Kate Sheppard discusses her book, The Life of Margaret Alice Murray: A Woman’s Work in Archaeology
(Lexington Books, 2017), on a
podcast on the New Books Network (NBN). Sheppard’s research focus
is on under-represented women in archaeology, particularly during the golden
age of Egyptian Archaeology, and Margaret Alice Murray is one she brings to
light. The NBN is a consortium of author-interview podcast channels that
aspires to raise the level of public discourse by introducing scholars and
writers to the international public through new media. Its supporters include
the Amherst College Press, Princeton University Press, MIT Press and The
University of Michigan Press.
Costas Tsatsoulis, vice chancellor for research and dean of
graduate studies, provides input on how students can determine if they need to
pursue a master’s degree or certificate in an article published Nov. 25. The
Degrees vs. Certificates: Which is Right for You?” is
published by Peterson’s educational services company.
The study of the impact of flooding on the
diffusion of contaminants by Dr. Ryan
Smith, Dr. Marek Locmelis and Dr. Jonathan Obrist Farmer, was
featured in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch
article on Nov. 21. The NSF-funded research was also featured in
the Nov. 21 issue of ASEE’s
First Bell newsletter, a daily update that is read by many
engineering deans, department chairs and scholars.