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At the heart of
Cape Breton music
Stephen Muise ('94, '95) rarely
takes centre stage, but is an inval-
uable asset to both professional
and budding musicians
Purdy Crawford ('52)
mentors the next
generations of Canadian business
R E G U L A R S
4 Events and Gatherings
6 Campus Beat
8 Student Spotlight
10 Research & Creative Activity
27 JUMP Update
28 Bleacher Feature
30 In Memoriam
31 Class Notes
F E A T U R E S
C O N T E N T S
FA L L 2012
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Crushing chronic pain
Ruth Stella MacLean ('83)
turns struggle with chronic
pain into message of hope
for others
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A humble humanitarian
Dr. Robert Taylor ('66) says
development is key to care
in low-resource settings
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The beauty of bugs
Robert Ganz ('88) turns
photographic hobby into a
piece of history
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The philosophy of
public relations
Jiashu (Olivia) Fang ('07) followed
her heart to one of the world's
leading PR firms
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