Although most weren’t teaching, MHC faculty members were busy this summer writing and speaking publicly on a wide variety of topics. Here's a sample.
- Girma Kebbede wins Fulbright U.S. scholar grant to Ethiopia: Professor of Geography Girma Kebbede is bringing his expertise on the human dimensions of environmental changes to Ethiopia.
- Lauret Savoy reconnects the dots between race and place: Environmental studies chair Lauret Savoy talks movingly about the braided strands of natural history and human history—including the role of race.
- Audrey St. John on making computer science less geek, more chic: In its latest newsletter (see p. 9), the Henry Luce Foundation shows how Professor Audrey St. John has helped double interest in computer science.
- Ombretta Frau and Paula Debnar lead Sicily study trip: On an academic trip to Sicily, students visit sites described by writers from Virgil to Pirandello and see history and literature materialize before their eyes.
- Stephen Jones says Caucasus issues multilayered: Writing in Open Democracy, Russian studies professor Stephen Jones says framing changes in the Caucasus as an East-West struggle is unhelpful.