Views in Talloires

Monday, May 4, 2015

Chance meeting in Geneva

By, Wenke Thoman Sterns, MacJannet Fellow 1968
Dear Friends,

I want to tell you about a wonderful and stirring event that occurred on Monday evening in Geneva after we left Talloires.

A chance encounter at a lodge in Costa Rica and the Camp summer of 1948


By Robert Schmalz, MacJannet Camp Counselor in 1948. 
Two items which may be of interest:  At the time Donald came to Tufts, my mother was serving on the Board of Trustees.  Consequently the family had relatively frequent contact with Donald and Charlotte.  I studied French at

Chess, whales and Thoreau , From Talloires to Boston, for a memorable month


Editor’s note Dan Rottenberg: With funding from the MacJannet Foun­dation, each year Les Amis du Prieuré de Talloires provides scholarships to students living around Lake Annecy to spend four weeks attending the English summer program at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. One of the four students chosen last summer, Leo Dancette, who is 19, lives in Annemasse, near Geneva, and attends a highly selective post-baccalaure­ate course at Lycée Berthollet in Annecy. His written account follows.