Don't give up on Japan's kids

| Feb 27, 2011

Don't give up on Japan's kids

by Stephen Hesse

Last March, the president of Harvard University, Drew Gilpin Faust, visited Japan to find out for herself what has become of Japan’s once-vibrant contribution to American academia. The numbers of Japanese students enrolling in Harvard have declined steadily over the past decade, and in ...

| Aug 22, 2010

Of forests and floods

by Stephen Hesse

Last week I enjoyed the sublime luxury of watching a sunrise from the middle of a lake in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island, Maine. At 5 a.m., while friends and family slept, I strapped a kayak to the roof of the car ...