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Christopher Hann (“Full-court press,” pg. 62) has written for the New York Times, Art & Antiques, Entrepreneur, Preservation, and many other magazines. A former adjunct professor of journalism at Rutgers University, he contributes regularly to alumni magazines at Sarah Lawrence College, Drew University, and Rutgers. He lives in New Jersey.
Joshua Martin (“Nature’s way,” pg. 47) is a visual artist based in Miami, Fla. Martin primarily uses photography and cinematography as his medium to tell stories. He believes that stories can help bridge the gap of ignorance and create a space of understanding.
Erin Peterson (“Better together,” pg. 24) is a Minneapolis-based freelancer who writes for colleges and universities across the country. When she’s not writing, she cheers on the Minnesota Twins. She also parents her very own pair of 5-yearold Minnesota twins, who — like the baseball team — love playing games but are also constantly losing things.
Sally Vitsky (“Better together,” pg. 24) is a freelance illustrator and adjunct professor at Virginia Commonwealth University – School of the Arts in Richmond, Va. She attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y. Paper — textured, handmade, and patterned — has always been a passion for her. Inspiring and versatile, it’s the foundation of her 3D illustrations.
Looking back: 2016 colgate.edu/videos2016 Take a moonlit canoe ride with Outdoor Education; get a front-row seat to an autumnal art performance; visit the hometown of Steve Riggs ’65, for whom Colgate’s new hockey rink was named; and more.
colgate.edu/photos2016 University Photographer Mark DiOrio has selected his 13 favorite pictures.
colgate.edu/balakianpulitzer “Balakian wins Pulitzer Prize” colgate.edu/queenofsoul “Queen of Soul highlights performing arts weekend” colgate.edu/schmetterling “Lauren Schmetterling ’10 earns gold in Rio”
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