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 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.
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.
As Google’s Legal Director, Adam Barea ’91, p ’21 has spearheaded efforts to fight addiction and the opioid epidemic by working with agencies such as the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).
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.
Entertainment One has acquired Blackfin and founder and CEO, Geno McDermott ’04, will become president of US unscripted programming. “We are extremely impressed by the company and team Geno built so early into his career,” said Tara Long, president of global unscripted at Entertainment One, to The Hollywood Reporter.
Jean Morrison ’76 was invited by the US House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology to testify about sexual harassment in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) this summer.
Norman de Greve ’86 is helping to make the world a healthier place. As chief marketing officer at CVS Health, the fifth largest company in the US, he has played a key role in walking the company through many strategic decisions that position CVS as a leading healthcare company.
Playwright and George School alum Winter Miller ’91 directed the off-Broadway play, No One is Forgotten in July. The production ran July 8 to 27, 2019 at the Rattlestick Theater in New York. Winter is an award-winning playwright and founding member of the Obie-winning collective 13 Playwrights.
Matthew Check ’00 and Joanie Leeds make up the folk duo Joanie & Matt, and they have some harmonically major plans for July, including an album release and a performance at World Cafe Live.