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Spring 2017
The black-and-white photograph, taken by Civil War photographer Alexander Gardner in 1863, captures a tree-lined street with a row of sun-washed brick buildings in Alexandria, Va. On...
Spring 2017
When millions of protesters took to the streets for the Women’s March in January, many donned knitted hot-pink hats with pointy ears that soon became symbols of...
Winter 2017
In 1982, archaeological consultant Joan Hyams Geismar was hired to run the excavation at 175 Water Street, the site of a parking lot that was being developed...
Winter 2017
In 1939, the great-grandfather of playwright Andrea Stolowitz began keeping a diary. He was a Jewish doctor who had escaped Berlin in 1936 and settled in New...
Winter 2017
Growing up in Kansas City, Mo., Carrie Hawks ’01 attended an elementary school with mostly African American students and then transferred to a private school where most...
Fall 2016
The group of elderly men and women moves hesitantly at first, gingerly raising their arms and shuffling their feet. Within minutes, as a mambo beat pulses through...
Fall 2016
After graduating from Barnard with a degree in urban studies and economics, Katherine Kazarian ’12 returned home to Rhode Island, where she planned to volunteer for local...
Fall 2016
When Susan Scrimshaw was hired in 2008 as president of the Sage Colleges, which includes Russell Sage College, a women’s school in Troy, N.Y., Sage’s situation was...
Summer 2016
Shine Watkins is a registered nurse who works with patients receiving liver and kidney transplants or coping with serious diseases. She puts in 12-hour days—and sometimes nights—at...
Summer 2016
She may not wear judicial robes, but that doesn’t affect Emily Gaylord Martinez’s ability to mete out justice as a family court referee in Kings County Family...