• Austin Sarat, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science, was awarded the Law and Society Association’s inaugural Stan Wheeler Mentorship Award for distinguished work as a teacher and mentor.
  • Japanese, Arabic, Chinese and Korean are among the most difficult languages for native English speakers to master.

Faculty News Briefs

By Katherine Duke '05

J.P. Baird, assistant professor of psychology in the neuroscience program, received a $237,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health last winter to fund three years of research into the effects of certain neuropeptides on the eating habits of laboratory rats. The work could help scientists better understand eating disorders in humans.

The Stray Dog Cabaret, a collection of Russian modernist poems translated by Paul Schmidt and edited by Professor