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A photo of the mushroom cloud resulting from the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, on August 9, 1945. Photo courtesy of Library of Congress.

The Mushroom Cloud

For the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima, CAS professor examines and criticizes the decision to use the bomb.


Renaissance and Revolutions

Students in the Renaissance and Revolutions course completed assignments at the National Gallery of Art.

Max Paul Friedman

A Call to Action

Words of welcome to the Class of 2018 from Max Paul Friedman

Kathleen Franz is a curator for a new Smithsonian exhibition. Photo courtesy of the National Museum of American History.

American Enterprise

CAS professor speaks at Mad Men event in advance of new Smithsonian exhibition on history of business.