Faculty Publication: Herd Immunity at What Price?

Jay Corrigan, Professor of Economics, has published the article “Herd Immunity at What Price? Using Auctions to Estimate what University Students Must be Paid to Get the Flu Vaccine” with co-authors Nick Clark and Matthew C. Rousu in Volume 23 of Preventive Medicine Reports. He has also placed opinion pieces on this subject with  Barron’sContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Herd Immunity at What Price?”

Faculty Publication: Extreme Acid Modulates Fitness Tradeoffs

Joan Slonczewski, Professor of Biology, has published an article, “Extreme Acid Modulates Fitness Tradeoffs of Multidrug Efflux Pumps MdtEF-TolC and AcrAB-TolC in Escherichia coli K-12” with Samantha Schaffner ‘21 and Abby Lee ‘22, along with12 other Kenyon College students/alumni. The article appears in the June 2021 issue of Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Excerpt Antibiotics andContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Extreme Acid Modulates Fitness Tradeoffs”

New Open Access Journal

The National Academy of Sciences announces the launch of a  new open access journal, PNAS Nexus, in Partnership with Oxford University Press. PNAS Nexus will be highly selective and will publish innovative and multi-, trans-, and interdisciplinary work across the biological, physical, and social sciences, particularly encompassing engineering and health sciences.   “I believe this newContinue reading “New Open Access Journal”

Publication: Pride: A meta-analytic project

Leah Dickens, Kenyon Assistant Professor of Psychology, co-published with Richard W. Robbins (UC Davis), an article titled “Pride: A meta-analytic project”. It can be found in the November 2020 issue of Emotion. Abstract Pride is a complex construct, at times conceptualized positively (as a positive emotional reaction to a personal success) and at other timesContinue reading “Publication: Pride: A meta-analytic project”

Publication: To Disappear and To Find

English Department Professor, Ira Sukrungruang, has published his essay “To Disappear & To Find” in Issue 66 of Brevity Magazine.  The essay is from a time before the pandemic, while driving 5 days a week, 2 hours a day to Kenyon College with his son. “The flat of Ohio spreads in subtle swales before us,Continue reading “Publication: To Disappear and To Find”

Publication: Evidence of Incubation

Kenyon Professor, Robert Mauck and Lisa (Harn) Elliott, ’09, have co-published an article titled “Evidence of Incubation Trade‐offs in Leach’s Storm‐Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) : Ptilochronology as a Measure of Reproductive Investment in a Long‐lived Seabird”. Much of the work was part of Lisa’s senior honors thesis at Kenyon College, and she has since recently finishedContinue reading “Publication: Evidence of Incubation”