On Monday, the world lost a Nobelist, a renowned pioneer in biochemistry, and the Albanian-American community one of its beloved members: Dr. Ferid Murad. He was 86. On behalf of everyone at the Institute and our community, we send Ferid’s loved ones our deepest condolences.
There is a nice old building in my neighborhood, on Brunnenstrasse, former East Berlin, on which it is written, in huge letters: “This house once stood in another country!”
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain and Prince Philip during their visit in the United Staes. Photo from a public appearances in New York City, October, 1957. Photographer: Angelo Rizzuto. On behalf of the institute and our community, I express my heartfelt sympathy to the Royal Family on their very great personal loss
Today, as we commemorate 100 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Albania, it is with a sense of gratitude that I reflect on this historic moment.
To many, Secretary Albright was known as as the first woman Secretary of State, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, advocate, professor, author, but to the people of Kosovo, Madeleine’s name was synonymous with hope.
Not many of us get to live to see our own legacy play out in such a meaningful, remarkable way. Bob Dole did.