Articles by Rachel Margolis (17)

University News

Colloquium to address turbulence in Africa

December 3, 2012 1 comment

The 2012 Achebe Colloquium on Africa, entitled “Governance, Security and Peace in Africa,” will be held this Friday and Saturday at the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

Science & Research

Father-son team reassesses natural, financial hazards

November 16, 2012 1 comment

In 1960, Jerome Stein, associate professor of economics, took his 7-year-old son Seth to hear a talk about continental drift by geologist Donald Eckelmann, also a dean at Brown at the time. Seth demonstrated his early aptitude for geology by jumping up when Eckelmann asked for questions.

University News

Speaker studies amendment to the letter

November 7, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Americans talk a lot about First Amendment rights. But how much do we really stop to think about its punctuation and the specially chosen words that give it meaning? Not enough, says Michael McConnell, director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. 

University News

‘Circle Dance’ sculpture set to arrive on the Walk

November 6, 2012 Comments are Disabled

A sculpture created by artist Tom Friedman will be installed on campus within the next month.


Monsters, ghosts race for a cause

October 31, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Zombies and ghouls darted past superheroes, Oompa Loompas, Angry Birds and human-sized fluorescent orange crayons under an overcast sky Sunday morning as they took part in the annual Monster Dash 5K road race.

University News

J Street U promotes two-state solution

October 16, 2012 Comments are Disabled

About 40 students and community members gathered in Hillel’s Chapel Thursday night to hear a series of speakers address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to celebrate the launch of J Street U Brown, an official chapter of J Street U, the student branch of a national movement dedicated to shifting the American political dynamic in favor of a two-state solution.


Past, present collide in U. social media project

October 10, 2012 Comments are Disabled

As Arianna Kazez ’15 and Izaak Baker ’15 strode out of Hope College last month, they nearly collided with three members of the class of 1888, who had just strolled through a gate that no longer exists.