• Carter’s War
    From a hilltop in New Mexico in July 1945, Robert Carter ’42 witnessed one of the most momentous events in history — the Trinity Test at Los Alamos. Recruited in 1943 for America’s top-secret effort to build the world’s first atomic bombs, the physics major helped to pave the way for the nuclear age.
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  • Faculty Focus: A Modern Classic

    Composer John Leupold’s debut album, Exasperating Perpetuation, pushes the boundaries of classical music.


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  • A Dedicated Legacy
    Washington College’s new academic building will be named for alumni Barbara and George Cromwell.
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  • We Have A Winner!
    Reilly D. Cox, a double major in English and theatre with a minor in creative writing, wins the 2016 Sophie Kerr Prize. At $65,770, the Sophie Kerr Prize is the largest undergraduate literary award in the country.
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  • Experiencing Ecuador
    Kevin Mackenzie ’18, an environmental studies and Hispanic studies major, spent three weeks this summer immersed in the native ecosystems and culture of Ecuador for an Environmental Field Course. This is Kevin’s experience, in his words.
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  • Diving Deep with Special Forces
    As a battalion surgeon with the U.S. Army Special Forces, Ian May ’03 serves with—and provides medical care for—America’s most elite soldiers.
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  • A Maker’s Holiday
    A young alumna juggling work and motherhood creates her own brand of luxury leather goods for the playground set.
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