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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of January 13, 2018

January 17, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of January 13, 2018: Lucy Dacus (’13) released the second single from her upcoming album, HISTORIAN, along with a music video she directed that features MLWGS! Watch it here. Our next NYC alumni happy hour is set for January 31, 2018 at Amity Hall (80 W […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of January 6, 2018

January 10, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of January 6, 2018: “Night Shift” by Lucy Dacus (’13) is on the first mix of the year from All Songs Considered. Her album HISTORIAN is due out March 2 from Matador Records. Three Richmond-area alumni-owned restaurants are nominated for 2018 Elby Awards. Mean Bird, owned […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of December 30, 2017

January 4, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of December 30, 2017: A belated congratulations to Dana Slayton (’17), who was named American Abroad Student of the Month in October. Dana is currently spending a year in Morocco as a part of the National Security Language Initiative Youth (NSLI-Y) program. Christopher Benos (’14), Samantha […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of December 23, 2017

December 29, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of December 23, 2017: Thanks so much to all the alumni who came to our 2017 alumni holiday party at East Coast Provisions in Carytown!  This year, in addition to our Richmond-area alumni, who we are always happy to see, we had alumni in from Kenya […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of December 16, 2017:

December 19, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of December 16, 2017: Ashley Hawkins (’03) is one of Richmond Magazine’s “Change Makers,” people striving to make the city a better place to live, work and play. Fizzah Shaikh (’16) is a member of the team of Northeastern University students selected as finalists for the […]

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

December 11, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of December 9, 2017: Finale Doshi-Velez (’01) was part of a research team that used machine learning to create an algorithm to predict an antidepressant’s effectiveness based on depression subtypes. When implemented in clinical settings, the new tool was found to be more accurate than existing […]

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

December 5, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of December 2, 2017: Sands Anderson attorneys Faith Alejandro (’01) and Eric Howlett (’04) have both been named Virginia Business magazine’s 2017 Virginia Legal Elite. The Legal Elite are selected by votes of other lawyers across the state. Congratulations to Jillian Johnson (’99), who has been […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of November 25, 2017

November 28, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of November 25, 2017: Congratulations to alumni couple Stephanie Deichman (’07) and Kel Wilburn (’07) on their engagement! Two restaurants (Metzger and Brenner Pass) co-owned by Nathan Conway (’06) appear on Richmond Magazine’s Best Restaurants of 2017 list. Aliza Sterling (’02) is seeking student volunteers to […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of November 18, 2017

November 22, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of November 18, 2017: Stefan Mcfayden (’08), head brewer for Three Notch’d Brewing Co. RVA Collab House, recommends craft beer pairings for Thanksgiving. To help with advocacy efforts the school, the Foundation is collecting anecdotes from alumni about their experience with the menorship program. The mentorship […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: November 11, 2017

November 14, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of November 11, 2017: Ashley Hawkins (’03) has been named one of VCU’s “10 Under 10” for 2017. The award honors alumni who earned their first VCU degree within the past 10 years and who have enjoyed remarkable professional success while making important contributions to their […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of November 4, 2017

November 9, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of November 4, 2017: New York Times-bestseller ALWAYS AND FOREVER, LARA JEAN by Jenny Han (’98) has advanced to the semi-final round of the Goodreads Choice Awards. You can vote for it to move to the final round here. Ashley Hawkins (’03) and her beautiful home […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of October 28, 2017

November 2, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of October 28, 2017: Time Magazine wrote about the PSLF checker, an online tool designed to help borrowers navigate Public Student Loan Forgiveness, that was recently launched by Tobin Van Ostern (’06). Photos from the Friday Reunions Weekends events are posted here. Emmanuel Pratt (’95) was […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of October 21, 2017

October 27, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of October 21, 2017: Jackie O’Neil (’17) wrote about deciding to train for a triathlon during her first semester of college for the Stanford Daily. The Wall Street Journal wrote about Alloy, the platform helping the financial services industry make data-driven customer decisions founded by Tommy […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Shanthi Hiremath (’16)

October 22, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

How do MLWGS students choose where to apply to college and ultimately where to attend? How do they handle the transition from high school to college? Our youngest alumni have the freshest perspectives on college applications, admissions, and selection.  Shanthi Hiremath (’16) is a sophomore and member of the track team at Dartmouth College in […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of October 14, 2017

October 21, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of October 14, 2017: Skylar Roebuck (’06) is the co-founder of Rocket Wagon, a rapidly growing Internet of Things consultancy firm based in Chicago. Find out more in VCU School of Engineering’s profile of them. The RTD talked to Lucy Dacus (’13) about what it’s like […]

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