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Articles: Alumni

After the harvest, Kelby Russell, who makes cold-climate white wines, stands in a vineyard overlooking New York’s Seneca Lake.

Photograph by Robyn Wishna

Alumni

Why the vineyards of New York called Kelby Russell home

12.6.18

A well-used hod

Photograph by Lydia S. C. Rosenberg

Messenger from the past

November-December 2018

Merriner with members of the high-school cross-country team from Galena’s Sidney C. Huntington School, named for a legendary Alaska Native outdoorsman and education advocate.

Photograph courtesy of Paul Apfelbeck

In rural Alaska, Jim Merriner runs a school district with a major educational footprint across the state.

November-December 2018

For Jill Vialet, photographed at Oakland’s Laurel Elementary School, play and work are nearly synonymous.

Photograph by Eric Kayne

Social entrepreneur Jill Vialet ’86 on “positive chaos” and fixing recess

November-December 2018

Philip Johnson at his iconic modernist Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, 1949

Photograph by Arnold Newman/Liaison Agency/Getty Images

A “star-chitect” as P.T. Barnum

November-December 2018

Shane McCrae

Photograph by Robert Adam Mayer

The propulsive intensity of Shane McCrae’s poetry

November-December 2018

In the Metropolitan Opera’s scene shop, Sarah Meyers stands calmly next to a monster’s oversized snout.

Photograph by Robert Adam Mayer

Opera director Sarah Meyers doesn’t want you to notice everything.

November-December 2018

Happy campers: For their team photo, a day or two after The Game, the Crimson wore practice jerseys, giving them rather a raffish look.

Happy campers: For their team photo, a day or two after The Game, the Crimson wore practice jerseys, giving them rather a raffish look.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

How the Crimson squad from the immortal ’68 Game revealed a transforming Harvard

November-December 2018

Millicent Todd Bingham looks over her mother’s shoulder in this double portrait from 1931.

Millicent Todd Bingham looks over her mother’s shoulder in this double portrait from 1931.

Photograph courtesy of the Todd-Bingham Picture Collection (MS 496E). Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library

Brief life of an unlikely Dickinson scholar

November-December 2018