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At a Geography Department Mapathon, students traced secure food routes through the Philippines.

At Geography Mapathons, Students Make Their Mark on the World

From disaster relief to disease prevention, students are supporting aid efforts around the world—all with the click of a mouse

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Eiko Stader (Photo: John DiConsiglio)

Research on Immigrants Earns Nation’s Top Dissertation Award

Eiko Strader’s socioeconomic study on earning inequality challenges the way we look at immigrants’ impact on the economy.

Stock photo of the tummy of a pregnant woman who is laying down on her side

Sleep and Depression: Double Threats for Moms

A clinical psychology doctoral student reveals that the combined risks of sleep deprivation and depression follow women through pregnancy and into the postpartum period.

 

Yahia Lababidi

Alumnus Poet Turns Reluctant Activist

Writer Yahia Lababidi, BA ’96, is loath to mix politics and poetry. But in his latest collection, he points his pen at anti-immigrant hostility.

Sarah Wagner

Chronicling Homecomings

Sarah Wagner’s research on recovering MIA soldiers has taken her from Vietnam battlefields to forensic science labs to families’ living rooms. 

Taiwan Dancers

Dancing from Taiwan to D.C

Seniors Marlee Grant and Hana Springer are using lessons learned at a dance festival in Taiwan to vault their professional goals.

 


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