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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Fighting Huntington disease

Carolynn Globig was diagnosed with Huntington disease on Oct. 27. The diagnosis undoubtedly transforms the lives it touches, but Globig is making sure her transformation is partly for the better.

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In the spotlight

"Vinyl" by Flickr user Kim Faires

In the 1890s, the cylinders in Thomas Edison’s phonograph invention were replaced with flat disks — the precursor to the vinyl record albums that dominated the 20th century. We asked Stephen Schmidt, Ph.D., director of the Mary-Anne Rennolds Chamber Concerts at the VCU Department of Music, to speak about vinyl’s perseverance.

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Fighting Huntington disease

Carolynn Globig was diagnosed with Huntington disease on Oct. 27. The diagnosis undoubtedly transforms the lives it touches, but Globig is making sure her transformation is partly for the better.