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In the late 1950s, the eminent anthropologist, professor, museum curator, winner of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and Barnard alumna Margaret Mead ’23 invited young photographer Ken Heyman, whom she had met earlier during his student days at Columbia, to accompany her on a field trip to Bali.

Rebecca Nathan Kowalsky ’81, the birth of her grandson, Eitan Uriah

William Chapman Sharpe: New York Nocturne: The City After Dark in Literature, Painting, and Photography, 1850-1950, Princeton University Press, $35

No Diving, Ann Twadelle Whittall '58

A few weeks ago, my son and I got into a fight. It wasn’t the kind of fight that typically erupts between a mother and her 19-year-old son. We weren’t battling about the car, or my credit card, or his search for a summer job. We were fighting instead about the truth. Specifically, we were fighting about Wikipedia, and what it says about wisdom.


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