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Egerton Publishes Article

Douglas R. Egerton, Ph.D., of the Department of History, published "The Antislavery Wars of Southern Blacks and Enslaved Rebels," in Ohio Valley History.

Glancy and Glennon Co-Chair National Meeting

Jennifer Glancy (Religious Studies) and Fred Glennon (Religious Studies) traveled to Chicago to co-chair a meeting for the National Steering Committee for Justice in Jesuit Higher Education, a planning meeting for a major conference planned for August 2017 at Seattle University.

Pennisi's Chapbook Selected for Publication

Linda Pennisi's chapbook Minuscule Boxes in the Bird's Bright Throat has been selected by Toadlily Press for publication in their annual Quartet Series. An inaugural reading will take place at the Poets House in NYC on November first. Previously, Pennisi's manuscript was named runner-up for the Tupelo Press Snowbound Prize and the Grayson Books Prize, and finalist for the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize and Concrete Wolf Chapbook Prize.

Klee Presents Research on Bird Migration

Christopher Klee, McDevitt Scholar in Ecology, presented on his ressarch, "Earlier Spring Arrival Dates of Migrating Birds Verified in New York and Massachusetts. " at the annual meeting of the New York State Ornithological Association, which was held in Ithaca, N.Y.

Grossman Publishes Essay on "Women and Film Noir"

Julie Grossman's essay “Women and Film Noir: Pulp Fiction and the Woman’s Picture” has just been published in a new collection of essays on classic film noir, KISS THE BLOOD OFF MY HANDS, ed. Robert Miklitsch (Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2014).

Academic Spotlights

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notesOf the many extraordinary opportunities students have at Le Moyne, one of the most significant is the potential for collaborative research with faculty. In these projects, undergraduate students share ideas and background reading with individual faculty members. Students conduct literature searches, formulate hypotheses, and design experiments. They administer research, make evidence-based inferences, and analyze results. Psychology Honors student Christina Nicolais illustrates the fruits of these remarkable collaborations.

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Le Moyne College’s O'Connell Professor in the Humanities, Dr. Mary MacDonald of the Religious Studies Department, participated in the Parliament of the World's Religions held late last year in Melbourne, Australia. MacDonald presented a paper titled "Orientations to the Land in Australia," considering the perspectives of Indigenous Australians and Settler Australians and asking whether the two groups can make common cause for the benefit of all who now call Australia home.

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Laurie Drake
# Laurie Drake
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 1:26 PM

It was wonderful to read about your participation in the World's Parliment of Religion. No one is more worthy of representing Le Moyne College and indigenous peoples than you. Reading this story made me remember you are the most influential teacher I ever had. I wish I could have joined you.

If you plan a presentation on your trip and the accomplishments of the parliment, I would love to come. In the meantime, I will visit their website.

I always pray for our world and the joy peace for all would bring.

George Queen
Monday, April 25, 2011 2:50 AM
Hi, I just want to say that I enjoyed reading the articles in this site.. Thank you and keep posting!.

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Faculty members across disciplines cite numerous benefits of faculty-mentored undergraduate student research, including the ability to probe into a complex problem, to think and work independently, and to assess the results of their work. Le Moyne’s long-standing commitment to such research spans a variety of academic departments – from physics, chemistry and biological sciences to English, psychology and foreign languages – and is underscored by several recent developments.

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Dr. Smith

When a mathematician or a software engineer thinks about “complexity,” they may envision streams of equations or program code. For Le Moyne College’s Dr. Sherilyn Smith of the biological sciences department, complexity is a concept illuminated in wonderful ways by phenomena not nearly so abstract, and indeed, often a subject of distaste — insects.

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