Oxford student makes rare discovery

Audrey Ruan, a then-second-year English and neuroscience and behavioral biology double major, was heading home to Connecticut for spring break and her professor Sarah Higinbotham was going to be in the same area for a conference. Ruan had grown passionate about archival research, so the two planned to spend a few days at Yale’s Rare Book library – the Beinecke – when they were both in New Haven.

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