King’s faculty members to perform chemistry and physics Halloween experiments for area children

Oct. 14, 2016 - King’s College Chemistry Club will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 20th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.

King’s English professor Dr. Robin Field named NEH Fellow, co-edits journal

Oct. 14, 2016 - Dr. Robin Field, associate professor of English and director of Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at King’s College, was recently named a Fellow of the 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Seminar, titled “Exploring American Democracy with Alexis de Tocqueville as Guide,” held at the University of Virginia. She was previously selected as a NEH Summer Scholar in 2011, when she participated in a four-week institute titled “The Historical and Cultural Development of Modern India” held in Delhi, Agra, and Varanasi, India.

King’s faculty members publish paper on traveling to center of the Earth

Sept. 26, 2016 - King’s College faculty members Dr. Thomas Concannon, adjunct professor of mathematics, and Dr. Gerardo Giordano, assistant professor of physics, co-wrote a paper about the amount of time it would take to travel to the center of the earth. The King’s professors introduced the role that frictional effects would play for a gravity train traveling down a hypothetical tunnel through the core that would enable faster trips from one point to another on the Earth’s surface.

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