George School invites alumni and friends to a gathering on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Green Parrot in Newtown, PA.
A second-year student at Boston University School of Medicine, Maria D’Amico ’11 serves as a student leader of a new service learning group on the medical school’s campus called CALM (Cuddling Assists in Lowering Maternal and Infant Stress).
Stephen Barth ’78 recently donated his collection of George School photographs to the school. His portfolio represents two decades of work—the 1980s and 1990s—and covers both the campus and school events.
Sarah Dohle ’01, assistant professor of plant science at Delaware Valley University, is working to re-plant hope in Puerto Rico. After Hurricane Maria devastated much of the island, Sarah teamed up with two colleagues to create a seed relief project for Puerto Rico.
Mark Updegrove ’80, the new CEO of The National Medal of Honor Foundation, is partnering with five former US presidents to build a new National Medal of Honor Museum. The planned three-building complex is set to grace the banks of Charleston Harbor in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.
Chinezi Chijioke ’96, CEO and founder of Nova Pioneer Education Group, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in October to raise money for the schools in the Pan-African independent school network. The money raised from the Kilimanjaro climb will be used to launch new Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs.
Nobel Laureate recipient Mario Capecchi ’56, will return to campus to speak to students, faculty, alumni, and parents on Wednesday, October 25. Mario is the first of a number of notable alumni speaking on the topic of innovation in celebration of George School’s 125th anniversary.
Dr. Sarah Dunphy-Lelii ’96 recently visited Uganda for a six-month research fellowship studying aggression in adolescent male chimps. For ten hours each day, she followed and observed 687 chimpanzees in the Kibale National Forest.
Tom Hoopes ’83, head of the Religions Department and Orton dorm at George School was featured recently in a QuakerSpeak video. Teaching Religion at a Friends School focuses on the Quaker ethos that are present in classroom conversations among friends schools.
Albion James Stafford ’95, Diane Rosenmiller ’87, and Gogi Millner ’71 will have a ceramics display in the Class of 1956 Gallery in the Mollie Dodd Anderson Library beginning September 2, 2017. There will be a gallery talk and reception on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.