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January 2016
Volume 2, Issue 5

Global conversation: The inaugural Arts Bridging Culture event featured the sights and sounds of Syria.

Art appreciation: Biologist John Jungck discussed the value of incorporating the arts into science education.
Great Bands of the World: The renowned Cory brass band from Wales opens this series with a Feb. 14 concert.
Natural Sciences

Do the math: A new learning lab offers a one-stop shop for student success in beginning mathematics classes.

Proteins and HIV: A research team led by UD has uncovered new information about how HIV invades cells. 

Physicist honored: Prof. Michael Shay has been recognized for his pioneering research in plasma physics.

Dinner and a book: English professor and children’s book author David Teague reaches out to future Blue Hens.

Making Shakespeare: An innovative, award-winning course shows students how the writer’s legacy developed.

Forgotten lives: A groundbreaking approach by an art history professor focuses on slaves in ancient Rome.
Social Sciences

International education: Four students received prestigious Gilman Scholarships to help them study abroad.

Pakistan’s growing cities: Policy experts at UD research seminar address challenges of rapid urbanization.

Proceed with caution: Anthropologist Melissa Melby says some international medical programs can cause harm. 
Alumni Spotlight: Mary Coughlin '05
It’s been more than 10 years since art conservator Mary Coughlin, as an intern at the Smithsonian, worked on a C-3PO costume from Star Wars. With the release of the new film, she reflected on that project.
CAS Up Close
Can you identify this extreme close-up? If you think you know the location, email with your answer. All correct answers will be entered into a drawing to help us choose our next close-up! Find our previous features here. 

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