• Summer in Rome Enriches Teaching of Classics

    Posted September 29, 2016
    "Alexander the Great" mosaic at Naples Museum

    Classics department faculty member Alex Newell is bringing fresh perspective to his teaching this fall, following a six-week summer experience at the American Academy in Rome. He was one of 27 high school teachers and graduate students participating in the Academy’s “Classical Summer School in Rome,” a program designed to provide a well-founded understanding of the Eternal City’s growth and development through in-depth study of material remains and literary sources.

  • International Students Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

    by Chloe Kim ’17
    Posted September 27, 2016

    Blair is a second home to students, but it will never simply be home. Amidst all the busyness of their daily lives, at times, students miss their homes. The annual Mid-Autumn Festival party, held for the past six years, provides a little piece of nostalgia for Blair’s international students.

  • ‘From Wall Street to Cage Fighting:’ Author Rollie Peterkin ’06 Visits Skeptics

    Posted September 22, 2016
    By Andrew Brooks '19

    Rollie Peterkin ’06 returned to his alma mater on September 27 to discuss his unlikely career path from Wall Street bond trader to professional cage fighter in Peru at the Society of Skeptics. Author of the 2016 memoir The Cage: Escaping the American Dream, Mr. Peterkin addressed the Blair community at 7 p.m. in Bogle Hall’s Cowan Auditorium.