Full Issue | Spring/Summer 2023

Where does our curiosity come from, and how do we satisfy it? What pushes us across that unpredictable intellectual bridge — despite missing rungs, headwinds or whiteout conditions — from wondering to knowing to understanding? That question is at the heart of our new issue. From the medical researchers we have highlighted to the alumni we have profiled and the features reported inside, curiosity is a connecting thread. Whatever their respective wellspring or focus, a remarkable intrinsic motivation powers the individuals you’ll read about. And they are each impacting our world.

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