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The Bradley, by Hyungsoo Kim ’02, lauded for design The Bradley, by Hyungsoo Kim ’02, lauded for design

Apr 22, 2014

Hyungsoo Kim '02 created the Bradley, a revolutionary watch for the blind - which is proving popular amongst sighted people as well. #THISISWHY

The music-streaming business: Nuthin but a Boz (Saint John ’99) thang The music-streaming business: Nuthin but a Boz (Saint John ’99) thang

Apr 21, 2014

The music-streaming business is heating up, and Boz Saint John '99 has joined the fray in her new role at Beats Music.

Buzzell ’68 reflects on retirement Buzzell ’68 reflects on retirement

Apr 16, 2014

Shuffling into retirement? With 10,000 baby boomers retiring every day, Lloyd Buzzell '68 offers practical advice on how to stay involved.

Hyperconnectivity and love, in film by Morrison ’96 Hyperconnectivity and love, in film by Morrison ’96

Apr 15, 2014

Filmmaker Julia Morrison '96 presents Hank and Asha, an unconventional transatlantic correspondence through video letters.

Matthew Weiner ’87 comments on Don Draper’s fate Matthew Weiner ’87 comments on Don Draper’s fate

Apr 15, 2014

Is Mad Men about Don Draper? Creator Matthew Weiner '87 comments on Don's fate and the subject of the show's narrative. #THISISWHY

Ayelet Waldman ’86 and her Love and Treasure Ayelet Waldman ’86 and her Love and Treasure

Apr 14, 2014

Ayelet Waldman '86 brings complexity to the incalculable sin of the Holocaust in her latest novel, Love and Treasure.

Bays ’97, Thomas ’97 end the story of 1,001 nights Bays ’97, Thomas ’97 end the story of 1,001 nights

Apr 09, 2014

Carter Bays '97 and Craig Thomas '97, the Scheherazades of prime time, wrap up the final season of How I Met Your Mother.

Pioneer in journalism Chuck Stone ’48 remembered Pioneer in journalism Chuck Stone ’48 remembered

Apr 09, 2014

Fiery journalist and cause crusader Chuck Stone '48, who died last Sunday, is remembered for his achievements and activism. #THISISWHY

Galinsky ’96: tell your whole story in that interview Galinsky ’96: tell your whole story in that interview

Apr 08, 2014

Lara Galinsky '96 asserts that your career didn't start with your first job - and that you should tell your whole story in interviews.

Weiss ’93, creator of Game of Thrones, talks genesis and future Weiss ’93, creator of Game of Thrones, talks genesis and future

Apr 08, 2014

Game of Thrones co-creator D.B. Weiss '93 talks genesis and future of the 'biggest, baddest, bloodiest show in TV history.' #THISISWHY

Volgenau ’08, a stowaway? Volgenau ’08, a stowaway?

Apr 07, 2014

Help a Stowaway on board! Tom Volgenau '08 attempts to spend the summer aboard the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan.

Stone ’81 creates John Cage 4'33 Stone ’81 creates John Cage 4'33" app

Apr 02, 2014

Composer Phil Stone '81 brings John Cage's revolutionary silent piece 4'33" to a phone near you. #THISISWHY

Espinosa ’94 on the forgotten poor Silicon Valley Espinosa ’94 on the forgotten poor Silicon Valley

Apr 01, 2014

Silicon Valley, known for its opulence and innovation, has forgotten 18% of its population - the poor. Sid Espinosa '94 reports.

Green ’98 creates children’s app with Alicia Keys Green ’98 creates children’s app with Alicia Keys

Mar 31, 2014

Makeda Mays Green '98 worked with recording artist Alicia Keys to create an interactive storytelling app for children.

Rich ’06: Movies continue to leave women out Rich ’06: Movies continue to leave women out

Mar 31, 2014

While there are more women in TV than ever, movies continue to leave women out, Katey Rich '06 finds.

Soros ’92 on making every voter equal Soros ’92 on making every voter equal

Mar 26, 2014

Tom Perkins recently suggested he should have more votes because he pays more in taxes. Jonathan Soros '92 responds to this in an op-ed for Reuters. #THISISWHY

Goldenring ’77 produces two films Goldenring ’77 produces two films

Mar 25, 2014

Jane Goldenring '77, after wrapping up production on the Disney Channel movie Zapped, is now beginning production on Boychoir, an independent movie with Dustin Hoffman and Kathy Bates. 

Shepard ’97 talks about reporting in Pakistan Shepard ’97 talks about reporting in Pakistan

Mar 25, 2014

Sadia Shepard '97 talked at a panel discussion on 'Reporting in Pakistan: What you aren't hearing" at George Washington University.

Weber ’13, Lichtash ’13 to host climate change conference at Wes Weber ’13, Lichtash ’13 to host climate change conference at Wes

Mar 24, 2014

The Plan’s Evan Weber ’13 and Matthew Lichtash ’13 will return to campus for Climate Justice Conference of Solutions on April 12. #THISISWHY

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