Tagged: Turkey

Armenian “genocide” vote riles Turks

The Turkish government says there’ll be negative diplomatic consequences for the Obama administration if the U.S. Congress approves a committee-passed resolution labeling as “genocide” the World War I-era killing of Armenians by Turks.  History Professor Simon Payaslian, chair of Modern Armenian History and Literature who teaches a course on the genocide, says the resolution’s significance goes […]

A Thanksgiving Series from Professor Joan Salge Blake:

Tip #4: Trim the alcohol. A glass of wine can be enjoyable with dinner, but let’s face it: Alcohol adds more calories to your Turkey Day feast. On top of that, spirits can weaken your willpower, especially when consumed on an empty stomach. Save the first toast for when the turkey is served and sip […]

A Thanksgiving Series from Professor Joan Salge Blake:

Tip #3: Trim the amount of food you eat. We stuff ourselves silly on Thanksgiving because we’re afraid we’ll have to wait another 12 months before we can indulge in the whole turkey thing again. Try to remember that this is America. If you want a turkey with stuffing and apple pie a la mode […]

A Thanksgiving Series from Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake:

Between now and Thanksgiving, Registered Dietitian and healthy eating expert Joan Salge Blake will be offering tips to trim turkey day weight. Tip # 1: Carve out an earlier time to eat. When Thanksgiving dinner is served at 2 or 3 p.m., we tend to skip lunch in an attempt to make room for a […]

EU, Turkey sign gas pipeline deal

Aimed at cutting Europe’s reliance on energy from Russia, Turkey and five European Union nations today signed a landmark agreement to run a gas pipeline from the Caspian Sea area to Europe via Turkey.  Energy risk-management expert Mark T. Williams, who teaches finance in the School of Management, can discuss what this could mean for […]