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Born in Afghanistan under communist rule, Angela Joya found her young life thrown into flux when her family fled the oppressive regime for the Islamic republic of Pakistan during the early 1980s. There they remained refugees for 12 years, stuck in a perpetual state of limbo.

In more than twenty years at the University, Ken Calhoon’s career has spanned the spectrum of academia from pedagogy to administration: He has taught and mentored hundreds of students in several disciplines, presented scholarly papers and lectures to national and international audiences, directed


Imagine taking a class field trip . . . to a slaughterhouse. Last year, students in Mark Unno’s “Bull in the China Shop” seminar experienced those intense sights, sounds, and, well, smells.

The only female professor in her department, Miriam Deutsch can’t recall the day it stopped being weird to be a woman studying physics. The trend of few females pursuing science typically begins during the teen years, she says.

Loosely translated from the French, Stephanie LeMenager’s last name means to manage, to be sparing with. While she’s a steward for the environment as a leader in the field of environmental humanities, she spares nothing as a cultivator of imaginations.


Students in the Science & Memory program use multimedia storytelling techniques to turn the science of climate change into compelling narratives

A website called the Lyon Archive explores A.S. Lyon's life charted by students contributing to the digital archive

Sapeurs devote their lives to staying on the cutting edge of fashion