234 posts in 2017 as of yesterday, and because we love a numerical sequence, let's look back today at some of our favorite news stories that appeared here this year, starting with the turn of the New Year:
On January 6, Assistant professor in the department of sociology Sarah Shannon had her work cited in a Harvard Law Review article authored by President Barack Obama, The President’s Role in Advancing Criminal Justice Reform
January 11 - $1.3 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will allow Franklin researchers (led by Mary Ann Moran) to uncover answers about an important metabolic link that takes place in the Earth's oceans
January 31 - Trowelblazers, an international collaboration dedicated to outreach activities aimed at encouraging participation of women and underrepresented groups in archaeological, geological, and palaeontological science, convened and participated in panels discussing women in science at the Royal Society and the London Feminist Conference
February 10 - Cinema Politique
February 17 - Expression on campus and anywhere in the public sphere has gained renewed urgency - understanding it, championing it, responding to it
February 27 - New research from geography on Atmospheric Rivers
March 21 - Debugging the Gender Gap, film screening
March 23 - Jaewoo Lee: Preserving data privacy
April 5 - Franklin students Morgan Gibbs and Mallory Harris named 2017 Goldwater Scholars
April 20 - Striking new work from geography researchers describes Thunderstorm Asthma Epidemics
May 2 - Communications studies sophomore Kyanna Simone Simpson fratured in HBO movie 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'
May 15 - The mathematics of music
May 17 - Researchers publish breakthrough in reversing Leukemia
JUne 12 - Summer Program in Public History in Washington, DC
June 30 - Communicating research to the public
July 18 - The Benefits of Being Bilingual
July 25 - Anthropology professor helps Hollywood get 'Apes' right
August 9 - Campus without a Car
August 22 - What can't you do with an A.B. degree?
September 13 - CUREnet: expanding undergraduate research experiences
September 21 - Psychology study reveals causes of work, family stress
October 17 - Common Good: Modern Buddhists and Altruism
November 1 - Focus on Faculty: Paola De Santo
November 17 - Building Better Plants
So many great stories, people, projects, events and ideas. We look forward to many more in the year to come.
Image: Gregory Robinson, Franklin Professor in the department of chemistry, works with a student in his research laboratory.