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Archive for February, 2013

Emily Rauh Pulitzer ’55 Awarded Cincinnati Art Award

Posted February 20, 2013

Emily Rauh Pulitzer ’55, the founder and chair of the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts in St. Louis, will be awarded the Cincinnati Art Award by the Art Museum of Cincinnati. Pulitzer will be honored at a gala in April, with a companion exhibition titled, “Memories: Some of my Favorite Things. An Exhibition Selected by […]

Kim Sajet, M.A. ’05, Appointed Director of the National Portrait Gallery

Posted February 14, 2013

Kim Sajet, M.A. ’05, was named director of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, effective April 1. Sajet, who is currently president and CEO of the Historical Society of Philadelphia, will lead a staff of 65 and a collection of about 21,000 objects. The National Portrait Gallery, established by Congress in 1962, tells the history of […]

Lin Foxhall ’74 Member of Team to Discover Remains of King Richard III

Posted February 14, 2013

Lin Foxhall ’74, head of  the University of Leicester archaeology and ancient history department, is a member of the research team responsible for the recent discovery of the remains of King Richard III. After scientific investigations were completed, the university confirmed on Feb. 4 that the skeleton found at the site of Grey Friars church […]

Rita Louard ’76 Speaks About Heart Disease on ABC Show

Posted February 6, 2013

Rita Louard ’76, director of the Clinical Diabetes Program at Montefiore Medical Center, was featured on a segment of ABC’s Here and Now speaking about heart disease in woman. In celebration of February as American Heart Month, Dr. Louard and Ileana Piña, associate of cardiology at Montefiore, spoke about the symptoms of heart attacks and diabetes in women […]