Star Power

After a turn as Aaron Burr — and a moment in the hot seat — Brandon Victor Dixon ’03 continues to dazzle on and off Broadway.

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Core Values

This year's Great Teacher, Patricia Kitcher, on the enduring importance of
Contemporary Civilization

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First, Aid

Margaret Traub ’88 experiences “the best and worst humanity has to offer, side by side,” doing on-the-ground disaster relief

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Volume 45 Number 1
Fall 2017

Alexis Boncy SOA’11

Executive Editor
Lisa Palladino

Deputy Editor
Jill C. Shomer

Associate Editor
Anne-Ryan Heatwole JRN’09

Forum Editor
Rose Kernochan BC’82

Art Director
Eson Chan

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