The discovery of a schistosomiasis parasite egg in a 6,200-year-old grave at a prehistoric town by the Euphrates River in Syria may be the first evidence that agricultural irrigation systems in the Middle East contributed to disease burden.
Four faculty members and one graduate student in the Division of the Humanities have been honored for their commitment to excellence in pedagogy and student mentoring. The recipients will be recognized at ceremonies during the 519th Convocation.
W.J.T. Mitchell, the Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor in English Language and Literature and Art History as well as Editor of Critical Inquiry, was elected as a member of the American Philosophical Society.