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Inspiring Inclusivity: Shannon Kelly to be Honored at the Queer Youth Leadership Awards Celebration

Update, 10/8/2020: While Upper School Director Shannon Kelly (’92) is not the recipient of the 2020 Ally to Queer Youth Award, she and the other nominees will be honored as part of the 23rd annual Queer Youth Leadership Awards (QYLA) on Saturday,…

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, Behind the Teacher’s Desk: “Rebirth” by Lisa Catterall

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, October 2020, Behind the Teacher’s Desk, “Rebirth,” by Lisa Catterall. Every particle in the universe was once contained in an infinitesimal speck…a theoretical point in the void with no measurement. It must have been very heavy. After…

Heeding a Call for Help: Dr. A.M. Kilpatrick Becomes a COVID Resource to the Broader Community

An interview with Dr. A.M. Kilpatrick (‘90) by Lara Kilpatrick (‘85) Auston Manoja “Marm” Kilpatrick (‘90), now professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) and an internationally recognized expert in infectious diseases and their emergence,…

Stanford University News: COVID-19 Provides Rare Opportunities for Studying Natural and Human Systems

Stanford University News, 7/29/2020, “COVID-19 provides rare opportunities for studying natural and human systems according to researchers at Stanford and other institutions,” by Rob Jordan. The researchers – inlcuding MMS alumnus Noah Diffenbaugh (’92) – hypothesize outcomes of the pandemic’s unprecedented socioeconomic…