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J. Houston Miller and graduate student Michelle Bailey

A Race to the North

Scientists call Alaska the ground zero of global warming. As the region’s permafrost rapidly melts and toxic gases stream into the air, Chemistry Professor J. Houston Miller and his students are racing the clock, building new technology to help defuse this climate time bomb. Read more.

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Luther Rice fellow Connor Delaney and Economics Professor Irene Foster

Economics for Dummies

January 14, 2015

Basic economic concepts can baffle even the brightest students and the most seasoned-scholars. But with the aid of easy-to-understand concept maps, a Luther Rice fellow may have cracked the comprehension conundrum.

Victoria Gonçalves

Political Science Sophomore Earns MSNBC's College ‘Women-in-Politics’ Honor

January 14, 2015

Victoria Gonçalves is a campus crusader, student government leader and proud advocate for Latino Americans. Now she’s one of MSNBC’s top women in college politics. From bridging gender gaps to championing immigration reform, her passions may lead her to Capitol Hill.

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