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Hofstra Horizons

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Hofstra Horizons - Fall 2001

This Month in Hofstra Horizons

President's Column

Provost's Column


Stephen S. Lawrence
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Janice Koch
Associate Professor
Department of Curriculum and Teaching

Carolyn M. Dudek
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science


The Spoils of History:
The Return of Cultural Property and the Samarra Collection Episode

Magnus Bernhardsson
Assistant Professor
Department of History

Martha Kreisel
Associate Professor
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Front Cover: A Hubble Telescope image of Supernova 1987A, the subject of an article by Stephen S. Lawrence. (Photo courtesy of the Space Telescope Science Institute).
HOFSTRA HORIZONS is published semiannually in the fall and spring by the Office for Research and Sponsored Programs, 144 Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York 11549-1440.

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Stuart Rabinowitz, J.D.

Herman A. Berliner, Ph.D.
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Sofia Kakoulidis, M.B.A.
Associate Provost for Research and Sponsored Programs

Wendy Becker, M.F.A.
Assistant Provost for Research and Sponsored Programs