Sam Cabot '13 is nurturing a passion for astronomy. With his faculty mentor, Dan Spear, Sam has set up state-of-the-art equipment in Berkshire's Dixon Observatory and is now capturing exemplary photos through advanced astro-imaging. He shares his knowledge at local schools and community centers.
Nineteen students are pursuing an Independent Study this semester. Projects are far-ranging, including astro-imaging, a film adaptation of a stage play, zebra mussel biology, and fashion. Click here to learn more.
Martha Hagerty '11 attributes a Pro Vita class she took as a third former for inspiring a curiosity in her Scandinavian heritage. She will learn the equivalent of two years of Swedish this year in an Independent Study with native Swede Martina Moodey.