Living Fossils

Administrative assistant Rachel Garner talks about living fossils. Charles Darwin coined the term “living fossil.” It describes a species that has survived with little apparent change over a great span of time. Paleontologists recognize the fan-shaped leaf of the ginkgo … Continue reading

Dieckmann Magnolias

From the porch of Rebekah Hall, you can see history still in the making, growing and ever-changing. In a letter to the College, alumna Adele Dieckmann McKee ’48 retells the stories she heard from her father about planting trees on … Continue reading