As an undergraduate at Northwestern University Bethany majored in Theatre and English (Writing in Poetry). After graduating with her B.S. in Communication, she spent four years performing on various Chicago stages including the Goodman Theatre, The American Theater Company and Donny’s Skybox at The Second City.
From 2012-2015 she served Science in Society as Publications Editor, serving as Editor-in-Chief of the online magazine, HELIX.
Content by Bethany Hubbard
In this episode, we sat down with Mark McClendon, a graduate student who connected with the community by sharing his love of scientific art. Mark works in the laboratory of Samuel I. Stupp and often uses a scanning electron microscope (SEM) in order to see the extremely tiny nanofibers and polymer molecules he uses on a daily basis.
As I relish the last year of my 20s, I can’t help but see every sore muscle and creaky joint as a sign that I am on a swift slide toward immobility.
Dr. Klein and his colleagues have pioneered the concept that Alzheimer's disease is caused by amyloid beta oligomers, small neurotoxins that target particular synapses and cause their functional and structural degeneration. Science in Society spoke with Dr. Klein to learn more about his decades of work on Alzheimer’s.
Dr. Theresa Pape is a clinical neuroscientist at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital and research associate professor at Northwestern University.
I recently returned from a road trip out West, where I got to take in some incredible natural wonders like the majestic waterfalls of Yosemite, towering Sequoia trees, looming monoliths of Monument