Weekly Roundup: Dr. Steven Strogatz, Hassan Abbas, Dr. Charles Johnson

Hope everyone is having a festive fall week! Check out the latest news from a few of our speakers making headlines:


This month, Steven Strogatz celebrates the hundredth anniversary of Einstein’s general theory of relativity with his article in the New Yorker. But can we truly understand what Einstein actually accomplished, and how?  Let Dr. Strogatz enlighten you!


Professor of International Security Studies at the National Defense University Hassan Abbas has an important piece on the US policy of containing ISIS. Head over to foreignpolicy.com to stay informed on this crucial issue facing our world today.


We are offering big congratulations this week to Dr. Charles Johnson, whose story “The Weave” will appear in the prestigious 2016 “Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses” anthology! Take a sneak peek and get some more info from Professor Johnson’s home school publication UW Today.


There you have it for the week! Have a peacful holiday, and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest from all of our speakers, scientists and change makers!