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Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research Thrives at Le Moyne

Faculty members across disciplines cite numerous benefits of faculty-mentored undergraduate student research, including the ability to probe into a complex problem, to think and work independently, and to assess the results of their work. Le Moyne’s long-standing commitment to such research spans a variety of academic departments – from physics, chemistry and biological sciences to English, psychology and foreign languages – and is underscored by several recent developments.

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Friday, January 15, 2010
Glimpses of a Kindly Universe

Defining a scholarly field that officially goes by the name of ‘decoherence’ is a daunting task for anyone, but Associate Professor David Craig of Le Moyne'sPhysics Department manages to succeed, illustrating some major issues in his field with a few well chosen examples. 

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Wednesday, December 09, 2009
Le Moyne's New Reservoir Enriches Student Research

Dr. Smith

When a mathematician or a software engineer thinks about “complexity,” they may envision streams of equations or program code. For Le Moyne College’s Dr. Sherilyn Smith of the biological sciences department, complexity is a concept illuminated in wonderful ways by phenomena not nearly so abstract, and indeed, often a subject of distaste — insects.

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Sunday, November 15, 2009
Exploring Time & Space Through World Literature

Worshipers in Ajmer wait to enter the shrine of Muin-ud-din Chishti, an important Muslim pilgrimage site. 

From the study of Bhakti (saintly, devotional literature) to an analysis of Buddhist, Hindu, and Islamic art, a four-week seminar in India has enriched Assistant Professor of


Jim Hannan’s work at Le Moyne College immeasurably. A scholar in world literature, Hannan spent two weeks of additional travel after the seminar, gathering insights into the symbolism of place, time, and pilgrimage as they shape centuries of Indian literature.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Father Mulhauser Re-Connects with Colleagues in Guam

As the twin-engine Beechcraft touched down on the island  of  Falalop in the western Pacific, passenger Daniel Mulhauser, S.J. noticed that the airport outside his window doubled also as the post office. Thus began his June 2009 visit to the fascinating Ulithi atoll, which secretly served as the world’s largest U.S. Naval base for about seven months during World War II. Once known for its “Murderer’s Row” and its sunken (leaking) oil tanker, the region now braces to face the impacts of sea-water change.

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