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Articles by Mark Liang (33)

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Liang ’19: Trump’s NIH cuts will harm undergraduate research

March 19, 2017 0 comments

Do you do research on campus? Would you like to do research on campus? Congratulations — it just got a bit harder.

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Liang ’19: What’s in a name?

March 5, 2017 0 comments

I enjoy writing down my middle name for people and then watching them butcher it out loud.

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Liang ’19: Scientific advocacy starts with the scientists

February 13, 2017 0 comments

Between the rogue Twitter accounts of NASA and the National Park Service and the planned March for Science on Earth Day, science is at war.

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Liang ’19: Dear Jesse Watters

January 31, 2017 0 comments

Last week you visited your favorite campus to interview students about toxic masculinity and the Women’s March.


Liang ’19: Redefining civic engagement

November 17, 2016 0 comments

Let me start by saying this to all the marginalized groups impacted by the results of this election: Your feelings are valid


Liang ’19: Dining halls, food and cultural appropriation

October 31, 2016 0 comments

Last year, Oberlin College students cried foul at what they called the “rampant cultural appropriation” of their campus dining services.


Liang ’19: Graduate-only spaces are vital for Brown’s success

October 25, 2016 0 comments

Graduate students are some of the greatest assets available to an undergraduate population at a university.


Liang ’19: Nobel hypocrisy?

October 13, 2016 0 comments

Our own Professor of Physics J. Michael Kosterlitz recently won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics. It’s a big deal. A BIG DEAL.

Liang ’19: STEM courseloads betray the open curriculum


Liang ’19: STEM courseloads betray the open curriculum

September 27, 2016 0 comments

“Shakespeare is stupid.” This came out of the mouth of a good friend of mine, an applied math concentrator, over lunch one day.


Liang ’19: Millennials and their memes: A defense

September 7, 2016 0 comments

On a recent car ride with my family, I attempted to do the impossible. I tried to explain memes to my mother. This quest was hampered by two things.