The Horizon

A new Cold War?

Crimea borders Ukraine to the north and Russia to the east. Map courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Elijah Lossner

March 15, 2014

Tensions mount in the Ukraine as Russian forces have effectively taken over the region of Crimea. Russian troops and pro-Russian militias have taken over Ukrainian military bases, airports, roads, and even television stations. The takeover is a result of the ousting of former President Viktor Yanukovich,...

Q&A: understanding the conflict in Syria

Amira Asad

September 19, 2013

Syria has been on the tip of every American and U.S. politician’s tongue since Syrian President Assad’s government is said to have used chemical weapons in attacks on neighborhoods in the outskirts of Damascus last month. Obama called for limited strikes on Syria earlier this month to discourage...

Psychology professor interviewed on CBS

Bryan Jones

August 22, 2013

Bernardo Carducci, psychology professor and director of the Shyness Research Institute, was on "CBS This Morning" Tuesday, Aug. 20 to discuss the right and wrong ways to talk with people. "You don't have to be brilliant," Carducci said during the interview. "You just have to be nice." If you w...