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CAS News July 17, 2012
CAS Shares Credit for Big Discovery of Small Particle
Kelsey Bilsback is pinching herself. Rarely do the arcana of particle physics dominate global headlines. But physics major Bilsback, an intern at the CERN Laboratory in Geneva, finds herself among physicists from around the world flying high after CERN’s confirmation July 4 of evidence of a new subatomic particle that could dramatically advance our understanding of the universe. Read more
Honoring Our Faculty-in-Residence
As we reflect on the 2011–2012 academic year, CAS would like to join Residence Life in highlighting the Faculty-in-Residence Program and applauding the work of CAS faculty-in-residence Doug Kriner and Wayne Snyder. Read more.
Faculty Invited to Apply for Seminar on Religious Pluralism
The School of Theology, with the support of the CAS-based Institute on Culture, Religion & World Affairs (CURA), is this year again organizing a year-long seminar for faculty fellows on religion. Click on the following link for materials describing the organization and themes of the seminar, and inviting applications for all interested faculty and friends of STH and CURA. The seminar will be titled “Religious Pluralisms in the Public Square.” Seminar description. Rationale and goals.
more news
Faculty Meetings & Deadlines
Summer Community for Faculty: Dean’s Summer Casuals
Faculty Accolades

John Byers
Associate Professor of Computer Science

Julian Go
Associate Professor of Sociology

Jonathan Zatlin and Louis Ferleger
Associate Professor and Professor of History

Timothy Longman
Director of African Studies Center

Graham Wilson
Chair of Political Science

this month's accolades
Student Accolades

Two Astronomy graduate students have been awarded fellowships under the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program. These prestigious national fellowships provide generous support for three years of study. The new fellows are Kathryn Fallows and Zachary Girazian, both of whom work with Paul Withers.

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For all matters regarding your alumni, please contact Associate Director of Alumni Relations Kirsten Lundeen at 617-358-5525 or Assistant Director of Alumni Relations Caitlan Nee at 617-358-6275.

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