Miss Guy: Money & Losing, the New York Knicks
The Knicks may be having the most disappointing season in the league this year. Of the 30 franchises, the Knicks have a better record than seven of them. The difference ... more
- Marty Baylor, Assistant Professor of Physics, has been granted a prestigious Single-Investigator Cottrell College Science Award from the Research Corporation for her project “Optimization of Index Contrast in Diffusive Photopolymers Able to Create Waveguides and Fluid Channels in Optofluidic Devices.” ... more
- Dismantling the wall: Hassan Rohani has changed the mood in Iran. But he faces opposition
Hopes that an economy long hampered by international sanctions may soon grow again have been rising ever since the election last June of President ... more
- Indoor Track. 67 minutes. 10 miles.
Warm-up 3 miles, then workout with Marie. 4x1600 w/ 60 sec rest in 6:03, 6:03, 5:51, 5:54. Then 4x200 w/ 200 jog: 39, 37, 37, 36. Cool-down 2 miles. Felt pretty good.
- Indoor Track. 22 minutes. 3 miles.
Easy shakeout run.
You may be familiar with Jun’ichirō Tanizaki’s essay In Praise of Shadows (1933). But were you aware that Tanizaki had a predecessor in the form of a Meiji period crank? I think not! Kaiseki Sata was a Shin ... more
- In about three weeks I'll be working in an open air market in Kampala, Uganda.
I'm there to learn about bio-fortified orange sweet potatoes and think about how to use behavioral economics to get more babies to eat them. This ... more
- Carleton College invites the public to celebrate the musical heritage of Mali with a performance by Trio Da Kali on Monday, March 3 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Great Hall. These three acclaimed musicians hail from the Mande ... more
Carleton News: Carleton presents special screening of the acclaimed documentary film, “The Girls In The Band”Carleton College will host a special screening of the acclaimed documentary film, “The Girls In The Band,” on Tuesday, March 4 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity. The film tells the fascinating and inspiring stories ... more
- The Carleton College Orchestra will present their winter concert on Friday, March 7 from 8 to 9:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall. Directed by Hector Valdivia, the program will feature Britten’s Four Sea Interludes and Sibelius’ Symphony No. 5 in ... more
- With the 86th Academy Awards just around the corner (Sunday, March 2), Musicology Now recently published an essay by associate professor of music Andrew Flory about Best Documentary nominee, "20 Feet From Stardom." An audience favorite around the globe, the ... more
- I’m not young,and I don’t thinkI’m going to liveforever.This week in Tepoztlan,as in Sao Paulo, is a weekof celebration, revelry, sameas Mardi Gras in NewOrleans.Some people will die here,this ... more
I feel rather self-conscious that the headline that finally got me to pay a bit closer attention to Jason Collins, and everything that he represents now that he has a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets, was related to ... more
- Indoor Track. 61 minutes. 9 miles.
Relaxed and easy run. Felt pretty good by the second half of the run.
Hey, guys? I have exciting news. My last ebook, The Confederacy of Heaven , was published in the fall of 2010. Now, after three and a half years, I’m finally ready to publish another ebook.