alumnae voices

Laurian Lue Yen ’10 Helps Fellow Jamaicans Brush Up Their Oral Health

This fall, Laurian Lue Yen ’10 was a guest on "Smile Jamaica," one of the country’s top morning news shows. Dressed in a white lab coat, Lue Yen sat across from the anchor, who introduced her as “the chair of the Association for Oral Health…... » Read more

Liz Carlson at the Pyramids

Alum Blog: Young Adventuress Liz Carlson ’10

For many, travel is a rare vacation treat; for others no more than a necessary evil. For Liz Carlson ’10, it’s a series of grand adventures. It all started with a trip to Spain at age sixteen. “Eight years and twenty-five countries later,” Carlson writes…... » Read more

Beth O’Leary ’74: Space Archaeologist Lauds Lunar Legacy

On July 20, 1969, when Beth O’Leary ’74 was an AFS exchange student in Norway, her host family watched a news report of Apollo 11’s lunar touchdown and humans’ first steps on the moon. The broadcast was in Norwegian, except for: “The Eagle has landed.”…... » Read more

Martha Henissart ’50: Anonymous No More

Back in the day, murder-mystery writers didn’t get much bigger than Emma Lathen. Between 1961 and 1997 the pseudonymous Lathen published twenty-four novels featuring Wall Street banker-detective John Putnam Thatcher. Lathen’s books won awards named after such great mystery writers as Edgar Allan Poe and…... » Read more