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Alum Blog: “Yankee Kitchen Ninja” Julianne Trabucchi Puckett ’91

Julianne Trabucchi Puckett ’91 is known to her faithful followers as the Yankee Kitchen Ninja, or “the Ninj” for short. This title might have something to do with her knife skills in the kitchen and the unorthodox recipes she features on her blog Adventures of…... » Read more

Jan Dailey Schnell ’65: A Light Touch for Pets in Pain

Jan Dailey Schnell’s path from conventional veterinarian to veterinary chiropractor—one of only about 500 in the world—started with an injured sled dog. “He had run into the side of a pickup truck,” Schnell recalls. “He was in my office, and you could see his back…... » Read more

Gluten Free Blog

Alum Blog: Jennifer Rafferty ’92

  Though skeptics may say that Celiac disease and gluten intolerance is simply a recent attempt to capitalize on the masses’ mild hypochondria, it is actually one of the most common and under-diagnosed afflictions in the Western world. According to the University of Chicago Celiac…... » Read more

Jessica Brezicha ’10 Does Something Fishy

Jessica Brezicha ’10 majored in biology at Mount Holyoke but had never touched a live fish until she was hired for her current job as a scientific observer on commercial fishing boats in the Bering Sea. These days Brezicha is besieged by fish; she collects…... » Read more

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