Research Conversations

Art Therapy: Healing Through Imagery with Heidi Bardot

Heidi Bardot explains how art therapy has shown promise in helping people cope with the repercussions of trauma.

Human Face of Immigration with Daniel Martínez

Daniel Martinez reveals the often tragic personal stories behind the politics of immigration reform.

Chimps Shine Light on Human Parenting with Carson Murray

Carson Murray discusses her observations of wild chimps and how they shed new light on behavior.

Power of Creative Expression with Dana Tai Soon Burgess

Dana Tai Soon Burgess shares his vision of art-as-diplomacy and thoughts on the arts at Columbian College.

East Meets West in Art with Mika Natif

Mika Natif reveals how elements and images from Renaissance Europe found their way into 17th century Islamic art.

On the Cutting Edge of Innovation with Akos Vertes

Akos Vertes discusses his research and his biggest challenge to date: combating biological and chemical threats.

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Dean's Conversation between Dean Ben Vinson and John Sides

The Art of the Election

How did the pundits and the pols get their election predictions so wrong? In a conversation with Columbian College Dean Ben Vinson, Associate Professor of Political Science John Sides discusses Donald Trump’s election and the impact of his rise to the presidency on political behavior.

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Chemistry Student Helps Unlock TB Clues

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Once thought to be all but eradicated, tuberculosis has made a tragic come back. Luther Rice Fellow Abby Pepin is working with Chemistry's Cynthia Dowd in an important effort to turn back the TB tide.

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