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Our man in space

A new special edition of Time magazine lists Steve Squyres, Ph.D. ’81, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy, among the 25 most influential people in space: “Earth’s invasion of Mars (sci-fi writers had it backwards) began with planetary flybys in the 1960s; then came the Viking 1 and 2 landers in 1976 and the Pathfinder mission, with […]

Time for a change

AtlanticWire named a Time magazine column by Noliwe M. Rooks, associate professor of Africana studies and feminist, gender and sexuality studies, to its best five columns of Oct. 11. Read Rooks’ column, “Why It’s Time to Get Rid of Standardized Tests.” An interdisciplinary scholar, Rooks studies the racial implications of beauty, fashion and adornment; racial inequality in education; […]