Friedman School's Daniel Maxwell is quoted in this primer about the history and causes of famine.
Fletcher’s Chidi Odinkalu comments on the U.S. motivation for re-engaging with Africa, suggesting there is concern about abandoning the continent’s countries “to Russia and China.”
Fletcher’s Chris Miller examines the state of the Russian economy as the costs of war and sanctions add up.
Fletcher Dean Rachel Kyte outlines steps to achieve sustainable and equitable cooling technologies to combat extreme heat around the globe.
Fletcher’s Alex de Waal examines why fighting has resumed in Ethiopia despite recent progress toward peace talks.
A&S political scientist Michael Beckley’s new book “Danger Zone: The Coming Conflict With China,” co-authored by Hal Brands, is discussed in this article, which requires a subscription to read in full.
Fletcher’s Chris Miller comments on the United States’ control over the “main choke points in the semiconductor production process.” Miller is the author of “Chip War: The Fight For The World’s Most Critical Technology.”
This article highlights engineering’s Valencia Joyner Koomson's work developing a prototype pulse oximeter that includes technology that can adapt to different skin tones. Photos of Koomson are included in this article, which is part of a series exploring racism in health and medicine.
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Fletcher Dean Rachel Kyte is quoted in this article on the challenges posed by a warming climate and the increasing demand for air conditioning, noting that shifts in building and community design can have a big impact on cooling.