Yesterday brought us the full range of late winter weather — from mild and dry in the morning, to mild and raining in the afternoon, to cold, windy, and snowy in the evening. What’s important is that we have set a new record for annual snowfall, all the more remarkable because December and the first half of January and of March have been pretty much snow free. Boston is such a competitive sports town that I was hardly the only person cheering for the record to fall. All this winter hardiness must not be for naught!
This is spring break week, and most Fletcher students are not in the building today, though there are a few thesis writers in the library, and I chatted with a PhD candidate on our way in by bus this morning. In the lead up to vacation, I heard about plans ranging from a relatively restful week near campus to hiking trips, to a few days on a beach somewhere. And then there’s a group of 55 students who are traveling together in Israel and the West Bank to meet with prominent Israelis and Palestinians in the political, business, and security sectors. (I hope to share photos when they return.)
As for the Admissions Staff — we’re all here, answering questions from applicants and reaching out to admitted students. It’s both quiet and busy in the Office — not a bad combination for spring break week.
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