Writer-in-residence Stephen Alter, the author of eight books, explores themes of taking journeys and crossing borders. Photo: Ed Quinn
Winter 2005

A Pilgrim’s Path

Stephen Alter, the author of eight books, has spent his life journeying between Indian and American cultures.

Ann Bookman studied the lives of employees at three Massachusetts biotechnology firms to determine how today's workers balance the demands of their jobs with the demands of home life and community involvement. Photo: Ed Quinn
Spring 2005

Work and Family

Ann Bookman, executive director of MIT’s Workplace Center, explores how workers in the new economy integrate work and family.