Browsing: Fall 2018

Ready to Serve

The Health Professions Scholarship Program prepares students for military service—and medicine. Six students at the Warren Alpert Medical School are…

GOT YOUR BACK: Scotti Pfirrman, left, and Tom Lopardo were among the millions of Americans who served in Afghanistan and Iraq after 9/11. Now third-year medical students, most of their classmates were in elementary school when they deployed. Photo by Dana Smith.
Lean On Me

In the military and in med school, these servicemember students find it’s the people beside you who make or break…

Illustration by Stuart Bradford.
Science is a Team Sport

The days of “science for science’s sake” are over. Advance-CTR is laying the framework for research that can be translated…

Photo courtesy Steve Brosnihan
The Magic Minute

Look out over the Providence skyline any given night at 8:30 and you’ll see dozens of blinking lights. It’s not…

Illustration by Ken Orvidas
Center Stage

How did humans evolve to have reason, consciousness, and free will? An excerpt from Kenneth Miller’s latest book, The Human Instinct.