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Anatomy Lesson

feat_anatomy_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgPoet Christine Montross ’06 MD, ’07 MMS entered medical school as one of the oldest students in her class. She didn’t know what to expect. And she certainly didn’t think her first and best teacher would be a cadaver.

 

On September 1, 2001, Christine Montross held a human heart in her hands for the first time.

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Animated Stories
finally_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgThe first motion pictures are older than you think. [Finally]
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Living the Good Life
ac5_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgA.J. Jacobs ’90 spent twelve months trying to follow the Bible’s every edict.
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For the Kids
wilkenfeld_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgA farewell to Judith D. Wilkenfeld '64
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Undaunted
gray_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgA farewell to Margaret Gray '59
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Crisis Counselor
kahn_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgHow do you tailor a camp to help Katrina’s youngest victims? [Profile]
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L.A. Nightmare
myers_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgA cautionary tale about crystal meth. [Profile]
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Disease Tracker
bullock_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgFighting diabetes among the Cherokees, she foresees its explosion among the larger U.S. population. [Profile]
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Lessons from the Bird
fac_pov_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgWhat the ivory-billed woodpecker can teach us about science and faith. [Faculty P.O.V.]
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Winston's Wisdom
winston_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgDiagnosed with Parkinson’s, he turned to Churchill for guidance. [Profile]
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Checkers with Eamon
alum_pov_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgA grandmother finds a metaphor for the life unraveling around her. [Alum P.O.V]
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Confessions of a Starbucks Barista
feat_bux_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgWhen Alex Frankel got a job at Starbucks, he thought it might be fun serving coffee to friendly customers all day. Then he put on the green apron and got a lesson in corporate control and uniformity.
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Lady of the River
feat_canoe2_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgAs cofounder and president of Mad River Canoe, Kay Wilson Henry ’67 manufactured some of the most innovative canoes of the past generation. Now retired, she’s dedicated herself to saving the rivers that inspired them.
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Into Ye Deep
ac3_Page_1_Image_0002_thumb.jpgEric Jay Dolin ’83 offers a whale’s-eye view of American history.
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Strangers on a Train
ac2_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgIn his latest film, Nat Moss ’87 tells three stories of lonely New Yorkers whose lives collide.
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House Crazy
ac2_Page_1_Image_0002_thumb.jpgPaige Rien ’97 is turning her obsession with home renovations into HGTV’s most popular show.
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The Accidental Star
ac4_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgThe Office heartthrob John Krasinski ’02 hits the big screen and edits his first film. 
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Collateral Damage
AC_Page_1_Image_0002_thumb.jpgThe award-winning documentary Lumo traces a hospital’s efforts to save rape victims in the Congo.
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Fall Sports — Field Hockey
sports3_Page_1_Image_0002_thumb.jpgRookie coach Tara Harrington ’94 hopes field hockey is a winner.
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Fall Sports — Men's Soccer
sports_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgUnder veteran coach Mike Noonan, men’s soccer is hot.
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Dee-fense
sports2_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgWith an inexperienced offense, the football team is looking to a veteran defense to hold its ground.
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Medical Merger
elms5_Page_1_Image_0002_thumb.jpgRhode Island’s two biggest health care companies propose a marriage that could bolster the medical school’s planned expansion.
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History On the Move
elms5_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgAn 1868 building, home to half the history department, relocates to make way for a new walkway connecting the Brown and Pembroke campuses.
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Smart Feet
elms3_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgWalking gets easier for amputees —just in time for returning Iraq War veterans.
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Class Equity
elms_Page_1_Image_0001_thumb.jpgMore incoming students are the first in their families to attend college.
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Puzzling Phenomena
I guess the acrostic is a thing of the past, and I can’t say that its demise was a surprise to me. Not many readers would have been doing the puzzle, I always thought, so it probably wasn’t worth the space and cost for you to print it.
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King Philip's Chair
The powerful past of the Haffenreffer Museum in Bristol, R.I.; a seat of government for a group of Native Americans in seventeenth-century New England that gave European colonists a run for their money in a literal sense.
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Fence Facts
Van Wickle curiosity.
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Two Losses; One Error
Sports Error - Brown briefly in lead.
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Lot's Lot
Bible passages question in Mail Room in the May/June issue (“The Haggadah and Gays,” Mailroom),.
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Long-Distance Cure?
Questioning the article on Mona Lisa Schulz’s work as a “medical intuitive” (“Brain Power,” The Classes, May/June).
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Worth the Wait
In horse racing lingo, I finally broke my maiden with my first reunion—my sixty-fifth.
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What’s Typical?
Facts on suicide bombing.
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Question More, Not Less
A reporter should consider a source’s motivations in addition to confirming whether the information is reliable.
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Report Card
Not enough can be written about public education. 
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Fresh Ink

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