Archives for March, 2012

Financial Theories Beyond the Classroom

Three faculty  with extensive corporate experience recently brought their expertise out of the classroom and into several special workshops sponsored by Career Services for Gordon students. Adjunct professor  John Truschel; Alice Tsang, associate professor of Economics and Business and director of Asian Initiatives at Gordon; and Casey Cooper, assistant professor of Economics and Business and managing director of the Center for Nonprofit Organization Read full article »

Developing New Literary or Linguistics Scholars

            It takes a village (of scholars) to raise a new scholar. At least, that's the ethos behind the Third Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium, taking place Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Gordon. The collaboration between the English department and the Department of Languages and Linguistics includes English professors Andrea Frankwitz and Andrew Logemann, and Gregor Thuswaldner, Moises Park and Read full article »

The Physics of Fly Fishing

It's not listed under the physics requirements in the catalogue, but David Lee, professor of physics, brings his knowledge and expertise to another class he's teaching this semester: Fly Fishing. On the first day of the fourth quad semester and on a perfect March day—with temperatures in the 80s—Lee grabbed 16 rods for his students (eight women and eight men) who Read full article »

Whodunnit . . . in the Chemistry Lab?

Students on campus are seeking justice . . . in the chemistry lab. At least that's the hope of Dwight Tshudy, associate professor of chemistry, who's teaching Forensics this semester for the fourth time since it was first offered in 2006. With 15 students from a variety of majors, Tshudy says his goal is to blend science with other related topics Read full article »