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Reverend Coffin ’42 Accepts Award For Activism and Service

Reverend William Sloan Coffin ’42 received the Claude Moore Fuess Award in recognition of his contributions to public service, at the final All-School Meeting of fall term. Touting Rev. Coffin as a deserving recipient, Head of School Barbara Chase described him as having “led a life of activism, based on his deep convictions about the…

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Gelb Science Center Opens

Six years and $28 million since planning for its construction began, the Gelb Science Center welcomed students and faculty to a new era in science education this week. With a view over the Phillips Academy campus, the science center is situated next to Evans, and across from Paul Revere dormitory. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology that…

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Stanford Professor Tobias Wolff Will Read New Novel

Nationally acclaimed author Tobias Wolff will read tonight from Old School, his first full-length novel. Sponsored by the English Department and the John M. Kemper Memorial Fund, Wolff’s reading is at 7 p.m. in Kemper Auditorium. Wolff’s reading of Old School is fitting for its Phillips Academy audience, as the novel is set in a…

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Sloane Coffin ’42 Will Receive Fuess Award for Service

An outspoken civil rights advocate and a leader in the international peace movement, Reverend William Sloane Coffin Jr. ’42 will receive the Claude Moore Fuess Award at All-School Meeting next Wednesday. While serving as Chaplain of Yale University, Dr. Coffin gained international attention in 1964 as one of seven “Freedom Riders” arrested while protesting segregation…

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