Alumni in the media

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Recognizing student achievement

Senator Jim Tedisco '72 (R,C-Glenville) recently honored 11th grade and 5th grade students from the Greater Johnstown School District. They who won first place in the New York State Odyssey of the Mind finals, qualifying them for the World Finals at Iowa State University.

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Alum wins Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

Adam Hall '21 recently received a Tau Beta Pi Fellowship. The award will fund one year of his doctoral education in mechanical engineering at the University of California, San Diego, where he plans to study ocean turbulence modeling.

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Changing the world through research

Desiree Plata '03 was recently featured in an HHS Press article titled, "From Superfund Site to Super Scientist." Plata is an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at MIT. She studies the impact of industrially generated chemicals on the environment.

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How an opera gets to the stage

In April, Helena Binder '76 taught a class that walked participants through the process of developing a stage production. The course was part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Dartmouth. An actor and director for 40 years, Binder has produced works for opera companies throughout the U.S.

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Running for ACS president

Mary K. Carroll ’86, the Dwane W. Crichton Professor of Chemistry at Union College, is a candidate for 2023 American Chemical Society (ACS) president-elect. If elected in fall 2022, she will serve a three-year term in the presidential succession, including service on the ACS Board of Directors. Learn more about Carroll on Union's website.

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Congressman passes away

Vic Fazio '65, a congressman who chaired the House Democratic caucus, died March 16 at the age of 79. He represented the Sacramento area from 1979 to 1999 and was a member of the House Appropriations and Armed Services commissions.