Harriman vs. Hill: Investing lessons for today

Read a larger version. BY LARRY HAEGFormer executive vice president of corporate communications for Wells Fargo & Company and author of Harriman vs. Hill: Wall Street’s Great Railroad War The central events of Harriman vs. Hill took place 112 years ago—long before the federal government regulated the trading of securities and before it prohibited insider … More Harriman vs. Hill: Investing lessons for today

Breaking down motherhood myths: A Q&A with Kate Hopper

Kate Hopper is author of Ready for Air: A Journey through Premature Motherhood. During the month of October, she is participating in a blog tour and running a contest in which entrants have the opportunity to have Kate visit their book club in person (locally) or via Skype. Enter here. ——- What inspired you to … More Breaking down motherhood myths: A Q&A with Kate Hopper

Cosmologies and the future of scholarly communication

The astronomical system of Ptolemy, in which the Earth is at the center of the universe. A model of Copernican heliocentrism, published in 1543, in which the sun is at the center of the universe, with Earth and other planets revolving around it. As Copernicus’ model followed earlier challenges to that of Ptolemy, so university … More Cosmologies and the future of scholarly communication

"The landscape with its special magic and the people with their stories": How Minnesota’s North Shore inspired Vidar Sundstøl’s chilling Minnesota Trilogy.

Vidar Sundstøl in Two Harbors, Minnesota. Photographs by Shea Sundstøl. BY VIDAR SUNDSTØLAcclaimed Norwegian writer and author of the Minnesota Trilogy The last seven years of my professional life in Norway have been focused on writing or speaking about the North Shore of Lake Superior. The people, the forest, the lake, the history. However, I … More "The landscape with its special magic and the people with their stories": How Minnesota’s North Shore inspired Vidar Sundstøl’s chilling Minnesota Trilogy.