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Heidi Robbins ’21: Fitting the Pieces Together

Heidi Robbins ’21: Fitting the Pieces Together

A love of language led rower Heidi Robbins ’21 to Tanzania to study Swahili, an experience that turned her attention to global health—subsequent trips to Sierra Leone and Kenya pointed her to medical school. But a surprising invitation to train for the Olympics changed her plans.

Lindsay Holdcroft '21 with the U12 girls' hockey team she coaches for the Hanover Hockey Association.

Student Spotlight: Lindsay Holdcroft ’21—Giving Back

First-year Geisel student Lindsay Holdcroft has been coaching youth girls’ hockey since finishing her career as a standout goalie for the Big Green in 2014. “It’s been a lot of fun teaching them skills and seeing them improve, and it’s been rewarding to see them develop and gain confidence in themselves, both on and off the ice,” she says.

Brent Bates '20 (photo by Jon Gilbert Fox)

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT – Brent Bates: On the Right Track

Nationally ranked track athlete Brent Bates’ love of sports, and a fateful knee injury, led him to pursue a master’s research program in his home country of Canada before choosing the Geisel School of Medicine, where he plans to focus on sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.