Category Archives: Our Far-Flung Alumni

Our Far-Flung Alumni: Eric Dimick Eastman (’96)

November 10, 2012 Eric Dimick Eastman (’96) no longer works in his basement, and I don’t know whether he ever wore pajamas while he worked.  But he has become a successful entrepreneur, working over the internet from Richmond, Indiana, providing, … Continue reading

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Our Far-Flung Alumni: NASA’s Ken Edgett

August 8, 2012 The successful landing of the Mars Rover Curiosity this week prompts me to celebrate Ken Edgett, an EC graduate who is a primary investigator on this NASA mission. You can read his NASA bio here. About Earlham … Continue reading

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Our Far-Flung Alumni: Aili McGill

July 29, 2012 This morning’s Indianapolis Star has a nice profile of EC alumna Aili McGill, now Director of Operations at Conner Prairie. Another thing Earlham graduates do: they go on to leadership roles in the world of museums. Conner … Continue reading

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Our Far-Flung Alumni: Sabrina Falls

June 3, 2012 The Indianapolis Star has a nice article this morning about Earlham School of Religion graduate Sabrina Falls, who plays a Celtic Harp for hospital patients who are sick or dying.  She chose an unusual path and brings … Continue reading

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Our Far-Flung Alumni: Zitkala-Sa (1897)

April 22, 2012 The Argus Leader in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, reminds us today of the remarkable life of Zitkala-Sa (Red Bird in her original Dakota language), who was born (probably) on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and … Continue reading

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Our Far-Flung Alumni: Barbara Coburn

March 21, 2012 Barbara Coburn passed this week. I believe she was the first Earlham alumna I knew — or at least knew had gone to Earlham.  She taught me Geography in 9th grade at Penfield High School in suburban … Continue reading

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Our Far-Flung Alumni: Andrew Gingery

March 3, 2012 Organ-builder: perfect career choice for an Earlhamite, especially one who first choice of a major was chemistry, before he stumbled upon an organ, probably in Earlham’s Goddard Auditorium.  Today, Andrew Gingery is project manager for C. B. … Continue reading

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