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.
As a teenager in London, Philip Shapira watched manufacturing evolve from the shop floor of Semnat Glass Works, a company that employed his father, grandfather, and uncles for decades.