Controversial bioethicist Peter Singer, the distinguished speaker in the humanities, has definite ideas about our diet. by Liz Getman ’09
Around noon each day, parking lots of fast food restaurants and mini-marts are filled with people looking for a quick and inexpensive meal. For many, convenience is a primary factor...
Biology professor involves the public in an entomological sleuthing mission.
by Chelsea Theis ’08
Roses, beavers, and bluebirds are all commonly found in New York -- a good thing, as they are the official state flower, animal, and bird. But the state insect hasn’t been, er, spotted in New York in 15 years. The...
Allan Miller, M.S. ’97, joins an NSF expedition to Antarctica as a research fellow and education consultant. by Alex Meril ’07
For some people, exploration is just a hobby. For Allan Miller, M.S ’97, it’s a lifelong passion. He’s a licensed pilot. In 2003 he was a finalist to become an...
Learning how each person can act to save the planet. by Chelsea Theis '08
Phil Byers ’08 knows his bottled water. And now he knows that only one in seven of the plastic bottles in which it’s sold are recycled in the United States, and that 840 bottles are wasted every 30 seconds.
by Sarah Brylinsky ’09
It was difficult for me to breathe by the time I’d reached my room in Quito. Ten thousand feet above sea level, the fourth floor seemed more like the forty-fourth floor, and the backpack which had weighed under 30 pounds in Pennsylvania now weighed at least 655. In the next ten days I would hike higher...