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    Sara ElShafie

    Alda Alumni: Sara ElShafie Sara ElShafie is a doctoral candidate at the University of California, Berkeley, where she studies the impact of climate change on reptile communities. Inspired by storytelling techniques used in filmmaking, she created a worksh ...

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    Tuba Agartan

    Alda Alumni: Tuba Agartan  Tuba is an associate professor of health policy and management at Providence College and a recent Takemi Fellow at the T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health. After growing up in Turkey, she moved to Binghamton to pursue her ...

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    Brian Foy

    Alda Alumni: Brian Foy Brian grew up in Indianapolis in “a big, loud Catholic family full of actresses” and was drawn to science at a young age. After falling in love with research and fieldwork as an undergraduate, he moved on to the Tropical Medicine de ...

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    Featured Alumna: Temeika Fairley

    Facing Congress, facing stage fright For most of her life, Temeika Fairley has had terrible stage fright. Part of her job as a senior health scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requires her to speak at Congressional inquiries, test ...

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    Featured Alumna: Jessica Kapp

    Jess Kapp is a geologist and educator at the University of Arizona, where she is an Associate Professor of Practice and the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Geosciences. When she’s not teaching, she writes for a variety of blogs and ...

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    Featured Alumna: Gail Langellotto

    From gatekeeper to guide: One professor’s experience with the Alda Center Gail Langellotto, a professor at Oregon State University, was getting burnt out by her career in academia. She loved her research about the effects of planned landscapes on pollinat ...