David Branson Smith ’02 Wins Sundance Award
Congratulations to David Branson Smith ’02, who won the screenplay prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival for Ingrid Goes West! Smith co-wrote the dark comedy with director Matt Spicer about the ever-growing influence that social networking plays in people’s lives. In a January 22 Sundance Review article Jordan...
Aurora Simionescu ’02 Becomes the First Non-Japanese Professor at Japan’s Space Institute
Aurora Simionescu ’02 is making strides in the world of science. Born in Romania, she first studied in the U.S. when selected for a one year scholarship at Deerfield. She continued her studies in the U.S. at both Harvard and Stanford and majored in astrophysics. In 2015, she was included...
Listen to Me, by Hannah Pittard ’97
The NY Times has just published a review of the a new novel by Hannah Pittard ’97. Check out the review at nytimes.com — and look in your Spring 2016 issue of Deerfield Magazine for more!
Aaron Helfand ’01 on the History and Teaching of Architecture at Deerfield
Architect Aaron Helfand ’01 was recently published in Period Homes magazine in an article titled “Learning From Deerfield, Massachussetts’ Historic Architecture”. Helfand covers the the history and architecture of Historic Deerfield and the Deerfield Academy campus, and then examines the impact of this history on DA students and the school’s growing architecture program. “Perhaps...
Hayes MacArthur ’95 Stars in Angie Tribeca, Premiering this Sunday – January 15, 2016
Hayes MacArthur ’95 has a new show—Angie Tribeca—the first 10 episodes of which premiere in a block starting this Sunday night at 9pm Eastern on TBS. The show, created by Steve Carrell and Angie Carrell, is a satirical police procedural in the style of Naked Gun. It stars Rashida...
Melissa Manice ’00: Healthcare Entrepreneur
Melissa Manice, founder of “Cohero Health” is about to change the lives of the millions of asthma sufferers. After many years of hard work, starting with pre-med, continuing with a Masters in Public Health, and finally transferring to an urban public healthcare program in New York, Melissa knew how...
Bom Kim ’96, Redefining E-commerce
Bom Kim ’96 founded Korean e-commerce company, Coupang, in 2010. This week, the company is set to receive an historic investment of $1 billion from SoftBank. Mr. Kim told Forbes, “People don’t really appreciate how early we are in this paradigm shift. We’re going to create the next-generation e-commerce...
Deerfield student honored at annual Peacemaker Awards
“GREENFIELD — Traprock Center for Peace and Justice Director Sarah Pirtle says the Peacemaker Award recognizes not only the students, but also the families, teachers and mentors that help and inspire them to do good things. “We look forward to this night all year,” Pirtle said at the awards...