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Day 3 - Connecticut to Rhode Island

On Sunday, July 24th, my mom and I woke up in Groton, CT at about 7:00am. We quickly looked up cheap hotels in Providence, Rhode Island for that night, booked one that looked nice, showered, and packed up our luggage before heading to the lobby to check out our breakfast options. 605 more words

Road Trip

Stories that caught our eye: frail bones in diabetics, ethics of future IVF, Alzheimer's

The connection between diabetes and frail bones uncovered
Fundamentally, diabetes is defined by abnormally high blood sugar levels. But that one defect over time carries an increased risk for a wide range of severe health problems. 1,236 more words

IPS Cells

PROSPECT ROUND-UP: Lafferty roaring to life in junior season

Jan. 12, 2017
In Sam Lafferty’s first draft year, there was little hype surrounding the slim forward at Deerfield Academy. He returned to prep school for an explosive season, and received an unexpected call the following summer. 319 more words

Pittsburgh Penguins

Getting to "E Pluribus Unum": The Need for a National Domestic Exchange Program, Inside Higher Education, 1/5/17

By: David J. Smith, January 5, 2017

I published this piece today in Inside Higher Education.  I’ve been making this argument that we need a national domestic exchange program in the U.S. 20 more words

Higher Education

Why I counted my blessings and thanked God for 2016...

As I reflect on the year gone by, I wonder what makes a year a great year. What makes you feel satisfied with the year that is almost coming to an end? 403 more words

Monday snow

It snowed really early Monday morning and then around six o’clock it started pouring cold, miserable rain. All the beautiful snow reduced to an icy slush. 20 more words