As I look out of my office window, I see the first snow of 2021—a reminder to me that even with everything that is going on, there is still some normality. Enhancing SAFS through increased diversity is an ongoing priority—the importance of which has been underscored by events this past year. In this issue, learn about some of our efforts and activities to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in SAFS. I also encourage you to view the seminars from this year’s Bevan Series, which are focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion.Read more
Six months ago, I was writing to you about our new full-color printed newsletter and our preparations for the class in Alaska this summer. Well… how things have changed since then!Read more
Welcome to 2020 and the 2nd century of the School’s history. As we embark on the first of our next 100 years, there are several changes at SAFS to report to you.
First, there are the changes to the newsletter itself: SAFS News has a new writer and editor in Dan DiNicola, our communications specialist since July 2018. Apart from his writing and editing skills, Dan is contributing to the newsletter as an accomplished photographer; look for his photos throughout this issue. The second change is easy to see: the hard copy version is now in color, which means that those of you who receive the newsletter by snail mail can see the photos as they are meant to be seen— in full color.Read more
The six months since we published the previous issue of the newsletter have been exhilarating, exhausting, and just plain amazing as I hope you will see from these articles.Read more