Meaningful Contributions

Archive for March, 2011

Susan Band Horwitz ’58 to Receive Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research

Posted March 16, 2011
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Susan Band Horwitz ’58 will receive the American Association for Cancer Research Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research on April 3, 2011. The award is given to an individual who has made significant fundamental contributions to cancer research, either through a scientific discovery or a body of work. Horwitz discovered the mechanism of action […]

Alice Hartman Henkin ’54 Accepts Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award from Secretary of State

Posted March 16, 2011

Alice Hartman Henkin ’54 and her late husband, Louis, won the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award on Dec. 10, 2010. The award, which was established in 1998 by President Clinton to honor U.S. citizens who advocate for human rights, was awarded to the couple for their lifelong commitment to advocating human rights both domestically and […]

Emily Murase ’87 Elected to San Francisco School Board

Posted March 16, 2011
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Emily Murase ’87 was elected as a commissioner of the San Francisco Board of Education on Nov. 2, 2010. With this title, she will not only be the city’s first Japanese-American school board commissioner, but she also become the first Japanese-American woman to be elected in San Francisco. Murase has also held the position of […]