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Matt Pharr (YC ’93): From Mathematics to Computer Graphics

Matt Pharr (YC ’93): From Mathematics to Computer Graphics

Elena Malloy July 1, 2014 0

Profile of ’93 alumni, Matt Pharr.

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Robert Needlman ’81, MD ’85: From English to Pediatrics

Robert Needlman ’81, MD ’85: From English to Pediatrics

Emmy Yang April 11, 2014 0

Dr. Robert Needlman, a pediatrician and professor in Cleveland, Ohio, took a noteworthy path from being an English major at Yale to practicing, teaching, and writing about pediatrics. He is known for updating the

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Emiko Paul ’91: Art meets science

Emiko Paul ’91: Art meets science

Payal Marathe December 25, 2013 0

Emiko Paul came to Yale determined to go to medical school, but graduated wanting to be an artist. She has managed to bring together biology and art, and is now an accomplished medical illustrator

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At Home in the Wilderness: Yenyen Chan (SY ’94, F&ES ’01)

At Home in the Wilderness: Yenyen Chan (SY ’94, F&ES ’01)

Zoe Kitchel December 21, 2013 0

Despite the effects of climate change and urban development, National Parks have maintained their role as epicenters of environmental experience and education. Yenyen Chan, a graduate of Yale College and the Yale School of

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Jo Handelsman: Creating Change Beyond the Laboratory

Jo Handelsman: Creating Change Beyond the Laboratory

Josh Feng December 20, 2013 0

An accomplished microbiologist, advocator of science education reform and proponent of increasing diversity in STEM fields, Yale’s Jo Handelsman was nominated to serve as the Associate Director of Science at the U.S. Office of

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Alumnus Profile: Joey Brink ’11, From K’Nex to Carillon

Alumnus Profile: Joey Brink ’11, From K’Nex to Carillon

Zoe Kitchel August 17, 2013 0

One Yale alumnus has proved you can do it all. Joey Brink, a gifted carillon player and engineer, has managed to integrate his two passions for music and design throughout his career.

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Physics Professor Climbs Mount Everest Despite Asthma

Physics Professor Climbs Mount Everest Despite Asthma

Elizabeth Zhang April 5, 2013 0

Yale’s own Professor Richard Casten goes against the limits of asthma, hiking up 17,000 feet to Mount Everest base camp.

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Alumni Profile: Richard Skolnik ’72 Around the World and Back Again

Alumni Profile: Richard Skolnik ’72 Around the World and Back Again

Emma Graham April 3, 2013 0

Richard Skolnik ’72 spent 25 years at the World Bank and is now back at Yale inspiring future generations of global health developers.

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From Engineering to Entrepreneurship: Jonathan Rothberg, Ph.D. Biology ’91

From Engineering to Entrepreneurship: Jonathan Rothberg, Ph.D. Biology ’91

Joshua Ryu February 4, 2013 0

Dr. Jonathan M. Rothberg, the founder and CEO of Ion Torrent division of Life Technology, spearheaded technological advances in human genome sequencing as an entrepreneur and a scientist

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Alumnus Profile: Dr. Edward Cheung Ph.D. ’90, Building Gadgets from Aruba to NASA

Alumnus Profile: Dr. Edward Cheung Ph.D. ’90, Building Gadgets from Aruba to NASA

Zoe Kitchel April 15, 2012 0

Since receiving his doctorate in Electrical Engineering, Dr. Edward Cheung has worked for NASA, developing technologies for satellites from Hubble to the

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