Jonathan Douglas is a Senior Staff Writer covering the Science and Research beat. He is a freshman from Westchester, New York and is considering concentrating in Urban Studies and Applied Mathematics. Jonathan loves to misquote song lyrics and send absurd snapchats. He often forgets about the screenshot function and has suffered as a result.

Articles by Jonathan Douglas (25)

Science & Research

Study links school conditions to performance

November 8, 2016 0 comments

Though the study identified key factors in reduced teacher turnover, there is no quick fix to the problem, Kraft said.

University News

Prof works to develop interactive robotic assistant

October 27, 2016 0 comments

While interactive robots have been popularized by science fiction over the past century, Stefanie Tellex is working to make them a reality.

Glenn Kessler ’81 called Donald Trump’s lies during his presidential campaign unprecedented. His success lies in his celebrity, Kessler said.

University News

Kessler ’81 discusses value of fact checking

October 17, 2016 0 comments

Washington Post columnist Glenn Kessler ’81 spoke with David Corn ’81, the Washington bureau chief for Mother Jones, at the Watson Institute.

With industry competition pushing the recruiting schedule earlier each year, students have scrambled to complete applications, travel for interviews and keep up with school work. CareerLAB has instituted guidelines for employers in an attempt to lessen the burden on students.

University News

Fall recruitment comes to campus

October 13, 2016 0 comments

While the trees may be just starting to change color, fall recruiting is already well underway for many students, especially juniors and seniors.

A research team led by Brandon Johnson, assistant professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences, connected data from the New Horizons spacecraft with scientific models to discover a basin on Pluto’s surface with a positive mass anomaly. The team then deduced that a denser material, like liquid, must be below the surface.

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U. researchers discover ocean beneath Pluto’s surface

October 4, 2016 0 comments

Earth is not the only planetary body with an ocean in our solar system, according to a new study released by a team led by Professor Brandon Johnson.