Department: Feature Archive


The Art of Mathematics

Issue: Fall 2018, Feature

Deep thinkers all, our mathematicians spend their days gripped by “the music of reason.”


Centerpiece

Issue: Fall 2018, Feature

In the microcosm of a dewdrop, Homewood photographer Will Kirk captured the 35-foot “Red Sails” sculpture created by artist John Henry.


Eight Years Rising

Issue: Fall 2018, Feature

Rising to the Challenge, which ended in October, has been an eight-year fundraising campaign to support students, faculty members, research, and scholarship across the university. Here, we highlight eight of the campaign’s key priorities.


’68: The year that changed everything.

Issue: Fall 2018, Feature

Michael Hill '72 shares his freshman memories and reconnects with classmates who marched for justice with Chester Wickwire—and watched Baltimore burn.


Through a New Lens

Issue: Feature, Spring 2018

With fresh eyes and a sense of purpose, researchers here are pushing to advance the field of African-American history in provocative new directions.


Climate Change

Issue: Feature, Spring 2018

By looking at clues from the past, present, and future, scientists here are working to better understand how our global climate could change—and the steps we can take now to avoid calamity down the road.


Centerpiece

Issue: Feature, Spring 2018

A member of the men’s swim team, senior Ronan Corgel—an economics major—shows his skill with the butterfly stroke during the January Blue Jay Invitational, held at the Newton White Aquatic Center. [Photo by James T. VanRensselaer]


Getting it Just Right

Issue: Feature, Spring 2018

Once launched into deep space, the much-vaunted James Webb Space Telescope can’t be tweaked or repaired. That’s why precision testing is so crucial. Fortunately, an ingenious group of instrument engineers is more than up for the challenge.


The Krieger School at 25

Issue: Fall 2017, Feature

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the naming of the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. Here we celebrate the legacy of our scholarly inquiry.


Bits, Bytes, Blogs, and Books

Issue: Fall 2017, Feature

Scholars are using digital tools to expand access and find new ways of thinking about the humanities.