S C I E N C E
& T E C H N O L O G
Bill Seegar and his team of wildlife biologists are using a
sophisticated satellite tracking system to solve the mysteries of
peregrine falcon migration.
In Short - An
all-plastic battery... acid test for a new contraceptive... the hot
secret behind a fiery new foil... testing dirt's strength...
butter your eggs
O N C A M
P U S E S
The Brody Era
By Sue De
Take a deep breath and hold on tight as we whisk you through a
typically exhausting day in the life of the university's 13th
In Short - Hospital
gets new president... pedagogy goes high-tech... is there a
Medicare audit on the horizon?... creative approaches to
H E A L T H
& M E D I C I N E
By Charles Salter Jr.
After years of coping with debilitating Parkinson's disease,
Ejner Johnson is ready to become a new man--through a brain
surgery technique known as pallidotomy.
In Short - The
of prostate cancer... heartwarming breakthroughs... surprises in
nerve regeneration... insurance against stroke damage?
H U M A N I T I E S
& T H E A R T
Figurative painter Raoul Middleman '55 has been called "the last
American painter." Prolific, garrulous, and a little bit hammy,
he renders life in all its fleshy rawness.
Raoul Middleman Art Gallery
In Short - Lessons in
ancient diplomacy from the Amarna Letters... taking issue with
Sex in America... a fast-rising Celtic harp champ
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
Ike's View of the
By Louis Galambos
What would Dwight D. Eisenhower think about the U.S. of today?
Louis Galambos is uniquely qualified to opine: he's spent 25
years sifting through Ike's papers.
The People Behind the Eisenhower
In Short - Coming
in Canada... adventures of an expeditions editor... TQM
misinterpreted... Singapore's authoritarian democracy
D E P A R T M E N T
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