Seven Degrees of Barabasi
Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, Professor and Director of Northeastern University's Center for Complex Network Research (CCNR), participates in the Pforzheimer House's Pforum lecture series on November 27. His talk, titled "From Networks to Human Predictability," focused on the types of networks that are commonly found in the world, and how the understanding of those networks can be advantageous to both individuals and companies.
In a three-part lecture series on “Exclusion and Inequality in Digital Societies”, Ernest J. Wilson III ‘70 gives a talk Tuesday afternoon at the Barker Center discussing the inequality in the current digital society.
Dever Delves Deeper
Professor William G. Dever gives a talk on archaeological evidence supporting the existence of the biblical King Solomon. Professor Dever, a distinguished archaeologist with extensive experience excavating in Israel and the Near East, presented slides and discussed recent excavations of Solomonic temples and cities.
Paris-based chef Pierre Hermé describing the creation process of one of his pastries.
Larry M. Bartels, May Werthan Shayne Chair of Public Policy and Social Science and Codirector of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions at Vanderbilt University, speaks Tuesday afternoon at an event hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. He discussed the American electorate and factors that determine presidential election outcomes.
Caitlin Sarubbi was born wih a rare genetic disorder that rendered her legally blind. She skiied for the first time in 2001 with the help of Disabled Sports USA, which wanted to honor her father, a NYC fireman on 9/11.