Physics' Zellner Discusses Meteor Shower on WILX Newscasts
May 23, 2014
Nicolle Zellner, associate professor and chair of physics at Albion College, appeared on the May 23 evening newscasts on WILX, channel 10 in Lansing, to talk about the meteor shower that was forecast to appear in the early hours of May 24.
Zellner, a planetary scientist, received her Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2001 and has been teaching at Albion College since 2005. Read about her research on her blog.
Theatre Duo's Conference Poster Gives 'Graphic' New Look at Blood
For theatre and music major Peter Verhaeghe, '15, and Theatre Department costume designer Amber Cook, blood on a budget was a learning and teaching experience during the spring semester. The two presented a technique for using fabric in place of stage blood at the Costume Commission of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology Conference held recently in Fort Worth, Texas.
College Awards Posthumous Degree to Anna Howard Shaw at Commencement
The Rev. Dr. Anna Howard Shaw, former president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), was posthumously awarded an honorary doctorate from Albion College, her alma mater, during the College's May 10 Commencement exercises.
Biology Students Present Research at National Drosophila Conference
Biology professor Roger Albertson and students Marissa Cloutier, Jack Manquen and Allison McClish presented posters at the recent Drosophila Research Conference in San Diego, sharing work they believe could improve human health in developing countries.
Snacking Elephants and Throwing Spears: Josh Hall's Africa Semester
"You have to push it, rather than throw it," says Josh Hall, '14, of a spear-throwing lesson he recently had with Maasai Moran in Kenya. Discovering a new talent was an unexpected bonus for Hall, who is spending the spring 2014 semester in Africa, learning Swahili and studying wildlife management, wildlife ecology and environmental policy.