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Summer 2016


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  • THE ZIKA VIRUS Genetically modified mosquitoes fight the spread of Zika
  • SUPERMODELS AT THE END OF TIME Fashion photographer Miles Ladin '90 exhibits his works at Cummings Arts Center
  • SAFARI TOURISM Benjamin Gardner '93 asks whether conservation is the best way to protect the Serengeti
  • BIRD STRIKE JFK serves nearly 57 million passengers each year — the fifth-busiest airport in the U.S. Laura Francoeur '90 manages wildlife at JFK to minimize the risk of plane-animal collisions
  • SAVE OUR SOIL Trustee David Barber '88 directs the farm-to-table movement at Stone Barns
  • NOTEBOOK Jane Wants a Boyfriend, Martha Graham Dance, Commencement Speaker Rukmini Callimachi, Ink, Tiny Houses, Museum of Sex, Cool Robots and Emmy Award-winner Judy Richardson
  • FOCUS ON FACULTY Back Roads of the American West: History professor Catherine McNicol Stock talks about rural radicals and the rise of Donald Trump
  • FULL STOP Caption this! Larry Wood '84 wins The New Yorker caption contest. For the sixth time.



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