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Emeritus Professor of Physics Dan Stinebring at the Forefront of Gravitational Wave Research

March 19, 2021

Jane Hobson ’22

A senior member of the of the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves, Emeritus Professor of Physics Dan Stinebring studies how gravitational waves affect the universe and our Earth. Jakob Faber ’21 and Hengrui Zhu ’21 have been working alongside of Stinebring, which has provided them with opportunities to attend international conferences and listen to scientists from around the world.
Two male students pose on either side of their male professor

Winter Term: Psychological Factors on COVID-19

October 1, 2020

Yvonne Gay

Many areas of the country saw significant drops in pollution levels when stay-at-home orders were put in place several months ago. The effects on the atmosphere suggested to Devin Williams ’21 that there might be other factors to investigate. He joined a team of students who assisted Professor of Psychology and Environmental Studies Cindy Frantz in a project that would lead to the study of COVID-19 on psychological factors.
A lake with the reflection of trees.

Winter Term: Butterflies, One of Nature’s Flashiest Pollinators

September 14, 2020

Yvonne Gay

Mary Perchlik adores butterflies. That interest led to her month-long project in August, which combined the study of butterflies on a species level while maintaining a broader focus on environmental systems that support butterflies and their interactions between different plants, insects, and habitats.
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