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Alumni Achievements

Daniel Gallant ’98

Daniel Gallant ’98, executive director of the Nuyorican Poets Café since spring 2008, had his monologues recently published in the anthology Best American Short Plays of 2009–2010. His play A Felony in Blue was performed at the Café in October. The play depicts a game of Texas Hold ’em between five gang bosses, the results [...]

John “Pat” Paterson ’53

John “Pat” Paterson ’53 and his wife Katherine Paterson collaborated to write The Flint Heart, which was named a “best book of the year” by Publishers Weekly in 2011. The authors retell a 1910 British fantasy of the same title by Eden Phillpotts, in which a heart-shaped stone, created during the Stone Age, possesses the [...]

John Cratsley ’63

John Cratsley ’63 was recently awarded the Judicial Excellence Award by the Massachusetts Judges Conference and the Lifetime Achieve-ment Award by the Frank J. Murray Inn of the Court for 34 years of judicial service in the District and Supreme courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. While on the Superior Court, he served as regional [...]

Russell Fernald ’63

Russell Fernald ’63 has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Science. The Benjamin Scott Crocker Professor of Human Biology and professor of biology at Stanford, Fernald’s research is focused on how social interactions among individuals produce specific changes in the brain. His research asks how social interactions are transduced into specific cellular [...]

Randy Holland ’69

Randy Holland ’69 recently received the Seventh Annual Dwight D. Opperman Award for Judicial Excellence, which honors one state trial or appellate judge for years of distinguished judicial service. He was the youngest person to serve on the Delaware Supreme Court when he was first appointed at age 39 and is the first Justice in [...]

David Johnson ’73

David Johnson ’73 has recently been inducted into the Delaware County Athletic Hall of Fame for his many contributions to the local sports community, which includes his long-established relationship with the media. In addition to serving as the Frank Dolson Director of the Penn Relays for 15 years, Johnson has been a journalist or public [...]

Kuzman Ganchev ’03

Kuzman Ganchev ’03 has been awarded the John Atanassoff Award by the President of Bulgaria for his work in machine learning and natural language processing. Ganchev has 22 publications in the field of computational linguistics and machine learning. His research focuses on machine learning with side information—encoding  knowledge related to the problem in the model [...]

Erin Heaney ’09

Erin Heaney ’09 was recognized by the Huffington Post as the “Greatest Person of the Day” on Sept. 6, 2011 and was named to Buffalo’s 20th annual Business First “40 Under Forty” list for her leadership of the Clean Air Coalition of Western New York, which is based in Buffalo. The area ranks among the [...]

Sabrina Martinez ’92

Sabrina Martinez ’92 is the recipient of Houston Woman Magazine’s 2011 Broad Shoulders Award, for which she was nominated by AVANCE Houston, an organization that promotes the value of education, better parenting, and health to influence the lives of low-income families. Martinez has been on the AVANCE board since 2009, drawn to the organization because [...]

Darko Tresnjak ’88

Darko Tresnjak ’88 has been named the fifth artistic director of Hartford Stage, a theater known for its production of original and classic shows for nearly 50 years. Renowned for his direction of theater and opera, Tresnjak has received awards from the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle for outstanding direction of Cyrano de Bergerac, The [...]