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Trinity Professor and Alumnus Capture Photo of Light as Both a Particle and Wave

Scientists have known for generations that light behaves as both a particle and a wave. Photographs have shown light behaving as one or the other, but never both simultaneously. That changed with a groundbreaking study by Brett Barwick, assistant professor
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Samuel Kassow ’66 Awarded Medal for Service to Polish Culture

Samuel S. Kassow ’66, Charles H. Northam Professor of History, was honored this week in Warsaw, Poland, for his service to Polish Culture. Polish Minister of Culture and National Heritage Malgorzata Omilanowka, presented a medal to Kassow in a ceremony
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Christopher Hager Awarded Frederick Douglass Book Prize

At a January 29 ceremony, Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition recognized a “profoundly original” work by Trinity’s Christopher Hager, associate professor of English, with the 16th annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize. Word
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