Green grass, blue skies, and cool breezes welcomed Pelicans and their families as they returned to the Island June 10–12 for the first in-person Reunion Weekend since 2019.
Alumni News Archive
String Theory, an exhibition of recent works by abstract painter and printmaker Sarah Lutz ’85, opened April 26 in the Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery in the Richmond Art Center.
Sarah Larson ’91, a staff writer at The New Yorker, spent April 12 on the Island engaging in discussions and workshops with groups of students, including a Dinner & a Draft event with student writers.
The Loomis Chaffee community dedicated the school’s newly-opened John D. and Alexandra C. Nichols Center for Theater and Dance on April 8 with a celebratory ceremony in the gracious new space.
Andrew Heath ’99 spoke to 800 students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Olcott Center for his convocation address on this year’s school-wide theme of happiness on April 5.
Loomis Chaffee’s robotics team, HAX Robotics, wrapped up an outstanding season of play with a second-place finish at the FIRST Robotics state finals at Sage Park Middle School in Windsor, Conn., on February 26.
Financial literacy as a step toward economic justice was the aim of a winter term series of student seminars with alumni in financial fields.
Award-winning yoga instructor, blogger, and author Rebecca Pacheco ’97 visited Loomis Chaffee to share her expertise in mindfulness and meditation on February 22.
Paul Mounds Jr. ’03, chief of staff to Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, will deliver the 2022 Commencement address on Sunday, May 29.
Sheila Culbert, Loomis Chaffee’s seventh head of school, announced on January 20 that she will retire at the end of the 2022–23 school year.
Astrophysicist Adam Burrows ’71 treated Loomis Chaffee students and faculty to a lively discussion of the tools created by and for scientists in the study of core-collapse supernovae on Wednesday, November 10.
Loomis Chaffee Alumnae, Chloe Alexander '12, Catherine Dunlavey '13, Liana Fernez '12, and Maggie Kennedy '05, joined the faculty ranks this August.
Journalist Mark Oppenheimer ’92 returned to the Island to discuss his latest book, Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood.
Students participating in the Loomis Chaffee Black Alumni Mentoring Program recently met their mentors via video conference, launching the program's second year.
In an informative and entertaining Zoom video conference, geologist Lawrence Malinconico ’70 discussed volcanoes and volcanic eruptions, his area of expertise, during an Evening of Science for students.