Emeritus Professor Thomas Parke Hughes died on Monday, February 3, 2014, in Charlotteville, Virginia, after a long illness. He is survived by his partner, Mary Hill Caperton, his children, Agatha Hughes and Luke Hughes, and grandchildren.
Post Columnist John Kelly writes, "Etienne Benson may be our country’s leading squirrel
historian, but he doesn’t actually spend that much time watching
squirrels. Instead, he watches people watching squirrels.
Doctoral Candidate Jason Oakes has been selected to attend the 2014 Duke Summer Institute, “Topics in the History of Economics." The Institute explores various episodes in the history of economics from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. It is a program of the Center for the History of Political Economy, founded in 2008, to promote and support research in and the teaching of economics.
Sonya Davey will be
graduating from University of Pennsylvania in May. She is majoring in
Health and Societies, South Asian Studies (Sanskrit) and Biology. She won
the Gates Cambridge Scholarship (http://gatescambridge.org/) and will be going to Cambridge to do a one-year MPhil in
Medical Anthropology starting this fall. She is applying to medical
schools this summer for 2015.