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  • Path of Good Intentions
    Path of Good Intentions

    Nina Munk ’88, a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, writes about her experiences traveling around Africa to observe the ups and downs of economist Jeffrey Sachs Millennium Villages Project in his quest to end poverty.

  • Code Word: Girls
    Code Word: Girls

    As founder of CompuGirls, Kimberly Scott ’91 gets girls excited about high-tech careers. For opening the sciences to underrepresented minorities, the White House named Kimberly Scott ’91 a “Champion of Change.”

  • Natural New Zealand
    Natural New Zealand

    December 29 - January 11, 2015
    Sail from the granite cliffs of Milford Sound on New Zealand’s South Island to Auckland, its capital city on the North, marveling at the diverse landscape that includes glacial fjords and wide, sandy beaches.

  • Sailing the Windward Islands
    Sailing the Windward Islands

    January 24-31, 2015
    Elude the depths of winter and savor the sublime charm of island life by sailing the southern Caribbean Sea to the remote archipelago of the volcanic Windward Islands....

  • A Week in Buenos Aires
    A Week in Buenos Aires

    February 13-21, 2015
    With elegant architecture, a cosmopolitan atmosphere, sophisticated culinary and arts scenes, and exceptional friendliness, Buenos Aires is one of the most inviting cities on Earth....

  • One Student
    One Student

    A chance conversation with a Senegalese saxophone player on the streets of Madrid opened a window of understanding for Idia Irele ‘16, and led to her being named this year’s Anita Volz Wien ’62 Global Scholar.

  • Sixth Smithie Swims English Channel
    Sixth Smithie Swims English Channel

    Paige Christie ’15 hopes to become the sixth Smithie to complete the approximately 21-mile swim in waters known for “chop,” large transport ships, debris and stinging jellyfish.

  • Summertime Science
    Summertime Science

    Sara Pruss, associate professor of geosciences, leads Summer Science and Engineering high-school students on a tour of Mount Tom, composed of volcanic rock formed some 200 million years ago.