July 1, 2002
by David Toomey '78, focuses on the history of "hurricane hunters" who fly planes into hurricanes and a 1955 disaster that befell one crew.
Toomey recreates the hurricane reconnaissance flight into Hurricane Janet in September 1955 that took the lives of nine Navy crewmen and two journalists. More ...
January 1, 2002
Owing to the recent forces of globalization, the world is a very different place than it was just two decades ago. The world-wide movements toward trade deregulation, privatization, and the lowering of tariff barriers, coupled with the information revolution, has made obsolete many of the more traditional ways of thinking and behaving. If we are to succeed in this new, fast-paced, diverse, and complex global economy, we will need to equip ourselves with new skills and new understandings. We need to be more competent than ever before. But more than that, we need to develop a new mindset for this changing world, which Ferraro calls “global brains.” More ...