The Oldest Living Things on Earth Summer 2016

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The Ancient Ones

by Anthony DePalma

When he had just turned 22, the author set out on a pilgrimage to touch the oldest living things on earth. That was in 1974. He went back in 2014. The trees had not changed. But he had.

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Experimental in Nature

by Jason Kelly ’95

Notre Dame’s Harper Cancer Research Institute is trying a different strategy in the fight against the disease: bringing scientists from diverse fields onto a single team.

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The Forsaken Virtue

by Andrew Barlow ’88

A meditation on dignity in our post-dignity world.

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Glass Master

by Photography by Matt Cashore

Kiva Ford and the fusion of beauty, art and function.

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In the Present / Kiva Ford

by Grass Roots Media

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The Call of the Streets

by John Rudolf

How Jim O’Connell’s one-year plan turned into a lifetime of taking healthcare and humanity to the homeless of Boston.

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