RSSCategory: Summer 2013

All Haiti

All Haiti

| August 6, 2013

Sally Haas ’72 gave up a successful estate planning business to serve the people of Haiti. She used to help clients, many of them elderly, manage their wealth. Now her first priority is making sure children in remote villages live past toddlerhood.

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What Nature’s Coffers Hold

What Nature’s Coffers Hold

| August 5, 2013

On any given day, Lincoln Brower can recount in vivid detail his more than 50 years investigating the biology of the monarch butterfly.

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Scientist Gets Her Way with Words

Scientist Gets Her Way with Words

| August 5, 2013

Barbara Kingsolver likes to joke about the limited reach of her writing when she was a graduate student in evolutionary biology.

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Celebrating Women’s History

Celebrating Women’s History

| August 4, 2013

Occasions such as Women’s History Month allow us to reflect on yesterday’s pioneers, as well as contemporary happenings that history will ultimately record. In that spirit, the College published a series of stories in March related to the 2013 theme, “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.”

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Tales from the Shore

Tales from the Shore

| August 2, 2013

Tom O’Halloran, assistant professor of environmental science, and his oceanography class spent the last weekend in April hiking through the salt marshes on Hog Island.

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Intellectual Pursuits … for Fun!

Intellectual Pursuits … for Fun!

| August 2, 2013

The Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship is an open-ended invitation to pursue intellectual curiosity.

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‘Land as Art’ Rocks

‘Land as Art’ Rocks

| August 2, 2013

Tracy Hamilton’s “Land as Art” class traveled to New York City in February to explore how art is expressed in an urban landscape.

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Poetry’s Landscape

Poetry’s Landscape

| August 2, 2013

This spring, visiting assistant professor of English John Casteen taught Poetry and the Environment, a class in which students studied the landscape of contemporary poetry.

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