Faculty Award: KHN Residency

Orchid Tierney, Assistant Professor of English, has been awarded a KHN Residency from The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.  Each year the program awards up to seventy juried residencies to established and emerging visual artists, writers, composers, and interdisciplinary artists from across the country and around the world.  All Our Names Are Kin:Continue reading “Faculty Award: KHN Residency”

Faculty Award: USDA Grant

Siobhan Fennessy, Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, has received a subaward as part of a $3.2 million grant via  Ducks Unlimited.  The project, “Assessing the Climate Change Mitigation Potential of Wetland Restoration in the Conservation Reserve Program: Measurements, Modeling, and Scaling Changes in Soil Carbon and Greenhouse Gas Fluxes,” is a participant in aContinue reading “Faculty Award: USDA Grant”

Faculty Publication: A New Algorithm

Noah Aydin, Professor of Mathematics, has published an article, “A new algorithm for equivalence of cyclic codes and its applications,” (Sept 2021) with R. Oliver VandenBerg ’20 in Applicable Algebra in Engineering Communication and Computing journal. What is a cyclic code? A cyclic code is a block code in coding theory, where the circular shiftsContinue reading “Faculty Publication: A New Algorithm”

Faculty Publication: South Sudan promised to investigate civil war atrocities

Jacqueline McAllister, Associate Professor of Political Science, has an article “South Sudan promised to investigate civil war atrocities. Why hasn’t that happened?” published in the Washington Post Monkey Cage blog on October 6, 2021. Excerpt Is South Sudan coming to terms with the violent five-year civil war that left 400,000 dead, and millions displaced? ByContinue reading “Faculty Publication: South Sudan promised to investigate civil war atrocities”

Faculty Publication: The adaptive challenge of extreme conditions

Andrew Kerkhoff, Associate Provost and Professor of Biology, along with co-authors Danilo M. Neves, Susy Echeverría-Londoño (former Kenyon postdoc), Cory Merow,  Naia Morueta-Holme,  Robert K. Peet, Brody Sandel, Jens-Christian Svenning,  Susan K. Wiser, and Brian J. Enquist, have published an article “The adaptive challenge of extreme conditions shapes evolutionary diversity of plant assemblages at continentalContinue reading “Faculty Publication: The adaptive challenge of extreme conditions”

Kenyon’s CAREER Grant Winners

Written by Samantha Neilson, Kenyon Class ’23 Nestled behind Hannah and Rosse Hall is the Science Quad. Within these walls is a hub for interdisciplinary research and collaboration at Kenyon. Countless organizations provide funding for STEM research. Among them is the National Science Foundation (NSF), an independent federal agency dedicated to providing funding for researchersContinue reading “Kenyon’s CAREER Grant Winners”

Faculty Publication: A Scenic River in Rural Ohio

Siobhan Fennessy, Professor in Environmental Studies, and Joan Slonczewski, Professor of Biology, have published an article, “A Scenic River in Rural Ohio Shows Elevated Antibiotic Resistance Genes, Including Acinetobacter Tetracycline and Macrolide Resistance, Downstream of Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent” with co-authors April Murphey, ‘22 and Daniel Baric, ‘05. The article appears in Microbiology Spectrum VolumeContinue reading “Faculty Publication: A Scenic River in Rural Ohio”

NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding & Grants Administration

SAVE THE DATE! NOVEMBER 1-4 This seminar is ideal for researchers, early stage investigators, or anyone new to working with the NIH grants process. Registration is free and open to the public. Visit their website for more information and to sign up to be notified when registration opens.

Faculty Publication: Low strain, more gain

Yutan Getzler, Associate Professor of Chemistry, has published an article “Low strain, more gain” in Volume 13 Issue 8 of Nature Chemistry. Abstract Recycling polymers to their monomers would enable a circular polymer economy, but this can be challenging, especially for materials with all-carbon backbones. Now, by lowering the strain of cyclooctene through ring fusion,Continue reading “Faculty Publication: Low strain, more gain”

Faculty Publication: Sexual Language Use in U.S. College Students

Sarah Murnen, Samuel B. Cummings Professor of Psychology, has published an article, “Sexual Language Use in U.S. College Students Across Twenty Years”, along with Paige E. Bullock ‘21, Eleanor J. Tetreault ‘21, Sydney A. Matteson ‘20, and Lauren Redman ‘22, in the June 2021 issue of Archives of Sexual Behavior. In this research, Professor MurnenContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Sexual Language Use in U.S. College Students”