Faculty-Staff Achievements, January 30, 2017
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, 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, 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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