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  • The Latin major, who minored in psychology, is pursuing a career in education as a way to combat the social and structural inequalities that plague classrooms across the country.

  • The double major used both her theses in biology and Spanish to address environmental concerns.

  • Tom Barbash '83 reflects on the life experiences and intergenerational relationships that informed his most recent novel, The Dakota Winters.

  • The physics major used his senior thesis to explore methods of conceptualizing dark matter.

  • The chemistry major, biochemistry concentrator, and French and Francophone studies minor reflects on the collaborative aspects of his thesis process.

  • By analyzing compounds from animal bones, archaeologist Kevin P. Smith '81 and colleagues are revealing climate conditions in the distant past.


  • Campus played host to over 1100 people from 41 states—and countries as far away as India, Kenya, England, and Sweden—for dinners, panel discussions, readings, parties, and reunions with old friends.

  • The psychology major and economics and neuroscience minor is bound for the most magical place on earth.

  • The English major informed their analysis of comedy writer P.G. Wodehouse through an incorporation of techniques common to computer science.

  • This past December, Joan Gabel '88 was named president of the University of Minnesota, making her the first woman to be appointed to that post in the university's 167-year-history.

  • The chemistry major’s thesis began as an attempt to apply the techniques that her advisor uses to study oil to honeybee health, but quickly became a lesson on the importance of flexibility in the lab.

  • Essayist and senior managing editor of Washingtonian magazine Bill O'Sullivan '83 on why you should attend Alumni Weekend 2019.

  • The mathematics major and environmental studies minor uses mathematical tools to study honeybee populations.

  • On May 18, the College held its 181st Commencement ceremony, celebrating the accomplishments of the Class of 2019.

  • Founders cupola

    Jonny Cookmeyer '17, Gebby Keny '14, May Helena Plumb '16, and  Wilson Sinclair '15 received fellowships from the National Science Foundation that will support their graduate education and research.