Lieberman discusses 9/11 reforms

April 12, 2005 • 6
Sen. Joseph Lieberman ’64 LAW ’67 told a Law School audience Monday that optimism is a persistent force for change in the international and domestic political landscapes. Following a panel discussion entitled, “The 9-11 Commission: Putting the Reforms Into Action,” Lieberman briefly addressed a lively audience of law and undergraduate students in the Sterling Law »

Higher ed site looks for niche

April 4, 2005 • 0
Inside Higher Ed — a new free, Web-based source for news, opinion and career advice for higher education — is promoting itself as a more accessible alternative to the widely read Chronicle of Higher Education, but some members of the higher education community said they were concerned that the new publication may overcrowd the niche. »

Author discusses work on Barbie, astrophysics

March 29, 2005 • 0
M.G. Lord, an acclaimed author and cultural historian, discussed her new book, her career and her undergraduate years in Saybrook College more than 20 years ago before an intimate audience of a few dozen students at a Saybrook Master’s Tea on Monday afternoon. Known for her historical analysis of the Barbie doll entitled “Forever Barbie,” »

Artist hails his Cuban connection

March 3, 2005 • 0
For Pablo Menendez and many other Cuban musicians, there is little difference between political activism and music making. In a Berkeley College Master’s Tea Wednesday, Menendez, director and lead guitarist of the Afro-Cuban fusion group Mezcla, spoke about his life as a Cuban musician from the United States. Although Menendez said he is first and »