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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of October 19, 2019

October 21, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of October 19, 2019: Thanks to Dr. Sam Zhao (’04) for doing our first alumni Instagram takeover!  Sam is an assistant professor of pediatrics and emergency medicine and walked us through a day in his life on Monday, October 21. The RTD wrote about SLAVE CRY, […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of October 5, 2019

October 8, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of October 5, 2019: Another great Reunions Weekend in the books!  Thanks to everyone who attended from the Classes of 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014, and an extra-special thanks to Kameron Adams (’09), Bailey Rose (’09), Bryce Lyle (’99), Leo Rohr (’99), and Karen Setzer (’99) for […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of September 28, 2019

September 26, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of September 28, 2019: Courtney Jamison (’11) will be featured in a one-night-only reading of Lorraine Hansberry’s To Be Young, Gifted and Black at Broadway’s Circle in the Square Theatre on September 30th. Andra Gillespie (’95), Director of the James Weldon Johnson Institute and Associate Professor […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of September 21, 2019

September 23, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of September 21, 2019: Forbes reports that Alloy, founded by Tommy Nicholas (’07), Charles Hearn (’09), and Scott Clark (’09) raised $12 million in a round of venture funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Emmanuel Pratt (’95) is the director of Chicago’s Sweet Water Foundation, which recently opened an installation at the […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of September 7, 2019

September 12, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of September 7, 2019: Forbes named Alloy, founded by Tommy Nicholas (’07), Charles Hearn(’09), and Scott Clark (’09), one of 20 Rising Stars on their 2019 Cloud 100 list. The 20 Rising Stars represent young, high-growth and category-leading cloud companies who have raised up to $25 million to date and are […]

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Alumni News Round Up: Summer 2019

July 29, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round up of alumni news from summer 2019: The RTD named Will Roberts (’08) the greatest athlete from MLWGS. Will pitched the first perfect game in school history in 2011 while at UVA. It was just the eighth nine-inning perfect game in NCAA Division I play since 1957. Cheta Emba (’11) is a member […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of June 1, 2019

June 7, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of June 1 ,2019: Thanks to everyone who came to the alumni meetup at the Kickers game on June 1!  Stay tuned for future alumni activities. Virginia Chambers (’16) is one of six University of Virginia students selected for this year’s Governor’s Fellows program.  Matthew King (’14) […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of April 6, 2019

April 9, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of April 6, 2019: Nathan Melenbrink (’05) is part of the team of roboticists at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering that developed a robot that can help contain flooding and combat soil erosion. Faith Alejandro (’01) and Eric Howlett (’04) have been named Rising Stars among 2019 Super […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of March 23, 2019

March 25, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of March 23, 2019: Ubongo, founded by Nisha Ligon (’04), won the 2019 Next Billion Edtech Prize. Ubongo creates fun, localized and multi-platform educational media that reaches millions of African families through television and the internet. Caitlin Lane (’12) is appearing on this season of American Idol. UVAToday […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of March 9, 2019

March 13, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of March 9, 2019: The New York Times wrote about WINGSPAN, the hit board game recently published by Jamey Stegmaier (’99)’s Stonemaier Games. “Over time you realize there’s very few problems that are really serious problems. There’s setbacks but you can always recover from them.” – […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of March 2, 2019

March 5, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of March 2, 2019: Derrick Wang (’16) was recently selected to be the next Board of Visitors student representative at the University of Virginia.  “I think the best a student representative can do is to try to accurately represent the full range of views and opinions […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of February 23, 2019

February 27, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of February 23, 2019: Thank you to all the alumni who attended and/or contributed items to the Night of the Dragon auction!  It was a huge success, and we couldn’t have done it without you! Crystal Barlow Robens (’96) is running for Hanover County Board of Supervisors […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of February 16, 2019

February 20, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of February 16, 2019: Sara Schaefer (’96) won a 2019 Writers Guild of America award as part of the writing staff for THE FAKE NEWS WITH TED NELMS. NYU’s Connect profiled Srishti Sanya (’15), executive co-chair of HackNYU, NYU’s largest hackathon. Kelsey Rubin-Detlev (’06) is the author of a […]

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Alumni News Round Up: Week of February 2, 2019

February 9, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of February 2, 2019: Congratulations to Sam Ulmschneider (’02) and all his We the People students on another state championship! The Mech Tech Dragons (FRC 422) recently created a LinkedIn Page for current members, alumni, parents, and friends of the team to connect!  You can join […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: January 2019

January 31, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the month of January 2019: Stonemaier Games, headed by Jamey Stegmaier (’99), is publishing a new game called WINGSPAN.  “Featuring an all-female design team headed up by Elizabeth Hargrave, Wingspan is an engine-building board game where players take on the role of bird enthusiasts who are trying to discover and […]

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