Articles from August 2023

Andre Brock

SLIS Welcomes Dr. André Brock

The School of Library and Information Presents: Black Online Culture, Blackfishing, Digital Blackface, and a Mode of Black Life with Dr. André Brock.
Johanna Winters in the studio

Examining femme aging through puppetry and performance

Thursday, August 10, 2023
Grant Wood Fellow Johanna Winters uses a haunting combination of print, sculpture, puppetry, and video to explore ideas around aging in a femme body.
Aislinn Williams

The impact of mentorship for postdoctoral fellows

Thursday, August 10, 2023
The postdoctoral fellows of the Williams Lab describe the importance of the mentorship they receive from Dr. Aislinn Williams. The Williams Lab investigates how genes that alter the risk for psychiatric disorders change the way the brain develops.
Han Bao

Informatics scholar studies how human mobility dramatically changed during COVID-19

Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Doctoral student's deep learning model will help city planners and policymakers better allocate facilities.
Pictured is Carabayllo - a district of Lima, Peru, where Partners in Health work.

MD/PHD student examines medicine and public health in the Caribbean and Latin America

Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Emiliano Valle's dissertation project examines how Cuba was able to mitigate the effects of the United States’ unilateral trade embargo to build a strong healthcare system.
Photo of Lasar wearing safety goggles in the lab

Enhancing renewable energy sources and space technologies with ionic liquids

Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Colleen Lasar's research focuses on the versatile applications of ionic liquids.
Kaydenn String Quartet

Kaydenn String Quartet celebrates diversity and collaboration

Monday, August 7, 2023
The Kaydenn String Quartet brings together music students from across the globe.