Low publishes Imperial Mecca: Ottoman Arabia and the Indian Ocean Hajj With the advent of the steamship, repeated outbreaks of cholera marked oceanic pilgrimages to Mecca as a dangerous form of travel and a vehicle for the globalization of epidemic diseases. European, especially British Indian, officials also feared that lengthy sojourns in Arabia might expose … Continue reading Low publishes Imperial Mecca: Ottoman Arabia and the Indian Ocean Hajj
Lori Biederman, adjunct associate professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, contributed to a paper that has been published. The paper, “Global impacts of fertilization and herbivore removal on soil net nitrogen mineralization are modulated by local climate and soil properties” was published in Global Change Biology. Global Change Biology promotes new … Continue reading Lori Biederman published in Global Change Biology
David A.M. Peterson, professor in the Department of Political Science and the Whitaker-Lindgren Faculty Fellow in Political Science, published an article in the Washington Post. The piece, “Trump keeps invoking the ‘American Dream.” Americans are pessimistic that they can acheieve it” appeared in the Monkey Cage section of the Post. The Monkey Cage’s mission is … Continue reading David A.M. Peterson published in Washington Post’s Monkey Cage
Miriam Zach, adjunct assistant professor of music, was featured on NPR’s Pipedreams Women Working #2033. The piece aired on August 17. To listen to the episode in which Zach is featured, visit here. Begin at Hour 2 at 1:04:14. Women Working #2033 is a salute to creative composers, able arrangers and persuasive performers in honor … Continue reading Miriam Zach featured on NPR’s Women Working
Katherine Rafferty, assistant teaching professor in the Department of Psychology, has published an article in the Journal of Pediatric Healthcare. Maeve McGuire (’21 technical communication) also contributed to this research. The article, “When Facing Hopeful and Hopeless Experiences: Using Snyder’s Hope Theory to Understand Parents’ Caregiving Experiences for Their Medically Complex Child,” was publshed on … Continue reading Katherine Rafferty published in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care
David A.M. Peterson, professor in the Department of Political Science and the Whitaker-Lindgren Faculty Fellow in Political Science, published an article in the Washington Post. The piece summarizes some of the work from Peterson’s book “Ignored Racism.” The piece, “Who Thinks That Latinos Shouldn’t Be Able to Vote?” appears in the Monkey Cage section of … Continue reading David A.M. Peterson authors piece for Washington Post’s Monkey Cage
Lori Biederman and colleagues published “Precipitation contributes to plant height, but not reproductive effort, for western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara Sheviak & Bowles): Evidence from herbarium records.” Their article was published in the Journal Ecology and Evolution. This analysis and research contributes to the understanding of a federally endangered plant that lives in Iowa.
Brazil, like the Amazon Rainforest, stands at an inflection point. It is increasingly clear that Brazil’s future lies not in the deforestation of its past, but in summoning the political and societal will to build a twenty-first century economy that prioritizes human capital and sustainable, low-carbon growth. History shows that effective legal, regulatory, and enforcement … Continue reading Smith publishes Building a Sustainable Future in Brazil