College Letter December, 2013
A scientist conducts environmental research that measures beliefs not bacteria.
“There isn’t an environmental issue that isn’t a people issue,” contends sociologist Tom Safford. That’s a critical point for this associate professor whose research focuses on the social aspects of environmental issues, particularly in coastal areas. While other scientists are measuring algal blooms, fecal coliform, or water runoff, Safford is measuring people’s perceptions. [Read more]
An art student goes on a quest to answer questions about art and freedom of expression in China today.
Is China was more open now for artists than it was in the 1980s? While this query sounds simple, Jennifer Lindsay ’14 knew it would be a complex question for Chinese artists. [Read more]
A look back at selected scholarly and creative work in the College.
Over 20 books and recordings were published by faculty in the College. The past year also saw the release of a major documentary film, associate produced by a faculty member, based upon her book. [Read more]