The Disease That Changed World History

Almost forgotten today, tuberculosis (TB) is still one of the deadliest infectious diseases in the world. In an interview with Coliquio, Ronald D. Gerste, MD, PhD, an ophthalmologist and historian, looked back on this disease’s eventful history, which encompasses outstanding discoveries and catastrophic failures in diagnosis and treatment from the Middle Ages to the present…

How Josh Naylor Made MLB History in Guardians’ Comeback Win Vs. White Sox – NBC Chicago

How Josh Naylor made MLB history in Guardians’ comeback win vs. Sox originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The Chicago White Sox put up nine runs on Monday night. And they were still nearly outscored by one Cleveland Guardians player. Guardians first baseman Josh Naylor drove in eight runs to power Cleveland’s 12-9 extra-inning comeback…

The SLEcret History: How a classics education took root at Stanford

Koinozetetics. Definition: a program in controlled speculation. Confused? You should be. It’s not a term you’ll find in any dictionary. Conceived by former Stanford history professor Mark Mancall in 1971, “Koinozetetics” is a combination of two words from the Greek language: “koinos” for “common, in common, mutual” and “zététique” for “to seek, to enquire.”  Mancall…

Next ‘Blue Book’ features history of Wisconsin Capitol press

Every two years, analysts at the state’s nonpartisan Legislative Reference Bureau publish a guidebook to state government called the “Blue Book.” Originally published as a manual for legislators in 1853, the book evolved to include a featured article in each edition exploring a part of state history. Recent editions examined how lawmakers passed veterans bills…