At Conference, Nichols Student Historians Share Research on Media and Politics

By LORRAINE U. MARTINELLE The Nichols College History Department and Fischer Institute are sponsoring the first Media and Politics in America Conference Tuesday, Dec. 4, and Thursday, Dec. 5, featuring presentations in Fels Student Center, Room 210, by Nichols students in History Program Chair and Professor Michael Neagle‘s History 480W seminar. Three students each day […]

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 Nichols Students Attend Psychology Conference

Six Nichols College students and their professors attended the Nov. 10 New England Psychological Association annual meeting at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The meeting included educational sessions on a range of psychology-related topics as well as several poster sessions. Pictured, from left to right: Christina Demalia, ’20; Professor Brian McCoy; Jessica Warner, ’21; Nicole Murray, ‘21 (in […]

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 Nichols Students Map College’s Emergency Telephone Locations

Nichols College Environmental Science Professor Prajwal Panday‘s students used an app called Epicollect5 to collect data on Nichols land use and land cover. For this exercise, they focused on mapping the locations of all blue emergency telephones around campus. “A map of this sort would be helpful for the Nichols College Public Safety Office as […]

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 Dr. Cornelius Smith Researching Lady Bird Johnson and World War II-era ‘Rosies’ of Congress

Erika Cornelius Smith, Ph.D., Nichols College assistant professor of political science and international business and political science chair, will travel in November to Austin, Texas, to conduct research at the LBJ (Lyndon Baines Johnson) Presidential Library and Museum for an upcoming article on women who ran congressional offices in the 1940s, prior to the professionalization […]

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 NASA Earth, Mashable Interview Prof. Mauri Pelto About Rapid Retreat of Glaciers

NASA Earth and Mashable interviewed Nichols College Professor Mauri Pelto, Ph.D., vice president for academic affairs, about his research into the rapid retreat of glaciers.   New islands are being left behind by rapidly retreating Arctic glaciers https://t.co/G0fKUdfALs pic.twitter.com/F1MtvFrhW8 — Mashable Australia (@mashableAU) September 6, 2018 “Snow Swamp” on Lowell Glacier https://t.co/XHBdd8I5WY #NASA — NASA […]

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 Nichols Students ‘Dig Into’ Wetlands Research

Dr. Prajjwal Panday, Nichols assistant professor of environmental science, brought his Physical World science students to the holding pond behind Fels Student Center and Shamie Residence Hall Thursday, August 30, for fieldwork. The group is working with University of Rhode Island (URI) junior Ehren Messinger and his URI Assistant Professor Soni Pradhanang on a project […]

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