In the years immediately following the Columbine High School Massacre in 1999, there was an onslaught of literature addressing the
With a career in politics that spanned four decades, former Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison knows a few things about how Washington operates, especially the importance of a functioning — or lack thereof — democratic government.
So far this week, Chautauqua Institution audiences have heard about historical literacy, imaginative literacy and scientific literacy. Now, they’ll learn
Mae Jemison might have been the first African-American woman to make it to outer space, but audiences shouldn’t hold their
SAALIK KHAN | Staff Photographer Roger Rosenblatt, distinguished professor of English and writing at Stony Brook University, speaks in the
He’s back — but this time, he’s alone. Since he first spoke here in 1985, Roger Rosenblatt has become well
What does it mean to be literate? For David Von Drehle, editor at large of Time magazine, that question has
The United States has incredible medical science and innovative means of treating illnesses — yet it doesn’t do well in translating those advances to improving the health of citizens throughout the country.
Nurses are not “mindless bimbos” — at least not for Martha N. Hill, today’s morning lecture speaker. Hill, who serves as both the dean emerita and a professor for the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, will talk about common misperceptions about the profession with her lecture, “Have You Looked at Nursing Lately?” at 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater.
In a 2011 report to the acting surgeon general of the United States, now-Acting U.S. Deputy Surgeon General, Rear Adm. Scott Giberson, outlined the challenges to access that are evident in today’s health care system and provided a potential answer to overcoming them.