When President Barack Obama nominated Steven Chu ’70 to become secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy in January 2009, the appointment of the 1997 Nobel laureate signaled a commitment to science and a sustainable energy policy. In his post, which he occupied until last month, Chu delivered a focused message: that the reality of […]
Americans have always had an uneasy relationship to their Civil War, all the more in evidence as we commemorate its sesquicentennial. On the one hand, the war still rivets the public attention and imagination. Americans read countless books and magazine articles, sit through hours of feature films and documentaries, and visit many of the sites […]
This was the first comprehensive study to examine these relationships using a large sample of college students across multiple institutions, controlling for various student demographic variables.
A powerful and moving drama, the play follows its iconic characters—the dreamer, Tom Wingfield, his crippled sister, Laura, and their overbearing mother, Amanda—as they deal with the disillusionment of the past and attempt to escape to a better future.
The symposium is sponsored by members of the University of Rochester’s new affinity group, the Minority Male Leadership Association (MMLA).