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AlumNotes: Healing the Community

The latest issue of AlumNotes presents stories of alumnae who have been a source of support to their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Collectively, we have experienced a year like no other, with conditions that look set to continue. We offer this issue, through sharing the efforts of those who’ve

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Annual Meeting of Members: Open to All Alumnae/i

Saturday, June 5, 2021 (via Zoom)
3:00-4:30 p.m.

Agenda for HCHSAA Annual Members, to be convened on Zoom at 3 p.m. on June 5th 2021

1. Call to order and confirmation of a quorum
2. President’s report
3. Treasurer’s report on AA finances as of May 30, 2021
4. Confirmation …

Alumna Publishes Collection of Pandemic-Related Writings

A collection of writings related to the pandemic

Christina Zhou ’14 has created a writing project birthed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. She began collecting writing from friends once quarantine began, and feels that COVID-19 has challenged us to find our inner voice and share it, even when

Alumna Appointed to Leadership Position at Children’s National Hospital

Anna Kirkorian ’00, M.D. was recently appointed Chief of Dermatology at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC. An expert in laser and surgical treatments for pediatric dermatology patients, Kirkorian has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and has given presentations at many national meetings.

The Passing of HCES Principal Dr. Stanley Seidman

The Hunter College Campus Schools recently informed us of the passing of Dr. Stanley Seidman, former HCES Principal, on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. They have shared the following obituary with us:

We mourn the passing of our beloved and respected former Hunter College Elementary School Principal, Dr. Stanley Seidman.

A Thorough Analysis of Our Rights

In his much-anticipated book, How Rights Went Wrong: Why Our Obsession with Rights is Tearing America Apart (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021), Jamal Greene ’95 illustrates how our approach to rights is dividing the country.

We believe that holding a right means getting a judge to let us do whatever the

Writing of Bonds of Intimacy

In How Other People Make Love (Wayne State University Press 2021), Thisbe Nissen ’90chronicles the lives and choices of people questioning the heteronormative institution of marriage. Not best-served by established conventions and conventional mores, these people-young, old, gay, straight, midwestern, coastal-are finding their own paths in learning who they

A Look Back in Time

In her latest novel, Antiquities (Knopf 2021), Cynthia Ozick, Jan. ’46 has crafted a narrative that captures the shifting meanings of the past, and how our experience colors those meanings. She writes of an individual who looks back on his years as a trustee with a now-defunct learning institution for