Maybe the empathy we feel for the characters translates into real-life empathy. Perhaps reading a book can make us more informed and passionate citizens.
The overcrowding of prisons, costing $50,000 per prisoner in taxpayer dollars, is adding nothing back into our society.
Civil Engineers have been building things for millennia, and yet, there’s still so much about the materials we use every day that we could understand better.
Studying mutations in a simple animal model provides us with a clearer understanding of the causes behind the age-related diseases.
Feminist theory is a powerful collection of thought and discourse which seeks to end gender-based oppression.
The idea of “designing for deconstruction” after a building’s natural life or destruction is gaining new traction in Civil Engineering.
The Rehabilitation Games & Virtual Reality Lab aims to improve the effectiveness of physical therapy by integrating VR-based therapy.
The problems that plague the environment also hurt us because humans are a part of the earth’s larger ecosystem.
The research I have been doing with Professor Jeffrey Burds focuses on the Soviet Union’s influence in the Middle East during the Cold War on the Arab-Israeli conflict – a key concept that has significantly shaped the region’s history since.
The real world of espionage is much grittier, involves less glamour, and is almost never as spontaneous as Hollywood would have you believe. This is the world I spent my semester exploring in my assistantship with Professor Jeffrey Burds.