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Three Dedicated Faculty Retire: Peter Brush

Classics teacher Peter Brush was hired by Frank Boyden 43 years ago. Now the last remaining faculty member who can make that claim, he reflected on his time at the school with vivid clarity as he considered his retirement this May.

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Three Dedicated Faculty Retire: Gabor Temesvari

Gabor Temesvari began his tenure at Deerfield in the fall of 1969, but his story begins long before that, in Budapest, Hungary, where he was born. After growing up all over the world in Budapest, Bavaria, and Iowa, Mr. Temesvari studied as an undergraduate at Miami University in Ohio. Only after ...

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Social Entrepreneurs ––Grameen in the New Millenium

“Through the photographs of this exhibition, I invite you to meet some of the most forgotten people of the world…I offer a collective portrait of their dignity, strength, and determination in the work of eliminating poverty.”             ––Gabriel Amadeus Cooney, ...

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Alternate Study Leads in Addressing Gender Issues on Campus

Although it has been 20 years since girls returned to Deerfield, gender is still a hot-button topic on campus. This spring, seniors Hillary Hoyt and Elizabeth Schieffelin took up the topic for a directed study project with Philosophy and Religion teacher Michael O’Donnell involving external and ...

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Three Dedicated Faculty Retire: Ann Quinn

From her office on the second floor of the Arms Building, Associate Academic Dean and Study Skills Coordinator Ann Quinn has been enriching students’ lives for 25 years.  But this year marks the last of a career which she has enjoyed as she will be retiring after a respectable tenure here at ...

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Widdies 2009

On May 15, Deerfield hosted its annual video festival, the Widdies. Megan Cai’s music video “1,2,3,4″ by the Plain White T’s won “Sweetest Video” at the festival. Click here to see other award winners and stay tuned as we upload more videos!

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Why the Rush? Students Take Time for Self-Enrichment Before College

After four rigorous years, some Deerfield students are ready for a change of scenery. The motives for taking a year “off” reflect this desire.       Gabe Blanchet ’08 warned, “Going straight from the Deerfield bubble to a college bubble can be treacherous.”       And Jessica ...

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