At his Bar Mitzvah in 1980, a 13-year-old declared that he would one day write the story of his father’s Holocaust survival. It took 40 years for Joel Poremba ’89 to deliver on that promise.
A new book from Tai Ming Cheung, “Innovate to Dominate: The Rise of the Chinese Techno-Security State,” examines the convergence of national security, innovation and economic development in China, detailing the country’s long-term strategies to unseat the U.S. in the world order.
It’s already been a big year for Algeon Materials, a biotechnology company creating sustainable, biodegradable alternatives to plastic from kelp. It recently completed its journey with the inaugural cohort of the startBlue Accelerator Program, an eight-month incubator for blue-tech startups.
This spring, the collection welcomed a new creative leader: curator, writer and art project manager Jessica Berlanga Taylor. As director of the Stuart Collection, she is responsible for the growth and conservation of the diverse works.
As we begin Mental Health Awareness Month, we sat down with Reina Juarez, the director of Counseling and Psychological Services, to learn about how she and her team have helped students maintain peace of mind in a world that presents constant stressors.
When Rex Pickett ’76 set out to write The Archivist, his recent oeuvre, he didn’t just want to pen a murder mystery—his goal was much more ambitious. He wanted to reinvent the detective story, with its gumshoe detectives and well-worn props; he wanted to shake up a genre he loves.
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