Lydia Polgreen, editor-in-chief of news blog HuffPost, discussed her relationship with journalism and the way in which her past affects her vision of present-day America in her lecture entitled “Who gets to define American Values,” given as part of the University of Michigan’s Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.
On Monday, the University of Michigan's Center for South Asian Studies hosted Professor Nayanjot Lahiri, a historian and archaeologist, to discuss conservation struggles faced by India’s archeological efforts. Lahiri referenced the mistreatment of major Indian national monuments and possible solutions to protect these monuments and educate the Indian people on Indian heritage.
Lahiri studies ancient India and is a professor of history at Ashoka University. She won the 2013 Infosys Prize and has published multiple books on ancient Indian history and archeology.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Public Health Agency of Canada are investigating the source of a recent E. coli outbreak that has infected 58 people and resulted in two deaths in the United States and Canada. This particular strain, called E. coli O157:H7, has been linked to leafy greens and romaine lettuce.