The idea of the future is something that most seniors do not want to think about so soon, but alas, it is rapidly approaching. I’ve found that it’s best to look at all the positives of college graduation, like earning a degree and…
James Lawson helped coordinate the Freedom Rides in 1961 and the Meredith March in 1966, and while working as a pastor at the Centenary Methodist Church in Memphis, played a major role in the sanitation workers strike of 1968. On the eve of his assassination, Martin Luther King called Lawson “the leading theorist and strategist of nonviolence in the world.”
Here I discuss my experience watching loved ones battle a disease for years and how it affected my life and the things I would like to accomplish. My mother, and my boyfriend, Daniel, weigh in on what they saw as they watched me handle both situations so close in time to one another.
Robert D. Bullard is the Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. He is often described as the father of environmental justice. Listen to his talk about environmental justice.
Here’s what it’s like to experience contra dance from a Non-New England native. Listen to my experience and learn a little bit about contra dance at the same time!
Professor Kurose, a leading researcher in computer networking, will present an overview of the evolution of Internet architecture and discuss challenges and approaches for the next transformation of the Internet.
Susan Metz is a nationally recognized leader in catalyzing change in academia regarding women in science. Her lecture will address how unintended bias affects hiring, retention and promotion of women faculty and will identify research-based strategies to engender an inclusive and productive work environment.
Makrina Gudiel is a researcher, and dedicated activist for human rights and justice in Guatemala. Currently, she serves as a member and coordinator of the […]
How do you write about a subject on which there are already more than 15,000 books? Author and journalist Adam Hochschild gives a biography of a book in progress.
What do we lose, when we lose the night? With time-lapse imagery, animation, and excerpts from his Emmy-nominated documentary, filmmaker Ian Cheney reveals the surprising effects of excess illumination on human health, wildlife, and the human relationship to the stars.