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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 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: 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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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of December 29, 2018

January 22, 2019 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of December 29, 2018: Bob Boilen, host of All Songs Considered, picked “Night Shift” by Lucy Dacus (’13) as his favorite song of 2018. Jenny Han (’98) looks back on 2018.  “2018 has meant losing something — the quiet delights and private pleasures of being a […]

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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 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 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 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 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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Alumni News Round-Up: Week of May 5, 2018

May 7, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of May 5, 2018: Congratulations to Kent Dickey (’18), who will be playing soccer next year for Villanova. Writer/director Jai Jamison (’03) talked to RVA Mag about his short film entitled “Slave Cry” starring his sister, actress Courtney Jamison (’11). The film is set for release […]

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

April 19, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Blog

Here’s our round-up of alumni news from the week of April 14, 2018: Lucy Dacus (’13) wrote about touring, identity, and where she’s from for Lenny Letter. From Unseen Fire, the debut novel from Cass Morris (’03), came out on April 17th. Zoe Golden (’09) recently opened Small Friend Records and Books in Shockoe Bottom.

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