Category: Sydney Morning Herald

Hollande’s US visit to rekindle Franco-American affairs

February 10th, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Erik Goldstein, Newsmakers, Sydney Morning Herald 0 comments

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Erik Goldstein, College of Arts & Sciences

You don’t hear talk of “cheese eating surrender monkeys” in Washington, DC, these days. With the French President Francois Hollande in town for a state visit the focus is on the warmth of the relationship between America and its oldest ally, France, whose troops turned the tide at the battle of Yorktown, helping America win its revolution…

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Of myth and martyrdom

November 16th, 2013 in 2013, College of General Studies, Newsmakers, Sydney Morning Herald, Tom Whalen 0 comments

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Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

He was a reckless playboy or an emerging statesman, or both…

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“In order to win office he ran a populist campaign of such ruthlessness that it shocked Nixon, who had had a friendly relationship with him in Congress.”

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Living large, and longer

January 9th, 2013 in 2013, Neil Ruderman, Newsmakers, School of Medicine, Sydney Morning Herald 0 comments

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Neil Ruderman, School of Medicine

A few years ago, Mercedes Carnethon, a diabetes researcher at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Illinois, found herself pondering a conundrum…

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Price of war: future generations shoulder Bush legacy

November 9th, 2012 in 2012, Andrew Bacevich, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Sydney Morning Herald 0 comments

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Andrew Bacevich, College of Arts & Sciences

George W. Bush rated barely a mention in the race for the White House but his legacy lingers in any attempt to wrestle with Washington’s record budget deficit – now at a dizzying $US16trillion…

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Frighten away your fears

July 3rd, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, David Barlow, Newsmakers, Sydney Morning Herald 0 comments

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David Barlow, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders

I’ve always erred on the cautious, control-freakish side of the road…

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