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Jun 24

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Graduation at Exeter
Jun 3

Exeter gathers to celebrate the 237th commencement.

May 30

Exeter teams with the Center for the Study of Boys’ and Girls’ Lives to give students the tools and opportunity to study central elements of the student experience.

Phillips Exeter Lacrosse Jack Pimental
May 26

E/A Weekend lived up to its exciting hype while boys and girls crew each took home team titles at NEIRA.

Phillips Exeter Golf Harry Saunders
May 24

Standout performances from Eunice Kim ’21, Michaela Phan ’19 and Harry Saunders ’18.

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May 24

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May 21

Former trustee will lead Academy during search for 16th principal.

Phillips Exeter Baseball Alex Swett
May 21

Big Red and Big Blue square off one final time as they wrap up the 2017-18 athletics year. 

Maggie Hock Phillips Exeter Track and Field
May 21

Girls place second and boys earn fifth at Interschols this weekend.

Phillips Exeter Academy Cycling Bryce Morales
May 18

Big Red caps league circuit in impressive fashion.

Daisy Tichenor as Beatrice and Cody Nunn as Don Pedro.
May 17

Love is in the air with a Shakespeare comedy, special dance performances, ‘Big Time’ art and music galore.

Thompson Field House
May 9

Exeter’s new field house opens and home meets return.

Stephen Crabtree
May 9

Stephen Crabtree ’42 inspires a new financial aid fund.

Phillips Exeter Volleyball New England Champions
May 14

Big Red volleyball continues dominant run. 

Exeter Summer
May 9

Exeter Summer celebrates its 100th year by making sure nothing ever gets old.

Photo of Kathy Hannun and James Quazi
May 9

A  conversation with Kathy Hannun ’05 and James Quazi ’98.

Exonians perform in "The Liar" in Fisher Theater
May 9

Honoring the building that first elevated the arts at Exeter.

"The Whole Truth with David Eisenhower"
May 9

Historian David Eisenhower '66 makes room on TV for respectful debate of today's issues.

Apr 17

Dr. Stephanie Bramlett arrives from St. Luke's School in Connecticut. 

Gregory Mankiw, Professor of Economics at Harvard University, with James Lin ’18.
Apr 17

Eight students represent Exeter at highly competitive daylong match.

Phillips Exeter Academy Wrestling Kevin Lyskawa
Mar 22

Big Red coaches announce team award winners to cap outstanding winter season. 

Avery Clowes ’20 and William Menken ’20 with medals from the NHSEE 2018 Expo.
Mar 21

Five take top spots at the NH Science and Engineering Expo.

Phillips Exeter Academy Swimming Andrew Benson
Mar 5

Boys and girls swimming capped their respective seasons in impressive fashion with top performances at Interschols. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Swimming
Mar 2

The top prep swimming propgrams in New England will compete for a title this weekend at The Roger Nekton Championship Pool. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Boys Basketball Duncan Robinson '13
Feb 28

Robinson has been named the Big Ten Conference Sixth Man of the Year as his college basketball career continues to soar.  

Phillips Exeter Boys Hockey Garrett Foster
Feb 26

After terrific regular season efforts, both the boys basketball and boys hockey team will start their hunt for a championship on Wednesday evening. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Boys Basketball Zach Stenglein
Feb 24

E/A Weekend thrills with three overtime games and a record-breaking performance. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Track Maggie Hock '19
Feb 23

Big Red continues an impressive season with strong performances at the Eastern States Championships. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Girls Hockey
Feb 20

Big Red travels to Andover for the E/A winter games this Saturday. Girls squash hosts Interschols, boys squash hits the road for Interschols, wrestling heads to Nationals.

Jacob Hunter and Daisy Tichenor in Exeter's production of "Urinetown: the Musical."
Feb 20

Winter term comes to a close with music ensembles, a Pulitzer-winning poet, musical comedy, and dance inspired by Monet.

Exeter Wrestling Tyler Morris
Feb 10

Big Red continues successful tradition in Class A, takes home fourth straight title in a nail-biter. 

Rebecca Nevitt swimming around the island of Manhattan in 2015.
Feb 5

Swimmer Nevitt swims the English Channel and sets her sights on the next goal

Book cover lined up in a row.
Feb 5

We asked some of our faculty and staff what titles they're most looking forward to reading (or listenting to, or watching) outside of their classrooms and offices in the new year. 

 

Boy using the laser cutter.
Feb 5

Scene and heard.

