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artsci update: April 2011

Posted on April 19, 2011



Issue 4 | April 2011  

5 in 5: Favorite Music Albums

previewWe asked Timothy Beal, the Florence Harkness Professor of Religion, to list his five favorite albums of
all-time – with only five minutes to think!
Here are his picks:

1) Radiohead, Kid A

2) Sufjan Stevens, Illinois

3) Dax Riggs, We Sing Only of Blood and Love

4) PJ Harvey, To Bring You My Love

5) Kid Kudi, The Man on the Moon

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Junior philosophy major Isaac Dukes finished third at the 2011 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship held at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Dukes was the defending national champion and top-ranked wrestler in the nation at 149 pounds, and he was 33-2 going to the tournament. In February Dukes won his 100th career match. Read more.


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Asian Studies lecture series India: The Migration of Religion, People and Ideas

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Cleveland International Film Festival honors founder

Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer

Jonathan Forman (’75 WRC), founder of the Cleveland International Film Festival, was honored with the festival’s Legacy Award. The Film Festival just celebrated its 35th successful year. A former student of Louis Giannetti, English professor emeritus and film historian, Forman currently operates 75 screens in nine theaters in two states. Read more.


Senior awarded Churchill Scholarship

previewStephen Fleming, a senior majoring in physics and biochemistry, is one of 14 students from 103 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the Churchill Scholarship award, which will enable him to continue his studies at Cambridge University. Read more.


Sociologist receives fellowship to study in Switzerland

Marie LathersBrian Gran, professor of sociology, received an International Short Visit Fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation to support his upcoming visit to L’Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch in Sion, Switzerland. While there, he will conduct research on children’s rights.

CAS In the News

Professors offer expertise on Japanese
nuclear crisis

Philip Taylor, Perkins Professor of Physics, was a guest on WCPN’s “The Sound of Ideas,” discussing the safety of nuclear power in light of the situation in Japan. Listen to the broadcast at What Next with Nukes?

Gerald Matisoff, professor of geology, recently detected radiation in Cleveland rainwater but noted it poses no danger to human health. Read more.

Study shows elderly fastest-growing group of Internet users

previewSociology Professor Eva Kahana was cited in USA Today for her research documenting the growth of Internet use among the elderly to stay in touch with their children and grandchildren. Read more.


Ethiopian Fulbright Scholar comes to CWRU

previewMulugeta Alene Araya, a professor at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, arrived on campus in January on a six-month Fulbright Scholarship to work with Beverly Saylor, associate professor of geological sciences. The two researchers are part of a multi-institutional, paleoanthropological research project led by Yohannes Haile-Selassie, curator of physical anthropology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Read more.

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