At the Forefront of Design

Norma MERRICK Sklarek ’44, FAIA, was the first Black woman to become a licensed architect in the states of New York (1954) and California (1962). Known as the “Rosa Parks of Architecture,” until 1980, she remained the only licensed Black woman in California. Sklarek was one of two women

Lin-Manuel Miranda ’98 Honored with Award for Diversity in Casting

Actors’ Equity Association, the labor union for professional actors and stage managers, has named Lin-Manuel Miranda the recipient of the 2018 Rosetta LeNoire Award for conceiving Hamilton. Presented by Actors’ Equity’s National Equal Employment Committee (EEO), this award honors an individual, theater, or producing organization that has made significant