Exeter Bulletin
Feb 5

As America lurched through 1968, Exeter looked within.

Jan 31

If a product sounds to good to be true, it probably is

Students in a new Bioethics course get hands-on experience with gene editing in the CRISPR lab.
Feb 5

Exeter Innovates classes provide opportunities for hands-on, interdisciplinary learning and creative problem-solving.

Field House
Jan 27

State-of-the-art facility welcomes wrestling, track, tennis and more.

MLK Day 2018
Jan 12

"Walls, borders and boundaries" is the theme of Exeter's events honoring the slain civil rights leader.

Phillips Exeter Academy Boys Water Polo Taylor Walshe
Dec 19

MVP awards highlight the end of a successful season for Big Red.

Exeter Thanksgiving trip to Hawaii
Dec 14

Nearly three dozen students took advantage of rewarding experiential travel opportunities during the break. 

Gina McCarthy talks with students about the history of human interaction with, and destruction of, the environment.
Dec 13

“You will bring the next generation of technologies to the table,” says this year’s Bragdon Fellow.

"The Liar" performed at Exeter.
Nov 30

A totally original “Nutcracker,” Corneille’s “The Liar,” music concerts and advanced artwork round out the term before students leave on break.

Magisha Thohir, Menat Bahnasy, and Maya Kim after receiving their first place trophy.
Nov 29

Exonians tackle mental health care for refugee children, earning a first-place win at the UNH Social Venture Innovation Challenge in November. 

Exeter alumni help fold the American flag in the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery.
Nov 17

Alumni travel to major battle sites, memorials and cemeteries in France and Belgium with Emeritus History Instructor Jack Herney as their guide. 

A street view of the theater district in the London's West End.
Nov 16

The play's the thing for a group of alumni who traveled to England with Exeter Expeditions. 

Nov 14

Academy archivist Peter Nelson finds the great architect's legacy is in fine form and extends well beyond our soaring library.

Nov 11

The 140th anniversary of the nation's oldest prep school rivalry finishes all square, with Big Red and Big Blue splitting four games and tying in a fifth.

Exonians with birding expert and Biology Instructor Chris Matlack in front of a waterfall in Costa Rica.
Nov 10

Through small group travel tours led by PEA faculty who are experts in their fields, Exeter Expeditions offers alumni the chance to engage in Harkness-style learning across the globe.  

Brando Skyhorse approaches the podium at assembly.
Nov 6

Skyhorse encouraged Exonians to “practice empathy and fearlessness every day.”

Curt Perry ’69, Kelly Teevan ’69, George Bain ’69 and Joe Bain ’41 at Exeter Leadership Weekend.
Oct 27

Bain is forging bonds, link by link

Members of Exeter's Chamber Orchestra perform with A Far Cry
Oct 31

Grammy-nominated string orchestra A Far Cry and Exeter’s Chamber Orchestra join forces on rehearsals and a transcendent concert.

Zachary Iscol ’97 Receives the 2017 John Phillips Award for Helping American Veterans Reclaim Their Minds and Lives
Oct 29

Combat-decorated former Marine Corps officer was honored for his efforts to help veterans gain access to quality mental health care and employment.

Oct 26

Welcome to a new column highlighting what faculty and staff are reading (or listening to, or watching) outside of their classrooms and offices

#iamExeter
Oct 25

There are new and improved ways to keep connected to the Academy, including our new social media hub, a better Exeter Live experience and a new blog.

Antonia Unger works with her capstone project team.
Aug 1

Students in the Charles J. Hamm ’55 Leadership Program take on the world.

Students and faculty reading Anna in the Tropics.
Oct 30

Directed by Sarah Ream, a cast of students, faculty and staff gives a funny, poignant reading of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Nilo Cruz to a capacity crowd in Exeter’s Lamont Gallery.

The Bowld at Phillips Exeter Academy
Oct 27

The Class of 1959 Music Center Addition makes an impact in its first year.

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Oct 27

A visit to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota inspires changes in the classroom.

Exeter students in the field house.
Oct 27

Construction of the new field house and Goel Center for Theater and Dance enters the home stretch.

Dan Hummel leads his group of preps in an orientation activity at the Browne Center.
Oct 27

How a new orientation program is helping the Exeter community more fully embrace Harkness learning and living.

Tyehimba Jess visits Exeter.
Oct 24

Slam poet and Pulitzer-winner teaches Exonians unconventional ways to experience poetry.

