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Inequity in Academic Freedom

12 Apr 2017 - 11:19am
Professor Erin Tolley

Political Science Professor Erin Tolley knew the article she co-wrote for Maclean’s Magazine was provocative, but her conviction to speak out was stronger than the fear of a backlash from political pundits or other academics.

Professor Ron Buliung featured on latest VIEW to the U podcast

28 Mar 2017 - 11:03am
Professor Ron Buliung

Ron Buliung didn't set out on a course of research on accessibility and education for children, but as often happens in research (and in life), sometimes things take an unexpected turn. 

Listen to VIEW to the U podcast to hear more about his change in research directions and a very personal story that set him on a different course.

By Land and Sea

16 Mar 2017 - 9:12am
Professor Bailey McMeans

A knowledge gap in nature is nothing new, but a gap in the research area of the Alaskan coastline is enough to drive a group of researchers, UTM Biology Professor Bailey McMeans among them, to further investigate the ocean and land processes that shape ecosystems in the Arctic over time and could have important effects on local Native (Iñupiat) communities.

The five-year grant from NSF will establish a Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) program and site along the northern coast of Alaska.

View to the U podcast features Professor Alex Gillespie

27 Feb 2017 - 10:23am
Professor Alexandra Gillespie

Professor Alex Gillespie is a renowned scholar of the literary works of 14th-century writer Geoffrey Chaucer, and she specializes in medieval and early modern texts and books, with a focus on the shift from manuscript to print, the relationship between book history, literary criticism, and literary theory, and the digitization of medieval books.

Biology prof recognized for his career accomplishments

17 Feb 2017 - 12:47pm
Emeritus Professor Glenn Morris

Professor Glenn Morris received two awards in 2016 to recognize his contributions to the field of Biology.

He received the Insect Drummer Award jointly with M.C. Busnel and R.G. Busnel to recognize their "lifetime achievement for research on vibrational communication." The award was presented in Trento, Italy in July at the First International Symposium on Biotremology.

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