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ALUMNI AND ALUMNAE NEWS

Oberfield '98 Publishes First Book

Zachary Oberfield '98, assistant professor of political science at Haverford College, recently published his first book, "Becoming Bureaucrats: Socialization at the Front Lines of Government Service." Released in May by University of Pennsylvania Press, the book explores the question, "are bureaucrats born or are they made?" Oberfield bases the book on hi...  More >>

Dr. Beyrer '81 Convocation Speaker

Hobart and William Smith Colleges will welcome internationally renowned expert on AIDS, Dr. Christopher C. Beyrer '81, as keynote speaker for Convocation 2014. Beyrer's life-saving work advancing public health and human rights has changed perceptions and behaviors, and improved the health of individuals, communities and countries around the world. Convoca...  More >>

Schoff '08 Launches Whatt App

Tripp Schoff '08 recently teamed up with founder and CEO of Whatt, Simon Berger-Perrin, to launch the company's first app globally on July 3. Schoff is the community manager for Whatt and is responsible for all marketing and promotional aspects of the social media app. "Simon came up with the idea for the app and did most of the product development, and I...  More >>

Green ’93 Publishes Fourth Novel

Thomas C. Greene ‘93, president of Vermont College of Fine Arts, has published his fourth novel, "The Headmaster's Wife" (Thomas Dunne Books and St. Martin's Press). Inspired by the loss of his infant daughter, Greene explores the way that tragedy and time assail one man's memories of his life and loves. The novel explores the life of Arthur Winthrop, hea...  More >>

Ward ’11 Summers in Developing Countries

Before starting her final year at the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA) in the fall, Amanda Ward ‘11 has set off on a journey to Sierra Leone and Kenya to work with the UNForgotten Fund (UNFF) and the Among the Least non-profit organization. At CIPA, Ward will pursue a degree in international development, with a focus on women's economic empower...  More >>