Differences divide us. Human society fractures along lines defined by politics, religion, ethnicity, and perhaps most fundamentally, language. Although these differences contribute to the great variety of human lives, the partitions they create can lead to conflict and strife, impeding efforts toward social justice and economic development.
David Meyer, professor of mathematics, has been developing new ways of understanding how characteristics like ethnicity and religion coincide to define communities and ultimately influence our actions. Read more.
Our faculty, staff and alumni have been elected to prestigious scientific societies, awarded major fellowships and recognized for their efforts to increase diversity among physical scientists. Read more about recent awards.campus news site.