Beauty Pageants Are No Longer Skin Deep

It’s the first day of the 99th Miss America pageant and chances are very few of us will watch it tonight (even after the organization officially nixed the swimwear and evening gown segments last year, claiming they would no longer judge women based on their exterior)

Summer at Noble Refreshes Young Scientist’s Perspective

After interning as a plant science scholar, Liza Antonelli ’21 has a very different idea about what it means to be a serious scientist.

Fighting Climate Change, One Window at a Time

In order to truly care for people, we need to work on fighting climate change while also helping people who are impacted by it,” says Christine Seibert ’18, local coordinator for a Maine-based nonprofit that produces affordable window-inserts to protect homes from chilly drafts in colder months

Alum Awarded White House Honors for Medical Breakthroughs

Dr. John E. Harris ’98 receives the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. Government to outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent research careers.

From the Cradle to the Grave: Newborn Humpback Whales and Dearly Departed People

In February, Mindy Hofsass ’04 locked eyes with a curious humpback whale calf through her snorkel mask in the open ocean of the Silver Bank Marine Mammal Sanctuary just 80 miles off the coast of the Dominican Republic.