In the news: Sociology, Business, Music
“Why Women Proposing Is Still Rare” reads the headline of the Leap Year-inspired story, which appeared online last week and in Sunday’s print edition of the iconic newspaper.
“When women ask men, there’s no script for how they are supposed to react,” Associate Professor Miller told writer Alix Strauss. “From our research, many men said having a woman propose to them wouldn’t feel right.”
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“What determines business ethics is social ethics,” said Schindler, associate professor of management. “Every ethical dilemma starts with a cost/benefit analysis: What does it cost me to do what’s right or wrong?”
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“Science, Math & Music” was the theme of the Feb. 22 event, a collaboration between the Department of Music and the Ronen Chamber Ensemble. The program, which illustrated parallels between music and such concepts as the Fibonacci sequence and Kepler’s laws of planetary motion, included a new work composed by Associate Professor John Berners and some scholarly narration delivered by Dr. Stephen Spicklemire, chair of the Department of Physics & Earth-Space Science.