Christopher Bailey, Professor of Chemistry, organized Wells' participation in and attended the 28th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) held this year at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, April 1-5. This is the 26th conference in which Wells has participated. Students representing Wells this year (and their faculty mentors) were:
Kent Klitgaard, Professor of Economics, spoke on "The Limits to Growth: Models and Policy" on March 26 at the College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse.
Laura J. McClusky, Associate Professor of Sociology, presented a paper at the annual meetings of a Society for Applied Anthropology on March 21st titled, "High School Graduation Parties as Public Performance: How Maya Express the Role Education Plays in Transforming Heritage and Identity in Southern Belize." At those same meetings McClusky was elected to serve as a co-coordinator of the Society for Applied Anthropology Topical Interest Group on Gender Based Violence. She will serve with Dr. Melissa Beske, a research associate at Tulane University.
Christina Wahl, Associate Professor of Biology, taught New York State Beekeepers how to diagnose the causes of winter honeybee kills in a series of workshops. Participating bee clubs included the Beekeepers of Shawangunk at Shawangunk, New York (March 1); the Cornell University Bee Club at Cornell University (March 2); the Catskill Mountain Beekeepers at Arca, New York (March 11); and the Stony Kill Beekeepers at Stony Kill, New York (March 30).