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Sara Martin

From Homeless to Harvard

Determination, and an alum's backing, helped  a future physician aspire higher In her first essay for eleventh-grade AP American history, Sara Martin '10 wrote that she was looking for a challenge but that she wasn’t college bound. "We'll see about that," her teacher, Sarah McLaughlin…... » Read more

Jail Break

Building a Smarter Criminal-Justice System Pattie Knight FP'98 steps out of her car. It's 8:30 p.m. The sky is dusky and still, but the street, a block of brick apartment buildings in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood, is full of disquiet. Earlier in the night, a…... » Read more

Unexpected Destinations

Seven alums exit the career highway and drive the streets seeking satisfying work Ellie Skeele ’75 could not have predicted that she would end up in Nepal as the founder and president of a company introducing the world to a new, sustainable fiber derived from the…... » Read more