THiNK Magazine

Spring 2018

THiNK Magazine features stories that explore contemporary issues through the work of Liberal Arts faculty, students, and alumni. You can read the current issue online or in our e-reader apps.

In This Issue

We're highlighting one of the selected 150th Anniversary Professors and taking a closer look at why some creepy crawlers are acceptable to eat - while others are not.

Roberts lecture

150th Anniversary Professor: A passion for his work drives Distinguished Professor of History Randy Roberts as an author, teacher, and mentor.

moms favorite

Mom's Favorite: Professor of Sociology Jill Suitor studies the factors that cause a mom to prefer one child over the others – and what happens when people misread those preferences.

whats bugging you

What's Bugging You?: An anthropology graduate student explores how cultural norms influence how we feel about eating bugs.

emerging voices

Emerging Voices: Three young alumni are recognized for going above and beyond in their careers and communities.

Historic First

Historic First: Professor Emeritus of Philosophy Donald W. Mitchell is honored for his work with the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.


Google Storytelling: Universities collaborate with Google News Lab to help harness online data.

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