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COVID-19

The Hidden Impact of COVID-19
2 months ago

The Hidden Impact of COVID-19

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, deaths attributed to many other health conditions — Alzheimer’s, heart disease, cancer and diabetes, for example — have killed far more Americans …
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The Explainer: Kirstin R.W. Matthews
2 months ago

The Explainer: Kirstin R.W. Matthews

Kirstin R.W. Matthews studies regulation and ethical issues associated with emerging biotechnology, including vaccines, stem cells and genomic medicine. We asked her to explain what factors lie behind vaccine hesitancy …
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I’m a Nerd About … Animal Crossing
2 months ago

I’m a Nerd About … Animal Crossing

Marykathryn Charles ’22 is a mayor. Not of her hometown, but of an island called Waldton with the cutest residents you’ll ever see. Charles has been playing the Nintendo …
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Pandemic’s Paradox
5 months ago

Pandemic’s Paradox

By  •  Summer 2021, Features

In response, we received a glimpse into a year that “shocked our understanding of almost every aspect of our lives,” as Baker College magisters Luis and Angela Duno-Gottberg said. “It …
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Meeting the Moment
5 months ago

Meeting the Moment

Admissions, Virtually Online outreach reaches new and potential students.

One of the most significant changes to my work and that of the Office of Admission was having to reimagine our …
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Pharmacy’s Front Line
5 months ago

Pharmacy’s Front Line

I was in my final few months as a pharmacy resident at UT Southwestern Medical Center when we started to hear about the coronavirus. At first, we were told not …
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Speaking for Science
5 months ago

Speaking for Science

Physician and research scientist Peter Hotez has been a loud and trusted international voice during the COVID-19 pandemic, pulling from his decades of expertise in vaccine development and neglected tropical diseases. …
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Unconventional Wisdom: Vivian Ho
5 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Vivian Ho

Vivian Ho is an energetic advocate for better health care. She’s the James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics, a professor of economics and director of the Baker …
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Grads at Last
5 months ago

Grads at Last

By  •  Summer 2021, Features

Some things were the same; some were different. In May, a joyful community of students, parents, faculty and guests gathered in person to celebrate our graduates — yet, in a …
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Serving Up Success
7 months ago

Serving Up Success

Merinda Watkins-Martin ’91 and her husband, Reggie Martin, run Lemond Kitchen, a gourmet Southern cuisine catering and event business in Houston. Watkins-Martin learned her business acumen at the feet of …
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