For Karen Saxe, the road to Washington started with maps in Minnesota.
At a time when many of their colleagues are headed back into classrooms and laboratories, a select group of scientists and engineers are going to Washington.
Teacher, Grange Middle School in Fairfield, California
Starting in the late 1990s, field biologists began noticing a disturbing and ongoing trend: The world’s frogs were disappearing and dying en masse.
In the late 1950s, linguist Noam Chomsky proposed a radical idea: The ability to speak language was an innate, universal human endowment derived from the brain’s ability to generate grammar.
Advocating for prisoners of conscience; using satellite photos to help investigate war crimes; reuniting families of “disappeared” dissidents: It sounds like a list of extraordinary goals.