Archive for the ‘GAzette’ Category

Merchant-Borna Helps Develop Rapid COVID Test

January 6, 2021
Kian Merchant-Borna ’03, MPH, MBA, served as principal investigator for a University of Rochester Medical Center-hosted clinical trial of a quick COVID-19 diagnostic testing device. The $5 rapid COVID test, developed by Abbott Laboratories, is…Read More

Engineering for the Environment

This story first appeared in the Fall 2020 GAzette.Written by Kristen Walsh | Photos BY Lillie Paquette Desiree Plata ’99 helps her son, 6, and daughter, 4, climb onto the flat rooftop of her garage.…Read More

Mookasaurus Rex – Gould’s Therapy Dog

November 15, 2019
It’s a drizzly, cold day, and students are hanging out in the cafe space downstairs in Hanscom Hall. Snuggled into one of the booths with the kids is a large, extremely fluffy golden retriever with…Read More

Place-Based Science

November 14, 2019
Mist rises from the river as sunrise seeps into Evans Notch, the air fractionally warmer than the snowmelt coursing by. Four anglers stand in waders, not much taller than the glacial boulders that dot the…Read More

Building a Base – Handmade Skis at Gould

March 8, 2019
handmade skis Photography by Cait Bourgault As students use the Composite Constructions class in the Marlon Family IDEAS Center to create their own handmade skis and snowboards, they’re also developing sophisticated digital and physical skills that they’ll…Read More

This is William Garrett ’75

This is William Garrett ’75 Story by Kim Siebert MacPhail ’73, P’07 for the Winter/Spring 2019 GAzette Outside, the August heat presses down as the city hammers out the beats of another New York morning. Inside,…Read More