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.
“How we acquire our moral beliefs is one question. What makes them true, if they are true, is another.” For Associate Professor of Philosophy Jacob Klein, these difficult questions are at the core of the liberal arts education.
Confronting difficult and contentious subjects in the classroom is an essential component of a liberal arts education. Professors Jenna Reinbold and Tim Byrnestalk about how they are approaching a course that examines the American church-state debate through the lens of abortion and same-sex marriage.