In the Media

Winter 2018

“To spend that time on the Gulf for me in this meditative state counting wolfberries and crabs, it taught me a lot about who I was and the work people are doing every day.”

Professor CJ Hauser appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers to discuss her new book, Family of Origin (Doubleday, 2019).

“On Instagram, manufacturing fake followers is a ubiquitous tactic, one that’s churned out at least 95 million near-perfect human forgeries for you to brush past in the digital hallways, unaware.”

Emma Grey Ellis ’14 writes on about this problem affecting online engagement numbers

“I used to think about being a superhero, because that was going to be my way out. I’d get some superpowers, and I could be strong … I could help my mother.”

Derrick Darby ’88 to the Atlantic about the challenges African Americans face on the path to success 

“At TIA, I learned the importance of really listening to customers and finding the right product to fit the market.” 

— Matthew Glick ’19, who developed the Gipper app through Colgate’s Thought Into Action, in U.S. News & World Report 

“It was dark and the waves were high and it was hard to see the land, but I could see lights from the cars in the parking lot, which gave me extra adrenaline.”

Pat Budny ’80 recalls being the first person to ever swim across Lake Erie to

“Health care, especially for seniors, is so much more than just an insurance plan.” 

Caroline Anderson ’12, executive director of Medicare and retirement programs in Virginia for members of UnitedHealthcare, to the Richmond Times-Dispatch

“Kagame’s autocratic manner penetrates the lives of Rwandans in much the same way as did those who preceded him: the head of state is to lead his people toward reason and eliminate enemies by terror.”

— Excerpt from Professor Susan Thomson’s book Rwanda: From Genocide to Precarious Peace, which was reviewed by Nairobi Business Monthly  

“It is too soon to know whether this newly acquired power will lead to a radical change in the political structure of the island and, if so, what type of change.” 

Jacqueline Villarrubia-Mendoza, a sociology and anthropology professor, in her article about Puerto Rico for the North American Congress on Latin America 

“ Images of a bloodied and beaten Haidar galvanized Sahrawi resistance and shocked many foreign observers.”

Professor Jacob Mundy in an article on “the Gandhi of Western Sahara,” Aminatou Haidar, on 

Is our current health care system really so badly broken that we can’t build on it?

Political science professor Michael Hayes in a commentary on

“ We would think the steady state for the 30-year bond would equal the natural interest rate plus inflation expectations plus the liquidity and risk premium.” 

Assistant Professor of Economics Rich Higgins to

“ Mentoring is about challenging mentees and pushing them to do their best, not making their life easy.”

— Anita Corbett ’88 to Nature Reviews Cancer about mentoring young scientists