The Board of Trustees recently voted to approve tenure and promotion for six faculty members. The new full professors are Mark Foley, Sharon Green, Van Hillard, Chris Paradise and Vivian Shen, and the newly tenured associate professor is Mark Sample.
In an article for The American Interest, Professor of Political Science Russell Crandall and Political Science Major Paige Donnelly '14 cover the massive anti-Chavista protests that have occurred in Venezuela since Feb. 4.
The three students will spend 10 weeks of the coming summer conducting mentored research and participating in educational experiences such as grand rounds and team meetings at the Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas Healthcare System, in Charlotte. Davidson’s Medical Humanities Department selected the recipients of its second cohort of CORE (Clinical Oncology Research Experience) Fellows.
The fellows were selected based on their clinical and research experiences, relevant coursework, long-term goals and intention to continue research during their senior year. The internship carries a stipend of $4,400, plus support to attend conferences.
• A Good Year for Archives—The Around the D blog over at the College Archives is having a banner year for donations, College Archivist Jan Blodget reports. Recently, the late Dean Rusk ’31—Davidson Rhodes Scholar, U.S. Secretary of State for JFK and LBJ, and namesake for the college’s Dean Rusk International Studies Program—spoke through donated letters of his youth to a Davidson professor on topics [...]