Portland Magazine
Cover Image
Spring 2008

A chambered nautilus (nautilus pompilius) by Scott Camazine, Photo Researchers Inc. "This is the ship of pearl," wrote Oliver Wendell Holmes, "the venturous bark that flings / on the sweet summer wind its purpled wings / in gulfs enchanted..."


Notes on the state of nursing, profiles of campus icons Dan Reilly and Garrett Smith '91, a feature on airplane builder Dick VanGrunsven '61, and Mary Gordon ponders the 50th anniversary of her First Communion.


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