Tuesday, April 28
12:10 in Center for Natural Sciences (CNS) 204
Physics professor Luke Keller will give an update on NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) and describe the project, a modified 747 aircraft with a 3-meter diameter telescope mounted in its fuselage. Keller is a co-investigator on a team of scientists and engineers who have designed and built a sensitive infrared camera for the observatory. The team will use their camera to make the first astronomical observations from SOFIA later this year and in early 2010.
Melendy Krantz (graduating in May with a double major in anthropology and politics) has received a Fulbright award to Bangladesh, and Amy Cohen (who graduated last May with a degree in theater arts management) has received a Fulbright award to the UK.
The Department of Art History is pleased to announce its first annual Art History Senior Symposium, to take place Tuesday, April 21, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Klingenstein Lounge. The symposium will feature presentations by six senior art history majors on recent research and exhibition projects.
The School of Humanities and Sciences is pleased to recognize five students who have received grants and awards this semester that recognize their academic achievement and provide support for their involvement in research projects in the humanities and social sciences.
ITHACA, NY — Hailed as one of Moliere’s most entertaining and enduring plays, “Tartuffe” is the comic story of a scheming hypocrite who cons a family into believing he is a pious man in order to steal their fortune. Professor Greg Bostwick will direct the Ithaca College Theatre production of this classic French drama. Performances will be offered at 8 p.m. on April 21...