Looking professorial in a soft blue shirt and unstructured corduroy sport jacket, Robert Worth speaks quietly and intensely. Robert’s book, A Rage for Order: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to Isis, was published in April 2016 to significant acclaim. He is both...Read More
by Mary McCutcheon ’65 Imagine enjoying a beautiful autumn afternoon on the Quad. Suddenly your tranquility is shattered by an airplane descending perilously low over the chapel and rattling off the top of one of the crenellations. This happened one Sunday in the fall of...Read More
“The key is understanding my character’s humanity—his relationships, faults, feelings, choices,” Jason Bowen starts. A stage actor, Jason depends on his ability to engage hundreds of people, radiate energy, and elicit buy-in from the start. “I need to recognize my...Read More
An assistant professor of law and an urban development lawyer, John Marshall “never ever” wanted to be a lawyer. Helping revitalize a city devastated by one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history was equally outside what John might have predicted for his future. But...Read More
What happens when you take your energy and your passion as far as you can? Many teenagers are driven by a talent or a recently discovered fascination, to pursue new exposure, and follow any lead that opens up. Gabrielle Fernandopulle, Alex Iansiti, and Elina Thadhani, all Class...Read More
Working in teams, Milton’s fourth graders were assigned a straightforward task: Using toothpicks and mini-marshmallows, develop and execute a plan to build the tallest possible structure in less than five minutes. It sounded easy enough. But halfway through the process, Robert...Read More
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Where are you most creative, most alive, most fulfilled? For a select group among us, the answer is “Not anywhere familiar or comfortable.” Some Milton alumni reach outside conventional settings to find achievement. Milton Magazine offers stories of four individuals who immersed themselves in environments that thoroughly intimidate most people. A passion for their work, infused with a robust appetite for risk, keeps these graduates going.
On campus, a similar driving passion and quest for mastery leads some students from experimenting in the classroom to sharing their skills and discoveries with audiences far beyond Milton, long before they graduate.