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Isis Kanevsky-Mullarky ’96 G ’98, an associate professor of dairy science at Virginia Tech, has been honored by the White House as one of the 2013
recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Sue Carswell ’83 recently co-authored a book with “I Will Survive” disco queen Gloria Gaynor titled We Will Survive. The book tells forty true stories of encouragement, inspiration, and the power of song. Carswell is a reporter-researcher at Vanity Fair and has ghost-written some ten books.

Benjamin Jones ’06, a 2013 graduate of New England Law/Boston, received the 2013 Adams Pro Bono Publico Award presented by the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. This award, bestowed annually upon a select law firm, private attorney, and one law student, honors those who have committed an extraordinary amount of time and energy to provide volunteer legal services to poor and disadvantaged clients.

Donald Forst ’54 one of the nation’s top newspaper editors throughout his long career, passed away on January 4. New York Newsday, The Village Voice, The Boston Herald, The New York Times and The Los Angeles Herald Examiner were among the newsrooms Forst helped lead in an editorial career that began when he signed on with the Vermont Cynic.

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