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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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Culture Corner

Top Shelf: A Look at Books in a Personal Library Bernie Langs This is a photo of the top shelf of one of my home bookcases. What follows is a brief description of what I’ve taken away from each book … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day in New York City

Gretchen M. Michelfeld The New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade is one of the oldest, largest, and most famous Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations in the world. It began when a group of homesick Irish expats and military members stationed … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras, or Let the Good Times Roll

Aileen Marshall Mardi Gras this year is Tuesday, February 25th. What is Mardi Gras, you ask? Some of you readers may know Mardi Gras as Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday. While it has religious origins, it has become synonymous with … Continue reading

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The Elusive Egg Cream

Aileen Marshall How many of you have heard of an egg cream? Do you know what it is? Have you ever had one? If you are of a certain age and from the metropolitan area, you probably remember this beverage … Continue reading

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Resilience: Bouncing Back and Moving Forward

Emily Atlas   “To become a successful scientist you must be resilient.” A phrase like this may sound familiar or perhaps even trite. Most would agree that the path to a Ph.D. (or M.D.) requires the ability to cope with … Continue reading

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With a Schmear

Aileen Marshall New York City is known for many things—culture, nightlife, and food, to name a few. We already know about the widely recognized style of New York pizza and hot dogs. But did you know that the city is … Continue reading

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Rockets’ Red Glare

Aileen Marshall   Are you looking forward to the Fourth of July holiday? It’s great to get a day off from work, and, of course, it is a celebration of the country’s independence. Yet another thing to get excited about … Continue reading

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Black Magic Juice

  Johannes Buheitel I’m confused, disoriented. The ringing from my alarm still in my ear, I’m performing the absolute minimum necessary number of tasks that prepare me to go out and join the herd of zombies slowly moving through the … Continue reading

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Quotable Quote

  “When all the trees have been cut down, when all the animals have been hunted, when all the waters are polluted, when all the air is unsafe to breathe, only then will you discover you cannot eat money.” (Cree … Continue reading

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What to do Indoors When You’ve Already Watched Everything on Netflix

  Elisa Lazzari Winter’s gone, or has it? Even if most of the cold months are behind us, it might be too early to take out our spring trench coats. On February 2, Groundhog Day was celebrated across the United … Continue reading

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For Your Consideration – And They’re Off! Edition

  Jim Keller      I maintain that one can liken the Oscar race to a horserace with each studio betting on its thoroughbreds hoping to place. In the analogy, the studio is the owner, public relations is the jockey, and the horse is the actor or film. Here I’ve included my rankings as … Continue reading

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When Winter Makes You Feel Like Crap: A Look at Seasonal Depression

  Antonia Martinez A text message stopped me dead in my tracks: “The moving truck is coming next Friday.” So soon? Wasn’t it only a few weeks ago that my cousin mentioned the idea of relocating to Nevada? She has … Continue reading

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