Cancer affects every American, whether directly or indirectly. But some regions of the country are more hard-hit than others. Stacker used CDC data on the incident rates of cancer in every state to examine how this disease is impacting the nation.
Every spring, Bwog publishes a series of “Senior Wisdoms,” short interviews with a few notable seniors from the graduating class; this is Betsy’s.
Betsy Ladyzhets’ towels have not been fully dry for several days.
Betsy shares advice on writing and revising academic papers, gained from her three years as a Barnard Writing Fellow.
The ArchaeoEcology Project, an interdisciplinary collaboration of archaeologists, geologists, ecologists, and cultural anthropologists, aims to increase understanding of humans’ place in ecosystems around the globe. Betsy reports from the project’s panels at the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting.
To get a more complete picture of women’s health in every state, Stacker calculated an index using data from the Kaiser Family Foundation’s State Profiles for Women’s Health and CDC data.
Betsy Ladyzhets, an undergraduate researcher at Black Rock Forest, walks through the basics of differentiating between common tree species in the forest. This article is adapted from a post on her research blog.
Stacker set out to trace the milestones, pitfalls and major events that define the economic legacy of the century, using data from the Federal Reserve, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census, and other sources.
Starting in the next academic year, Barnard is going to have a computer science department. Betsy Ladyzhets talked to Barnard’s Provost, as well as a professor and student involved in CS, to find out more on the impetus for creating this department, the process so far, and what it might look like in the future.
Betsy takes an in-depth look at a new housing selection system which caused an uproar among Barnard students in spring 2018.