Claire Morgenstern Contributing Editor

Class of 2009

Articles

  • Lecture Previews

    Title: University Lecture Series — “Where'd You Get Those?”

    The Basics: Bobbito Garcia — writer, DJ, entertainer, and sneaker expert — will discuss the significance of sneakers in urban culture.

    Garcia will also talk about his role as a leader in urban culture and the development of sneaker culture in sports, fashion, music, dance, television, and video games.

    News | April 6, 2009
  • Hybrids could be more efficient

    Not all hybrids are created equal, reported a team of Carnegie Mellon researchers upon testing the efficiency of large- and small-capacity battery packs used to operate plug-in hybrid vehicles. An electric vehicle with a large, heavy battery pack will require 10 percent more energy per mile than a similar vehicle with a smaller battery pack.

    News | March 30, 2009
  • Lecture preview

    Title: University Lecture Series — “Technologies of Surveillance: Tracking People as Economic Subjects”

    News | March 30, 2009
  • Lecture Previews

    Title: University Lecture Series — Yossi Klein Halevi

    The Basics: Yossi Klein Halevi, senior editor at The New Republic and a senior fellow at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, will discuss the role of religion and culture in resolving conflict.

    News | March 23, 2009
  • Lecture Preview

    Title: Drue Heinz Lecture Series — Billy Collins

    News | March 2, 2009