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Leading the charge in biology’s new frontiers

Leading the charge in biology’s new frontiers

| March 25, 2013

Raina Robeva has always appreciated applied mathematics in biology. It’s what she did when modeling the effects of radiation on cell cultures for her master’s degree at Sofia University in Bulgaria.

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Changing the field, changing the world

Changing the field, changing the world

| March 18, 2013

Picture an engineer. Do you see a guy wearing a hardhat and a tie? If you look at the list of graduates from Sweet Briar’s Margaret Jones Wyllie ’45 Engineering Program, you will find quite a different picture.

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Imagine, innovate, inspire: Leah Busque’s steps to success

Imagine, innovate, inspire: Leah Busque’s steps to success

| March 11, 2013

Whether it’s the life-changing discovery of penicillin or X-rays, or the first chocolate chip cookies, innovation often happens by accident. In Leah Busque’s case, genius struck overnight — a “cold winter night in Boston,” to be exact.

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Reintroducing a practical visionary

Reintroducing a practical visionary

| March 4, 2013

Women’s History Month allows us to reflect on yesterday’s pioneers, as well as contemporary happenings that history will ultimately record. This remembrance of Connie Guion is the first in a series of stories related to the 2013 theme, “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.”

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