Tending our grief
Alumna Merissa Nathan Gerson has written a heartfelt roadmap to help us navigate the tumultuous, uneven, often unacknowledged terrain of death and loss.
Asking big questions about the role of science, engineering
The course “Historical and Philosophical Aspects of Science, Engineering and Technology” delves into ethical issues of science and engineering.
One of the nation’s earliest student films gets new life
The Maid of McMillan, a silent film from 1916, captures university history on and off the screen.
The impact of Sidney Poitier, a remembrance
Professor Gerald Early writes about discovering Sidney Poitier when he was 8 years old. “Poitier’s character made me proud to be an American,” Early writes.
Building a sustainable fashion brand
With creativity and determination, alumna Jillian Shatken is leading her fashion line, Saylor, toward a most important trend: sustainability.
Honoring the past to build the future
Lisa G. Byers draws on her American Indian ancestry to shape her students into culturally aware social workers.
The business of cannabis
Peter Vogel is the founder of Leafwire, a growing online network that is connecting folks in the cannabis industry.
How do we build a healthy and vibrant civic community?
There is no doubt that we are experiencing a time of immense sociocultural upheaval and division in the United States. Our podcast, “This Civic Moment,” explores how we can come through it together.
Mapping the brain
Our brains make maps to help navigate the world. In her latest book, Rebecca Schwarzlose examines how these maps shape our world.
Making water accessible, reliable and sustainable
Josiah Cox’s utilities company has grown to service multiple states while also changing how we access clean water.
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