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Madeleine Jepsen

Madeleine Jepsen
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A senior from Caledonia, Michigan, Madeleine is the editor for the Science & Tech page. She is majoring in biochemistry and minoring in journalism. After graduation, Madeleine hopes to bridge the gap between researchers in the lab and the general public as a science journalist.

Stargazing and supermoons: Astronomy over the weekend

Although a telescope was necessary to see some of the celestial bodies in the sky during Friday’s telescope viewing, anyone on campus could see...

Untangling the proteins in Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disease that results from the death of dopamine-releasing neurons in the brain, affects more than 10 million people worldwide, according...

The Michigander ‘in the middle of the American century’

A portrait of former Republican Sen. Arthur Vandenberg hangs in the U.S. Capitol’s Senate reception room — a rare honor bestowed upon only nine...

A ‘cheerleader at heart,’ Aumock teaches fitness for 33 years

Upbeat pop music, color-coded dumbbells, and a cheerful face greet students walking into a fitness class led by Lecturer in Sports Studies Alesia Aumock. “When...

Antibody analysis for autoimmune diseases

In autoimmune diseases, the human body’s own defense system turns against itself, attacking healthy cells and their protein components.  Junior Christine Ausherman spent her summer...