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Allison Scola
Columbia University

Science & Technology | Business | Social Justice | Arts & Culture | Travel | Memoir


SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

The Good Behavior Game: The Game that Keeps on Giving

A simple classroom management strategy pays dividends for a lifetime. (HBPH Magazine)

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Beyond Recognition

Profoundly mysterious and virtually untreatable, the disease known as face blindness is leading neuroscience into uncharted nooks of the brain. (Seek)

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All That Buzz

The newest hope for disease control? Hack mosquitoes’ sense of smell. (HBPH Magazine)

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A Biologist’s Mission

Biologist Emmett Jolly beat the odds to become an African-American scientist. Now he fights monsters. (art|sci)

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Stalking the Zika Virus

A biotech startup tries to thwart an emerging health crisis and develop a new model for vaccines. (Penn Law Journal)

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Taming the System

Keeping the peace in the rough-and-tumble world of online gaming. (TECHER)

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BUSINESS

Supercharged

Is the electric car finally on the road to mass-market adoption? (HBS Alumni Bulletin)

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The Blue-Green Revolution

Can algae deliver on the promise of a biofueled future? (HBS Alumni Bulletin)

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City on a Hill

There’s no silver bullet for economic recovery in Appalachia. It’s going to take a whole new ecosystem—which is just what Geoff Marietta has built. (HBS Alumni Bulletin)

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Ethical Threads

Behind the global apparel industry’s push for human rights. (Hue)

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Up by the Roots

Inside New York City’s push to become a global fintech capital—and what its ascent can teach other cities. (HBS Alumni Bulletin)

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Life in My ($135) Bargain Shorts

Test-riding a pair of fancy-fabric action pants. (Pomona College Magazine)

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SOCIAL JUSTICE

The Case of Inmate No. A246292

Dean Gillispie has spent 20 years in prison for kidnapping and rape. Former Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro has made it his job to free him. (Denison)

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The Organizer

Activist and organizer Dante Barry talks about the people and events that shaped him, and his ongoing fight for social justice. (Monmouth Magazine)

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Open-Door Policy

How a small group of faculty and students helped bring gay life at Denison University out of the closet. (Denison Magazine)

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No Más

After witnessing terrible wrongs as a medical student, Dr. Karen Benker devoted her career to the fight for medical justice. (Pomona College Magazine)

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Restoring Justice

Confronting a man involved in the murder of her own parents turned Noreen Deiss into an advocate for restorative justice. (Gargoyle)

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ARTS

From Pixar to Beyoncé

Celebrating 30 years of pioneering computer art. (Visual Arts Journal)

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Habitats for Humanities

Loosening up artists’ residencies. (Visual Arts Journal)

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Real Enemies

A multimedia show uses an anxiety-inducing score and set to bring audience members face to face with some of America’s classic conspiracies. (The Guardian)

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The Sounds of Science

Computer music moves out of the lab. (The Walrus)

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The Sound of Hacked Dolls’ Heads

Dan Farkas subjects kids’ toys to Borg-like modifications, then makes music with them. (Wired)

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TRAVEL

Whale Watching from Land

If you want to see whales, you needn’t bother chasing after them in a boat. Just pitch a tent by the St. Lawrence River and wait for them to come to you. (The Montreal Gazette)

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Barbadian Wonders Coax Kids Out of Their Shells

Calm waters, green monkeys, and giant caves: Barbados has something for everyone, no matter how young. (The Boston Globe)

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A Food Tour of Montreal’s Plateau

Bingeing on Jewish delicacies in my hometown. (The Forward)

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Ocean Pew

Though only a tiny fraction of what it was in the 18th century, Barbados’s Jewish community—and its 1750 synagogue—still stand proud (Tablet)

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Visiting the Hamptons, but Not Paying the Price

For resort chic on a budget, pitch a tent and (sort of) rough it. (The New York Times)

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MEMOIR

Drums, Lies, and Audiotape

When I was invited to drum in Ghana, I gladly accepted. Then something went wrong. (Nautilus)

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Gut Check

A tale of love and dysentery. (Skive)

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Distant Drums

How I got my Ghanaian groove back. (YorkU)

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Bending Traditions in Ghana

Though you’d never guess it by looking at my pale Canadian Jewish face, I was once an African drummer. (The Forward)

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