Posts Tagged ‘Hassan Abbas’

Weekly Roundup: Dr. Steven Strogatz, Hassan Abbas, Dr. Charles Johnson

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Hope everyone is having a festive fall week! Check out the latest news from a few of our speakers making headlines:


This month, Steven Strogatz celebrates the hundredth anniversary of Einstein’s general theory of relativity with his article in the New Yorker. But can we truly understand what Einstein actually accomplished, and how?  Let Dr. Strogatz enlighten you!


Professor of International Security Studies at the National Defense University Hassan Abbas has an important piece on the US policy of containing ISIS. Head over to to stay informed on this crucial issue facing our world today.


We are offering big congratulations this week to Dr. Charles Johnson, whose story “The Weave” will appear in the prestigious 2016 “Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses” anthology! Take a sneak peek and get some more info from Professor Johnson’s home school publication UW Today.


There you have it for the week! Have a peacful holiday, and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest from all of our speakers, scientists and change makers!


Trending Now: Hassan Abbas, Gail Dines, Sandra Steingraber

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Here’s the latest from our speakers who are making headlines:


Salon gives us 11 reasons why Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson is their favorite scientist!


Head over to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and check out Hassan Abbas‘ latest podcast on militancy and the pause in Pakistan drone strikes. 


Check out Dr. Sandra Steingraber‘s remarks at the  EU Commission’s “New Environmentalism Summit” this week. 


At the Huffington Post, Gail Dines has some profound thoughts on feminism and porn.


Don’t miss the latest from Emery Jones , Boy Science Wonder!


That’s all for us — be sure to check back on Friday for our weekly video. 




Trending Now: Spencer Overton, Hassan Abbas, Ian Cheney

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Here’s the latest from our speakers who are making headlines:


A BIG congratulations to Wade Davis on being one of the 2014 inductees into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame.


Spencer Overton writes for the Huffington Post how the “White House Provides Leadership on Challenges Confronting Males of Color”.


The Hollywood Reporter gives Ian Cheney’s newest film, ‘The Search for General Tso’, a great review!


NPR sits down with Hassan Abbas for a candid discussion about who, if anyone, won the Afghanistan War.


What are the five questions that Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson wants to know the answers to before he dies? Find out here!


Don’t miss the latest adventure from Emery Jones – Boy Science Wonder.


That’s all for us. Be sure to check back on Friday for our weekly video!