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Laura Wooster, BA ’97, is a professional trapeze artist and instructor with the Trapeze School New York.

The Daring Alumna on the Flying Trapeze

October 08, 2018

In her mid-30s, Laura Wooster, BA ’97, swung into a career as a trapeze artist. She’s taken her aerial expertise from circus big tops to the White House.

Keryn Gedan at a saltpan in New Jersey. (Photos courtesy Keryn Gedan)

Mission: Rescue the Bay

October 08, 2018

Biology’s Keryn Gedan leads her student researchers into the Eastern Shore marshes of the Chesapeake Bay, where sea level is rising at three times the global average.

Malathi Thothathiri (center) with student researchers Maria Braiuca (left) and Kasey Lerner (right). (Photos: William Atkins)

Finding Answers to Aphasia

October 08, 2018

People with aphasia can feel like prisoners within their own brains. Malathi Thothathiri and her students are searching for a better understanding of the disorder.