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On the Bookshelf

The Pacific Alone By Dave Shively ’03 In the summer of 1987 Ed Gillet achieved what no person has accomplished before or since, a solo crossing from California to Hawaii by kayak. Gillet, at the age of 36 an accomplished sailor and paddler, navigated by sextant. Still, Gillet underestimated the abuse his body would take…

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What’s on Your Reading List, Neena Grover?

We asked Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Neena Grover “What’s on Your Reading List?” “What does it mean to be human? Three books that I read recently provided ample perspectives on our perceived similarities and differences. Rebecca Skloot’s ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ highlights the role of ethics and race in medicine. What happens when we…

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