Students, alumni, employees and friends of Brooks separated during the coronavirus crisis came together, virtually.
Four decades have passed since the first female students arrived at Brooks. These are some of their reflections on that exciting time.
Jim Sperber '87 inspires students as an artist in residence and teaches them the techniques shown in his new "Directions" exhibit in the Robert Lehman Art Gallery.
Outstanding alumni athletes and a longtime coach were inducted into Brooks' Athletics Hall of Fame with a touching celebration during the school's annual Homecoming.
Sathvik Sudireddy '15 offered words of comfort and inspiration at Brooks' annual Sixth-Form Induction Dinner
More than 200 people came together to celebrate the new Center for the Arts, and success of our $60 million Campaign for Brooks, with an art, music and fun-filled soiree.
Alumni in the News
- Democracy NOW!, June 2: Nekima Levy Armstrong '94, P'15, P'17, "Autopsy Reports Showing George Floyd’s Death Was a Homicide Underscore Corruption & Police Impunity."
- Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 2: Alex Taylor '93, "Business, college leaders condemn racism, pledge cooperation and help."
- Forbes Africa, June 2: Steve Forbes '66, P'91, "VIDEOChina’s Postpandemic Power Play: Will The U.S. Get Left Behind?"
- Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 1: Nekima Levy Armstrong '94, P'15, P'17, "Thousands gather at governor's mansion to protest Floyd's death."
- Sports Illustrated, June 1: Pat Freiermuth '18, "First Take - Top Tight End Prospects for the 2021 NFL draft."
- Eagle-Tribune, May 31: Chelsey Feole '06, "Field hockey all-century team: Talented players know how to score, capture championships."
- Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 30: Nekima Levy Armstrong '94, P'15, P'17, "Stephen Jackson, other activists score with straight talk at Minneapolis City Hall rotunda."
- WTAJ, May 30: Pat Freiermuth '18, "TE Freiermuth gives thoughts on how to safely let students back to campus."
- Eagle-Tribune, May 30: Bobby Farnham '08, "Fabulous Farnhams."
- Business Insider, May 29: Michael Weatherly '86, "The 41 most watched TV shows of the last year, according to Nielsen ratings."
- Forbes Africa, May 28: Steve Forbes '66, P'91, "Why U.S.-China Tensions Are The Biggest Threat To Your Stock Portfolio."
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 28: Pat Freiermuth '18, "Penn State tight end Pat Freiermuth isn't short on confidence."
- Bloomberg Government, May 27: Trevor Potter '74, "IRS Rule Change Could Aid Foreign Election Meddling, Critics Say."
- Belfast Telegraph, May 25: Bobby Farnham '08, "Bobby Farnham making a Giant effort for US mental health."
- Fox News, May 23: Steve Forbes '66, P'91, "Steve Forbes sends message to business owners: 'You pray, you fight, you get out there and you pressure.'"
- Newsweek, May 22: Nekima Levy Armstrong '94, P'15, P'17, "Black and Latino Groups and Leaders Want Anyone but Amy Klobuchar for Biden's Vice President."
- Boston Herald, May 17: Pat Freiermuth '18, "Merrimac-born Pat Freiermuth delays NFL dream."
- The Eagle-Tribune, May 18: Pat Freiermuth '18, "Working from home: Penn State's Freiermuth adjusting to life away from teammates."
- The Washington Post, May 16: Nekima Levy Armstrong '94, P'15, P'17, "On the way to the store, a mask giveaway to protect African Americans from coronavirus."
- CBS Sports, May 15: Pat Freiermuth '18, "College football in 2020: The best playmaker at each position entering the season."
- Sports Illustrated, May 13: Pat Freiermuth '18, "Exploring the Kansas City Chiefs' Free Agency and Draft Options in 2021 (Part 1)."
- The New York Times, May 11: Darius Yektai '91, "A Drive-By Art Show Turns Lawns and Garages Into Galleries."
- Belfast Telegraph, May 8: Bobby Farnham '08, "Belfast Giants awards: Kevin Raine lands MVP gong as we reveal winners."
- CNBC, May 6: Alexandra Greenawalt '93, "Airbnb hosts are building their own direct booking websites in revolt."
- The Real Deal, May 6: Andrew Kimball '83, "When will NYC really get back to work? September, experts say."
- Eye on Annapolis, April 25: Booth Kyle '89, "Leadership Anne Arundel announces New Leader Honorees."
- New York Times, April 24: Peter de Menocal '78, "The Lab That Discovered Global Warming Has Good News and Bad News."
- Wall Street Journal, April 20: Les Bernal '87, "Coronavirus Crisis Prompts Call to Suspend Lottery Gambling."
- Asbury Park Press, April 18: Myles Foster '20, "Monmouth basketball adds Myles Foster, a 'double-double machine' last season."
- MPR News, April 18: Nekima Levy Armstrong '94, "Daily dose of sweetness: Volunteers give away hundreds of homemade masks in Minneapolis."
- Columbia Spectator, April 16: Peter deMenocal '78, "As the pandemic rages on, Columbia braces for widespread financial fallout."
