer’s Research at International Conference

A new study shows that Americans know little about the risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease.

Three Science Students Win Goldwater Scholarships

Three students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have won prestigious Goldwater Scholarships to further their studies toward doctorates in the sciences.

Mathematician Receives Award to Fund Collaborative Research

Maria Gordina, associate professor of mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will spend a semester in residence at Cornell University as the winner of the Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize awarded by Cornell and the Association for Women in Mathematics.

Alumnus Discusses Search for Truth About U.S.-Iraq War

When Charles Duelfer (’74 MA, history) was sent to Iraq in 2004 by President George W. Bush to find out why the administration had been wrong about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, he was assured by his old friend George Tenet, CIA director, that they wanted “just the truth.” But Duelfer responded, “How deep do […]

Two Liberal Arts Faculty Receive NEH Fellowships

Two faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have received National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowships to undertake scholarly projects. They are among 74 faculty from around the country to receive NEH fellowships or faculty research awards this year.