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2015 Student Symposium: April 17

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The School of Arts and Sciences is the first school of every undergraduate at UR. We welcome students to courses of discovery and creation, through 22 departments and 11 interdisciplinary programs.

Faculty Highlights

  • Mufti publishes article

    Shahan Mufti published "What Gandhi Understood About Inflammatory Depictions of Muhammad" in the New Republic.

  • Klinker and students travel to Australia

    Spatial Analysis Lab Director Kim Klinker took a group of students to Australia in the summer of 2014. See the story map of their travels.

  • Salisbury on All Things Considered

    David Salisbury was featured on NPR's All Things Considered, talking about the illegal logging situation in the Peruvian-Brazil borderlands of Amazonia and the recent deaths of local activists seeking to draw attention to the situation. He and Diego Leal, '15, also authored an op-ed on the tragic death of their colleague Edwin Chota for the Huffington Post.

  • New Book

    Professor Steve Nash recently published his latest book, Virginia Climate Fever.

  • Broening Fellowship

    Dr. Benjamin Broening is the recipient of a 2014 Howard Foundation Fellowship.

  • Professor recognized for dissertation

    Sociology professor Eric Anthony Grollman recently was honored with the Best Dissertation Award in Mental Health by the American Sociological Association.

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  • Kostadinov publishes paper

    Research associate Dr. Tiho Kostadinov, '02, and Roy Gilb, '14, recently published a paper in the journal Geoscientific Model Development.

  • Cable Book Chapter

    Dr. Jennifer Cable published “After the Italian Manner:  The English Cantata 1700-1710,” in The Lively Arts of the London Stage, 1675-1725 (Performance in the Long Eighteenth Century: Studies in Theatre, Music, Dance).

  • Charlesworth Paper Accepted

    Dr. Arthur Charlesworth's paper, "The Comprehensibility Theorem and the Foundations of Artificial Intelligence," was recently accepted to appear in Minds and Machines: journal for artificial intelligence, philosophy and cognitive sciences, Vol. 25.

  • Bowie publishes new book

    Dr. Jennifer Bowie recently published The View from the Bench and Chambers: Examining Judicial Process and Decision Making on the U.S. Courts of Appeals with coauthors Donald R. Songer and John Szmer. She spoke about it in a Boatwright Libraries Podcast.

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2014 Student Symposium

The 2014 Student Symposium featured nearly 200 student research presentations.

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