Patricia Peck Warner ’48: Overseeing Craft Consciousness

Weavers, ceramicists, woodworkers, furniture-makers, sculptors, quilters. As co-chair of the Fuller Craft Museum's overseers, Patricia Peck Warner ’48 has an acute knowledge of and keen advocacy for the work of the artisans exhibited at this nationally renowned venue for contemporary crafts in Brockton, Massachusetts. With over twenty…... » Read more

A New Look at How the West Was Won

Many of us were taught in high school that, when the 1803 Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of the United States, Anglo immigrants settled a nearly virgin wilderness. The work of Colorado College history professor Anne Hyde ’82 turns this view on its head, revealing that…... » Read more

Inside the Real West Wing: Interview with Mona K. Sutphen ’89

Jillian Dunham: Could you give us a sense of your typical day at the White House? Mona Sutphen: It starts around 7:15 with a series of senior staff strategy meetings, and usually a meeting with the president. Those go until around 10:00 ... and then it’s…... » Read more

My Voice: 50 Years After The Feminine Mystique, Have Women’s Choices Changed?

I first read Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique in college. It was the early ’80s, and when I came home for winter break, I mentioned to my mother that I had found the book interesting. Her response: “That book changed my life.” I found out…... » Read more