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Spotlight Survivor: Maureen Parks

Spotlight Survivor: Maureen Parks

By Alice Smelyansky, Staff writer

October 30, 2014


Filed under Life & Culture

In the pouring rain, Maureen Parks hurried from the parking lot to her office at the Henry Administration Building. As soon as she walked through the door, she put the umbrella down and swung her hood off. But along with her hood, Parks’ wig fell off, revealing her bald head.  President Emerit...

Survivor Spotlight: Robin Kaler

Survivor Spotlight: Robin Kaler

By Alice Smelyansky

October 16, 2014


Filed under Life & Culture

Since her undergraduate days at the University, Robin Kaler has been a runner. What started with a tiny track at the Intramural Physical Education Building has led to 5Ks, 10Ks, half-marathons and even multiple marathons. Kaler said training for a race is a project. Some days are devoted to spe...