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Miranda Johnson ’19 is researching the silk industry this summer at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. The history major from Pasadena, Calif., is working as the textiles curation intern at the Washington, D.C., museum, garnering hands-on experience with archival work thanks to funding from the John B. Hurford '60 Center for Arts and Humanities (HCAH).
The assistant professor of biology was awarded $356,028 as part of a larger collaborative grant to fund her work exploring why certain "infochemicals" in the ocean cause phytoplankton death. This summer, Whalen is in Norway conducting field work with her student Anna Schrecengost '18 at the Norwegian National Mesocosm Centre at the Espegrend Marine Biological Station to understand how a bacterial molecule, or "infochemical," she identified—known as HHQ—influences the dynamics of natural communities of bacteria and phytoplankton.
With his Summer Research Assistantship funded by the John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities, the rising senior is bridging disciplines as he prepares to write his sociology thesis about unconscionability in contract law.
Through July 28, 2017
Sharpless Gallery, Magill Library
Curated by Victor Medina Del Toro '17, Expanding the Universe problematizes the conventional wisdom of rapid scientific progress in astronomy after the creation of the telescope. Details »
*We have a very tiny magic 8 ball.