H E A L T H
M E D I C I N E
The naysayers told him it was impossible--that a dwarf simply
could not make it as an orthopedic surgeon. Michael Ain has
proved them wrong.
In Short - Sleuthing to save
endangered elephants... a simple remedy for fatigue... the
wonders of American rat chow... driving matters
C A M P U S E S
A pre-med spends his Saturdays tutoring female inmates at the
Baltimore Detention Center--and comes away with some painful
In Short - Spring break in
Las Vegas... mergers and acquisitions... the fun of film... a
retiring remaker... satellite sushi... Division I debut
P U B L I C
P O L I C Y &
I N T E R N A T I O N A L
A F F A I R S
Breadth of a Salesman
By Joanne P.
Garlic fruitcake. Beer shampoo. You name it and marketing guru
Bob McMath '54 probably has it in his showcase of fads, flops,
and forward-thinking products.
In Short - Why major war is
obsolete... Castro the athlete... faltering kin networks...
briefings that mean business
S C I E N C E
& T E C H N O L O G
The ABC's of Birdsong
There's more to birdsong than meets the ear, says researchers
Gregory Ball and Stewart Hulse. Their work gives a whole new
meaning to the term "birdbrain."
In Short - Detecting mines
through math... a solution that shines... help for Y2K
headache... airplane navigation via satellite
H U M A N I T I E S
& T H E A R T
Backstage, the singers are excited, exhausted, scared, and
confident, all at once. Welcome to the world premiére of
Peabody's new opera, Where Angels Fear to Tread.
In Short - A poet whose time has
come... music's complicated business... asserting authority
through anthropology... "18 Dances"