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Learning in the Field: Death Valley

  At the early hour of 3:30 a.m. on March 10, nineteen enthusiastic students and three geology department staff—Professor Steven Dunn, Associate Professor Michelle Markley, and Lab Director Penny Taylor—headed off to Bradley International Airport on their way to Death Valley National Park. During the previous eight weeks, the undergraduates—all students of…... » Read more

Alumnae Explore France

In June, Alumnae Association board member Shannon Dalton Giordano ’91 enjoyed the Association's  "Burgundy, Provence and Normandy" trip in France, where she was joined by alumnae from the classes of 1968, 1970, and 1976, and a current rising senior. "The trip was simply majestic," Giordano…... » Read more

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A Closer Look at Chapin Auditorium

Chapin Auditorium has been well-known to students and alumnae alike since its debut 100 years ago. Artifacts of its long history can be found everywhere from the lighting control booth to the dressing rooms. In addition to hosting Junior Shows, Spring Weekend concerts, Alumnae Award…... » Read more

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Fidelia Fiske’s Letters

Fidelia Fiske, class of 1842, kept up careful correspondence with her alma mater during her years abroad. Her letters chronicle everything from conversions to illness, blessing or praying to God in each. Many were sent to her friend and mentor, Mary Lyon. Oroomiah, April 23, 1855…... » Read more