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The High Energy Theory Group: Particle Physics, String Theory, and the Big Bang with Sumit Das

In the Department of Physics and Astronomy, the High Energy Theory Group is a collection of faculty, students, and post-doctoral researchers, investigating the origin and nature of matter and forces. The six faculty members of the group are Sumit Das, Terrence Draper, Michael Eides, Bing-An Li, Keh-Fei Liu, and Alfred Shapere. In this interview, Sumit Das describes the diverse research goals of the group, talks about applying string theory to the origins of the universe, and tells young physicists to follow their hearts.
Dean's Channel - Eyeing the Details
What is Ann Morris' secret weapon in studying the genetic disorders that disrupt the human eye? A small, freshwater vertebrate called the zebrafish. Its innate ability to regenerate tissues within its retina following injury makes it a valuable tool for understanding the ocular disease that compromise the vision of thousands of people each year.
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Professor Jeremy Popkin Wins American History Association Book Prize

On October 24, 2011, UK history professor Jeremy Popkin was named as the 2011 recipient of the American History Association (AHA) J. Russell Major Prize for the best book in early modern French history. His award-winning winning book – “You Are All Free: The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition of Slavery” – was published by Cambridge University Press in 2010.

Meet Melissa Stein: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Melissa Stein is an assistant professor in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies and researches scientific and cultural constructions of the body around race, gender, and sexuality.
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