Ruth Schwartz Cowan, Professor Emerita in this department, has been elected a
member of the American Philosophical Society (APS). The APS was founded
in 1743 as the country’s first learned society, and past members include
Benjamin Franklin, Marie Curie, and Albert Einstein. Link to the story at
Beth Linker, "Beware of the One-Armed Soldier," in Soldier Exposures and Technical Publics, a collaborative visual essay that considers an assemblage of pictures of American soldiers, in the on-line journal Public Books.