2008 Acumen

Lehigh University College of Arts and Sciences - 2008 Acumen Magazine

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Message from the Dean: 

Research without borders

Briefs: 

THE ARTS
Objects of his affection ... big strides for Small Steps
 
THE HUMANITIES
The 8th deadly sin ... ancient texts show the “way”...writing from her roots...virtually Jewish
 
THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political expression...a web of copyright conflicts...the end of alliances...a past without history
 
THE NATURAL SCIENCES
Gold shines on the nano-scale...structure divulges proteins’ role...pictures by the numbers
 
THE LAST WORD
The Lifeblood of a University by Barbara
Traister, Associate Dean for Research
and Graduate Programs

Features (No Web Versions): 

CONSTRUCTING A CLIMATE FOR CHANGE
Examining climatic change of centuries
past is helping some researchers and
policy makers better understand how to
address the environment of the future.
 
PROMISE LAND
Studying the America of the 18th century
allows us to better understand where
we came from and perhaps where
we’re headed.
 
INNER SPACE
Researchers are asking some tough
questions about the body and the
cells that compose it.
 
RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS?
One psychologist’s quest to find what
motivates people to think, feel or behave
in ways that reflect concern for the
well-being of others.