Italy has me speechless, but we’ll post more snaps and sketches when we get around to it.


Father’s Day

By Nicholas Edmund Rolinski, June ’15

My Grandfather, Dr. Edmund Rolinski passed away before I was born. I’ve only heard a few stories about him, and seen just two pictures. With my parents in town this weekend for a baby visit, we decided to search for his childhood home in Brooklyn.

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Metropolitan dwellers

Em in Morningside Heights

Trading dollars for feathers and coffee on a tab fit for NYC.

photo (6)Our sun has set on Morningside Heights, and we’ll report back with more snaps from Brooklyn, our home for the next two months. Send insoles and moleskin please! (not really Grandma Sue)

The Year That Was

Well, our first year at the Notre Dame School of Architecture has come to an end, and what a challenge it has been. Luckily for my girls and I, it’s in the books, and New York City, Havana, and Rome await with the prospects of more adventure. Thanks to the School and its faculty for taking us in, my fellow graduate students for setting an ambitious pace, and our family and friends for your love and patience.

Thanks to our Australian Shepherd, Howie, for being one hell of a trooper, my beautiful wife, Mary for the selfless and unwavering support, and our amazing daughter, Emaline for being in our lives.

“Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood.”

-Daniel H. Burnham, Architect and City Planner

Kosciuszko Foundation scholarship application letter

Below is another recent scholarship application letter. In this case, the scholarship is awarded to students of Polish descent.

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