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Salm: DOE grant provides support for sustainability research

Case Western Reserve University's famous wind turbine helps power the Veale Center. The turbine was one of the first steps of many toward a more sustainable campus.

Maeve Salm, Columnist

October 6, 2017

As Americans, we live in a capitalist economy where a majority of our interactions with the world are dependent on or are dictated by money. Regardless of progressive intents, a lack of funding can halt research or developmental projects. As a result, one of the greatest hurdles in initiating research,...

Salm: Stress relief is imperative in an increasingly competitive society

Maeve Salm, Columnist

September 15, 2017

Challenges encountered in life are frequently met with the body’s natural fight-or-flight response to unfamiliar or troublesome circumstances—stress. For a few decades, scientists have associated unhealthy amounts of stress with cognitive repercussions and physical dangers, such as cardiovascular disease...

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