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Charter Day Top 10

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Launching Lord’s

On the eve of opening her second NYC restaurant, Patricia Howard ’13 reflects on her burgeoning empire.

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Introducing … Dean Josef Sorett

Get to know the College’s new leader in our exclusive Q&A.

Inventing an Institution

Two alumnae break ground on a groundbreaking San Francisco museum.

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A Perfect Track Record

The unstoppable Dave Obelkevich ’65 prepares for his 45th consecutive New York Marathon.

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VOLUME 50 NUMBER 1 FALL 2022

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Alexis Boncy SOA’11

EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Lisa Palladino

DEPUTY EDITOR
Jill C. Shomer

ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Anne-Ryan Sirju JRN’09

CONTRIBUTING EDITORS
James C. Katz ’72
Alex Sachare ’71

ART DIRECTOR
Eson Chan

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