Posts Categorized: On the Island

A Shoaler in the Making: Part 5

A Shoaler in the Making, Part 5 by Nelson Linscott Star Island Bodhicitta I went voluntarily sent by luck of the draw Though my World resides inside a temporary shell that will crumble into dust The island called to me a place I only dreamed of I felt the spirit long before I set foot… Read more >

IRAS Summer Conference on Star Island: June 22‐29, 2019 The CRISPR Apple on the Tree of Knowledge: Bioengineering, Gene Editing, and the Human Future

The following press release provides details about the upcoming summer IRAS conference on Star Island. We think this year’s theme is particularly enticing, especially to those interested in learning more about the advancement of human gene editing technology and its impact on our lives and the world. We invite you to join us at the… Read more >

Island Historian

Star Island is pleased to announce that Isles of Shoals historian Ann Beattie will be in-residence on the island this summer and available to provide historic talks and tours. Ann is an educator with a fascination for the Isles of Shoals and its rich history. She combs through historical records, salt cod recipes, and journals… Read more >

Video Archive

Star Island’s Shining the Star Campaign concluded in 2012. Click here to view a presentation on what this campaign achieved for Star Island. The following videos were produced and edited by longtime Shoaler and videographer Sara Schoman, who has also shared some notes about their production. Each video can play right in your browser, and right-clicking the direct… Read more >

A Shoaler in the Making: Part 4

A Shoaler in the Making, Part 4 by Nelson Linscott “If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me.” William Shakespeare Across the dock to the gangplank, I pushed Baxter in his stroller toward the good ship Thomas Laighton. I now had… Read more >