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Personality Profile: Catherine Fontana

On Thursday, April 17, Catherine Fontana, ’08 alumna, presented on the role of gender in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  In a talk titled “Breaking the Glass Beaker- Promoting Gender Equality in [...]

Steampunk celebration at the Observatory

Students and staff celebrated the anniversary of the Honors Observatory in unusual style. On Friday, Oct. 11, a group of “steampunk” aficionados rang in the 130th anniversary of the observatory by dressing up in Victorian garb [...]

Sequester cuts funding for research

In the beginning of 2013, Congress passed legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff and allowed sequester cuts to begin on March 1. Because the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction did not come to a deal [...]

The link between vasopressin and Valentine’s

GQ brought you A Brief History of the Booty. Esquire brought you the V-Day Gift Guide. Now, the Pleiad is bringing you the science of love on this Valentine’s Day. Contrary to what Hallmark and Victoria’s [...]

Shark population under attack

On Jan. 12, Albion student snorkelers were exploring off of the coast of the Dry Tortugas, a group of seven islands located 78 miles from Key West, as part of their January-term biology course (the reporter [...]