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Laurels: September 2014

Published: September 2, 2014

Brent C. Dickerson, Mathematics and Statistics, recently donated to the Huntington Library’s archives an autographed letter of 1835 written by the Napoleonic soldier and influential horticulturist Jean-Pierre Vibert. No other such letter by Vibert is known to exist. Dickerson had owned the document since 2008.

Boak Ferris, English and Comparative World Literature and Classics, saw publication of his new textbook titled Write Immortal Fiction: Learn from Homer in August.

Martin Fiebert, Psychology, along with two undergraduate students, Azadeh Aliee and Hoda Yassami, published an article titled “The Life Span of a Facebook Post: Age and Gender Effects” in the July issue of an open access journal, The International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities.