Physician, bestselling author, and New York Times contributor Dr. Pauline W. Chen ’82 will deliver the 2021 Commencement address at Loomis Chaffee on Saturday, May 22.
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A group of faculty and students attended the Connecticut Forum’s virtual event “Favorite Authors” on March 25, featuring a moderated conversation, with Colson Whitehead, Jacqueline Woodson, and Lauren Groff.
Junior Norton Fellow Jordan Korn recorded interviews with five individuals who, as young teens, emigrated from war-torn countries, and she shared their refugee and settlement stories with local middle school students on Wednesday, March 24.
Mark Nussbaum ’70 shared his estate planning expertise with alumni during two informational seminars that were hosted by Loomis Chaffee's John Metcalf Taylor Society and presented via Zoom videoconference on March 16 and 18.
The Loomis Chaffee Orchestra recently performed "Fear," a composition arranged specifically for the ensemble by its Iraqi composer, Ameen Mokdad, who joined the student musicians via videoconference from Turkey on February 4. The students later performed the composition, which was recorded as a video performance.
Senior Rosalie Lyons and freshman Emily Tang won national recognition in the 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, announced on March 17 by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.
Musician and environmental activist AY Young spoke with seniors in Loomis Chaffee’s Global and Environmental Studies Certificate program in March during two seminar sessions focused on taking action and engaging with others to promote positive change.
Take a look at the launch of the Pelican Games, which got started on Friday, March 12.
Physicist Jason LaForest spoke about his work developing instruments to measure and analyze molecular particles during an online presentation hosted by the Physics Club on March 11.
The Pelican Service Organization (PSO) hosted a weekend craft-making activity in support of Mary’s Place, an organization the helps local bereaved children and families.
Senior Alejandro Rincón boiled down more than 40 gallons of sap collected from trees on campus to make maple syrup on Sunday, March 7, as part of his environmental studies at Loomis Chaffee.
Six Loomis Chaffee alumni who work in finance, investing, and entrepreneurial business sectors met with Applied Economics students this winter to share their backgrounds, professional experiences, and overviews of their businesses.
Community Engagement students assembled winter comfort kits on February 16 to distribute to people experiencing homelessness, in an effort organized by Loomis Chaffee’s Be Homeful club.
Two-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Jeff Orlowski joined the Loomis Chaffee community virtually to discuss his latest film, The Social Dilemma, and the consequences of people’s growing dependence on social media.
“What does ‘community’ mean and how should we reconsider ‘the common good?’” asks the film Community in the Time of COVID-19, created by senior Cole Alleyne and shared with the Loomis community on Wednesday, February 24.
The five-week Stock Market Game at Loomis Chaffee concluded on February 10. The annual competition coincided with an ongoing effort to promote financial literacy among students.
Twenty students represented Loomis Chaffee at the annual Boston Invitational Model United Nations conference, hosted by Boston University and held virtually February 5–7.
Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives Matt Ritter discussed issues of politics, citizenship, and community engagement with members of the Loomis Chaffee community on Monday, February 8.
Seventeen Loomis Chaffee student writers received awards for their original works of poetry and prose in the 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Northeast Region, sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.
Loomis Chaffee mourns the loss of George P. Shultz '38, former U.S. secretary of state, who died on Saturday, February 6.