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Naomi Scheman: The Study of Trust

What is trust and what is considered trustworthy? Naomi Scheman develops the concept of trust based on philosophical theories and practice. At the University, Scheman evaluates how various University communities experience and create trust. Her passion and commitment are shown through her work with individuals who merge academia and activism.
Asher Waldfogel

The Risk of 'Sitting Still'

Asher Waldfogel (BA '75, philosophy) combined his passions for the humanities and his interest in technology to eventually run several high-tech companies. Waldfogel was born with a passion for innovation and risk, and learned the key to success is understanding trends and timing when everything happens quickly and nothing is permanent.