Fall 2016 Chronicle



Feature: Women in Finance


Peddie women are reaching great heights in the finance industry. Alumnae like Allison Davi '02 (pictured above) have made it to the upper echelons of the finance world and are showing everyone that success in finance has nothing to do with gender and everything to do with hard work, dedication and perseverance. "At Peddie, I learned that nothing is out of reach if you're willing to work for it," Davi said. Read more in the current issue.

Feature: Camera Obscura


Science faculty member Nick Guilbert experimented with camera obscura techniques during an arts retreat at the Vermont Studio Center. In the above video "If I were Vermeer," Guilbert summarizes his work at the studio and addresses the still-controversial question as to whether (or how) some of the great Renaissance painters used optical aids in the creation of their master works. And, would a physicist like himself be helped or not in the making of a drawing or painting by the optics available in the 16th and 17th centuries. Read more about Guilbert's retreat in this issue of the Chronicle.

In this issue

Fall 2016

Rowing in Rio  
Shelley Pearson '09 makes Olympic history

A Culture of Collaboration
Faculty create impactful educational experiences

Women in Finance
Alumnae lead tides of change in the industry

Faculty Arts Retreat
Exploring an ancient photography technique

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Alumni Spotlight


Hailed as one of the most anticipated summer thrillers by The New York Times, "All the Missing Girls" by Megan Miranda '99 explores the disappearance of two young women, ten years apart, in the same North Carolina town. This former scientist turned suspense writer recently shared the valuable life lessons she learned at Peddie that have stuck with her throughout her career. Read more.


Alumni Spotlight


Robert Zakon '86 has been named a 2016 Presidential Innovation Fellow and is working with the federal government to address issues at the intersection of technology, policy and process. "I'm grateful for my time at Peddie. I was interested in technology prior to attending, but Peddie was a large part of continuing those interests." Read more.

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From the Archives: Spring 2011


As a participant in Peddie's Signature Experience and with a passionate commitment to sustainable living, Blaze Cartusciello '11 single-handedly created a thriving aquaponic environment in the greenhouse of the science center. Read more.

Chronicle Archive



Chronicle Now and Then


Stephanie Klein P'08 '10, manager of the Peddie Bookstore, welcomes visitors.


Chronicle Now and Then


Bookkeeper Evelyn Zinn works in the school bookstore (then located in Wilson Hall) circa 1965.


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