Ross Douthat at Exeter.
Oct 18

Exeter welcomed New York Times columnist Ross Douthat to campus, where he addressed students and the community about the ferment that has given rise to slow progress.

Author Stacy Schiff speaks at Exeter.
Oct 16

Best-selling author and historian Stacy Schiff addresses the Exeter community in Assembly Hall over Family Weekend.

Exonians enjoy International Festival.
Oct 10

This year's festival drew hundreds of students and community members eager to experience diverse cultures and tasty food.

Author Dan Brown speaks to Phillips Exeter students at assembly.
Sep 22

It is “critical to live with open minds, educate ourselves, ask questions and engage in dialogue,” says The Da Vinci Code author.

Dino Frederique at Lamont Gallery
Sep 18

A new exhibition by M. Sharkey explores, and challenges, notions of identity.

Preps enjoy a new orientation program at the Browne Center.
Sep 11

A generous new fund helps Exeter enrich its orientation programming.

A street view of the theater district in the London's West End.
Aug 3

Through small group travel tours led by PEA faculty who are experts in their fields, Exeter Expeditions offers alumni the chance to engage in Harkness-style learning across the globe.  

#iamExeter
May 23

Check out our social media hub, where we take the daily pulse of the Exeter community – on campus and beyond. The hub gathers the best posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram from Exonians present and past.

Yellowstone
Sep 7

Exonians gain valuable hands-on lessons in ecology, entrepreneurship, service, writing and more. 

Students move in at Exeter
Sep 19

Students enjoy the opening of school with new traditions and old.

Boys laughing in a dorm room.
Aug 28

Exeter is awesome. It's even more awesome with the right stuff.

Exeter student planting tree seedling.
Apr 10

Exeter practices what it preaches about sustainability.

Susan laughing inside the Academy Building.
Aug 4

Susan MacDougall '03 returns to campus this summer with a new curriculum designed to help students communicate in context and across cultures.

Student shakes Principals Lisa MacFarlane's hand while accepting his degree.
Aug 3

The great class of 2017 embarks on new adventures

 

Jessica Zhao talking with a child.
Aug 3

For the past fifty years, Exeter Student Service Organization (ESSO) has helped Exonians translate non sibi from theory into practice.

James Lin
Jul 26

Lin’s Team USA places fourth; Qi Qi ’17 lands bronze on the Canadian team

Wendell Knox, Exeter Summer class of '64 with his granddaughter Veronika, member of the 2017 Exeter Summer cohort.
Jul 26

Exeter "opened my eyes, mind, and heart ... and [taught me to] question the stereotypes and assumptions that often burden us when we encounter new and unfamiliar faces,” says Knox.

Aimeclaire Roche
Jul 7

For a West Coast pilot of the popular EHI teachers conference, PEA partners with The Bishop’s School in La Jolla, where Aimeclaire Roche ’87 is busy expanding the Harkness footprint.

Phillips Exeter Academy Golf Stella Woo
Jun 16

Spring 2017 season closes out an exciting year of athletics.

Cara Jones Leah Jones Phillips Exeter Academy Girls Lacrosse
Jun 14

The twin defensive duo completes Big Red career with All-American honors.

Phillips Exeter Academy Maggie Hock
Jun 9

Hock qualifies for nationals, Stonestrom caps Exeter career with new program record. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Boys Lacrosse Tamer Sullivan
Jun 2

Captain Tamer Sullivan '17 was named All-American to headline group of award winners. 

Jun 4

Exeter gathers to celebrate the 236th commencement.

Phillips Exeter Academy Boys Lacrosse
May 27

Big Red closes the season with six out of ten victories over Big Blue.

Family walking on a path
Oct 12

Welcome to Exeter! Family Weekend activities start Friday.

Brian Choi on golf course
May 25

Big Red goes back-to-back and comes within three shots of the tournament record at the Kingswood Oxford Tournament. 

​Crew - Girls
May 26

Boys and girls crew compete for a New England Championship this Saturday at Lake Quinsigamond. 

Graduation 2017
May 4

Everything you need to know as you plan your visit to campus for graduation.

May 24

Acting ensemble main stage production, dance performances, music concerts, and art by students and faculty all on view at end of term.

Phillips Exeter Academy Track Maggie Hock
May 20

Records fell as Big Red places second at annual Interschols meet.

Phillips Exeter Academy Boys Lacrosse
May 19

Girls varsity lacrosse kicks off spring E/A weekend on Friday night as Big Red and Big Blue square off one final time in 2016-17. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Boys Lacrosse Captains with throwback jersey's
May 17

Varsity lacrosse throws it back to 2007, and honors a historic seven-season run with staggering stats.  

