Spring 2003

Eye on the Sky

April 1, 2003 |

When it comes to Julie Langenbrunner’s future, the sky’s the limit. Literally. The senior graduates in May with a bachelor’s degree in physics and plans to pursue master’s and doctoral degrees in astrophysics, thanks to a love of the stars … Read More

Extra Credit: Gail Hurst

April 1, 2003 |

Gail Hurst joined the criminal justice faculty this year to focus on her specialty: racial attitudes of juveniles toward police. Department chairman Jack Richardson says her arrival, which doubles the number of full-time criminal justice professors, raises the profile of … Read More

Deep Rumblings

April 1, 2003 |

Down in the catacombs of Lindner Hall sits an instrument that once made the University the center of international attention—a seismograph. Built in the early 1900s by a Russian prince, the 16-inch cube with a glass case on top is … Read More

By the Numbers

April 1, 2003 |

For Adam Grochowski, the term “starving artist” was a cold, hard reality. As a teenager, he was placed in a concentration camp along with other Catholic males old enough to resist the Nazi invasion of Poland. Grochowski survived the Holocaust, … Read More

A Day’s Work

April 1, 2003 |

The producers of the television program “E! True Hollywood Story” were looking for sound clips of Doris Day’s singing career, so they turned to WVXU for their needs.

WVXU documentary producer Mike Martini, a 1987 graduate, and writer Mark Magistrelli, … Read More

Dispatches from the Front

April 1, 2003 |

First Lt. Steven Easley stood at attention in his Army fatigues, tears on his solemn face, as speaker after speaker delivered elegant words about what was to come. Exactly what that is, though, remains unknown until Easley and his 111 … Read More