Despite pandemic challenges, the College of Arts & Sciences expanded its faculty with 17 new hires this year, bringing exciting new ideas into wide-ranging fields, including moral psychology, Indigenous studies, cosmology, genetics and African American literature.
A U.S. delegation arrived in Taiwan to show support for the nation this week. Allen Carlson, associate professor of government and an expert on China, says Taiwan was on edge even before Russian President Vladimir Putin began his assault on Ukraine.
On Thursday, the Biden administration announced economic sanctions on Russia in retaliation for alleged election interference and cyberattacks. Nicholas Mulder, assistant professor of history, says the new sanctions are "signals, rather than immediate increases in pressure."