Alina Sabyr ’19 has been named one of only 41 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship recipients this year. The competitive international award from the Thomas J. Watson Foundation will allow her to spend a year travelling around the globe in a self-designed, independent quest for knowledge.
The Greek Parliament has agreed that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – its name for the country to the northwest of Greece since the break-up of Yugoslavia in 1991 – can now be called the Republic of Northern Macedonia.
In Europe, the transition from hunting and gathering to farming did not happen overnight. But in the Western Mediterranean, it happened much faster than in any other region of Europe — or the rest of the world for that matter.