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Alumni News Round-Up: July 22, 2017

July 29, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Jenny Han (’98) with the cast of TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of July 22, 2017:

  • SYFY WIRE talked to comic writer Marguerite Bennett (’06) about her upcoming projects, which include Batwoman, Bombshells, Insexts, Animosity, and Josie and the Pussycats.  Nerdist also ran an interview with her this week.
  • William & Mary School of Education graduate student Hannah Franz (’03) was recently selected as one of eight of the university’s inaugural Social Justice and Diversity Fellows. Hannah also recently co-authored the book The Indispensable Guide to Undergraduate Research.
  • BuzzFeed’s article about the forthcoming movie based on Jenny Han (98)’s TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE includes a note from Jenny and a picture from the set.
  • In addition to putting on their annual conference, GSMUN raised $10,000 for Project HOPE over the course of the last school year under the leadership of Director of Charitable Giving Ketty Bai (’17).
  • Richmond Magazine consulted wedding planner Honeylyn Armstrong (’03) about her secret day-of must-have item and her advice for couples on their wedding day.
  • NYC-based chef Joya Carlton (’98) shared her pomegranate molasses BBQ sauce recipe and tips on making more delicious grilled vegetables this summer.  You can read our profile of Joya here.
  • Neil Amin (’96) is the CEO of Shamin Hotels, the Richmond market’s largest hotel group.  Shamin just announced that it is preparing to break ground on the seven-story, 135-room project in Short Pump next year.
  • ICYMI: We profiled Isshin Teshima (’07).
  • ICYMY: We profiled Jocelyn Powelson (’10).

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