New Students, Welcome to the Neighborhood!

You’ve moved out of your parents’ house, enrolled in one of the country’s most innovative universities, and—take a deep breath—relocated to the most amazing city in the world. Could this be the pinnacle of human existence? We might be exaggerating ... read more

Playwriting Grads Find Their Voices, Then Success

For her first assignment in the MFA Playwriting program at the School of Drama, Janine Nabers (’08) was told to imagine a conversation her parents might have had on their first date. She wrote about their first chance meeting in ... read more

Incarceration Nation

The United States leads the world on many fronts, from technology and finance to entertainment and higher education. But there’s another arena in which its leadership is far less flattering: incarceration. Currently, the U.S. prison and local jail population sits ... read more