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ALUMNI AND ALUMNAE NEWS

Grotzinger ’79, S.D. ’13 on Methane on Mars

John Grotzinger '79, S.D.'13, the mission leader and project scientist in charge of the Mars Science Laboratory, was quoted in a recent New York Times article detailing the findings of methane and carbon-based organic molecules on Mars. "Scientists have just two possible explanations for the methane. One is that it is the waste product of certain living m...  More >>

Wroblewski '13 Interviewed by Your Mark on the World

Sara Wroblewski '13, founder and CEO of the non-profit One Bead, was featured in a Dec. 18 interview by author, adviser, and Forbes contributor Devin Thorpe, for the Your Mark on the World Center. Your Mark on the World seeks to solve "the world's biggest problems before 2045 by identifying and championing the work of experts who have created credible pla...  More >>

Education Center in Honor of Bliss '59

The Prue Bliss Education Center -- named for the late Prudence Amanda Anderson Bliss '59 -- was dedicated in Weston, Conn., on Friday, Nov. 28. The center, which is part of the Weston Historical Society, houses the records, photos, deeds, costumes, newspaper clippings, catalogs, and other ephemera in a new, climate controlled vault, all of which will offe...  More >>

Quagan '91 Earns Specialty Coffee Certification

Claudia Quagan Barrett '91, owner of CQ Coffee Roasters in Bedford, N.H., recently attained the prestigious Specialty Coffee Q Grader Certification following a rigorous three-day exam. Barrett, who has worked in specialty coffee since 1994, opened CQ Coffee Roasters in 2012 after an inspiring visit to the Finger Lakes region. "As I discussed the character...  More >>

Farris '05 Featured in USA Today

Since early October, four members of the U.S. Navy, including Christina Farris '05, have been stationed in Monrovia, Liberia, working in a laboratory analyzing Ebola-infected blood. With other members of the military, Farris works to identify patients who are Ebola-free in order to separate them from those who are infected, and also to clear those who are...  More >>