After the UNC v. Lehigh game, lacrosse fan Oden ’31 was surprised by Gilman alums/current UNC players Will McBride '14, Kevin Walker '15, Jack Halpert '15, and Andy Matthews '15, who presented him with a signed team shirt.
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A recent Forbes article about Brown Advisory's Sustainable Growth Fund features "Prius-driving" co-manager David Powell '93.
Major League Lacrosse (MLL) has selected Alexander P. "Sandy" Brown '81 has been selected as the second commissioner in the 18-year history of the league. Sandy's previous positions include president/CEO of One World Sports, president of Univision Sports, and managing director of both ESPN Asia and ESPN Star Sports.
Dr. Suber Huang '76, president and founder of The Retina Center of Ohio in South Euclid, OH, is the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Jose Rizal International Medal from the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO). The Jose Rizal Medal is given to an outstanding ophthalmologist who has demonstrated excellence in ophthalmology in the Asia-Pacific region. It is the organization's highest recognition for contributions to education and clinical care.
Listen as Charlie Duff '71, president of Jubilee Baltimore, speaks with WYPR's Sheilah Kast about the architectural history of Baltimore's row homes. Click here for the recording.
Andy Chang '96 is the lead author of a newly-published research article in the prestigious journal Global Change Biology. His work details the impact of changing climate in the San Francisco Bay on its marine species. Andy, a marine biologist, is the principal laboratorian at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center's west coast branch. (SERC-West). Read more about his work in the SERC publication Shorelines.
David Tickner '73 and Gary Seivold '83 have been inducted into the Lacrosse Hall of Fame by the Baltimore Chapter of US Lacrosse as part of the Class of 2018. Congratulations!
Marcus Holman '09 will participate in the US Lacrosse Team USA for this summer's World Championships. He also played in the 2014 World Games. Learn more in this US Lacrosse announcement. Holman's feat comes on the heels of his significant contributions to bringing his MLL team, Ohio Machine, their first championship last August.
Put together eight student teams, 14 mentors and judges (mostly alumni), and an internationally recognized serial entrepreneur and educator, and what do you get? Hundreds of ideas for business startups, ranging from fanciful to feasible. Click here to read about Gilman's fifth annual Startup Experience, view a slide show, and see the list of mentors and judges.
Karlo Young '97 is featured in this Kellogg School of Management alumni interview. He completed the Executive MBA program in 2015. Karlo is vice president and general manager at 2U, an educational organization that helps colleges and universities build digital education platforms. He also serves as president of Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust (B.E.S.T.) and is co-director of Gilman's Black Alumni Leadership Institute.
Cameron Wade '13 is featured in this Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust (B.E.S.T.) Alumni Spotlight. After his recent graduation from Amherst College, he returned to Baltimore as a trainee in M&T Bank's Management Development Program. B.E.S.T., co-founded by our own Redmond C.S. Finney, works to increase educational opportunities for ambitious, lower-income African American students in the Baltimore area.
Micah Kiser '13 wins the National Football Foundations William V. Campbell Trophy, considered to be college football's "academic Heisman." He graduated from Virginia this past May with a degree in foreign affairs (3.42 GPA) and is now pursuing a master's degree in higher education. Congrats, Micah!
The world premiere of "Berceuse Infinie," a new work by world-renowned composer Christopher Rouse '67, will be performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on November 30. The piece is dedicated to BSO Music Director Marin Alsop P'21. Read more about the premiere in this Baltimore Sun article. Rouse's previous work includes Symphony No. 3, which he dedicated to John Merrill, a Gilman music teacher for 34 years.
Toby Bozzuto '92 and The Bozzuto group have partnered with CREW and other leaders in the commercial real estate industry to publish Diversity: The Business Advantage; Best Practices for Gender Equity and Inclusion in Commercial Real Estate. Toby's contribution, A Glass Ceiling is Irrelevant Here, details lessons learned from an organization whose gender balance nears 50/50, well ahead of industry averages. Read the white paper here.
Jake Tunney '08 received a special award at the Aging 2.0 Optimize Conference for his leadership of the Baltimore Aging 2.0 chapter, singled out for recognition from among the 50 chapters worldwide.
The Baltimore Business Journal named John Avirett '01, Damien Davis '99 and Peter Jackson '04 to its 2017 class of "40 Under 40." BBJ Subscribers can see these interviews: The interview with Avirett, a partner at Greenspring Associates, can be found here. The interview with Davis, a managing director and portfolio manager at Brown Capital Management, can be found here. And here is the interview with Jackson, an associate at JLL.
David Norton '86 has just published his first book, The High Roller Experience, about marketing, big data and organizational dynamics. The former CMO of Caesars Entertainment shares his insider's knowledge about how companies are using data to shape the customer experience. Order your copy here.
Mark Hillman '80 steers a newcomer crew (in more ways than one) to the J/24 East Coast Championship. Read the Baltimore Sun article.