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“The process of finding the right college is more often than not riddled with anxiety for both students and their families. It is paradoxically both increasingly complex and more streamlined than ever. Technology allows students to simply add multiple colleges to the Common Application with a few clicks. And yet the convenience doesn’t reflect the intricate web of criteria that factor into applying to one college over another.”
 
So opens the feature to our recent issue of WEBB Magazine. Reported and written by Christopher Michno, the piece delves into the myths and truths intertwined in the college admission process. He also offers up a series of personal success stories from recent Webb alumni now thriving at Stanford, Columbia, UC Berkeley and beyond. Part two follows young alumni who chose colleges related to their avocations—like art, business, engineering and others. The feature photography is done by Elisa Ferrari and focuses on the beautiful and varied architecture of the Claremont Colleges.
 
Further back, in the Webb Today section, we cover our academic partnerships with faculty at the Claremont Colleges and beyond, the visual arts at Webb, and our time-tested and time-honored chapel program. Alumni and parent news and notes follow. And “The Final Word,"a brilliant essay by alumnus Jim Drasdo ’63, closes the book.
 
Taylor Stockdale’s opening letter investigates the fertile intersection where core values and mindful innovation coexist. 
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Alumni News

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  • Alumni Profile: Amar Lalvani ’92

    How Amar Lalvani ’92 is making Standard Hotels “a platform for creativity."
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  • Alumni Profile: Kathleen Terris ’06

    22½ Minutes with Kathleen Terris ’06.
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  • Stuver '89 Joins Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

    John Stuver ’89 has been accepted into the sound branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He has been fortunate to work on a lot of great movies, but among the highlights was getting to do the last two James Bond films, Skyfall and Spectre, the first of which won the Oscar for Best Sound Editing.
     
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  • Connolly ’89 and Tung Create the Robert L. Connolly, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

    During his tenure, Robert Connolly, Sr. was a friendly and supportive presence on campus, an inspirational educator to many students, including his own son. He is remembered not only for his service inside the classroom, but as a teacher they could relate to beyond math. Bob Connolly Jr. connected to his father through athletic and academic pursuits, and now he and his wife Nancy Tung have created an endowed fund in his father’s memory. “Dad always said that of all his teaching experiences, Webb was the best experience of his career,” said Connolly Jr.
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Webb News

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  • 2019 Alumni & Friends Peccary Trip to Barstow


    Alumni and friends are invited to join members of the Alf Museum's Board of Trustees and staff for a fun weekending searching for fossils in the Mud Hills near Barstow, Calif.
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  • Museum Hosts Book Launch for Ray Alf Biography

    Over 90 alumni, parents, trustees and friends of Webb gathered at the Alf Museum on March 1 to celebrate the release of Moment of Time: The Life of Raymond Alf and The History of The Peccary Society.
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  • Valerie Cook '09

    Sophomore Career Evening 2019

    Alumni returned to campus on February 10 to speak at the 20th Annual Sophomore Career Evening, hosted by the Alumni Council.
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  • Fall/Winter 2019

    “The process of finding the right college is more often than not riddled with anxiety for both students and their families. It is paradoxically both increasingly complex and more streamlined than ever. Technology allows students to simply add multiple colleges to the Common Application with a few clicks. And yet the convenience doesn’t reflect the intricate web of criteria that factor into applying to one college over another.”
     
    So opens the feature to our recent issue of WEBB Magazine. Reported and written by Christopher Michno, the piece delves into the myths and truths intertwined in the college admission process. He also offers up a series of personal success stories from recent Webb alumni now thriving at Stanford, Columbia, UC Berkeley and beyond. Part two follows young alumni who chose colleges related to their avocations—like art, business, engineering and others. The feature photography is done by Elisa Ferrari and focuses on the beautiful and varied architecture of the Claremont Colleges.
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