This month, the trade writing committees of the Congress announced new legislation designed to advance human rights through trade. But the bill does not say what human rights the Congress includes, how policymakers will use free trade agreements to advance human rights, or explain how the U.S. will assess whether these human rights are being adequately respected.
Emma Donoghue is the latest in a long list of notable Irish writers who have been brought to Columbia by the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society. Donoghue headlines this organization's 37th annual Irish Evening on Friday, Feb. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
Mount St. Mary's University, the second-oldest Catholic university in America, named the chief executive officer of a Los Angeles based private equity, merger and acquisitions firm as its new president.
Twelve years ago, Walters Art Museum curator Will Noel opened a parcel and discovered what he came to think of as "Archimedes' brain in a box." Thus began a search for buried treasure — in this case, lost writings of the Greek mathematician, which had been converted into a prayer book.
A federal court judge rejected a last-ditch effort by prosecutors to keep Barry H. Landau behind bars while the New York collector awaits trial on charges he pulled off the country's biggest-ever theft of national memorabilia over a span of years.