Exposure to synthetic progestin – a steroid hormone used to prevent premature birth in at risk women – has been linked to impaired cognitive function in a recent animal study co-authored by University at Albany Psychologist Christine K. Wagner.
is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. His main interests are in seventeenth and eighteenth century philosophy, especially Kant and the rationalists. He also regularly co-teaches an undergraduate course on the “The Ethics of Eating” which was recently converted into a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on the EdX platform. The first edition of the course enrolled almost 14,000 students from over 130 countries ( https:///course/ethics-eating-cornellx-phil1440x ). He is co-editor (with Matthew Halteman and Terence Cuneo) of Philosophy Comes to Dinner: Arguments About the Ethics of Eating (Routledge, 2015) ( /Philosophy-Comes-Dinner-Arguments-Ethics/dp/0415806836/ ) and is a contributor to the Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics .
The gown of the German academic dress is called "Talar" (with the accent on the second "a": talár; from Latin talare which means to the ankles ). It can be traced back to the every day clothes of the scholars in the Middle Ages. The same word Talar is also used for the robes of Protestant (Lutheran) pastors and rabbis (not for judges or lawyers, their gowns are called "Robe"), although these gowns often differ more or less in cut, length, drappings, and sometimes even in colour (the gowns of the German Supreme Court are, ., completely dark red).
The Frank L. and Lynnet Douglas Fellowship for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduates was awarded to Jazmin Aguilar-Romero, Matthew Carter, and Lining Zheng.
Felician’s School of Business offers a hybrid Doctor of Business Administration degree program. This 51-credit hour program is focused on current theories in the fields of management, marketing, and strategic decision-making. This program is mainly offered online with a brief residency requirement. This hybrid DBA’s estimated tuition is $49,215.