Winter 2022 Newsletter

Magnet Foundation Newsletter: Winter 2022

  • Foundation News: Fundraising totals; grants paid

  • Magnet News: Science Talent Search Scholars; Science Bowl winners

  • Alumni News: An astronaut candidate, a unicorn, and the quarterly list of research publications

  • Features:

    • Epigenomic Data: Jason Ernst '98 is a professor at UCLA using computational methods for understanding the human genome

    • Statistical Geneticist: Ani Manichaikul '99 is a professor at UVA using statistics to improve genetic risk prediction models

    • Welcoming Ms. Blasko: the newest Magnet computer science teacher

    • Elective Detective: a guide to some of the unique courses offered in the Magnet Program

A note to the Blair Magnet community: The Foundation recognizes the dedication and personal sacrifices that teachers are making. At the heart of any educational program lies the teachers that comprise that program.  Please consider taking a moment to send a message of appreciation to teachers.

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