Exonians film the announcement of Principal's Day.
May 10

At the height of lunch, a faculty flash mob in dining hall announces the annual day off from classes. 

Christine Robson Weaver '99 is the project lead for Google's Machine Learning division. She returned to Phillips Exeter Academy to talk about her work and emphasize the importance of math in our daily lives. 
May 3

Christine Robson Weaver '99 is taking aim at some of mankind's greatest challenges while working at Google, and she owes much of that to doing her math homework at Exeter.

Apr 26

Climate Action Day, now in its third year, offers a variety of workshops to focus on sustainability and environmental issues.

Michelle Ramiz '17 (left) and Katie Young '19 present their research at the University of New Hampshire’s annual Undergraduate Research Conference. Ramiz and Young, with Andrew Pereira '17, earned second place for their homemade magnometer.
Apr 25

Competing against college undergrads, a three-student team earns second place at annual UNH Undergraduate Research Conference.

Dancers pose together against a staircase railing.
May 1

In a marriage of arts and activism, members of PEA's Dance Company use their talents to raise awareness and help support a local shelter for victims of domestic and sexual violence. 

Jon Sakata, one of the "Clew" artists.
May 1

Four PEA faculty members and a Boston-based painter explore sensory perception and meaning in "Clew: A Rich and Rewarding Disorientation."

A girl stands in a spotlight while looking down at her cell phone.
May 1

Social media has transformed the way we interact with the world. See what Nancy Jo Sales '82, author of American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers (2016), and several Exeter students have to say about the risks and rewards of social networking.

Kinan talking with students around a Harkness table in the Human Rights class.
Apr 20

During a visit to campus sponsored in part by the Robbins Memorial Symposium Fund, musician Kinan Azmeh treated Exonians to a taste of contemporary Syrian music and shared his thoughts on the importance of art in times of turbulence. 

U.S. team European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad
Apr 14

James Lin ‘18, Alec Sun ’17 and Yuan (Yannick) Yao ‘17 land perfect individual and team scores at AMC 12.

Maker Fest at Phillips Exeter Academy
Apr 10

Students use design thinking principles to create real-world products in a two-day maker event.

One of the proposed all-gender residences on Exeter's campus
Apr 3

Curriculum exploring issues around gender, social norms, equity and diversity will accompany the pilot.

Cam Shorey Phillips Exeter Academy UNH Football CAA Player of the Year
Apr 7

Shorey caps collegiate career with a collection of post-season awards.

Lydia Anderson Phillips Exeter Academy Girls Hockey
Mar 21

Most Valuable Player awards wrap up an exciting winter season.

Olivia Jackson Phillips Exeter Academy '13 Wins NCAA Championship
Mar 20

Jackson snaps NCAA Division III record on her way to the second national title of her career. 

Phillips Exeter Academy Alums Duncan Robinson '13 and Jordan Hill '13
Mar 21

Former teammates Duncan Robinson '13 and Jordan Hill '13 look back on their time in Exeter as they step on to basketball's biggest stage.

Mar 14

William Coogan ’20 and Maggie Hock ’19 turned in fantastic performances competing against the best runners in the nation.

Phillips Exeter Academy 2016-17 NEPSAC Class A Champions
Mar 6

Boys basketball outlasts Suffield to claim third title in the last five years!

Javante McCoy dribbles into the lane
Mar 4

Boys basketball advances to the NEPSAC Finals while boys hockey drops a tough semifinal match at Rivers. 

Paul McDonald carries the puck in the defensive end
Mar 2

A pair of victories sends Big Red into semifinal action this Saturday.

Girl track athlete takes off in the long jump event
Feb 28

Exeter gears up for a big week of post-season play. 

Feb 27

The Academy is working with the Prevention Innovation Research Center to educate the community and develop strategies to prevent sexual and relationship violence and stalking.

Feb 22

The panel discussion was designed to continue the conversation begun by mental health advocate Hakeem Rahim, who led a recent assembly to clear up misconceptions about mental illness.

Exonians cheer at E/A games.
Feb 25

Athletes deliver key wins at E/A games, strong placements at National Prep Wrestling Championship.

Quinn Abrams
Feb 23

First-place win propels team to the National Prep Wrestling Tournament at Lehigh University.

Academy Building
Feb 23

Survey showed steady declines in use of drugs and alcohol over the past 10 years.

