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Rosario Hubert Receives American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship

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Trinity College Assistant Professor of Language and Culture Studies Rosario Hubert has been awarded an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship for 2017-2018. The fellowship will enable Hubert to work on her book project, Disorientations: Writing China in Latin America. The project argues that the intellectual discussion of China in Latin America has not […]

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New Book by Stefanie Chambers Offers Timely Policy Suggestions on Somali Immigrant Incorporation

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A new book by Trinity College Charles A. Dana Research Associate Professor of Political Science Stefanie Chambers, Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbus: Immigrant Incorporation in New Destinations (Temple University Press, 2017), studies the assimilation of Somali Americans in Minnesota’s Twin Cities and in Columbus, Ohio. Since 2012, Chambers has conducted research into the […]

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Per Sebastian Skardal and Summer Research Students Co-Author Paper

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A research paper co-authored by Trinity College Assistant Professor of Mathematics Per Sebastian Skardal and summer research students Mariam Avagyan ’18 and Shufan Wang ’18 was published recently in the online journal Applied Network Science. Avagyan, who is from Yerevan, Armenia, is pursuing a double major in mathematics and engineering, with a concentration in electrical. […]

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Sarah Raskin and Trinity Alumna Publish Paper in ‘Neuropsychology’

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Trinity College alumna Marta Zamroziewicz ’13 and Sarah Raskin, Charles A. Dana Research Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, have co-authored a paper titled “Effects of Drinking Patterns on Prospective Memory Performance in College Students,” which was recently published in Neuropsychology, the journal of the American Psychological Association. As summarized in an abstract of the paper, […]

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Assistant Professor of Psychology Michael A. Grubb Has Research Published in ‘Nature Communications’

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Trinity College Assistant Professor of Psychology Michael A. Grubb is the first author of a paper titled “Neuroanatomy Accounts for Age-Related Changes in Risk Preferences,” which was recently published in the journal Nature Communications. The senior author on the paper is Ifat Levy of Yale School of Medicine. The research presented in the paper indicates […]

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Barry Kosmin Presents Findings of European Jewish Leaders Survey at Summit in Barcelona

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Barry Kosmin, Trinity College research professor and director of the Institute for the Study of Secularism in Society and Culture, recently participated in “Building Resilient Communities,” the second European Jewish Communities Summit, in Barcelona, Spain. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJJDC), in association with the European Council of Jewish Communities (ECJC) and the European […]

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Michelle Kovarik Receives NSF Grant to Study Cellular Differences in Social Amoeba

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Cells, the building blocks of all biological life, can be chemically different even when they are genetically identical. While this heterogeneity has been studied in mammalian cell lines, particularly in human cancer, it has not been explored in other types of organisms. Trinity College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Michelle Kovarik recently received a $212,253 grant […]

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Book by Samuel Kassow ’66 Being Turned Into Documentary Film

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A book written by Samuel S. Kassow ’66, Charles H. Northam Professor of History at Trinity College, is being adapted for the screen by writer-director Roberta Grossman and executive producer Nancy Spielberg, sister to Steven Spielberg. Production is already under way to turn Kassow’s 2007 book, Who Will Write Our History? Emanuel Ringelblum, the Warsaw […]

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Timothy Curran Awarded NSF Grant to Study Protein Shapes Using New Molecule

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $234,957 grant to Trinity College Professor of Chemistry Timothy P. Curran to examine a potential new method of creating protein shapes called beta-sheets, which may have implications for understanding amyloid diseases like Alzheimer’s disease. Curran is the principal investigator of the project, “RUI: Investigations of a Novel, […]

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David Ruskin Awarded $380K NIH Grant for Research into Ketogenic Diet

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The ketogenic diet has been around for over 100 years as a treatment for epilepsy. Susan Masino, Vernon Roosa Professor of Applied Science, recently published an article finding that the diet’s effectiveness comes from increasing levels of adenosine. Building on that research and existing theories of neuroscience, David Ruskin, research assistant professor, is testing the […]

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