Skip to Top Navigation Skip to Utility Navigation Skip to Search Skip to Left Navigation Skip to Content

Observer, Spring 2009

Special Section: Body of KnowledgeSpecial Section: Body of Knowledge

Health care is a world that’s constantly changing. Medical research and technological discoveries combine to form a steady stream of new diagnostic tools, new techniques, new drugs, new procedures—even unmanned robotic surgery.

In the Spotlight

When Nelson Ebo ’12 performed his first solo opera recital in New Hampshire this past March,
you would never know from listening to his
powerful tenor voice and seemingly effortless
delivery how difficult his journey was to that stage.


Maybe you recall Jim Ford ’04 from basketball games in the early 2000s. He was the especially audacious Howie the Hawk who leaped off the bleachers to stir up fans.

Observer, Spring 2009Also in this issue:


The Age of Bionics

Image of Observer_Spring09_Bionics.jpg

South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who wears custom-made running “blades” when racing, captured the world’s attention when he challenged officials for his right to compete in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.  Read more