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2019
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Articles About Wilmington College

  • Peace center focus on bomb history

    Former Yellow Springs resident and peace activist Barbara Reynolds is shown here in 1964 with some of the 24 survivors of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki who traveled with her in the World Peace Study Mission, aimed at educating nations about the dangers of the atomic bomb. The Peace Resource Center at Wilmington College is, with the help of a recent grant, beginning a project to digitally archive relevant documents to help educators more effectively research the effects of weapons of mass destruction. (Submitted photo)

    It was a common sight in post-war Japan: a physically disfigured person, or maybe someone with an obvious genetic anomaly, getting yanked off the street by a doctor or scientist.

  • Moms Out Front for a livable climate

    Lauren Craig, left, and Laura Skidmore are two members of the Yellow Springs organizing team of Mothers Out Front, a national grassroots nonprofit seeking a “livable climate” for future generations. Meetings of the local team, started by Skidmore this spring, have drawn about 13 area women. All mothers, grandmothers and women with children in their lives are invited to join with the local group’s advocacy of renewable energy and other climate-friendly solutions. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Mothers Out Front, a national grassroots group whose Yellow Springs team was started last spring by Laura Skidmore, seeks a “swift and complete transition to clean energy” in order to reduce the effects of climate change on future generations.

  • ‘Nomads’ decide to settle down in Village

    Villagers Tanya Maus and James Luckett romped with their son, August Frederick Townes, at the Mills Lawn playground on a recent evening. Maus and Luckett moved to Yellow Springs in 2013, and August was born six months later. This summer, the family put down permanent roots, buying a home through Home, Inc. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    An artist and an academic move to Yellow Springs. They find people, jobs, a community they enjoy. They have a child. In a few years, they buy a house. They make plans for their little boy’s future. In short, they settle down.

  • A war inspires lasting peace activity

    Former Yellow Springs residents Barbara and Earle Reynolds sailed the world for peace before Barbara founded the Peace Resource Center at Wilmington College 40 years ago.