Independent Minds, Working Together

2010

January

"Paul Edmiston's Venture Gets $250K 'Jump Start'" - Daily Record

  • ABS Materials, which is commercializing a discovery by Wooster professor Paul Edmiston that removes contaminants from water, has received a $250,000 investment from JumpStart Inc....more

February

"Mark Wilson Discovers 240 Million Year Old Family of Clams" - Cleveland Plain Dealer

  • The geology professor's discovery, from a pivotal time when Earth was recovering from a near extinction of all life, was the focus of a feature on page one...more

"Intel's Craig Barrett to Speak at Wooster" - Cleveland Plain Dealer

  • Craig Barrett, retired CEO/chairman of Intel Corporation, will address "U.S. Competitiveness in the 21st Century"...more

March

"Susan Clayton Offers Insight on Recovery of Ecosystems" - Conservation Magazine

  • Professor of psychology and environmental studies emphasizes importance of avoiding apocalyptic narratives in discussions about the environment...more

"Hao Sheng '96 Part of New Generation of Curators" - New York Times

  • Wooster alumnus Hao Sheng, curator of Chinese art at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, is one of nine young museum professionals profiled...more

"Bilal Zuberi '99 Works with Green Start-Ups" - Wall Street Journal

  • A principal with venture capital firm General Catalyst Partners, Wooster alum Bilal Zuberi sat down for a Q&A on nurturing green technology start-ups...more

"David McConnell on Fair Finance's Impact on the Amish" - WKSU-FM

  • David McConnell, professor of sociology and anthropology, was quoted in a story on NPR affiliate WKSU-FM about the Amish and their investments with Fair Finance, an investment firm whose doors were closed after being raided by federal agents late last year...more

April

"Susan Clayton Says Earth Day is a Cause for Celebration" - Cleveland.com

  • Professor of psychology and environmental studies reminds all that nature is "good for us"...more

"John Lindner Critical of Gap in U.S. Human Spaceflight" - FoxNews.com

  • Professor of Physics calls it a "failure of U.S. Leadership"...more

May

"Peter Mowrey Says 'Yes' to New Arrangements" - Akron Beacon Journal

  • Associate professor of music gives classical sound to songs by legendary band...more

"Greg Wiles Weighs in on Global Warming Debate" - FoxNews.com

  • Associate professor of geology says that contemporary warming is largely man made...more

June

"Paul Edmiston's Discovery Attracts More TV Coverage" - WEWS-TV (Cleveland)

  • A swellable glass called Osorb, discovered by Wooster's Paul Edmiston, could help clean-up efforts in the Gulf...more

"Sol Oliver '69 Named Chief Judge for Northern District of Ohio" - The Plain Dealer

  • The Hon. Solomon Oliver, Jr., was sworn in as chief judge of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio...more

"Greg Wiles' Efforts to Date Historic Structures Profiled" - Ohio Magazine

  • Associate professor of geology and several of his students use dendrochronology to determine age...more

"Paul Edmiston's Osorb Could Play Important Role in Gulf Oil Spill Clean Up" - WKYC Television (Cleveland)

  • Associate professor of chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology explains how on Channel 3 News...more

"Charles Hurst Discusses Changes in Amish Country" - Your Time with Kim (Radio program based in Austin, Texas, and syndicated in eight other cities)

  • Emeritus Professor of Sociology talks about An Amish Paradox, the book he co-authored with David McConnell...more

"Pam Frese Unravels the Mystery of the Mayan Calendar" - WCCO Radio (Minneapolis)

  • Professor of sociology and anthropology separates fact from fiction in radio interview...more

July

"First Gulf Tests of Osorb Look Promising" - Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Professor Paul Edmiston's Osorb received its first test as a potential clean-up agent in the Gulf of Mexico last week...more

August

"Wooster makes Parade Magazine's College A-List" - Parade Magazine

  • Wooster selected as one of the nation's top private colleges that "flies under the radar"...more

