An avid quilter, Mackenzie Leake’s M.S. ’20 Ph.D. ’21 saw fellow quilters and herself experiencing difficulties designing quilting patterns. As a result, in her doctoral dissertation, she designed a software to make this process easier for quilters.
With the California wildfires reddening the entire Bay Area's sky in mid-2020, the urgency of the climate crisis prompted Schafer to reflect on what's most important to her right now and how she can make the biggest impact. The result? The start of a new teaching job at Sequoyah School in Pasadena, Calif.
To sample the unique offerings of Asian dessert stores near Palo Alto, Alice Feng visited Te'Amo, Bambū, Meet Fresh, Gong Cha and Teaspoon and rated specialties from each store based on flavor, appearance and texture.