Blair’s newest religion and philosophy elective is a semester-long seminar focused on human rights. Piloted last year in a popular co-curricular Thursday evening seminar, the course is now part of the academic day, and this fall, it brought 13 freshmen through seniors together to explore the history and theory of human rights, as well as current issues in the field.
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As the first snow of the new year fell on January 18, Blair's Romano Dining Hall was transformed into a 1970s disco for the annual Winter Ball. This year’s throwback theme gave students the opportunity to boogie the night away.
On January 10, internationally recognized musicians Brian Conway and John Walsh visited Blair Academy, offering a once-in-a-lifetime music performance to the Blair community. They shared their unique sound at Chapel, including a variety of Irish and Scottish songs.
Due to a forecast winter storm in the Northeast, the Blair vs. Wyoming Seminary wrestling dual has been moved to Friday, January 17, at 7 p.m. in Blair Academy's performance gym in Hardwick Hall. Tickets will be sold at the door of the performance gym beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Friday night.
The college counseling office will kick off the college process for the class of 2021 at Junior Parents’ Day on January 18. Beginning at 8:30 a.m. with registration and continental breakfast in Armstrong-Hipkins Center for the Arts, the program will provide opportunities for parents to learn about applying to college from a Blair perspective.
Blair’s Alumni Roundtable series continues this week when Trustee Keith Rauschenbach ’76, executive vice president at TIAA, and Michael McDonald ’97, director of corporate development at Molex LLC, visit campus on January 16 and January 17, respectively.
Every Friday night, 13 Blair students and three Blair faculty members gather in the Chiang-Elghanayan Center for Innovation and Collaboration over pizza and snacks to examine what it feels like to belong, both in the Blair community and beyond, and what students can do to promote that feeling among others.
Blair Academy was pleased to welcome Emily Reid to the Society of Skeptics on January 14. Ms. Reid is the vice president for open learning at AI4ALL, a national nonprofit working to increase diversity in artificial intelligence.
On January 23 at Blair’s second-annual Finance Summit, professionals from all corners of the finance industry will gather at New York City’s Harvard Club to talk shop and share experiences during a panel discussion moderated by Board Chairman Douglas Kimmelman P’12 ’13 ’15 ’22.
The Romano Gallery welcomes award-winning artist Mel Leipzig for an eponymous exhibit from January 6 to February 1. Mr. Leipzig’s paintings depict Americans of all walks of life, ranging from ordinary citizens to well-known artists, yet all of his works have one thing in common: They are painted directly from life—not from photographs—as a means of preserving the intensity of feeling Mr. Leipzig seeks to create in his art.
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Each issue of the magazine informs readers of campus happenings through the Head of School column, alumni profiles, feature articles and regular sections. "Class Notes" includes alumni updates by class; this section is available in the printed editions of the Bulletin and on the password-protected "alumni" section of this website.
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The Blair Review is an annual compilation of essays written by members of the Blair community, and co-edited by history teacher Martin Miller, PhD, and Director of Timken Library Ann Williams.
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Throughout the course of the 2018-2019 school year, Blair Academy, its students and its faculty have appeared in a wide range of news stories spotlighting their work inside and outside of the classroom, their successes on the athletic front, and their impact on a host of industries well beyond graduation.