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Philadelphia Eagles to Install SimpleFuel Station

The Philadelphia Eagles NFL team will install a SimpleFuel station at club’s LEED-certified Lincoln Financial Field stadium, providing green hydrogen energy as part of the new sustainability partnership with PDC Machines.

Heather Henson ’89 Hosts Student Puppetry Workshops

Heather Henson ’89 was back on campus to host a number of creative workshops for students in Dance, Theater, and Film. The creative director of IBEX Puppetry which she founded in 2000, Heather and the organization are devoted to health and healing for the planet through artistic spectacle, outreach, and devotion to the fine art of puppetry.

Richard T. T. Forman ’53 Publishes New Book

Frequently cited as a trailblazer in the fields of landscape, road, and urban ecology, Richard T.T. Forman ’53 is breaking new ground in the field of town ecology. Towns, Ecology, and the Land (2019) is his latest in a distinguished bibliography that includes a well-known textbook (Land Mosaics: The Ecology of Landscapes and Regions).

Jaki Shelton Green ’71 Named Poet Laureate

The ninth North Carolina Poet Laureate and the first African American, Jaki Shelton Green ’71 is using her post to promote not only poetry but social justice. On February 4, 2020, she headlined the annual Writers’ Night at Friends School of Wilmington, and on April 25, she will present at the Literary Changemakers Youth Symposium in Durham.

Walton Exhibit Tells Story of Coal Mining

Caleb Savage ’11 presented his documentary photography exhibit, The Hard Coal Project, in a gallery talk and reception on Thursday, January 9, 2020 in Walton Center. His photos range from dynamic images of strip mines and culm banks that overlook the region, to more personal shots of people who populate the area.

Geno McDermott ’04 Brings Killer Inside to Netflix

Netflix’s new documentary series Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez debuted after much anticipation on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. The three-episode series, produced and directed by Geno McDermott ’04, explores the former NFL player’s involvement in the 2015 murder of his future brother-in-law, his prison suicide, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Nobel Prize Winner Mario Capecchi ’56 Visits Campus

Nobel Prize winner and George School graduate, Dr. Mario Capecchi ’56, recently visited campus to teach science classes and meet with students. Mario’s research and work on gene targeting in mice is renowned in the field of science.

Steve Kulla ’81 Pens The Vanishing Dice Murder

Vanishing Dice Murder: Urban Crime in Rural Pennsylvania , is based on a true homicide investigation from south-central Pennsylvania. Steve was appointed to represent the defendant and recounts the entire trial in the book.

Carter Sio ’76 Selected to Exhibit at Works in Wood 20th Anniversary

Works in Wood is an annual exhibit in Bucks County, which honors the rich cultural heritage of Bucks County woodworking while celebrating the new visions of the county’s contemporary artists. The exhibition runs from Saturday, October 5 to Sunday, November 10, with an opening reception and awards presentation on Saturday, October 5 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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