Two students win Truman scholarships

March 31, 2003
After both founding organizations dedicated to helping children in distress, Michael Bernstein ’04 and Andrew Klaber ’04 each won Truman Scholarships last week in recognition of their philanthropic efforts. Bernstein, of Connecticut, and Klaber, of Illinois, won two of this year’s 76 Truman Scholarships, which are awarded to students interested in careers in public service. »

Kajosevic discusses rape, war

February 25, 2003
Women’s rights activist Indira Kajosevic described her work with survivors of rape in the former Yugoslavia Monday afternoon at a Branford College Master’s Tea. Kajosevic, coordinator of the international NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security, spoke as part of the Yale Amnesty International chapter’s monthlong focus on women’s rights. She described her work »

Vietnam hard-liner Rostow ’36 dies

February 17, 2003
Walt Whitman Rostow ’36 GRD ’40, an economic historian and an engineer of American policy in the Vietnam war, died Thursday. He was 86. Known for his unwavering hawkish stance in the Vietnam War, Rostow served as special assistant for national security under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. He was influential among »

Koh discusses Sept. 11 detainees

February 3, 2003
A poster hanging in Law School Professor Harold Koh’s office shows a night scene in Guantanamo Bay, a reminder of the city and naval base where he helped free clients from prison. After several trips to the base, Koh said he was not sure he would ever again use his knowledge of Guantanamo Bay or »