Catching Up with Alumna Bryce Covert ’02

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Ross School alumna Bryce Covert ’02 is building an illustrious career in journalism by telling the stories of people whose voices are rarely heard. With articles featured in such publications as The New York Times, Slate, and The New Republic to her credit, she is using her passion for writing, which she discovered as a student at Ross, to contribute to the betterment of society by exposing its inequalities.  Continue reading

Class of 2017 Personalizes Senior Desks

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One of the most valued traditions for Ross School seniors, as they face an exciting and busy year, is claiming their senior desk in the Senior Building. Students look forward to having a place that they can call their own on campus as they work on everything from college applications to Senior Projects, long-term endeavors that, in many cases, define their time at Ross. They work diligently in and out of the classroom from the end of their junior year until the winter of their senior year, when they present their completed project to the school and community.

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Q&A with Anja Abney, Director of Residential Life and International Student Services

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Anja began working at Ross School in August 2015 as the Assistant Director of Admissions. Originally from Germany, Anja completed her undergraduate studies in languages as the sole international student at Louisiana College. She later earned her master’s in business administration from Cincinnati’s Xavier University, and she is currently working on a doctorate at the University of Southern California. Anja leads Ross’s boarding program and enjoys helping international students adjust to life in the states. She is fluent in German, English, French, and Spanish—all of which she uses while communicating with Ross families from more 20 countries. Continue reading

Seeing Stars with Montauk Observatory

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Ross School has partnered with Montauk Observatory to create the first permanent observation space on the South Fork. The observatory will be home to a research-grade 20” Meade telescope housed on Ross School’s East Hampton campus, and it will end a decade-long struggle to build a permanent observatory on the East End. The state-of-the-art observatory will be fully networked, and members of the public will be able to request remote observation time. Priority will be given to teachers and industry professionals.

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