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Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.

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Mega-Array Reveals Birthplace of Giant Stars

January 16th, 2013

Professor of Astronomy James Jackson and his collaborators were recently able to get some of the very first science-quality data from the new ALMA telescope in Chile. ALMA is a truly ground-breaking telescope for those working at long wavelengths. Their work is featured in the December 18 issue of Nature. Read more

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