February 27, 2014
Robert Greenwald ’66, president and founder of Brave New Films, was interview in the L.A. Times about his latest documentary, "Unmanned: America's Drone Wars."http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/moviesnow/la-et-mn-guerilla-films-unmanned-20140209,0,2393339,full.story#axzz2sfCyaFi3
January 29, 2014
Alumnus Ted Bunch ’83 appeared on the Katie show to discuss his organization A Call to Men with actress Mariska Hargitay..The show talked about ending domestic violence and sexual assault and the launch of the NO MORE Campaign.
December 18, 2013
Melva Fager Okun ’69 recently gave a national talk titled, "Will Hospitals Do the Right Thing" on the role of hospitals and clinics to help patients quit the use of tobacco. Afterwards Dr. Steven Schroeder, the former head of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, added his comments. Watch a recorded version of the live broadcast here: http://uncsph.mediasite.mcnc.org/mcnc/Play/9ee325360bed4a4eb8e39a35fd993cdf1d
November 27, 2013
Joel Devore ' 74 was recently appointed to Oregon Court of Appeals. http://www.registerguard.com/rg/news/local/30612565-75/devore-law-court-.... Barbara Winslow '68 has recently published a book, Shirley Chisholm: A Catalyst for Change with Westview Press.
October 30, 2013
Candace George Thompson '67 is thrilled to announce that the book about her parents' life adventure, "Still Having Fun, A Portrait of the Military Marriage of Rex and Bettie George, 1941-2007," was awarded a Gold Medal in Biography by the Military Writers Society of America at their September 2013 conference in Dayton.
September 27, 2013
CEIL GRUESSING ’72 was recently featured in an article in Style Weekly in Richmond, Virginia, about adopting three girls from Honduras.http://www.styleweekly.com/richmond/where-the-heart-is/Content?oid=1946137
August 28, 2013
Randy Fisher Black '95, a professional tango dance instructor, was featured on BLAC Detroit in an article about the relationship benefits of tango dancing. http://www.blacdetroit.com/BLAC-Detroit/July-2013/Randy-Alan-Fisher-Unites-Detroiters-on-the-Dance-Floor/
July 24, 2013
Terry Blackhawk ’68 was selected as one of the 2013 Kresge Artist Fellows. Winners include nine writers and nine visual artists, each of whom will get a $25,000 stipend with no strings attached.From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130626/ENT01/306260043#ixzz2YYImOw00. Read Terry’s Thank You here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/terry-m-blackhawk-phd/post_4977_b_3505136....
June 30, 2013
Alumnus Charles Browne ’82 was recently recognized by the Vermont General Assembly for his extraordinary leadership of the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium. http://www.leg.state.vt.us/DOCS/2014/ACTS/ACTR227.PDF
May 29, 2013
Jay Tuck '68 just completed an investigative article on drone warfare for the June issue of Playboy magazine (Deutschland), titled “How Drones Have Changed Military Warfare Forever.” In the article, Tuck describes the combat operation of a German Air Force pilot in Afghanistan. “Unmanned aircraft have revolutionized military strategy by targeting individual leaders, instead of entire countries,” he said. “This reduces pilot risks and cuts civilian casualties while shrinking the battlefield to a few square yards.