Keeping your cool in heated disputes largely hinges on your cultural background, according to Organizational Sciences and Communication’s Meina Liu's new study on how people from Hong Kong and the United States handled high-stakes negotiations.
Present a 100-page dissertation in three minutes? Columbian College PhD students stepped up to the speed-challenge in the college’s first Three Minute Thesis Competition. Political Science’s Elizabeth Perner won first prize in a contest that tested students’ ability to summarize their research for a non-specialist audience.
Biology postdoctoral scientist S.P. Vijayakumar led a research team into the isolated hills of Southern India where they discovered an ancient frog lineage. The “Starry Dwarf Frog” may solve evolutionary riddles in one of the world’s most biodiverse regions.