electricity-usage audit finds waste, calls for conservation
of Jane Wolfson's Environmental Science and Studies senior seminar
stand firm in their belief that small, conscientious acts can save
the university thousands of dollars a year in electricity costs.[more...]
So they said...
worth noting from contemporary and historic sources
"Our true nationality
Herbert George Wells,
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Recent media highlights
Channel International, December 9
Steven Phillips, Department
of History, was one of three scholars who discussed Taiwan's relationship
with China for the television program Global View. Hosted
by historian Alberto Coll, Global View provides "views
and opinions from around the globe on current events and the history
that has shaped our world." Phillips traveled to New
York to tape the segment for the new cable network, which is an
offshoot of the History Channel.
swells into Ode to Joy
Jon W. Sparks' review
of a performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony included kudos for
another work on the December 4-5 program at the Germantown (Tenn.)
Performing Arts Centre: Forgotten Chants and Refrains: Symphony
No. 1 by Jonathan Leshnoff, Department of Music, which received
its world premiere by the ISIS Orchestra under the baton of Maestro
Michael Stern. Sparks described Leshnoff's symphony as "fluid,
thoughtful ... superbly textured and unafraid to be intellectual."
Brown Burnett also applauded the work in a Memphis Mojo review.
leaves, Rumsfeld stays and Kerik comes on board
News Service, December 6
After Health and Human
Services Secretary Tommy Thompson resigned from the Bush cabinet,
Martha Joynt Kumar, Department of Political Science, told writer
Bob Deans the unusually high turnover doesn't mean the administration
is in turmoil. "It doesn't look like disarray," she said.
"It does look like they've used this period, which is a natural
point to look at the future and decide what they want to accomplish,
and they've done it cleanly. It's not like everybody's jumping off
the ship--or that they're all being pushed off."