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Return of the Flaska

  Jan Flaska, Dean of Spiritual and Ethical Life at Deerfield Academy, is returning this fall after a year’s leave, during which he worked towards a doctoral degree from Catholic Theological Union in Hyde Park. The year away from DA has allowed Dean Flaska to form new ideas to explore at ...

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Welcome, New Faculty!

  Left to right (top): Peter Hynds, Marjorie Young, Jael Hernandez-Vasquez, Mark Spencer, Jamie Bucci, Charlotte Patriquin, Drew Philie, Jaime Correa, Left to right (bottom): Nicholas Hall, Asvelt Nduwumwami, Lauren Brozovich, Caroline Stedman, Anna Steim, Neil Jacobs, Haley O'Neil, Not ...

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DA Hook-Up Culture Revealed

The term “hook-up” has always had multiple connotations, and at Deerfield it is heard often about the Greer.

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Stop with the Slurs

Robert Beit ’13 points out that those who say that they are okay with people being gay say derogatory slurs.

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New Deans, New Roles

“I do not think the current facilities impede my ability to learn and believe the money could probably be spent better elsewhere—recruiting better teachers, improving the dorms or increasing the dining hall budget. Those changes would positively affect everyone on campus, whereas the majority ...

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A Community Behind Colin

When Librarian Angela McCarthy and her husband, Director of Food Services Michael McCarthy, discovered the national competition for wheelchair—accessible vans sponsored by the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association, it seemed to be the perfect solution to the increasing difficulty of their son Colin’s mobility.

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Anthony Marx to Give Commencement Address

Anthony Marx, president of the New York Public Library, former president of Amherst College, and father of Josh Marx ’12, will be speaking at Commencement this year.

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Mr. King for Commencement

Matthew H. King ’77, a deputy assistant director of Homeland Security Investigations, will speak at commencement this year.

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Path to Finding Success: 2011 Pathways

Each year, a unique group of ten alumni return to talk to seniors about the paths they have taken in their post-Deerfield lives. This year’s speakers represent a wide variety of interesting career fields…

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