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A recent article in The Hartford Courant explains how Wesleyan Professor of Chemistry Wilbur Olin Atwater developed the respiration calorimeter in 1896, an innovation that led to his quantification of the calorie and all that followed that discovery. Atwater’s work verified, among other things, that humans are subject to the law of thermodynamics, something that […]

A recent article in The Hartford Courant discusses the work done this summer by Johann Varekamp, professor of earth and environmental sciences, and his Graduate Liberal Studies students to document more than 300 years of pollution in Wethersfield Cove. The researchers found high levels of mercury, which was used extensively by industrial manufacturers until the […]

In “5 Questions with . . . Jennifer Tucker on Mars, Victorian England” Jennifer Tucker, associate professor of history, associate professor of science and society, associate professor feminist, gender and sexuality studies, and regular GLS instructor discusses her academic background and interests, as well as an undergraduate course she is co-teaching with associate professor of […]

Indira Karamcheti, Associate Professor of English and American Studies, will be Visiting Research Professor at Universite Paul-Valery Montpellier III for a month this coming summer. Professor Karamcheti, who teaches regularly with Graduate Liberal Studies, is conducting archival research on South Asian indenture in the French Caribbean islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe. The project connects her […]

Elvin Lim, assistant professor of government and currently teaching a GLS course on The American Presidency, writes in The Faster Times that there will be more noise than real fighting in the upcoming national budget battles.  Read the article here. You can also stay updated on politics by regularly checking Professor Lim’s blog, Out on […]

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 6:30pm Wesleyan’s Usdan Campus Center Room 136 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown Connecticut Join us next Wednesday for a Graduate Liberal Studies open house.  The evening will include a special preview lecture by Professor of Government Giulio Gallarotti, who teaches with the program every year.  This event is open to the public, […]