News

2021

  • April

    Trio in Nature by Ari '23

    Ceramics Students Earn National Recognition

    Two Kimball Union students have received awards in both local and national exhibitions for their work in ceramics. Ari ’23 and Briana ’22 were recognized in the AVA Gallery High School Exhibition and The National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition. Both students work under the mentorship of accomplished ceramic artist and Arts Department faculty member Ursula Fries-Herfort P’14, ’17.

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  • March

    2021 Cullman Scholars Prepare for Summer Exploration

    In a year largely defined by limited travel and interactions with others, it is no surprise that the Cullman Scholarship received a record number of applications—and recipients. The program, funded by Hugh Cullman '42, supports tenth- and eleventh-grade students in off-campus study opportunities. This month, KUA announced that 10 students received a 2021 Cullman Scholarship to help further their educational pursuits around the world.
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  • KUA Welcomes 2021 Admitted Students

    The Office of Admission released admission decisions on March 10 to applicants entering Kimball Union Academy (KUA) for the 2021-2022 academic year.
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  • February

    Lauren Borislow ’10 and Josh Dollinger ’10 at their 2018 wedding officiated by Ben Sheehan ’00, Past Faculty.

    Happily Ever After the Hilltop: KUA Love Stories

    This Valentine’s Day enjoy a good love story!  We have collected the stories of some of KUA’s couples who either met while students on The Hilltop or found their way to each other in their years after graduation.
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  • Colter grooming trails at Whaleback Mountain

    A Family Legacy on Snow

    Colter ’21 has skiing in his blood. Like many native New Englanders, he feels at home barreling downhill in fresh powder. While most students spent winter break catching up on sleep, Colter logged hours on the night shift crew at nearby Whaleback Mountain grooming trails and making snow to prepare for the upcoming ski season. 

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  • January

    Cullman Scholar Learns 'Life Finds a Way'

    When Jingbang ’21 was awarded a Cullman Scholarship in February 2020, he was looking forward to spending his summer on two meaningful projects: creating a documentary film about the world’s largest beach cleanup in Mumbai, India; and interning in the Machine Shop at Dartmouth College’s Thayer School of Engineering. Then COVID-19 struck and derailed his plans.
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Events Focus on Action and Advocacy

    Kimball Union Academy will host a series of events to honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and engage in important conversations surrounding action and advocacy.
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