Faculty-Staff Achievements, January 30, 2017

Faculty-Staff Achievements, January 30, 2017

Activities

Catherine Golden, Tillman Nechtman
Catherine Golden, Tillman Nechtman
Catherine Golden, professor of English, and Tillman Nechtman, associate professor of history, gave a presentation on the history of tea in Victorian Britain and worldwide on January 29 at the Bethlehem Public Library. The program was titled "From Wonderland to the Jewel in Victoria's Crown."


Publications and Exhibitions

Kimberley Frederick, Steve Ives, Sara Lagalwar
Kimberley Frederick, Steve Ives, Sara Lagalwar
Kimberley Frederick, professor of chemistry, Steve Ives, assistant professor of health and exercise science, and Sara Lagalwar, assistant professor and Williamson chair of neuroscience, published a methods manuscript in the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) titled "Treating SCA1 [Spinocerebellar ataxia type 1] mice with water-soluble compounds to non-specifically boost mitochondrial function." Coauthors included Skidmore neuroscience majors Emily Carbone '14, Austin Ferro '15, Evan Marzouk '16, Kailen Polley '17, Jessilyn Hartman '17, and Donna Nguyen '18, and Skidmore chemistry major Asher Siegel '16. The paper and accompanying instructional video can be found here.


In the News

Sheldon Solomon
Sheldon Solomon
Sheldon Solomon, professor of psychology, was quoted in a Jan. 26 story on the Trueviralnews website titled "How to Stop Fear from Taking over Your Life." The story cited Solomon's research on the fear of death and its relation to citizens' support for President Trump.


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Tags: Admissions, Faculty-Staff Achievements, Kimberley Frederick, Catherine Golden, Steve Ives, Sara Lagalwar, Tillman Nechtman, Sheldon Solomon
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