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Trustees review academic senate recommendations

Statement acknowledges important work of ad hoc committee.


Chemistry in pictures

Assignment teaches students real-life applications of classroom learning.


How to thermally cloak an object

Theoretical method can make objects invisible to a thermal camera, or mimic a different object


Wildfire smoke trends worsening for Western U.S.

A new study shows how the timing and location of smoke impacts shift in August and September.


Using sound waves to make patterns that never repeat

Collaboration between mathematicians and engineers could lead to customizable materials.


Ancient ammonoids’ shell designs may have aided buoyancy control

Researchers use 3D-printed models to explore fractal-like interior shell patterns.


Why lists of worldwide bird species disagree

Data gaps and species similarities may lead to undercounting biodiversity.


The path forward for fossil fuel divestment

The Academic Senate Ad Hoc Committee outlines a strategy of divestment and reinvestment.


Organic crystals’ ice-forming superpowers

Research shows how organic crystals in aerosols can help turn water to ice.


Warming climate slows tropical birds’ population growth rates

A 30-year study in Tanzania shows temperature-linked population declines in species important to forests.