January/February 2017

January/February 2017

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Feature

Promise Kept

FEATURE

Fly Boy

FEATURE

Globe Trotters

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Feature

Promise Kept

To honor her dying husband’s wishes, Dr. Lucy (Goddard) Kalanithi ’01 made sure his unfinished memoir was published. Little did she realize the posthumous bestseller would take on a life of its own.

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FEATURE

Fly Boy

It took only six decades for David Dingman ’58 to fulfill his dream of building and flying his own aircraft. Mission accomplished.

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FEATURE

Globe Trotters

Have camera, will travel: a showcase of images taken by students traveling abroad.

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COVER STORY

Lifesaver

Transplant surgeon Robert Higgins ’81 on miracles, minorities and paying it forward.

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SPORTS

“A Dark Hole”

A hockey pro learns that a hit to the head can change everything. Or not.

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FACULTY

Out of the Ordinary

Animation professor Jodie Mack uses materials others might discard to create experimental animated films—and inspire undergrads.

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Sketchbook

Winter Weekend

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BIG PICTURE

Physics Class

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PERSONAL HISTORY

Over the Hill?

A crew of determined alumni takes on the excruciating hike known as the Fifty—in reverse—before they turn 50 themselves.

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CAMPUS

What’s Next for Morton Hall?

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CONTINUING ED

Laura DeNardis ’88

A public policy scholar on who governs the Internet

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CAMPUS

Look Who’s Talking

Carly Amon ’17, Ski Patrol Student Director

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THE PRESIDENT

Our Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

The buzz in Silicon Valley is but one example of why we invest in innovation.

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