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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of December 1, 2018

December 3, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of December 1, 2018: Sara Schaefer (’96) will be filming a half-hour special for the third season of Comedy Central Stand-up Presents.  Sara was the MLWGS commencement speaker in 2014. Paramount and Netflix are officially partnering to produce a sequel to the film adaptation of TO ALL […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of November 24, 2018

November 26, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of November 24, 2018: Paste Magazine declared HISTORIAN by Lucy Dacus (’13) the best album of 2018. You can read more about Rhodes Scholar Leah Crowder (’14) in this article. The Alumni Holiday Party is scheduled for Wednesday, December 26th from 5 pm – 7 pm […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of November 17, 2018

November 19, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of November 17, 2018: Charles Merritt (’03) is the co-founder and CEO of Buddy, a tech company that offers episodic accident insurance for people engaged in outdoor activities and sports.  The RTD wrote about them in this article. Neil Amin (’96) and Jai Jamison (’03) were recently appointed to board […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of November 10, 2018

November 13, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of November 10, 2018: The RTD got to know Rasheeda Creighton (’95), executive director of the 1717 Innovation Center.  “I’m a firm believer that you grow from every experience in life, and I work hard to live my life with no regrets, just lessons learned. There have been […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of November 3, 2018

November 5, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of November 3, 2018: Lucy Dacus (’13) played with boygenius on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Monday, November 5th. Dr. Randolph Ashton (’99), assistant professor of biomedical engineering at UW-Madison, is using stem cells to grow neural tubes in the hopes of better understanding conditions […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of October 27, 2018

October 29, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of October 27, 2018: Courtney Jamison (’11) gives her perspective on the student experience at Yale School of Drama. Teen Vogue wrote about all the people dressing up this year as Lara Jean Covey, the protagonist of TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE by Jenny Han […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of October 20, 2018

October 24, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of October 20, 2018: Rasheeda Creighton (’95), the Executive Director of Capital One’s 1717 Innovation Center, talks about her career path and shares some of her best advice for young people. Jenny Han (’98) spoke at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit about turning her bestselling novel […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of October 14, 2018

October 15, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of October 14, 2018: Esther Atkins (’04) was inducted into the Case Western Reserve University Athletics Hall of Fame this past weekend. Esther is an elite marathoner and an Olympic Trials qualifier. The movie adaptation of TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE by Jenny Han […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of September 28, 2018

October 5, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of September 28, 2018: Reunions Weekend for the classes of 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013 kicked off this weekend at Fall Festival, followed by the annual all-alumni reception at Bottoms Up.  Thanks to all the volunteers who helped this weekend come together! Jenny Han (’98) appeared on […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of September 8, 2018

September 10, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of September 8, 2018: Jenny Han (’98) was the featured guest on the September 8, 2018 episode of NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!  Thanks to the alumna who tipped us off that it hit #2 on the iTunes charts (see her screenshot to the right). Elizabeth […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Jake Zaslav ’16

September 10, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

This summer, Jake Zaslav (’16) got to work on a shoot with Alison Brie and stand in for Josh Grobin. That was in between grocery shopping, stocking fridges, and going on runs to the Apple store, but that’s all part of working in television production, as he did as an intern for The Late Show […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of September 1, 2018

September 4, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week fo September 1, 2018: We love getting updates from our alumni around the world!  Leaf Elhai (’09) shared the following with the alumni Facebook group: “Two months ago I moved to Mussoorie, India to teach at the Woodstock School. Imagine my surprise last night when I met Dolan […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of August 18, 2018

August 20, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of August 18, 2018: Yash Tekriwal (’14) is co-founder and Director of Innovation at Radify Labs, an education startup. His company is one of eight recently selected to participate in the prestigious Lighthouse Labs accelerator program in Richmond this fall. Stephanie Jones (’16) was one of 11 undergraduates […]

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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of August 4, 2018

August 8, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of August 4, 2018: Lucy Dacus (’13) is on the cover of Richmond Magazine’s Best & Worst issue. VCU News profiled Shira Lanyi (’05), who recently started medical school after a career as a professional ballerina.  “The transition from dance to medical school gave me a new strength […]

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