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Louise Chapman Dibble, retiring after 34 years serving on the board of directors of the Westbrook (Conn.) Public Library, was written up in the Essex, Conn., Main Street News. Honored in 1988 by the Association of Connecticut Library Boards as trustee of the year, Dibble has contributed for decades to the Westbrook community as educator and author. She taught English, French and Latin at Old Saybrook High School for 41 years ; Bern Porter , a physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project and went on to a career as poet and artist, is one of Belfast, Maine "colorful characters," according to a Bangor Daily News feature last January. When he moved to Belfast in 1972, Porter brought along the Institute for Advanced Thinking,"a think tank" for the avant-garde. "My major focus," he said," is to carry on some of the principles of fusing physics with poetry and humanity."
Deaths: Marjorie Rowell Shane '27, April 25, 2001, in Portland, Maine, at 96Elwood J. Hammond '28, October 6, 2000, in Laconia, N.H., at 94 ; Weldon R. Knox '28, December 26, 2000, in Laytonsville, Md., at 94 ; Oscar M. Chute '29, January 7, 2001, in Evanston, Ill., at 92 ; Vinal G. Good '29, December 23, 2000, in Sebago, Maine, at 94 ; Jean M. Watson '29, January 23, 2001, in Fort Myers, Fla., at 92 ; Evelyn Maxwell Bubar '30, March 18, 2001, in Northampton, Mass., at 93 ; Merle C. Ryder '31, March 13, 2001, in Mystic, Conn., at 91 ; Frances Rideout White '32, October 6, 1999, at 89 ; William Malcolm Wilson '33, April 5, 2001, in Waterville, Maine, at 89 ; Mildred Keogh Tinker '34, February 10, 2001, in Gardner, Mass., at 88 ; Charlotte Bates Brooks '35, March 26, 2001, in Calais, Maine, at 88 ; Shirley Vincent Whiting '35, February 22, 2001, in Bristol, Conn., at 88 ; Lewis N. Brackley '36, February 17, 2001, in Farmington, Maine, at 86 ; Margaret Grover Jaffee '36, April 21, 2001, in Hallandale, Fla., at 86 ; Merrill E. Powers '36, January 8, 2000, in Glens Falls, N.Y., at 86 ; Edward M. Hooper '38, December 5, 2000, in Charlotte, N.C., at 83 ; Adele Bosco Nichols '38, December 17, 2000, in Hallowell, Maine, at 86 ; Elizabeth Solie Howard '39, April 8, 2001, in Worcester, Mass., at 82 ; Erwin R. Kaufman '39, March 5, 2001, in Cambridge, Mass., at 83.
Diversity Call Renewed: Students, President Bro Adams, faculty and others join in effort to appreciate and accentuate differences.
Making Waves: An inside look at the news you love to hear--from Colbians.
A Simple Feast: Wylie Dufresne '92 is one of the hottest chefs in New York City.
President's Page: President Bro Adams on the court and affirmative action.
Alumni Reunion 2001
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