What I'm Reading: The Other Einstein, Marie Benedict

By Stacy A. Nyikos ’90

Watching National Geographic’s period drama, Genius, which in its first season told the story of Albert Einstein, held a fascinating surprise for me: his first wife, Mileva Maric. She, too, was a talented physicist. So when I came across a historical novel about her, I jumped on the opportunity to learn more.

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What I’m Reading: Parched, Melanie Crowder

By Stacy A. Nyikos ’90

When I was at Notre Dame, apartheid was in full swing, which makes me feel both incredibly old . . . and hopeful. Old because, let’s face it, the 1980s was a long time ago. And hopeful, because that kind of discrimination was overcome. By humans. In my lifetime.

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