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“The Ravine” Book Talk With Wendy Lower And Paul Salmons

In 2009, Dr. Wendy Lower, the acclaimed author of Hitler’s Furies and chair of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Academic Council,...

Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen: Featuring Guest Sculptor Vinnie Bagwell

Person Place Thing is an interview show based on this idea: people are particularly engaging when they speak not directly about themselves but about...

Valcour: The 1776 Campaign That Saved the Cause of Liberty

During the summer of 1776, patriots worked frantically to head off a British invasion from Canada. Their effort culminated in a wild three-day naval...

Exploring Neuroscience And The Legacy Of The Holocaust

Neuroscientist Dr. Daniela Schiller, who leads the Affective Neuroscience Lab at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, has spent years exploring...

Stories Survive: Manfred Ohrenstein

Manfred Ohrenstein was born in Mannheim, Germany in 1925. He grew up under increasingly restrictive Nazi rules, holding his Bar Mitzvah at age 13 on...

Pieces of China: Wendy Paulson on the Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Less than two months after hatching, the tiny Spoon-billed Sandpiper begins the long journey from Russia’s arctic tundra to the coast of China. No...

Navigating Workplace Transitions: How to Prepare for a Return to Office

As organizations prepare to welcome people back to their physical locations, they must incorporate learnings from the past year. New ways of working...

Hidden Meanings and Beyond in Chinese Painting

What does a Chinese artist do in a time of chaos and oppression? Flee to the mountains, to the wilderness, of course, to cultivate upright Confucian...

This is Not a Small Voice: An Evening of Poetry as Celebration

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting hosts a reading with poets Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Sonia Sanchez, and Aracelis Girmay, among others. RSVP to...

Chengdu Greenland: A Non-Coplanar Exoskeleton

Skyscraper Museum webinar. Supertall projects have been central to Dennis Poon’s career as a structural engineer. Poon worked on the teams for the...