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mercredi 15 février 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Enjoying the umbrella boy lifestyle »
Dan Lacombe attended the Lycée des Nations in the 1970s, when that school moved to the campus at La Châtaigneraie and beca...
vendredi 19 août 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where in the world is Switzerland? »
While enjoying my other vice, a cup of tea, it occurred to me that most of what I read about wine lately tells the same...
vendredi 29 juillet 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The changing faces of our campuses »
I noticed recently that our photographic archives include a couple of aerial shots of La Grande Boissière taken from more...
vendredi 15 juillet 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The international language of art »
I grew up and live in Switzerland. It is a country that has four official national languages and where people generally sp...
jeudi 16 juin 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Souvenirs and vignettes of my Ecolint stay (1939-47) »
I was born in 1929 so I entered Ecolint as a ten year old kid. My father was a Dutch diplomat, which led to a...
jeudi 9 juin 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Show up. Stand up. Speak up. »
When the graduation speaker for the Class of 2016 stepped onto the podium at La Châtaigneraie last week , there may have...
vendredi 3 juin 2016   (5 Comments - view/add)
"One day I will meet you in Geneva" »
An interesting file dropped into my inbox a few weeks ago courtesy of Manuel Araoz (LGB '67). It's an audio recording dati...
jeudi 12 mai 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gastronomie: Tie and Jacket! »
The most recent issue of echo magazine includes a wonderful article by alumna Yesim Atayolu reflecting on the Ecolin...
vendredi 19 février 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latin 101 »
It is not uncommon for the term alumni to be used incorrectly, e.g. "I am an alumni of Ecolint". We created this graphic a...
mardi 16 février 2016   (3 Comments - view/add)
The birth of the Greek Theatre »
Ecolint's first amphitheatre was constructed in 1934, dug out of the hillside behind the Grand Bâtiment. Twenty years late...
jeudi 21 janvier 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet Michael from Marketing »
Michael Kewley became Ecolint’s first Director of Marketing & Stakeholder Relations last summer, with the Alumni Offic...
vendredi 15 janvier 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The meaning of nostalgia »
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion —Psalm 137 Nostalgia is sentimen...
mardi 5 janvier 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stop and rewind: a look back at 2015 »
As 2016 dawns I would like, on behalf of everyone at Ecolint, to wish a happy, peaceful and healthy new year to our alumni...
vendredi 11 décembre 2015   (5 Comments - view/add)
Picturing Ecolint life in the 1950s »
Digging through a drawer recently I came upon an album of photos that had been sent to the Alumni Office some years ago by...
mercredi 21 octobre 2015   (4 Comments - view/add)
Visualising our community: ALUMNOGRAPHIC 2015 »
It's just over a year since we published the first infographic about our alumni community . In the intervening period an...
mercredi 14 octobre 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Thoughts on the new theatre »
Can this old person, crunched up in the sun outside the LGB cafeteria with a stray leaf in her hair really be me? ...
lundi 14 septembre 2015   (10 Comments - view/add)
Rootlessness Revisited »
Thirty-six years ago—ten years after graduating from Ecolint in 1969—I wrote an article for the Alumni Newsletter. It was...
jeudi 20 août 2015   (2 Comments - view/add)
Boardroom diplomacy and the birth of the IB »
Loet Velmans was an Ecolint parent from 1960 to 1969, being the father of La Grande Boissière alumnae Hester, Marianne and...
jeudi 16 juillet 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recapitulations: of fish and friendship »
Ecolint alumnus Vincent Crapanzano's memoir Recapitulations has garnered widespread praise since its publication earlier t...
lundi 8 juin 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
The school's worst ever stage performance? Memories of 1930s Ecolint »
Prompted by our Director General's words about the school's 90th anniversary in Issue 15 of echo magazine , alumnus Hans...
jeudi 9 avril 2015   (4 Comments - view/add)
Lycée des Nations: the school that came back from the brink »
What is today our La Châtaigneraie campus has a complex history, dating back to the opening of the Ecole Nouvelle du Léman...
lundi 5 janvier 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
In principium erat Loïs »
No document in any archive, however rare, precious and evocative, can match in value the eyewitness account of a live huma...
mercredi 12 novembre 2014   (3 Comments - view/add)
21 things we should have been told at graduation »
The education that we receive barely prepares us for the challenges that lie ahead. This is what we should have been told...
jeudi 30 octobre 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
More students and more diverse than ever »
The very first intake at Ecolint in 1924 brought together eight students: four from Switzerland, three Americans and one R...
mardi 7 octobre 2014   (6 Comments - view/add)
The Good, the Bad and the Name Badges »
Our Alumni World Reunions take place every five years. This means it's crucial to capture feedback from attendees while th...
vendredi 26 septembre 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
From no strange land (AlumBlog) »
‘My sister and I were walking up the path to the school for the first time.’ Fredrika and Helen are about to start their f...
vendredi 29 août 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
Getting to know you: "Alumnographics" »
This is the first post on our new AlumBlog. We hope to publish articles and opinion pieces from the alumni community...

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