Associate Professor of Anthropology Tiffiny Tung perches on the edge of her office chair, mulling how to explain the importance of successfully melding research, teaching and service into her life’s work at the College of Arts and Science. Each inform and elevate the other, she begins.
She needn’t answer the question, although she has many fine thoughts on the subject. The conversation is punctuated by visits from students turning in research papers or coming to work in the osteology lab. A book Tung is consulting for a research project lies open on her desk. Emails and research permits come in as she plans a summer field project in Peru that will include undergraduate research participants. A grant application for plastic skeletons has just gone into the mail.Read more »
In Lacy Overby’s final years, he began telling his wife of 45 years and children stories they’d never heard.
The hardest I have ever worked in my life was on the Fourth of July 2010. Yet after finishing hours upon hours of arduous work and eyeing the cash my brother and I had earned, tremendous pride swept over me. We had created our own success.