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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of September 9, 2017

September 15, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of September 9, 2017: McSweeney’s published Emlyn Crenshaw (’11)‘s piece The #Giving Tree. Assistant professor of biomedical engineering Randolph Ashton (’99) is part of the UW-Madison team selected to participate in the consortium of universities receiving a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation for […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of September 2, 2017

September 11, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of September 2, 2017: ICYMI: We profiled Leaf Elhai (’09). Marguerite Bennett (’06) will be speaking at the 15th annual James River Writers Conference. Marguerite is a GLAAD-nominated, New York Times-bestselling comic book writer whose credits include DC Comics’ Batwoman and DC Bombshells, as well as […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of August 26, 2017

September 2, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of August 26, 2017: Tickets are available for Reunions Weekend for the classes of 1997, 2002, 2007, & 2012. Tommy Nicholas (’07) has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the voting access non-profit Spread the Vote. The Belfast News Letter spoke with Cheta Emba […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of August 19, 2017

August 26, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of August 19, 2017: WIRED met Mk. III, the 16 foot tall, 12 ton robot built by Gui Cavalcanti (’04)’s startup, MegaBots. Cheta Emba (’11) is a member of the USA Women’s Rugby team that played in the Rugby World Cup seminfinal against New Zealand on […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of August 12, 2017

August 19, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of August 12, 2017: Kent Rollins (’14) is the co-founder and CEO of Candid Campus Tours, a Williamsburg-based company that offers one-on-one, personalized, behind-the-official-tour-scenes look at campus life led by students at the school.  Read about it in the RTD. Cheta Emba (’11) is playing for […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of August 5, 2017

August 12, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of August 5, 2017: Thanks to everyone who came to our August 2017 RVA alumni happy hour!  We were glad to have local alumni as well as two alumni in from way out of town: Elizabeth Davidson (’07) from Nairobi and Elizabeth Kimball (’03) from Berlin. […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: July 22, 2017

July 29, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

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 […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of July 1, 2017

July 8, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of July 1, 2017: For the Fourth, NPR talked to Smithsonian historian Theresa McCulla (’00) about how the story of beer is the story of America. We love when alumni send in pictures of their impromptu reunions.  Vinson Pierce (’07), Caroline Vines (’09), Scott Clark (’09) […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of June 24, 2017

July 1, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of June 24, 2017: Emily Martin (’17) won this year’s Bobby Chandler High School Student Award, which is given to a single high school student in Virginia who has distinguished themselves for historical research and scholarship. Emily received the award for the oral history project she […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of June 17, 2017

June 22, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of June 17, 2017: Read about Esther Erb Atkins’ (’04) unusual trip to the starting line and from the finish line of the NYRR Queens 10K. Mike & Sarah Moore (’03) are opened the brick-and-mortar Mean Bird this Friday in the Fan.  It was great to […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Kyle Healy (’03)

June 21, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

We were so glad to have Kyle Healy (’03) back in Richmond from his home in New York City to deliver the commencement address to graduating seniors Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Altria Theater. In his speech, Kyle talked about the moment he decided to come to Governor’s School.  It was when he saw […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of June 10

June 16, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of June 10, 2017: Rohan Pidaparti (’13) was a contestant on the episode of NPR’s “Ask Me Another” that ran this weekend.  He shares an anecdote from his time at MLWGS in his intro.  Fun fact, at least one other Governor’s School grad has appeared on […]

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