"Summer Reading Program Mentioned in AP Story" - Associated Press

  • Henry Kreuzman, dean for curriculum and academic engagement, explains incentives for first-year students...more

"Wooster's 'Brochet'  House Makes National News" - New York Times

  • Male students crochet hats for local agencies and medical center...more

September

"First-Year Students Meet Author of Assigned Summer Reading" - Cleveland Plain Dealer

  • Top student essayists invited to have dinner with young author before Forum lecture...more

"Weighing in on the Value of a Liberal Arts Education" - Daily Tarheel

  • Jeffrey Lantis, professor of political science at Wooster, shares his views...more

"More Headlines for Wooster's 'Clean Team'" - Inside Business

  • Purification product profiled in northeast Ohio publication...more

"Electronic Devices Heighten Interest in Chemistry Lectures" - Chemical and Engineering News

  • Sibrina Collins, assistant professor of chemistry, uses iPod to explain electrochemistry...more

"Wooster Students Stand Up for Civility" - Akron Beacon Journal

  • Campus-wide civility initiative highlighted in article...more

October

"Americans Advised to be Vigilant when Traveling Abroad" - Christian Science Monitor

  • Kim Tunnicliff, director of off-campus studies at Wooster, advises caution when taking public transportation...more

"Wooster Turns to Cricket for Homecoming Game" - Cleveland Plain Dealer

  • Nearly 1,000 fans pour into John P. Papp Stadium...more

"Cricket's a Hit at Wooster" - ESPNcricinfo

  • Cricket club sets collegiate attendance record...more

"No Football Foe? That's not Cricket" - SI.com

  • Wooster cricket match takes center stage on Homecoming...more

"No Football Foe? That's not Cricket" - FoxSports.com

  • Wooster cricket match takes center stage on Homecoming...more

"No Football Foe? That's not Cricket" - CBSSports.com

  • Wooster cricket match takes center stage on Homecoming...more

November

"Researchers Note Lack of Safety Cues in Video Games" - WKYC-TV

  • Bryan Karazsia and students point to missed opportunities to promote safe behavior...more

"Organic Chemistry Students 'Talk Turkey'" - WKYC-TV

  • Class studies chemical contents of Thanksgiving menu...more

"The Chemistry of Thanksgiving" - Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Judy Amburgey-Peters, associate professor of chemistry, explains why cranberries are good for you, why you fall asleep after dinner, and the small but crucial difference between the bread and the basket...more

"Amanda Artman Makes Sports Illustrated" - WEWS-TV

  • Field hockey standout Amanda Artman is one of Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" this week, and WEWS-TV in Cleveland took note...more

"Helen Murray Free Honored at White House" - WSBT-TV

  • Wooster alumna and pioneering chemist Helen Murray Free received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Obama...more

"Bostdorff Honored for Truman Book" - Toledo Blade

  • Denise Bostdorff, professor of communication, was profiled after winning a national award for her analysis of the famous "Truman Doctrine" speech...more

"More Rave Reviews for Jack Gallagher's CD" - WGBH.org

  • WGBH's Bob McQuiston praises composer's work...more

"Wooster as a Great College Town" - The Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Reporter Lawrence Biemiller is driving across country in search of interesting stories and great college towns. He found both in Wooster...more

"Jack Gallager's Latest Release Wins Critical Praise" - Minnesota Public Radio

  • Julie Amacher of Minnesota Public Radio hailed the "exciting orchestral music" on a new London Symphony Orchestra recording of Professor Jack Gallagher's compositions...more

"Wooster's Cezar Mesquita Quoted in New York Times Blog" - The New York Times

  • Suggests creativity and imagination when writing admissions essay...more

December

"Snug in Their Beds Gives Children a Place to Lay Their Head" - WEWS-TV

  • College donates unused beds to needy families...more

"Jack Gallagher: Unexpected Treasure in Ohio" - Fanfare Magazine

  • Works by classical composer continue to be hailed by reviewers...more