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Mission Impossible ~ p. 3 Convocation 2004

Doing Well By Doing Good ~ p. 12 The industrial ecology of Henry and Peggy Sharpe

Interview with Ed Kaelber ~ p. 14 “I heard that people wanted to start a college”

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COA EDITOR

Donna Gold EDITORIAL BOARD

Sarah Barrett ’08 Richard J. Borden David Camp Patricia Ciraulo ’94 Dru Colbert Noreen Hogan ’91 Shawn Keeley ’00 Andrea Lepcio ’79 Erica Maltz ’07 EDITORIAL CONSULTANT

Bill Carpenter

Trying Out Their Wings ~ p. 16 Learning by doing on Great Duck Island

ALUMNI CONSULTANTS

Shawn Keeley ’00 Jill Barlow-Kelley

Nepal, A Journey Home ~ p. 20 Photographs by Rohan Chitrakar ’04

On Bat Pee and De-Globalization ~ p. 24 Six months in the life of Peace Corps volunteer Cait Unites ’03

Cells ~ p. 32

COP Y E D I TO R S

Jennifer Hughes Richard MacDonald PHOTOGRAPHIC ASSISTANT

Thupten Norbu ’05 DESIGN

Mahan Graphics PRINTING BY

JS McCarthy Printers, Augusta, Maine

Short story by Jamie Frank ’04

COVER PHOTO

Boatman, Rohan Chitrakar ’04

A dialogue in four voices

Poetry ~ p. 46 Poems by Josie Sigler ’99

departments Community Voices ........................p. 2 COA Beat ........................................p. 4 Book Talk..........................................p. 30 Class Notes ......................................p. 48 Faculty & Community Notes........p. 50

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The Grandest Narrative ~ p. 38 COA ADMINISTRATION

TRUSTEES

Steven Katona President

Ronald E. Beard Edward McC. Blair, Sr. Life Trustee Kelly Dickson, M.Phil., ’97 Alice Eno David H. Fischer William G. Foulke, Jr. James M. Gower Life Trustee George B. E. Hambleton Sherry F. Huber John N. Kelly Susan Storey Lyman Life Trustee Suzanne Folds McCullagh Sarah A. McDaniel ’93 Jay McNally ’84 Stephen Milliken Daniel Pierce Cathy L. Ramsdell ’78 John Reeves John Rivers Hamilton Robinson, Jr. Walter Robinson, M.D. Henry D. Sharpe, Jr. Life Trustee Clyde E. Shorey, Jr. Donald B. Straus Life Trustee Ann F. Sullivan John Wilmerding

Karen Waldron Academic Dean, Associate Dean for Faculty John Anderson Associate Dean for Advanced Studies David Feldman Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Kenneth Hill Associate Dean for Academic Services BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Samuel M. Hamill, Jr. Chairman Elizabeth D. Hodder Vice Chair Casey Mallinckrodt Vice Chair William V. P. Newlin Secretary

Annual Report ~ p. 54 Appreciating our donors

Clark Fitz-Gerald, Phil Geyelin, Craig Greene, and Maurine Rothschild

The Meaning of Freedom ~ p. 65 Philip Kunhardt III ’77 and the International Freedom Center

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Remembering ~ p. 64

Leslie C. Brewer Treasurer

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