In This Issue

Marking the distance each of the chromophores in the dyes have traveled in the mobile phase.

Thin-layer chromatography is used to identify ancient dyes.

Book cover

For author and subjects, it's far more than a patch of backyard dirt. 

President Cassidy
President's Message

Reflecting on the continued importance of women's colleges.

Kate Wallace holding a tody, a native Caribbean bird.

After running away from home to join the Peace Corps, her life went to the birds.


A new study finds that the changing climate might spell trouble for tropical bird species.

Author and Activist Angela Davis gives Class of 2018 Commencement address.

Angela Davis addresses the Class of 2018.

Meet a Mawrter logo

"Meet a Mawrter: 1,000 Coffees," a volunteer-driven initiative, invites connection.

Open Book

Hanna Holborn Gray '50 fled Hitler's Germany in the 1930s and, like her parents, pursued a life of the mind.