Life in Motion: Dr. Janet Iwasa and the Animation Lab

Life in Motion: Dr. Janet Iwasa and the Animation Lab

Art by Ellie Gabriel. Open your biology textbook to any page, and chances are that you’ll find a diagram embedded alongside the concept that is being explained. Textbook authors have long since realized how useful diagrams can be to communicate

Academia Within an Ending Universe: A Conversation with Katie Mack

Academia Within an Ending Universe: A Conversation with Katie Mack

Art by Ellie Gabriel. Looking up at a clear night sky and pondering the significance of each individual speck of light forces one to question one’s place in the vast and ever-expanding universe. Though daunting and terrifying at first, there

Erika Check Hayden: Paving the Way for More Inclusive Science Storytelling

Erika Check Hayden: Paving the Way for More Inclusive Science Storytelling

Art by Anmei Little. For someone like Erika Check Hayden, a career in science journalism was the perfect match. The daughter of two scientists, her early passion for science bloomed as she immersed herself in different labs, internships, and educational

Adding the “A” To STEAM: Brain Sciences and the Arts with Susan Magsamen

Adding the “A” To STEAM: Brain Sciences and the Arts with Susan Magsamen

Art by Anmei Little. For someone who has spent her career studying neuroaesthetics—how brain sciences interface with the arts—Susan Magsamen has a surprising secret: she’s not a very good artist herself. “Like, not good at all,” she laughs. “Not a

Thinking Space: New Innovations in Biomedical Research

Thinking Space: New Innovations in Biomedical Research

Art by Ellie Gabriel. Biotech and biomedical business skyrockets, literally, as Andrea Yip, CEO and founder of Luna Design and Innovation, launches commercial research experiments into space. Luna is advancing human health and well-being by making space a commercially viable

“OkZoomer” Platform Connects Isolated College Students: Ileana Valdez’s Creation Promotes Social Interaction Across Barriers

“OkZoomer” Platform Connects Isolated College Students: Ileana Valdez’s Creation Promotes Social Interaction Across Barriers

Art by Ellie Gabriel. Ileana Valdez is inventive, inspired, and intelligent, and over the quarantine period, she used these traits along with her education to make a positive difference in the world. After receiving news that the Spring 2020 semester

Not-So-Dark Matter? Cosmologists Discover Substructures Inconsistent With Current Theory

Not-So-Dark Matter? Cosmologists Discover Substructures Inconsistent With Current Theory

Art by Charlotte Leakey. If you’ve ever read a schlocky sci-fi novel or tuned into an episode of Cosmos, you’ve probably heard of dark matter, the mysterious sister to ordinary baryonic matter that makes up some eighty-five percent of our

Hee Oh: Coming Full Circle

Hee Oh: Coming Full Circle

Art by Karen Lin. On a snowy February evening, thirty undergraduates gather inside a brightly lit classroom on the first floor of Leet Oliver Memorial Hall. At the front of the room is Hee Oh, the Abraham Robinson Professor of