fall 2014


On Display: Markers of Grief

Mary Lyon’s hair jewelry On the evening of March 5, 1849, Mary Lyon’s close friend Rebecca Fiske sat down to write a letter to her dear friends to inform them about Lyon’s condition; she wrote, “Have you been anxious about Miss Lyon? What should I…... » Read more

Rare Minerals Added to College Collection

Jacqueline Mosher FP’09 grew up amid her parents’ expansive collection of more than 1,000 rock and mineral samples. A few years ago, as she was cleaning out her late mother’s house for an impending sale, Mosher came across three family heirlooms: a cluster of milky…... » Read more

Insider’s View: The Mineralogy and Petrology Lab

Lining the halls on the third floor of Clapp are more than a dozen glass-enclosed display cases of rocks and minerals, samples from all over the world and as varied as amethyst to marble. Many more samples are housed in the mineralogy and petrology lab—known…... » Read more

Judith O’Connor Hayes ’68 Excavates in Isreal

Last spring Judith O’Connor Hayes ’68 received the Frances Mary Hazen Fellowship, allowing her to participate in a monthlong excavation in Huqoq, Israel. Awarded to a candidate in the field of classics, the Hazen Fellowship is one of eight fellowships offered annually by the Alumnae…... » Read more