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Addison Director Weinberg to Take Charge at Whitney

Adam Weinberg, director of the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy, has spent his career putting the spotlight on art, but this summer he found himself in the limelight. In early August, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City selected Mr. Weinberg as its next director and thus ended what…

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Gelb Center Nearly Complete After Summer Construction

Over the summer, workers completed several construction projects on the Phillips Academy campus, including the exterior of the new Richard L. Gelb Science Center. Nearly all of the Gelb’s site work, as well as interior systems, cabinets, flooring, and millwork are also complete. However, the interior must be finished before the building opens its doors…

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Class of 2003 Graduates Among Farewell Speeches and Awards

The Phillips Academy Class of 2003 received their diplomas on the morning of June 8th, officially bringing to a close a weekend of farewell events including a Senior-faculty dinner, a Senior concerto concert and a candlelit baccalaureate service. The ceremonies began with a graduation procession across the Great Lawn. Led by the Clan MacPherson Pipes…

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Visiting Professor Boehm Speaks On Threat of Biological Weapons

A prominent developer of tools and tactics used in defending against biological weapons, Dr. Michael Boehm presented an enlightening lecture in Kemper Auditorium on Tuesday to talk about his role in the war against terrorism. Addressing a crowd of faculty and students, Dr. Boehm highlighted the important projects and missions he completed as a Lieutenant…

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May Kamalick Presents Workshop On Arab-American Perceptions and Culture

Using interactive activities and discussions that involved student participation, Arab-American May Kamalick explored various aspects of her cultural heritage in her workshop last Friday. Mrs. Kamalick examined a wide variety of issues, ranging from the Arabic language, to Arab social values, to the different religious beliefs within the Arab community. In a time when the…

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