Lessons for Cooking in Lockdown

Matt Garelick ’99 has made the most of his time during the pandemic. Executive Chef at Manhattan’s Park Hyatt New York Hotel, Garelick and his coworkers have been furloughed since March 2020. In his time away from the kitchen he created a video series entitled the Super Chef Dad Chronicles …

Observing the World Around Us

Bernice WORMAN Hauser ’49 published an article in the Fall 2020 issue of the Teachers Clearinghouse for Science and Society Education Newsletter. Hauser, a Primary Education Correspondent for the publication and retired Director of Inter-Campus Activities at the Horace Mann School, drew upon the prevalence of lines in our …

An Insightful Discussion About the Presidential Election

Our speakers assembled for Decision 2020 analyzed the key issues that will affect the outcome of the presidential election, contributing to a lively and insightful discussion. The event opened with a question posed by moderator Aaron Retica ’84 to Jamal Greene ’95: “Are we in the middle of a …

Alumna Creates COVID-19 Related Survey

Kathy Steinberg ’00, Vice President of Public Release Research at The Harris Poll, worked on a public opinion poll that was quoted in U.S. News & World Report. The poll, which was about the wearing of masks due to COVID-19, revealed that the majority of Americans recognized the importance …

How Have You Spent This Summer? Two Alums Foster Summer Enrichment for Children

Alums Charlie Bardey ’13 and Rachel Kaly ’13 have spent the summer engaging children and young adults through a virtual summer arts program. Active in New York as comedians and educators, the two, with their colleagues, formed the Virtual Creative Summer Art Institute to reach out to parents seeking resources …

Surviving COVID-19

Jamie LEONG Ong ’97 was interviewed by The Well for a discussion on career, family, and faith. In the podcast, Ong shared aspects of her work as an Environmental Protection Project Manager at the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, and how her work to restore natural landscapes …

A Virtual Connection to the Art World

Alumna Olya Voronetskaya ’15, a contributing author to the online publication Russian Art and Culture, wrote an article regarding researching artworks digitally. While museums remain closed to visitors, their collections are available for all to view in the virtual realm. Voronetskaya wrote about a portrait completed by renowned …

Providing a Lifeline to Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Reed Rayman ’04,a Partner at Apollo Global Management, was profiled in Institutional Investor for leading both Apollo’s $1.2 billion investment in online travel company Expedia and its $300 million investment in Cimpress (the owner of Vistaprint) during the depths of the first wave of the COVID-19 crisis in April, …

Offering Support to Parents Affected by COVID-19

Recent grad Anna Beloborodova ’17 founded a nonprofit that provides virtual childcare services to families affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Hearts Over Hands engages currently-enrolled college students who volunteer their time to give children ages 6-16 video learning sessions, providing homework help, tutoring, and mentorship. The program takes a cue …

Alumna Reaches Out to Help in Response to COVID-19

Simone Policano ’12 is one of the co-founders of Invisible Hands Deliver, a network of volunteers in their twenties who have been delivering groceries and supplies to those most at risk from COVID-19, including the elderly, the disabled, and the immunocompromised. They aim to employ social distancing measures in their …