The mathematics and biology double major built tools to explore the effects of starvation on bacteria and infection.

The Student Teams Behind Library Exhibits "Crossing Borders" and "Who Created the New and Copied the Old" Won First Prize and and Honorable Mention in  first prize and honorable mention in The Association of College and Research Libraries' Exhibition Catalog Awards

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The KINSC Scientific Imaging Contest is an annual contest for student-submitted images from experiments or simulations that are scientifically intriguing as well as aesthetically pleasing.



Professor Anita Isaacs Co-Authors NY Times Op/Ed, "Guatemala is America's Best Chance to Fix the Immigration Problem"

Headshot of Kristen Whalen wearing a cream tank top and standing in front of the side entrance of Founders Hall

The assistant professor of biology will lead a team of interdisciplinary scientists to develop new methods to track and translate complex chemical signals exchanged between phytoplankton and bacteria that are fundamental to ocean ecosystems.

Associate Professor of Political Science Susanna Wing Explains the History Behind the Latest Coup in Mali in Washington Post's Monkey Cage Blog

Campus Alumni


A headshot of Monica Maria Zorilla wearing a blush-colored blouse with rows of embroidered beads and pearls.

As a reporter for Variety, Mónica Marie Zorrilla ’17 cranks out four to seven stories a day. One recent one? An interview with one of her favorite actors, and fellow Ford, Daniel Dae Kim '90.

Rachel Brodie wears a brown leather jacket and has sunglasses on her head as she sits at a riverside outdoor cafe

The Romance languages major who has been working as an educational consultant in China since her graduation will teach English in Taiwan, where she is eager to immerse herself in the island’s diverse musical culture.

A headshot of Michael Rosenfeld, wearing glasses and a blazer, with green trees in the background

Michael Rosenfeld ’78 is vice president of national production for Twin Cities Public Broadcasting. His latest project is the documentary Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page, part of PBS's American Masters series.

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