Uncategorized | 7:17 pm | February 28, 2011 | By David Burt

Yale University Press buys UK rights to book on WikiLeaks

As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange publishes secret diplomatic cables, scholars are publishing books on how his work is affecting the world. Yale University Press has purchased the United Kingdom rights to a book titled “WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency” by Micah Sifry, which analyzes the controversial website, TheBookseller.com reported. “WikiLeaks is one of the »

Uncategorized | 1:30 pm | February 3, 2011 | By David Burt

Law professor says Obama needs a doctrine

Just as President George W. Bush ’68 developed the “Bush Doctrine” in the wake of the attacks on 9/11, the protests in the Middle East call for President Barack Obama to create a doctrine of his own, Law School Professor Stephen Carter LAW ’79 argued in The Daily Beast. “We need more than ever a »

Uncategorized | 10:53 am | February 1, 2011 | By David Burt

Kerry ’66 talks Mubarak in Times

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s promise for fair elections will not suffice, Massachusetts Senator John Kerry ’66 wrote in a New York Times op-ed published online Monday. For the past week, tens of thousands of Egyptians have protested the 30-year reign of Mubarak, and Kerry said Mubarak should declare that neither he nor his son will »

Uncategorized | 9:44 pm | January 11, 2011 | By David Burt

Shopping period dispatch: Intro English seminars oversubscribed

Slots in introductory English seminars are especially hard to come by this semester. Nearly 300 students were turned away from introductory English courses (English 114-130) by the computer lottery — a significant increase from last year, said Amy Hungerford, director of undergraduate studies in the English department. But she said some of these applicants would »