Photographer Jessica Wynne '90 has beautifully documented the intricate lines of mathematical equations written on dusty chalkboards in universities across the globe for her new book, Do Not Erase, coming out in spring 2021 from Princeton University Press. One of Wynne's stunning images is featured on our cover.
Helmut Hofer, Institute for Advanced Study, 2019
Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, Dr. Eric Costanzo ’92 at Jersey Shore Medical Center has been working hard. “We had the ability to handle [hundreds of] critically ill patients while keeping physician and resident wellbeing in mind,” he says. “We created an environment where we could handle continuity of care and really handle the surge when it came.”
The Revisioners explores the depths of women's relationships and is set in the American South. Born and raised in New Orleans, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton's debut novel, A Kind of Freedom, was highly acclaimed. Her work has been published in The New York Times Book Review, Oprah.com, and other publications.
Sexton at a reading of The Revisioners in Los Angeles with Well-Read Black Girl founder Glory Edim.
Existential threats to the environment abound—even in Vermont, a state known for its conservation-minded populace and reverence for the outdoors. Peter Walke '99 is hard at work as commissioner of Vermont's Department of Environmental Conservation.
Vermont’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, Bibba Walke Kahn ’97, is a French and Spanish teacher at Main Street Middle School in Montpelier. She has used the platform to focus on equity in the classroom and to make students feel valued, especially during an unprecedented and stressful time for students, teachers, and their parents.
As CEO of New World Development, a Hong Kong–based real estate development firm, Adrian Cheng '98 oversees large-scale construction projects, but he and NWD found a way to quickly help those in need in another way. "We realized that we could quickly create a mask production line, having built hospitals and surgery rooms."
After a long career in the food and beverage industry, Richard Blossom ’66 decided to cofound two businesses that help marginalized farmers in Northern Thailand earn a much better living producing organic foods. We asked him what made him decide to do this and how it’s working.
Richard Blossom ’66, in white shirt, with a Hilltribe Organics farmer, along with staff members; Hilltribe Organics is his organic free-range egg company based in Northern Thailand.
After earning an MBA from Yale in 2017, Will Sealy '05 created Summer, a digital platform and service which has helped tens of thousands of borrowers understand, manage, and ultimately conquer their student loan debt. Not only are Sealy and his 30-person team helping borrowers save money, they've ensured that service is provided free of charge.
Sealy with Senator Elizabeth Warren, a few years after he had worked with her.