- Successful Farming, Aprill 17: Bill Powel-Smith '79, "How Agronomy Needs to Differ for Dairy Operations."
- Miami Herald, April 16: John Kavulich '79, "U.S. won't offer sanctions relief to Cuba amid coronavirus pandemic. Here is why."
- NBC10 Boston, April 15: Jake Burton Carpenter '73, "Snowboarding Giant Makes Coronavirus Donations in Late Founder’s Name."
- CBS Minnesota, April 9: Nekima Levy Armstrong '94, "Coronavirus In Minnesota: Activists, Volunteers Mobilizing To Get Masks Made, Distributed To African Americans."
- Broadway World, April 9: Former Faculty Mike King H'66, P'87: "Park Theatre Receives $150,000 Gift For Second Auditorium to Be Named for Mike King."
- Yahoo Finance, April 6: Frank Blake '67, "Former Home Depot CEO: 'This is the time to be most focused on communication'."
- The Sun, April 3: Tamenang Choh '17, "Lowell’s Choh will test NBA draft waters."
- Penn Today, April 3: Aly Abou Eleinen '18, "Four men’s squash players named First-Team All-American."
- NBC News, April 1: Trevor Potter '74, "Election chaos: Coronavirus fear of voting could keep people from the polls."
- News Post Leader, March 23: Charles Jencks '57, "Cramlington landmark voted the best in the country."
- The Standard, March 18: Roz Mays '02, "Meet Roz Mays: The plus-size pole-fitness instructor."
- WCVB, March 7: David Cohen '91, "5 for Good: Doc Wayne offers sports-based therapy to hundreds of area kids."
- VailDaily, March 3: Andy Daly '64, "Colorado ski resort pioneers talk about the industry’s roots, ski pass wars and how to deal with crowds."
- Broadway World, February 28: Amanda Dubois '95, "The Orchard Project to Honor Savion Glover, Kristin Caskey, and More at 2020 Gala."
- Boston.com, February 27: Charlies Davies '04, "Charlie Davies takes over as analyst for Revolution games on NBC Sports Boston."
- The Hill, February 27: Cristina Antelo '95, "Republican lobbying firms riding high despite uncertainty of 2020 race."
- amNY, February 21: Carolina Santos-Neves '99, "West Village’s American Bar has ‘at home’ atmosphere with extensive offerings."
- Eco-Business, February 19: Ellie Tang '04, "Meet the Eco-Business A-Listers: Ellie Tang, real estate sustainability builder."
- VTDigger.com, February 19: Anthony Iarrapino '94, "AG’s office on the hot seat at public records forum."
- ESPN, February 14: Marquis Daisy '01, “Success is only as strong as those who help you attain it.”
- WWD, February 14: Carolina Santos-Neves '99, "Cafe Clover Team Opens American Bar Up the Street in West Village."
- Patch, February 13: Carolina Santos-Neves '99, "Cafe Clover Team Brings New 'American Bar' To The West Village."
- WREN 930 am, February 12: Les Bernal '87, "Is 2020 the year mobile betting passes?"
- Wall Street Journal, February 12: Andrew Kimball '83, "Singapore’s GIC Buys Stake in Brooklyn’s Industry City."
- Reel Chicago, February 7: Lizette Williams '97, "THE REEL BLACK LIST: Lizette Williams, Sr. Director, McDonald’s U.S. Marketing."
- Harvard Business Review, February 5: Alex Taylor '93, "What Makes a Family Business Last?"
- Atlanta Journal Constitution, January 31: Alex Taylor '93, "My grandmother Anne Cox Chambers was strong, sophisticated, loving."
- The New York Times, January 29: Constantine Valhouli '91, "Sugar Hill, Manhattan: The Sweet Life of Old New York."
- KARE 11, January 29: Nekima Levy Armstrong '94, "Explaining the Klobuchar article."
- Trifecta Sports, January 29: Charlie Davies '03, "Revolution Notebook: 2020 Kit Leaked? Davies Earns Local Honor and More."
- Artforum, January 24: Esmond Bradley Martin '59, "Denver Art Museum Gifted Forty-Four Works on Paper."
- StarTribune, January 24: Nekima Levy Armstrong '94, "Research shows progressive places, like Minneapolis, have the worst achievement gaps."
- ESPN, January 23: Pat Freiermuth '18, "College football's Way-Too-Early All-America team for 2020."
- Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, January 16: Mike Keating '58, "2019 Lawyers of the Year: Michael B. Keating, Foley Hoag."
Known as the godfather of the Postmodern movement, he changed the field of architecture and was also a well-known landscape designer whose massive, head-turning installations pepper the hills and valleys of the United Kingdom. Charles Jencks '57
Like an explorer, after she left her Southern roots to study at Brooks, Blankenship traveled, worked abroad and shifted her career path to match her interests. An architect by training, she's now hard at work producing a documentary film about an Atlanta suburb that hosts the most diverse square mile in America. Din Botsford Blankenship '03
An up-and-coming comedian reflects on her rapid rise through the industry and the ways in which Brooks allowed her to explore comedy and community. Rachael Burke '10