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Alumni Profile: Leah Barton ’97

Alumni Profile: Leah Barton ’97

Leah Barton ’97 has taken her Chemical Engineering degree into the business world. As one of only four chemical engineering majors in her class, Barton felt the program, which was challenged by its smaller numbers in the 90’s, set the

Everyday Q & A: Is it safe to sit in front of the microwave?

Everyday Q & A: Is it safe to sit in front of the microwave?

In culinary spheres, a microwave oven is frowned upon. Nevertheless, it has become an integral part of the kitchen. Owing to the fact that its function is based on a form of electromagnetic radiation, concerns about its possible health hazards

Sleep Deprivation

Sleep Deprivation

Time is a great equalizer: Every one of us, from postal worker to president, is allotted the same twenty-four hours each day to do with as we see fit. Or so we think. For, even time—that one possession that no

Undergraduate Profile: Aaron Ring BR ’08

Undergraduate Profile: Aaron Ring BR ’08

When Aaron Ring ’08 left his home in Washington for Yale, he knew that he wanted to do at least two things: research and music. Nearly four years later, Ring has turned his full focus to researching the genetic triggers