Monthly Archives: May 2013

Sweeping Sand Under the Rug

This past weekend was the Memorial Day holiday, traditionally marking the official start of the summer season. But Memorial Day is more than just barbeques with friends and three-day sales at local department stores. Memorial Day is also the day … Continue reading

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Lara Croft: Cancer Activist

In an Op-Ed piece published in Tuesday’s New York Times, actress Angelina Jolie revealed publicly that she had undergone a prophylactic double mastectomy — removal of both breasts — in order to reduce her risk of developing cancer. Ms. Jolie … Continue reading

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Fight or Flight

I travel a lot for work. It’s the rare week when I’m not on the road or in the air to attend a conference, give a talk at some symposium, or serve on some panel or commission. In fact, if … Continue reading

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