Aida Conroy
Feb 17

Alumna discusses the impact of Harkness and her experiences teaching in a Chicago public charter school. 

Varsity girls basketball
Feb 15

Exeter hosts E/A games on Feb 25. Squash teams compete in Interschols at Westminster (boys) and Deerfield (girls).

Saria Samakie
Feb 14

Saria Samakie survived three years of Syria's brutal civil war and three kidnappings before escaping as a refugee to neighboring Jordan. 

On his Montana ranch, Jeff Laszlo '74 (center, cowboy hat) hosts PEA science instructors (left to right) Erik Janicki, Townley Chisholm, Betsy Stevens, Michele Chapman, Anne Rankin '92, Chris Matlack and Sydnee Goddard.
Feb 6

Seven teachers travel west to experience the world’s first national park, Yellowstone.

Feb 6

This is the first in a series of Bulletin articles that provides space for various members of our community to engage in ongoing conversations about identity, empathy and acceptance.

 

Feb 6

Faculty and students are incorporating social innovation and design thinking into coursework and extracurricular endeavors.

Photo of Joan Wickersham and her book, The News from Spain
Nov 7

A conversation with Joan Wickersham ’74

Photo of eight Exeter students who traveled to Arizona and the desert Southwest for a weeklong trip featuring hiking and wilderness camping.
Dec 21

Two dozen Exeter students participate in off-campus programming in California, Arizona and Alabama. 

Dec 5

Teams of students compete at regional contest and take home top honors.

Concert in the Class of 1959 Music Center Addition
Nov 23

Class of 1959 Music Center Addition opens with two-day festival of performances.

photo of History Instructor Kwasi Boadi with a Moroccan street musician
Oct 1

​​Faculty members tour Morocco and Ghana

Oct 1

Science instructor leads workshops in South Africa and Swaziland.

Field Hockey
Nov 12

Strong performances by all teams, with girls volleyball bringing home a win and boys soccer ending in a tie.

China
Apr 22

Students and faculty travel to China, Italy, Utah and Los Angeles during spring break.

Kim Seung
Nov 7

How an ongoing collaboration between Exeter biology classes and Stanford researchers is impacting the world of science.

Nov 7

A local town teams up with Exeter to offer students and teachers new opportunities.

Apr 27

Peter Luff '16 has been awarded an all-expense-paid summer study trip to Germany.

Farming fruit flies for science
Nov 2

Exonians practice experimental science in one alum's research laboratory.

Exeter Nepal
Sep 26

Students embark on exciting summer experiential learning opportunities.

Non Sibi in the Far East
Nov 2

Exonians travel to China to teach in a classroom setting much different than their own.

Service Costa Rica 2
Nov 2

Students and faculty leave home to lend a hand.

Jan 2

Exonians embark on PEA’s first term-abroad program in Africa.

Oct 16

Exonians take a break from academia for real-world exploration.

Exeter student with young children in India
Apr 23

During March break, 10 students and two teachers spent 12 unforgettable days in India, exploring history, religions, culture, education and village life.

Mar 17

'I have never heard a group of teenagers reach such a standard,' writes a concertgoer. 'It was of London concert hall standard.'

Oct 27
Oct 27

Summer School debuts creativity partnership with Stanford.

Oct 27

A call for change, one conversation at a time.

Oct 22

The benefits of global teacher-to-teacher engagement.

photo of Print to Fit project at Exeter
Jul 1

Print to Fit challenges teams to create garments with a 3-D printer component.

Feb 1

PEA co-learning trip tackles social justice issues in Alabama.

Dec 4

Fall break leads to opportunities for experiential learning.

Aug 3

Reflections on a historic first trip.

Aug 12

The Washington Intern Program at 50.

Jun 23

Girls crew relaxes after earning silver at Nationals.

Jun 16

Two PEA classical students explore ancient artifacts.

May 10

Each year, students and employees spend a day learning about climate change issues and engaging in green initiatives. 

Oct 12

Exonians ask: How do you want to improve your life and the life of the school?

Artist Will Cotton talks to students in an Exeter art studio.
Feb 23

Candy-inspired artist will discuss his paintings, photography, sculpture and stage designs, including collaborations with actress Elle Fanning, singer-songwriter Katy Perry and fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi.

Cory Arcangel
Oct 24

Post-conceptual artist gives a public talk and works with students during his residency at Exeter.

William Wegman poster
Apr 24

Award-winning artist spends a daylong residency at Exeter, working with students on photography, design and portfolio projects.