Julia Lewando is a former editorial assistant for The Scholar.
How scientists measuring the sinking of Mississippi’s delta
Still dreaming up ways to safely enjoy this year’s summer vacation? “Safe” may be a relative term here—but if you’re feeling brave, you could take up skydiving, as Robert Zaretsky once did. “As I fell,” he wrote in our Summer 2011 issue, “I blurted out—like so many others have, I later learned—‘Mommy!’”