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March Cover

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Vaccine FAQ: What is it like to get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Gretchen M. Michelfeld Yes, there have been bumps in the road to rollout the coronavirus vaccine, with people who are fully eligible having trouble getting vaccination appointments while refrigerators full of doses languish unused. Those of us who worry about … Continue reading

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Culture Corner: Stories of Individual Change and Redemption in Movies

Bernie Langs A scorpion and a frog meet on the bank of a stream and the scorpion asks the frog to carry him across on its back. The frog asks, “How do I know you won’t sting me?” The scorpion … Continue reading

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Pets of Tri-I: Remy

Audrey Goldfarb This month, I interviewed Remy, a spunky and fashionable one-year-old French bulldog. We met for the first time on the lawn of the Graduate Student Residence on a particularly frigid February afternoon. Remy’s curious and energetic nature was … Continue reading

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Natural Expressions: Gracie

Kristina Hedbacker of the Friedman Laboratory at The Rockefeller University would like to share her artwork, “Gracie.” This piece is a 16 x18 mixed media collage.

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February 2021 Cover

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Support for Students Did Not Waver in 2020

Audrey Goldfarb Flexibility and individualized support are major strengths of Rockefeller’s graduate program and have been especially beneficial to students in 2020. The Dean’s Office is one of Rockefeller’s most valuable resources for students. Dr. Emily Harms, the Senior Associate … Continue reading

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The Last Mass Vaccine Campaign in New York City

Aileen Marshall There has been much news coverage lately about the distribution of the new COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Anthony Fauci mentioned a previous campaign to inoculate New Yorkers against smallpox in 1947, which supposedly covered six million people in just … Continue reading

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2021 Fitness Resolutions

Anna Amelianchik In the pre-COVID world, if you had seen me running down the street, it would have almost certainly meant that someone was chasing me down with a machete. As an avid dancer, I took my cardiovascular fitness for … Continue reading

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Pets of Tri-I

Audrey Goldfarb Happy 2021! 2020 saw a surge in pet adoption and foster care, emptying shelters across the country. You may have noticed new furry faces around campus, or maybe you yourself are enjoying the company of a recently adopted … Continue reading

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New York Rhymes

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New Year’s Resolutions

Aileen Marshall New Year’s Eve is coming up. Along with the fun of going to parties and drinking champagne, many observe the tradition of making resolutions. Why do we feel we need to vow to improve our lives at the … Continue reading

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November Cover

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Mental health in the age of COVID-19: an interview with mental health care professionals at Rockefeller

Anna Amelianchik COVID-19 has affected public health in a myriad of ways. In particular, it has negatively affected the emotional, psychological, and social well-being of many people, highlighting the importance of mental healthcare and the urgent need for mental healthcare … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Rockefeller’s New Nobel Laureate, Charles M. Rice, Ph.D.

Jim Keller Even if you’re still working from home, by now you have heard that Charles M. Rice, Ph.D. (or “Charlie,” as many call him at Rockefeller) is one of the recipients of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or … Continue reading

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Natural Expressions

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Cyber Security Works from Home

Audrey Goldfarb Despite research ramping down for most since March, Marty Leidner and his team have been working harder than ever. As Rockefeller University’s Chief Information Security Officer, Leidner is responsible for protecting precious data and blocking malicious traffic from … Continue reading

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Natural Expressions

Digital Bernie Langs of The Rockefeller University Development Office and his daughter, Jordan Langs, announce the release of their new music video “Different Drum.” Bernie Langs performs the music in “Different Drum,” originally written by Michael Nesmith in 1964 and … Continue reading

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The Anderson Center for Cancer Research Lectures on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

Audrey Goldfarb The Anderson Center for Cancer Research (ACCR) will be hosting a series of four Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ) lectures to increase consciousness and facilitate discussions surrounding DEIJ in science, medicine, and academia. The ACCR was established … Continue reading

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Life on a Roll

Inside Iran: The luminosity of Shiraz Nan Pang I caught an overnight bus from Yazd and arrived in Shiraz just before sunrise, which was rather well-timed to visit Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, also  known as the Pink Mosque. It is said … Continue reading

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