The Greek Parliament has agreed that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – its name for the country to the northwest of Greece since the break-up of Yugoslavia in 1991 – can now be called the Republic of Northern Macedonia.
Optical Society members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics are proposed for election to the class of Fellow. Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics and Astronomy Enrique (Kiko) Galvez is among this year’s honorees.
“At first glance,” Assistant Professor of Political Science Sam Rosenfeld writes in the New York Times, “the decision by congressional Republican leaders on Monday to strip Representative Steve King of his committee assignments for remarks last week defending white supremacy appears to be an example of the party stepping in to police its own extremists. But it’s actually the opposite.”
On the Oxford University Press Blog, Associate Professor of Political Science Bruce Rutherford writes: Was [Egypt's] January 2011 uprising an aberration, and has Egypt now returned to its historic norm of autocratic rule centered on the military? Or, was the uprising the first wave of a process of change that will resume and continue to shape Egypt and the region?
The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center is pleased to announce Amy Leventer, Orville Whitnall Professor of geology, as the 2018 winner of the Goldthwait Polar Medal in recognition of her distinguished record of scholarship and service in polar science.
Last month, the Student Government Association along with the Center for Leadership and Student Involvement, career services, and the computer science department banded together to send 10 Colgate students to the Grace Hopper Celebration in Houston, Texas.
During the summer, Colgate students applied their liberal arts know-how in a variety of real-world settings, and they continue to update the university community on their experiences. Here, Patrick Needham ’20, biochemistry major from Vermilion, Ohio, writes about his work with neurology patients in Leh, Ladakh, India.
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.