For most of us, barnacles are barely noticed. For ship owners, they are a nuisance. For Associate Professor of Physics Rebecca Metzler, they are a treasure — organisms unique in their ability to adapt to almost any marine environment.
George Dorland Langdon Jr. Professor of History and Africana & Latin American Studies Graham Hodges is featured on The Academic Minute. Hodges’s newest book, Black New Jersey: 1664 to the Present Day, delves into the history of oppression in the north, the slave-owning past of New Jersey, and some of the state’s most famous black Americans.
Two radio segments written and voiced by Colgate professors have been recognized as the best of the year in their respective categories by the producers of The Academic Minute, a nationally syndicated radio production of Albany National Public Radio affiliate WAMC.
According to “Circadian Effects on Performance and Effort in Collegiate Swimmers,” a recent article by Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of the Biology Department Krista Ingram, night owls may make less efficient swimmers in the morning.
How do people experience government promoted ideas of peace after mass atrocity? Susan Thomson, Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, explores this question and more in Rwanda: From Genocide to Precarious Peace (Yale University Press).
Mathematics and economics double major Kayla Logar ’20, from Denver, Penn., describes her research with the Adirondack Foundation in Lake Placid, N.Y., as part of her summer opportunity at the Upstate Institute.