Jeff Luhnow ’84 is General Manager for the Houston Astros. Before signing with them, Luhnow had been a Vice President of Scouting and Player Development for the St. Louis Cardinals since 2003. In this position, he oversaw nine minor league teams, international scouting and player development, and scouting for the amateur draft.
Luhnow graduated from the Wharton School of Business and earned an MBA from Northwestern University. He has pioneered the integration of data-based analysis into his teams' personnel decision-making processes, applying a classic business model to a professional sports team.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.
It’s November 2nd and the College Guidance office is quiet this morning—nothing like the last few days when countless numbers of panicked seniors were popping in to get their essays looked at one last time before pressing “submit.”