Current Issue

Apr. 25, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 11

Alumni Scene
Heart-transplant recipient Jessica Melore ’03 works for the NJSharing Network.

Promoting organ donation

Jessica Melore ’03

Published in the Apr. 25, 2012, issue

When she was 16, Jessica Melore ’03 suffered a massive heart attack. Her doctors thought she might not live through the night, and last rites were delivered. She did survive, but she needed a new heart and waited nine long months for a donation. An...Read more
Isabel Pike ’11

Starting Out: Isabel Pike ’11

Published in the Apr. 25, 2012, issue

Public-information assistant at the World Food Programme’s West Africa regional office in Dakar, Senegal, through a Princeton-in-Africa fellowship. Princeton major: anthropology. What she does: Pike and her supervisor coordinate communications efforts for...Read more
John Heminway ’66 and Katie Carpenter ’79


Published in the Apr. 25, 2012, issue

The latest project by documentary filmmakers JOHN HEMINWAY ’66 and KATIE CARPENTER ’79, right, took them to northern Kenya, where paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey and his team of fossil hunters have searched for ­fossilized bone, stone tools, and other...Read more
Laurent Dubois ’92

Reading Room: Laurent Dubois ’92

Misunderstood, Haiti deserves another look

Published in the Apr. 25, 2012, issue

How did Haiti go from being “the most profitable bit of land in the world” in the 18th century to today’s poster child for poverty and wretchedness? So asks Laurent Dubois ’92, professor of Romance studies and history at Duke University, in his account of...Read more

New Releases by Alumni

Published in the Apr. 25, 2012, issue

In The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism From Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin (Oxford University Press), COREY ROBIN ’89 traces conservatism’s intellectual lineage and argues that the right always has been grounded in a defense of power and privilege. This ...Read more
New books & media

Published in the Dec. 14, 2011, issue

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