Three nuclear engineering researchers—Associate Professor Maik Lang; Postdoctoral Researcher Eric O’Quinn; and Graduate Research Assistant Devon Drey—along with Materials Science and Engineering Professor Kurt Sickafus, made a scientific breakthrough on the understanding of the atomic arrangement of disordered ceramics. Other researchers on the team included Rodney Ewing of Stanford University, Gianguido Baldinozzi of the University of Paris-Saclay, […]
IN 2004, when US Army Captain Tammy Duckworth, now a senator from Illinois, woke up at Walter Reed Army Medical Center after the Black Hawk helicopter she was co-piloting was shot down in Iraq, she found herself in unrelenting, all-consuming pain. She remembers realizing that she was suddenly mission-less—a helicopter pilot with no legs.
“In the middle of our life’s journey, I found myself in a dark wood.” ~ Dante, The Divine Comedy After about five years into motherhood I was coming out of postpartum depression and struggling with overwhelm and burnout from over-functioning. Something was missing in my life, and my body knew before my mind. The popular […]