Pandemic Expert Dr. Ashish K. Jha ’92: “We Will Get Through This.”

A leading authority on public health policy and programs delivers some straight talk about the virus that has killed more than 110,000 Americans and has the world reeling.

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College Alumni and the Pandemic

CCT has the updates on alumni making headlines during these unprecedented times.


Voices of Wisdom

What’s it like to teach the Core?
Eleven faculty members tell us it’s inspiring, intense and exhilarating.

Videographer Francesca Trianni ’11, JRN’13

A Directorial Debut

Videographer Francesca Trianni ’11, JRN’13 puts a human face on the Syrian refugee crisis.


“Range” and Higher Education

CCT speaks with writer David Epstein ’02, JRN’04, GSAS’04 and professor Julie Crawford about Epstein’s book, Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World.

Try this Nia

Nia Batts ’07 Blows Away Expectations

A Detroit entrepreneur reinvests in her hometown.

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Issue Masthead

Volume 47 Number 3
Spring 2020

Alexis Boncy SOA’11

Executive Editor
Lisa Palladino

Deputy Editor
Jill C. Shomer

Associate Editor
Anne-Ryan Sirju JRN’09

Forum Editor
Rose Kernochan BC’82

Contributing Editor
Thomas Vinciguerra ’85

Art Director
Eson Chan

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