2011 Acumen

Lehigh University College of Arts and Sciences - 2011 Acumen Magazine

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Message from the Dean: 

Broadening perspectives

Briefs: 

THE ARTS
The life and love of Joe Coogan … endless imagination … Walden comes to life
 
THE HUMANITIES
Constructing gender in fiction … Plato’s two paradigms … what’s in a name?
 
THE NATURAL SCIENCES
High topography in Mongolia … costeffective gas separation … financial modeling … creating fibers from tellurite glass
 
THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Napoleon and the shaping of the Atlantic ... the role of tipping ... digital civic engagement
 
 
THE LAST WORD
Dynamic institutions
by Anne Meltzer
professor of earth and environmental sciences

Features (No Web Versions): 

DANGEROUS DIVISIONS
Research on cell replication and differentiation may one day affect cancer treatments, genetic testing and antibiotics.
 
CITY ON A HILL
Three professors are inspired by 18thcentury Moravian Bethlehem.
 
GLOBAL INFLUENCE
Globalization has become a hallmark of the 21st century. But do we understand it?
 
A CABINET OF WONDERS
The West African religion of vodun fascinates an artist.