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Brewing Up a Storm
Colby alumni use teamwork as a formula for business success with Newport Storm beer.


Hannah Laipson '46
A Need to Teach

Janet McMahon '79
Mapping the Uncharted

Jeremiah "Josh" Burns '81
Mountain Man

Chris Gieszl '93
SEAL of Approval

Roy Hirshland '85

David A. Ghertner '02

Newsmakers &


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20s and 30s Newsmakers
Howard Libby
Leonette W. Wishard '23

Celebrating Leonette Warburton Wishard '23's 100th birthday and her lifelong commitment to teaching and the support of women and girls around the world, the Bridgeport Area Branch of AAUW initiated an AAUW endowed international fellowship in her name for support of a fellow's graduate study in the U.S. She was a prisoner of war during World War II, a teacher in Turkey and Greece and director of religious education at several U.S. churches and has been a member of the Bridgeport branch since 1945 * When the family and friends of Lena Cooley Mayo '24 observed her 100th birthday last August, the local Chagrin Valley (Ohio) Times celebrated her lifelong dedication to bettering the lives of children around the world. After heading the social service office in New York City, she was dean of the school of social work at Case Western Reserve University and later became vice president of the university.

Deaths: Elizabeth Kingsley Chapman '25, July 23, 2001, in Rhode Island, at 98 * Irma Davis McKechnie '26, September 11, 2002, in Huntsville, Ala., at 96 * Sylvia D. Crane '29, September 17, 2002, in Falmouth, Mass., at 95 * Eva Grant Tripp '29, October 23, 2002, in Burlington, Vt., at 94 * Gordon N. Johnson '30, August 12, 2002, in Forest City, Maine, at 94 * Richard H. Keith '34, October 20, 2002, in Brewster, Mass., at 91 * Mary Buss Krueger '34, September 16, 2002, in Providence, R.I., at 90 * Kathryn Caswell Abbott '36, June 5, 2002, in Auburn, Maine, at 88 * Roger H. Rhoades '37, August 17, 2002, in Concord, N.H., at 90 * Roger J. Bourassa '38, October 4, 2002, in Waterville, Maine, at 88 * Cecil M. Daggett Jr. '38, September 7, 2002, in Leicester, Mass., at 86 * Frank A. Record '38, September 8, 2002, in Peterborough, N.H., at 85.


Dark Days
Students, alumni and healthcare providers talk depression and
the ways they address it at Colby.

Peace in Phnom Penh
Jim Cousins '75 has found refuge, rejuvination in the still-rebuilding Cambodian capital.

A Liberal Arts Resume
What did successful alumni in the business world study at Colby?

8 Mile High
With Eminem on his client list, entertainment lawyer Randall Cutler '91 is all about hip hop.

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