For George Heltai, a beloved history professor, sometimes life was stranger than fiction.
Up close and personal, Lukas Koncilia is warm and engaging. He’s soft-spoken and polite in conversation, and his brown eyes are disarming. But from 78 feet away – the length of a tennis court – he makes quite a different impression. He plays aggressively, looking to strike winners early in rallies. He wants to vanquish
Great art can be great furniture. T.R. Risk ’92 should know – he makes it.
Kenni Bowling has always considered herself a leader. She was the volleyball team captain in high school and has even coached volleyball at local middle schools. But it wasn’t until last spring, when she was accepted into the American College of Sports Medicine’s Leadership and Diversity Training Program, that she began to grasp her leadership
One alum explores the idea of diversity and what the College is doing about it.
For most of us, getting close to a fiery lava flow may seem like an extreme occupational hazard. But for Andrea Steffke ’01, it’s just part of the job. In fact, the volcanologist has little use for solid ground. She finds her footing instead on earth, or – more precisely – mountains, in flux. “You
There’s something inspiring about Hailey Wist ’08. When we studied literature together at the College, she possessed a joie de vivre that I immediately liked and admired. For example, during a weekend trip to a friend’s lake house, I balked at jumping off the rickety roof of a pontoon boat. Not Wist – she pinched
There was a time when celebrity chef would be considered somewhat of an oxymoron, when watching someone prepare a steak for someone else would be considered a kind of torture, when a primetime show about cooking would be considered a considerable risk – and an entire network? Forget it! Those times, of course, are long
Six years ago, Dan Taber ’10 penned an admissions essay dripping with the all-knowing wisdom of a high school senior. It railed against the evils of socialism. It championed capitalism and free market economies. Most importantly, it got him into the Honors College. Taber hasn’t looked at that essay since high school, but he’s sure
Life, it seems, is one big balancing act for Tanya Hunt. Just this semester, the junior biochemistry major is juggling the demands of classes in physics, physical chemistry, biology and biochemistry. Three of those courses, she laments, require lab work each week, too. Outside of class, she’s frequently balancing her body atop a one-inch line