A Magazine for Alumni and Friends

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From a lake bottom in Peru, clues to climate history

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From a lake bottom in Peru, clues to climate history

Layers of sediment from the bottom of Lake Junín, at an elevation of 13,000 feet in the Peruvian Andes, hold the record of climate change as far back as 200,000 years. Don Rodbell, professor and chair of Geology, led an international team of 30 paleoclimatologists and students who set out to answer some urgent questions about the Earth’s climate history.


Roots run deep at Union, literally

The College is steeped in history, all the way back to Abraham Lincoln. But nothing on campus that survived the Civil War yet remains, save one stately white oak. Together with many younger but nonetheless impressive trees, the oak is part of Union’s living legacy.


Meet John Kelly III ’76, Union’s new chairman of the board

Get to know John Kelly as he takes the reins from outgoing Board of Trustees Chairman Mark Walsh ’76. Learn what his priorities are for the College, who his favorite Union hero is, and how Union helped prepare him for his job as senior vice president, solutions and portfolio research, at IBM.