The only trouble here is they won’t let us study enough. They are so afraid we shall break down and you know the reputation of the College is at stake, for the question is, can girls get a college degree without ruining their health?
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|Birth:||3rd December, 1842|
|Death:||30th March, 1911|
Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards was born in Dunstable, Massachusetts, USA. She was an industrial and environmental chemist in the United States during the 19th century. Her pioneering work in sanitary engineering, and experimental research in domestic science, laid a foundation for the new science of home economics. She was the first American woman to obtain a degree in chemistry, which she earned from Vassar College in 1870. Her first post-college career was as an unpaid chemistry lecturer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1873 to 1878. She also served as nutrition expert for the US Department of Agriculture.
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