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Kristin Herbster
Occupation: Arts, Writing

The creator of a word-and-image exhibit titled "Reproducing Motherhood," exhibited at Stanford, this artist has a second project titled "Inheritance." Read more »

Ellen Langford
Occupation: Arts

Painting Stories of Hope Read more »

Stefanie Rocknak
Occupation: Arts, Education

Rocknak teaches philosophy at Hartwick College, and in her off hours she sculpts wood. Read more »

Lincoln Peirce
Occupation: Arts
Major: Art

Lincoln Peirce '86, of Portland, Maine, is the creator of Big Nate, a comic strip published in daily and Sunday newspapers nationwide since 1991. Peirce is also the author of a series of graphic novels for young adults, a series that stars an 11-year-old sixth grader with a good heart- but also holds the record for school detentions. Read more »

Ken Wong
Occupation: Arts

Early photos of HIV/AIDS patients generally ranged from grim to horrific. But one photographer hired by Harvard Medical School to document the disease in Africa had a different vision. Read more »

Tim O'Brien
Occupation: Arts, Technology

This Grammy-winning musician, who learned to play the mandolin in a Dana Hall stairwell, talks about how he keeps his music career going. Read more »

Ken Eisen
Occupation: Arts, Business
Major: English

A passion for film that developed at Colby led this English major to establish Railroad Square Cinema, Shadow Distribution, and the Maine International Film Festival—all renowned in independent film circles and all based in Waterville. Read more »

Stephen Orlov
Occupation: Arts
Major: Economics

A journalist turned playwright finds international success addressing social issues on stage. Read more »

Rocco Landesman
Occupation: Arts

This former Colby overseer is now chair of the National Endowment for the Arts. In this Q&A he talks about trading Broadway for a national stage and the importance of art and artists. Read more »

Doris Kearns Goodwin
Major: History

Doris Kearns Goodwin's award-winning book Team of Rivals was the basis for the film Lincoln, which won 12 Academy Award nominations and two statues. Read more »

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