Peace Train

Nonviolence is fierce, says Mecca Smith ’13, an expert in Kingian nonviolence whose practitioners look beyond the violent incident to find the root cause.

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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.

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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.

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The Philosophy of Comedy

On close inspection, philosophy and comedy are the odd couple: seeming opposites who, really, have the important stuff in common.

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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.

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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.

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Destination: Spain

When Fulbright Scholarship winner Jenna Ziegelmayer ’18 heard Spanish for the first time, it was as if a spell had been cast.

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Tick Tactics

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?”

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Recipe for Success

When he did sleep, Christopher Parisella’s dreams and nightmares were variations on the same theme: the Boren Scholarship.

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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.

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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.”

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‘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.

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What CEOs Think

Assistant Professor of Management Amanda Moss-Cowan and colleagues interviewed 150 top CEOs to discover how they think.

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High Energy

Energy Fellow Max Bliss '19 worries about the vulnerability of developing nations being so energy-dependent on a small number of other countries.

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Newest Truman Scholar

Income inequality, economic stagnation, and health care disparities are among the causes that drive Truman Scholar Andrew Boardman '19.

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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.

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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.

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Editing ‘Black Panther’

Michael Shawver ’07 co-edited “Black Panther,” the futuristic superhero flick that is the third-highest-grossing film in North American history.

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