Category: Newsweek

HOW NASA’S SATELLITES CAN HELP SOLVE THE MIDDLE EAST WATER CRISIS

Newsweek quoting Farouk El-Baz, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences/ College of Engineering “For at least six of the past 10 years, Ali Saed, a farmer, grew no crops…” Expert quote: “Already, we are unable to produce much of the food we need; it’s a crisis.” View full article.   

WHY PRINCESS DIANA REMAINS AN OBSESSION IN THE U.S. 20 YEARS AFTER HER DEATH

Newsweek Arianne Chernock, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “If evidence was required that people in the United States remain obsessed with Princess Diana 20 years after her tragic death in a Paris tunnel, this week has certainly provided it…” Expert quote: “Americans were at her wedding fascinated by the fairy tale aspect […]

Princeton to keep Woodrow Wilson name despite protests

Newsweek William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies Woodrow Wilson will remain the namesake of Princeton University’s school of public and international affairs and his name will continue to appear in other places on campus, the university said on Monday… Expert quote: “I thought it was the right decision.” View […]

Frontline health workers were sidelined in $3.3bn fight against Ebola

Newsweek Nahid Bhadelia, School of Medicine, NEIDL Under cover of darkness, a few burial workers pried opened the steel doors of a hospital morgue and stole the corpses of two adults and one child. They carried the bodies confidently, with hands that carted cadavers daily… Expert quote: “So you’re not getting paid, your friends are […]

The British Royals Are Here, But Do Americans Care?

Newsweek Arianne Chernock, College of Arts & Sciences The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, known colloquially as Will and Kate, arrived in New York on Sunday for a whirlwind three-day trip, delighting those Americans with romantic notions of what it’s like to be British monarchy while leaving those with a more cynical outlook wondering, “What’s […]