It will be smooth sailing this spring for the 75th anniversary of MIT Sailing, thanks to a major gift from Terry Kohler.  Photo: Jerry Turba

Smooth Sailing

A major gift from Terry Kohler will allow for smooth sailing this spring as the Institute celebrates the 75th anniversary of MIT Sailing.

Portia Jones grew up in Queens, N.Y., climbing fences and trees, roller skating, playing tag and hide-and-seek, dancing hip hop, and running track.  Photo: Cliff Owen

Front Runner

Portia Jones is the most talented athlete in the history of MIT Women’s Track and Field.

Stephen and Anne Cucchiaro hope students learn to sail, not only as a release from academic pressure, but also to learn important lessons about life.  Photo: Richard Howard

Giving Back

Stephen '74 and Anne Cucchiaro of Boston make a major gift to MIT - the largest gift ever to the Sailing Pavilion.

It was crew that first brought Richard Resch to MIT. Photo: Courtesy Richard Resch

Master Stroke

Richard Resch makes a gift to crew — the sport that first brought him to MIT.

Doria Holbrook became a national diving champ — a first in MIT history. Photo: Ed Quinn

Diving In

Doria Holbrook is a national diving champ, who hopes to qualify for the Olympic trials in 2008.