Congratulations to Faith Hillis, associate professor, and Carolyn Suann Purnell, PhD'13. They both received fellowships for advanced research from the National Endowment of the Humanities.

Hillis will pursue research on her next book, "Europe's Russian Colonies: Tsarist Subjects Abroad and the Quest for Freedom in the Nineteenth Century." Purnell will study color science, technology, and the science of aesthetics since the eighteenth century for her book, "The Language of Color."