Nonviolence is fierce, says Mecca Smith ’13, an expert in Kingian nonviolence whose practitioners look beyond the violent incident to find the root cause.
The Age of Discovery
When Breezy Grenier '17 graduated with a B.S. in geology and geological oceanography, she found herself with an overqualification quandary.
World Cup Coach
Endurance under pressure, says Mick McDermott '96, is key not only for athletes engaged in world-class competition, but also their coaches.
The Philosophy of Comedy
On close inspection, philosophy and comedy are the odd couple: seeming opposites who, really, have the important stuff in common.
Harrington School Gift
Richard J. Harrington ’73 and his wife Jean made a $3 million commitment to the eponymous Harrington School of Communication and Media.
The Sky’s the Limit
Biomedical engineering grad is off to the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program to study space flight's effects on the human body.
When Fulbright Scholarship winner Jenna Ziegelmayer ’18 heard Spanish for the first time, it was as if a spell had been cast.
You’ve been bitten by a tick or find one on your clothes or pet. Your anxiety quickly builds as you wonder, “Is this a deer tick? Will I get Lyme disease?”
Recipe for Success
When he did sleep, Christopher Parisella’s dreams and nightmares were variations on the same theme: the Boren Scholarship.
2018 Student Speaker
Empathy is important to Ellis Iacono '18, a biology and journalism major with an eye toward a career in medicine and 2018 Commencement student speaker.
James King ’06
To hear James King ’06 tell of how he came to work for Madeleine Albright brings to mind that J.R.R. Tolkien line: “Not all those who wander are lost.”
‘Wrong and Strong’
When the Tenderloin Opera Company performs, it is not so much a matter of art imitating life, as it is art illuminating life on the margins.
What CEOs Think
Assistant Professor of Management Amanda Moss-Cowan and colleagues interviewed 150 top CEOs to discover how they think.
Energy Fellow Max Bliss '19 worries about the vulnerability of developing nations being so energy-dependent on a small number of other countries.
Newest Truman Scholar
Income inequality, economic stagnation, and health care disparities are among the causes that drive Truman Scholar Andrew Boardman '19.
Sniffing Out Danger
Professor Otto Gregory's "Digital Dog Nose" could soon be placed at subway stations, train stations, airports, and ports to detect bombs.
Oh, the Places You’ll Go
During J Term, 12 students were in Indonesia taking a close look at Balinese temples, Komodo dragons, and liquid hot magma.