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  • Mark Torres '06 on location in Peru

    Mark Torres '06 Published in Science Journal, Nature

    Gabe Romero '08
    March 31, 2014

    Congratulations are in order for Webb alumnus and geologist Mark Torres ’06! His article on the carbon cycle in the Cenozoic era was accepted and published in the March 2014 issue of widely recognized science journal, Nature. According to Dr. Don Lofgren, Director of the Alf Museum, “Being published in Nature is a significant feat, especially since Mark is still finishing his PhD. Having a first authorship in a journal of this esteem is the benchmark for any scientist.”

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  • Service Beyond Self - Mimi Issa '05

    March 28, 2014

    Mimi Issa '05 believes in giving back to the community. She also believes that Webb’s rigorous academic environment has helped her to pursue her goals explaining, “I wouldn’t have been as confident in my dreams and ambitions if I hadn’t gone to Webb."

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  • Service Beyond Self - Katy Carr White '87

    March 14, 2014

    Dr. Kathryn “Katy” White ’87 is the Chief Medical Officer of the Los Angeles Christian Health Centers (LACHC), which, since 1995, has been “a source of hope and healing to thousands of homeless and low-income residents of Los Angeles County seeking care and compassion.”

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  • Focus on Faculty - Will Allan

    March 12, 2014

    Will Allan enjoys a unique perspective on the role of teacher at Webb – having been a student himself in the 1990s when he was an Honor Committeeman and a top athlete.

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  • Service Beyond Self - Neil Goldman '00

    March 6, 2014

    Hotels for Hope, founded by Neil Goldman '00, gives to nonprofits that serve children through programs focused on health, education, arts and humanitarian aid. Hotels for Hope is on track to give more than $1M in charitable gifts by 2015.

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  • Exploring Careers During Unbounded Days

    March 1, 2014

    Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? This can be a tough question for a teenager to answer, but during Unbounded Days a group of 15 students had an opportunity to explore their career interests and even experience some of their "out of the box" ideas by visiting alumni and parents at local offices and businesses.

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  • Who Will Be the 2014 March Madness Champion?

    March 1, 2014

    From March 1 until April 15, alumni from the classes of 1950 to 2013 are invited to participate in the 2nd Annual March Madness Challenge! Make a gift to The Webb Fund during March Madness and you'll earn points for your class. Congratulations to last year's winner Class of '67 and runner-up Class of '02.

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  • Brittan Berry '05, From Google, Adds to Entrepreneurship Program

    February 24, 2014

    New lecturer added to Global Leadership and Entrepreneurship program.

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  • A Letter from the Alumni Council: Teachers of Webb Centennial Project

    January 21, 2014

    As part of Webb's upcoming centennial celebration in 2022, the Alumni Council has initiated some projects aimed at recording and archiving our school's rich history. Please click this link to read a message from the Alumni Council about how you can participate in the "Teachers of Webb" Centennial project.

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  • LaMarque '98s THE PRETTY ONE Hits Theaters in February

    January 31, 2014

    The feature film The Pretty One, written and directed by Jenee LaMarque '98, opens in theaters this month. LaMarque first made news last April when her film appeared at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival. The Pretty One stars Zoe Kazan (It's Complicated, Ruby Sparks) and Jake Johnson (of the Fox hit series The New Girl).

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  • The Legacy Campaign

    February 4, 2014

    Leadership. Honor. Moral courage. Serving with a generous spirit. Thinking boldly, mindfully, and creatively. The heart of a great school like Webb is forged in lifelong bonds with friends, teachers, and values such as these.

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  • Stephanie Buxbaum '93 Executive Producer of New NatGeo Show

    January 13, 2014

    Stephanie Buxbaum '93 is the Executive Producer of National Geographic Channel's new show Building Wild, featuring Paul Dimeo of the hit ABC show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

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  • Happy Holidays from The Webb Schools

    December 16, 2013

    Wishing everyone a Happy Holidays from The Webb Schools. Click for a video and note from Head of Schools Taylor Stockdale.

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  • Webb15 in Philadelphia and New York

    December 10, 2013

    Young alumni gathered together this holiday season in Philadelphia and New York to reconnect with each other and The Webb Schools. Special thanks to our Alumni Council regional representatives Katherine Kilmer '10 and Timothy Tzeng '06 for helping to organize two successful events!

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  • Ken Colborn '47 Remembered: Master Craftsman, Dedicated Family Man and Distinguished Alumnus

    December 9, 2013

    Whether you are a student, alumnus, teacher, parent, or otherwise engaged with The Webb Schools, you likely know of Ken Colborn ’47.

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  • What are the Best Books of 2013?

    December 3, 2013

    Winners of the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards have been announced. Goodreads was founded in 2007 by Otis Chandler '96 and his wife Elizabeth. The Human Division by John Scalzi '87 came in 5th in the Science Fiction category. The Goodreads Choice Awards are the only major book awards decided by readers. In March, Goodreads was acquired by Amazon.

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  • Alumni Council Tour at the Autry Museum

    October 29, 2013

    The Latinos of Webb alumni affinity group, a part of the Alumni Council, organized a tour at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage in Los Angeles on Saturday, October 26, 2013. After the tour guests stayed for the Vivan Los Muertos Festival, celebrating el Dia de los Muertos, a holiday focused on family and friends gathering to honor and remember those that have passed.

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  • Baby Dino Debuts at Alf!

    October 22, 2013

    A chance find by Kevin Terris ’09 led to the youngest, smallest and most complete fossil skeleton yet known from the iconic tube-crested dinosaur Parasaurolophus. The discovery – announced by the Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology at The Webb Schools was found within Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah – shows that the prehistoric plant-eater sprouted its strange headgear before it celebrated its first birthday.

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  • Fall Admission Receptions

    October 21, 2013

    The Webb Schools is pleased to announce four admission receptions in California this fall. We look forward to sharing our story with you!

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  • Tales from Abroad, Part 4: Katherine Kilmer '10

    October 9, 2013

    Katherine Kilmer '10 recently completed a 5-month spring study abroad trip to Athens, Greece. Katherine spent her semester taking courses in Modern Greek, International Security studies, Middle Eastern studies, and Ancient Greek Mythology and Religion. While in Greece, she visited major historic sites like the Parthenon and islands of the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea.

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