• A failed bid for American Idol led Jarrett Cato ’07 to chart his own path into the music industry.
  • Dream team runner Alexi Pappas ’12 and filmmaker Jeremy Teicher ’10 explore the world of elite running in their upcoming feature film, “Tracktown.”
  • Pucks and teeth don’t get along too well. That’s where Carolina Hurricanes team dentist Tom Long ’68 comes in.
  • Dimitri Gerakaris ’69 has built a glowing reputation during his 44-year career as a blacksmith.
Not the Same Old Song
A failed bid for American Idol led Jarrett Cato ’07 to chart his own path into the music industry.
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Carnival Art

From the amateurish to the exquisite, Winter Carnival posters offer a unique retrospective of 20th-century graphic design.
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A Whole New Hood

The College’s art museum is set for a $50-million overhaul ($30 million has already been raised) starting in the spring, after new director John Stomberg takes over. Here are the details.
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The Future of Cancer

Oncology researcher Craig B. Thompson ’75 navigates the obstacle course of modern healthcare while combating a leading cause of death.
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The Truth Is Out There

Government professor Brendan Nyhan helps voters wade through a quagmire of political spin, scandal and misperceptions.
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There and Back Again

A recent return to Berlin evokes memories of a student trip in 1980, prior to reunification of the divided capital.
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Jennifer Carlson ’04

A sociologist on America’s gun culture
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Climb Every Mountain

How a lackluster freshman trip led to a life-changing peak experience later in life.
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Let There Be Color

Through the 1960s, the world of fine art scoffed at the notion of color photography. Good thing Joel Sternfeld ’65 didn’t know any better.

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  • Josh Jackson, lead instructor, directs the team in raising the bent.
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  • Instructor Shannon McIntyre drives home a peg.
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  • Three of the four bents are erected and in place.
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  • Gerben Scherpbier ’13 swings “the Commander” sledge to precisely seat the bent.
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  • Matt Stuart inspects the erected bent.
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  • With three of the four bents raised under a rain-and-sun tarp, the structural framework takes shape. The fourth bent lies on the deck, ready to rise.
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  • Volunteers hold the bent plumb as temporary braces are placed to hold the fourth bent.
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  • Dana Wieland ’17 prepares to rig a timber brace prior to setting a top-of-wall plate timber.
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  • Caroline Pott ’02 takes a moment to admire the team’s work.
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  • David Goodwin ’74 (at left) and the team raise and set a wall plate.
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  • Callen Votzke ’13 (top left), Matt Stuart, Kodiak Burke ’11 (top right) and David Kotz ’86 (bottom right) raise a brace.
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  • Al Rollins ’57 prepares to receive the wall plate.
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“This is the epitome of hands-on learning,” says Daniel Jackson ’17, one of 40 students, alumni and instructors—all at different ages and stages of life—who gathered at Mount Moosilauke for a few days in September 2015. Seven were members of the class of 1966. Their task: to cut the connecting joints in more than 100 timbers, then assemble them into the frame for the new Class of 1966 Bunkhouse.

Photos by Joe Sack ’68

Josh Jackson, lead instructor, directs the team in raising the bent.
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