Ridiculously punny. Love it.
Reema Rao (U of M, Ross School of Business)
Uddaak, in my language, means water. The many faces of our time have been largely influenced by the presence or lack of water. Hurricane Katrina. The East African drought. However, water is also representative of the rejuvenation of life and means to survival. The faces of our time need not be in desperation. It can simply be a vision of joy, like these children share, and a celebration for living today. Uddaak.
Elizabeth Vandiver, Clement Biddle Penrose associate professor of Latin and classics and chair of the Department of Classics, was a visiting scholar March 23–25 at Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, Idaho. She taught a class on Aeschylus’ stagecraft, led a faculty discussion on…
Patrick Henry, Cushing Eells professor of philosophy and literature and professor of foreign languages emeritus, reports that his latest published book, “We Only Know Men: The Rescue of Jews in France during the Holocaust” (Catholic University Press, 2007), has been translated into French…
You never know where Sterling alums will turn up next…
Hannah McHardy, ‘10, is currently hanging from an oil rig off the coast of Greenland to call attention to the ecological dangers of offshore drilling in the Arctic. Click here to follow her blog, complete with video from inside her survival pod.
Here is one of Hannah’s latest updates, via Facebook:
We’re staying warm and doing well in here. We’ve got a great view of the Esperanza and the Arctic Sunrise (2 greenpeace ships). We are really lucky to have such an amazing support team! The rig workers have been nothing but nice to us; they even offered us some tea. We have a jetboil and food in here, so we’re doing well…I’d venture to say this is easier than Sterling’s Expedition
Health InfoScape from MIT Senseable Cities and GE aims to create new ways of understanding human health in the United States. By analyzing data from over 7.2 million anonymized electronic medical records, taken from across the country, Health InfoScape seeks to uncover statical relationships between space, geography and health.
The creepiest thing I’ve seen in a while, via filthyphil:
Happy Birthday President Theodore Roosevelt! Born in October of 1858, President Teddy Roosevelt loved the outdoors and had tremendous impact in shaping the National Park Service. What is your favorite National Park and why?
I never let being a photographer stop me from wearing gowns, pulling on trains and being the one in a sea of all black wearing pink…