Faculty and Staff Notes

Amy Berg Participated in Interview for "1843"

December 14, 2022

Amy Berg was interviewed by a journalist at the magazine 1843 (a sister publication of The Economist) about the recent implosion of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange and the resulting fallout for the effective altruism movement.

Chanda Feldman Read at Literary Celebration; Published Two New Poems

December 14, 2022

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Chanda Feldman read as part of the WBUR and CitySpace hybrid celebration of 50 years of AGNI literary journal on Friday, November 4, 2022. Additionally, Chanda Feldman has published two new poems, "For the picnic in the sculpture garden" and "Shuk", in AGNI Issue 96.

Jenny Garcia Quoted in Article

December 14, 2022

Assistant Professor Jenny Garcia was quoted in an article in the Guardian US about Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries rise to power.

Jillian Scudder's Upcoming Book Reviewed in "Publisher's Weekly"

December 14, 2022

Jillian Scudder's upcoming book, The Milky Way Smells of Rum & Raspberries, was positively reviewed in Publisher's Weekly: "From Saturn’s slowly decaying rings to diamond rain on Neptune, Scudder delivers entertaining pop science, all explained in accessible prose. Armchair astronomers will come away with a renewed sense of wonder at the strangeness of the universe."