The pulse

  1. Students Interview Nat Emmons ’60 about the 100th Anniversary of Deerfield Hockey and the 1960 Undefeated Team

    On Thursday, January 26 hosts Avery Izzo ’24 and Lauren Mitchell ’23 spoke with Nat Emmons ’60 about the 100th anniversary of Deerfield hockey, the 1960 undefeated team, and other topics in the Door to Door podcast. The interview starts at the 21:00 minute mark.

  2. Charlotte 49ers Names Greg Froelich ’13 as the 49ers’ Special Teams Coordinator and Running Backs Coach

    Charlotte 49ers names Greg Froelich as the 49ers' Special Teams Coordinator and Running Backs Coach. Froelich was a special teams and running backs analyst at Michigan from 2017-20 before joining the staff at Illinois as a special teams analyst for the past two years. "Greg comes to us from the University of Illinois where he played an influential role in one of the nation's best special team units," head coach Biff Poggi said. "Greg is incredibly hard-working, smart, and loyal… and has a substantial Big Ten football resume as a player and a coach."

  3. Joshua Tebeau ’16 to Run the Montane Yukon Arctic Ultramarathon

    During the pandemic, Joshua Tebeau took up running and in two weeks, he will be participating in the Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra (one of the most treacherous ultramarathons in the world) where he will be hauling a 70-pound sled through Northern Canada for eight days and across 300 miles in minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit. In preparation, Joshua has completed two 150-mile ultramarathons, in addition to winning a 24-hour race in Princeton and setting the fastest known time for running around the island of St. Kitts! Read the blog from his Atacama event…

  4. Valerie Idehen ’00 Appointed VP of Unscripted for Hot Snakes Media

    Valerie Idehen was recently named to Realscreen magazine’s inaugural Factual Under 40 list for being appointed VP of Unscripted for Hot Snakes Media. She has delivered shows to a wide range of networks and platforms as an executive producer, multi-camera director, development executive, and content creator. She is a passionate visionary who has helped bring important untold stories and voices to the world.

  5. Poet Terrance Hayes Speaks at Deerfield’s MLK Day Celebrations

    In honor of MLK Day, we welcomed National Book Award-winning poet Terrance Hayes to Deerfield. Hayes' collection "To Float In The Space Between" was the winner of the Poetry Foundation’s 2019 Pegasus Award for Poetry Criticism and a finalist for the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism. "American Sonnets for My Past And Future Assassin" won the Hurston/Wright 2019 Award for Poetry and was a finalist the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry, the 2018 National Book Award in Poetry, the 2018 TS Eliot Prize for Poetry, and the 2018 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award.