Faculty Notes

Kevin Jones: Publishes on Quantum Amplifiers

Sept. 30, 2009  Kevin Jones, the McElfresh Professor of Physics, published, with colleagues at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a paper describing a novel experimental realization of an optical amplifier.  The device operated close to the fundamental noise limits set by quantum mechanics.   Jones and his colleagues used this new device to amplify more »

Paul Park: Roumania Quartet nominated for award

Sept. 24, 2009  Lecturer in English Paul Park’s Roumania Quartet was nominated for the James R. Tiptree Award for science fiction and fantasy stories that explore and expand gender roles. His first volume in the series, “Celestis,” was also nominated for the award in 1996. Listen to Paul on “Strange and Reminiscent: Paul Park on more »

David Morris: Scenic designer for "The Shipment" and "King Lear"

“The Shipment,” a play about African-American identity written and directed by Young Jean Lee, with scenic design by David Evans Morris, assistant professor of theatre, went out on tour this fall following a sold-out New York run at The Kitchen in January 2009.  The show is currently playing at the Rotterdamse Schouwberg (Rotterdam, The Netherlands), more »