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Articles: Alumni

Mercer and his beloved dog, Rollo
Courtesy of the Mercer Museum & Library


Brief life of an innovative ceramicist: 1856-1930



Bryan Stevenson

Photograph by Tia Chapman

“I don’t think slavery ended in 1865 I think it just evolved. I think it turned into decades of terrorism and violence and lynching.”


A scene from Newport’s dramatic Cliff Walk

Photograph courtesy of Discover Newport

Visiting Newport, Rhode Island, during the winter


January-February 2018

Nancy Churnin’s biographies for children span time and space. 



Nancy Churnin’s picture-book biographies for children span time and space.

January-February 2018

Father Columba Stewart

Photograph by Guytano Magno/Hill Museum & Manuscript Library/Saint John’s University

A globe-trotting monk with the Benedictine “survival gene” seeks out treasured manuscripts.


January-February 2018

Dara Horn

Photograph by Michael B. Priest


Dara Horn breathes life into classical Jewish sources.


January-February 2018

Colin Jost (left) with his co-host, Michael Che, at the Weekend Update desk for Saturday Night Live

Photograph by Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Comedian Colin Jost, from Shouts and Murmurs to Saturday Night Live


January-February 2018

Photograph by iStock Images

A doctor’s take on the destruction of medicine


January-February 2018

Jonathan Bailey Holland

Photograph by Robert Torres

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland on finding his musical voice


January-February 2018