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

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 welcomes St. Bernardine's gospel choir

Saint Bernardine's Gospel Choir will perform a free concert of traditional gospel songs and contemporary religious compositions at King's College at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 23, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series. The concert and the liturgy will be held in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at the corner of North Franklin and Jackson streets. The performance is sponsored by King's Campus Ministry.

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

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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