Posted on July 30, 2013
The Smithsonian's Folklife Festival, which Harrison co-curates, is designed to preserve and celebrate languages in danger of disappearing.
by Alisa Giardinelli | Posted on July 29, 2013
"Morehouse and Swarthmore are alike in many ways," Campbell says, "each sharing a deep commitment to the liberal arts, academic rigor, and social justice."
Posted on July 26, 2013
The Economist notes that since Rakoff's decision to reject a $285 million settlement between the SEC and Citicorp, a handful of judges have since followed suit and blocked other SEC deals.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on July 24, 2013
Mara Revkin '09 (left) and Ann Lesch '66, both based in Cairo, have written extensively about the unrest in Egypt after witnessing the politlcal upheaval first-hand.
Posted on July 22, 2013
During an externship with Allison Marsh '98 at the Smithsonian Institute, Williams wrote about the history of the iconic New York structure.
Posted on July 17, 2013
Laundy went from teaching physics and science to high school students to joining the educational tech start-up Code Academy. She also founded Women Who Code.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on July 12, 2013
Putnam, one of the few social scientists to ever receive the National Humanities Medal, was honored for "deepening our understanding of community in America."
Posted on July 11, 2013
A lecture by Sonny Sidhu '09, game designer and scholar, as part of the Visualizing Media Futures Symposium.
by Abby Holtzman '16 | Posted on July 8, 2013
Researcher and educator Phyllis Wise '67 joins UN deputy high commissioner T. Alexander Aleinikoff '74, sociologist Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot '66, and federal judge Jed Rakoff '64 as new Academy members.
by Zach Epstein | Posted on July 3, 2013
Valelly disagrees with the Supreme Court in striking part of it down, but says the ruling may spur citizens and Congress into action, adding "this is a time for democratic renewal."
Posted on June 28, 2013
For a story on military combat dogs, Heyman-Kantor donned a protective suit and attempted to outrun one of the canines. Did he make it? Watch to see.
Posted on June 26, 2013
Mather, one of the first female leaders of a law firm in Pennsylvania, currently serves as Pepper Hamilton's general counsel and heads the Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners.
Posted on June 19, 2013
The Tonawanda Coke factory was convicted of polluting the air and ground and officials are facing jail and up to $200 million in fines.
by Alisa Giardinelli | Posted on June 17, 2013
No one was hurt and first responders from the College and the Borough prevented the two-alarm fire from causing more damage.
Linguist K. David Harrison Raises Awareness of Global Language Loss at Smithsonian Folklife Festival Program
by Alisa Giardinelli | Posted on June 13, 2013
"Language diversity is part of the bigger picture of sustainability and survival on the planet," says Harrison, co-curator of the program and associate professor of linguistics. "If we care about intellectual diversity, we should also care about language diversity."