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...
Boys Hockey Team Featured in the New England Hockey Journal
The New England Hockey Journal January issue features the Deerfield Boys Hockey team who won the 2016 Flood-Marr Tournament for the first time since 2002. In the championship game, the boys defeated Milton Academy 4-3. Read more from the article.
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...
Second Helpings and Deerfield Academy: feeding people for 15 years
“GREENFIELD — When Maggie Sweeney started Second Helpings community meal with Deerfield Academy at St. James Church 15 years ago, she never dreamed it would grow like it has over time. But, Sweeney said its growth is both good and bad news. “It’s wonderful that we get to help...