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  • Randy Elliott '41 Passes Away

    July 6, 2015

    We recently learned the sad news that Randy Elliott ’41 passed away on June 22, 2015. Randy is survived by his wife Janis, their five children, and eight grandchildren. The Elliott family has deep ties to Webb with many generations calling Webb home over the years: Randy’s sons Steven ’72 and David ’73, his grandson Riley ’08, his cousin Richard ’41, and nephews Toby ’63, Kenneth ’65, and Douglas Meservey ’68.

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  • Sheena Amin '09 starts Shanti Charities

    April 27, 2015

    With the help of some family friends, Sheena Amin ’09 started Shanti Charities, a non-profit organization that brings safety and first aid education to local communities. As a Basic Life Support Instructor for the organization, Sheena teaches underprivileged communities basic first aid skills.

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  • Juliana Whitney '07 is a "40 Under 40 Rising Star"

    March 30, 2015

    Juliana Whitney ’07 made the Las Vegas Business Press “40 Under 40 Rising Stars” list in 2015 for her work in her self-started non-profit, That Adopted Girl Inc.

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  • Jenn Louis '89 Publishes "Pasta By Hand"

    March 26, 2015

    Jenn Louis ’89 has published her first cookbook, Pasta by Hand, which includes over 65 recipes for hand-shaped traditional pastas and dumplings, along with many sauces to mix and match. Pasta by Hand is touted as the perfect book for DIY cooks and lovers of Italian food.

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  • Kevin Groh '09 Has Been An Active Campaign Worker

    February 16, 2015

    Since graduating from Brown, Kevin Groh '09 has worked on four campaigns including the 2013 Virginia Governor's race and most recently Senator Jeanne Shaheen's re-election campaign in New Hampshire.

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  • Bill Alley '71 Passes Away

    February 5, 2015

    We recently learned the sad news that William “Bill” Alley '71 passed away on January 7, 2015. He is survived by his wife Kathleen and their two children, Hadley and Emma.

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  • Julia Marciari-Alexander '85

    NPR Interview with Julia Marciari-Alexander '85

    January 28, 2015

    Julia Marciari-Alexander '85 is a featured speaker at TedXBaltimore on January 27, 2015. Julie, who has led the Walters Museum for the past two years, shares her thoughts on how she's reimagining the museum experience for the future.

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  • Albert Walsh '00: Summer Camp in Idaho

    January 23, 2015

    Albert Walsh '00 and his wife Jordan Shay are celebrating the fourth year of Castle Rock Ranch Camp. Located in beautiful Kingston, Idaho, the camp is designed for children ages 9 through 14. There are 5 one-week sessions starting from June 20 to August 14. Last summer several Webb students went and it was an amazing experience.

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  • Focus on New Faculty - Christina Duron '08

    December 19, 2014

    Christina Duron ’08 approaches the subject of math as a teacher and a student. Following a year as a Teaching Fellow at Webb, she joined the schools’ faculty.

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  • Madison Fuelling ’11 and Haverford Volleyball qualify for NCAA Tournament

    November 13, 2014

    Madison Fuelling ’11, a senior at Haverford College, is a star on the volleyball court. As co-captain, she helped her team qualify for the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2009.

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  • Abby Hess '12 named Athlete of the Week at Wellesley College

    September 30, 2014

    Abby Hess ’12 has been named Athlete of the Week at Wellesley College for her hard work on and off the field, dedication to her team, and love for the sport of soccer.

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  • John Scalzi '87s "Lock In" Makes NYTimes Bestseller List

    September 5, 2014

    John Scalzi '87's new release Lock In has made the NY Times bestseller list for hardcover fiction. Scalzi is in the midst of a national book tour, and he'll be in San Francisco, Pasadena and San Diego this week. Last year, Scalzi won a Hugo Award for his novel Redshirts, and now his Old Man's War series is being turned into a TV series by the Syfy channel.

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  • Chris Harmon '93 Appointed to Superior Court Bench in Riverside County

    September 3, 2014

    Chris Harmon ’93 was appointed to the Superior Court Bench in Riverside County, CA by Governor Jerry Brown on June 18, 2014. Since 2003, Chris served as executive director and trial attorney at Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has received several awards, including being recognized by U.S. News as one of California’s best criminal defense lawyers in 2012 and 2013.

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  • Lock In is Newest Release from John Scalzi '87

    September 1, 2014

    John Scalzi '87 has released his new book "Lock In", a science fiction thriller that is receiving great reviews. It's made the New York Times Bestseller list for hardcover fiction. John is on a national book tour and will be in California this month: Mountain View on September 5, San Francisco on September 6, Pasadena on September 7 and San Diego on September 8.

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  • Larry Price '61 in Mongolia

    August 11, 2014

    Larry Price '61 joined the peccary trip to Mongolia and the Gobi Desert. Led by Alf Museum Director Don Lofgren, the trip visits sites which contain some of the richest sites for dinosaur fossils anywhere.

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  • Alumni Faculty in Summer Program

    July 30, 2014

    A big thanks to our alumni faculty who participated in the Summer Global Leadership Program.

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  • Class of '73 Reunion in Oregon

    July 25, 2014

    In July a dozen members of the Class of '73 gathered for a reunion at Mike Howard's home in Oregon.

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  • Jesse Albert '82 Elected to Producers Guild of America Board

    July 25, 2014

    Jesse Albert '82 has been elected to the Producers Guild of America Board of Directors for New Media.

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  • Jarel Hill '08 at EDC Las Vegas

    June 13, 2014

    Under the producing name Phuse, Jarel Hill ’08 won the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Las Vegas DJ/Producer Discovery Project Competition, which pits the best rising DJ’s and Producers against one another Jarel performs at EDC Las Vegas on Sunday, June 22!

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  • Lindsey Crowe '10

    Lindsey Crowe '10 Receives Raymond Tharan Service Award

    May 6, 2014

    Lindsey Crowe ’10 was presented with the Raymond Tharan Service Award for her contributions to the Bryn Mawr Women’s Soccer team.

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