Christopher Jobe ’68, MD, is Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Loma Linda University, School of Medicine. He is an internationally renowned lecturer on conditions of the shoulder. Jobe is also the medical director for several local professional sports teams, and he volunteers extensively through his church. Jobe makes a brief appearance in the documentary Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey, which tells the story of a disabled man from Ghana, West Africa and the medical assistance he receives from Jobe and a team from Loma Linda.
In 2011, Jobe returned to campus and gave WSC students a first-hand account of his experiences in Haiti helping victims of the catastrophic earthquake. Jobe was among a dozen people from the Loma Linda University and Medical Center who traveled to Hopital Adventiste d'Haiti in Port-au-Prince to assist with trauma services. He shared photos including this one of the board that listed the 25 some cases that his team participated in. To read the blog which chronicles his visit, click here.
Eshaana Sheth ’10 describes her short film, "The Butter Knife" as "a snapshot of modern, intercultural dating." It has won Best Romantic Comedy at the Los Angeles Film Awards and Top Shorts online film festival so far.
In this fascinating article in The Atlantic, writer Jeffrey Selingo dives into the argument many economists, educators, and work-force development professionals are making today--our education in early life does not seem sufficient for the needs of our 21st century economy. The third wave, as he describes, will be one of continual training and education and retraining. Read more in The Atlantic.
Alumni, family and friends are invited to join Head of Schools Taylor Stockdale and special guests for three events this April in New York City (April 11), Philadelphia (April 12) and London, England (April 14).
Once again, Webb athletes had a strong showing across the board during the 2018 winter season. Led by WSC soccer, which finished the season League Champions and with a deep run into CIF, both VWS and WSC athletics posted very positive results. VWS Water Polo also finished its league play in second place.
“It is always great each season to not only see our athletes and teams be successful on the field of play, but to see them learn and grow as individuals and part of a community,” said Director of Athletics Steve Wishek.