The conversation, “Native American Identity: A Conversation About M. Scott Momaday’s ‘The Names: A Memoir,’” by Laurence Hauptman (History) has been selected for inclusion in the New York Council for the Humanities newest program, the “Conversations Bureau.” The “Conversations Bureau” was developed to engage the public in conversations promoting thoughtful, engaged community dialogue based on a short text related to American identity. Hauptman’s conversation will be featured on the “Conversations Bureau” Web site (currently in development) for the 2011 season. More information on the New York Council for the Humanities may be found at www.nyhumanities.org.
Aaron Haselton (Biology) and Olivia Gliserman ’11 (Biology) presented a research poster titled “Midgut involvement in nutrient detection leading to oogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster” at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in San Diego, Calif. on Dec. 13. The poster detailed the current status of ongoing research investigating how nutrition affects reproduction in animals.