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  • Late last year, Alon-Hillel-Tuch '07, founder and CFO of the crowdfunding platform RocketHub, was interviewed by Forbes in an article titled "CrowdFund Investing: Emphasis Turning to Implementation and Entrepreneurs" (Nov. 2012) and by the New York Times in an article titled "RocketHub Ponders Its Future in Crowdfunding" (Dec. 2012).

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  • Nancy Dafoe K'74, P'04 will be releasing Breaking Open the Box: A Guide for Creative Techniques to Improve Academic Writing and General Creative Thinking with Rowman & Littlefield Education this March. The educational textbook explores the ways in which students are gradually taught to incorporate creativity in writing specifically structured essays.  Teaching students to use creative techniques and make creative decisions about rhetorical structures fosters critical thinking skills and improves writing, according to the author.

  • Jazz musician Paul Kogut ’88 was recently featured in Jazz Times after the release of his third album Turn of Phrase. Kogut grew up and studied in Utica with Carmen Caramanica.  He was taught later by Mick Goodrick, and a Hamilton course allowed him to travel for lessons with Pat Marino in Philadelphia.  He later attended the Manhattan School of Music, and then served as a lecturer in jazz guitar at Hamilton. He currently tours nationally in support of his music.

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  • Nathaniel Hurd '99, president of the board of directors of Education for Peace in Iraq Center (EPIC), is working with a leading education expert to bring Photovoice to 20 Iraqi young adults (ages 10-25). Photovoice combines photography and social action, asking participants to share their experiences through a photographic narrative and start a discussion.  Photovoice has positively impacted communities including inner-city Cleveland, Haiti, and Sierra Leone.

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  • Ron Kim '02 is running for the New York State Assembly. In a statement he said, “Public service is about protecting the most vulnerable among us while ensuring that opportunity exists for all our citizens. As an immigrant and the son of a Vietnam veteran, I have seen just how much is possible in this great country. I am running for the New York State Assembly to be a fierce advocate for great schools and good jobs for Queens."

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  • The History Press has recently published Cradle of the American Circus: Poems from Somers, New York by Jo Pitkin K'78. In her poetry collection, the Somers native commemorates the traveling menagerie that helped birth the American circus. Essays by local historians supplement the work.

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  • Kronos Incorporated announced that CEO Aron Ain '79 has received an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in New England.

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  • Jessica Gold Newman '01 has recently launched Dobbin Clothing with Catherine Doyle. The company's name is inspired by the English word "dobbin," a workhorse, and Newman and Doyle would like their clothing to be the "workhorses of women's wardrobes." Their goal is to offer the types of clothing their friends and families have always wanted: a mix of classic and vintage silhouettes, manufactured in the United States and made of Italian fabric, and flattering for real bodies.

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  • Louisiana State University Press has published Rebels on the Border: Civil War, Emancipation, and the Reconstruction of Kentucky and Missouri by Aaron Astor '95. The book focuses on the border states Kentucky and Missouri and places them in context of local, southern, and national politics. It examines how they formalized the previous resistance to slavery, even as new black citizenship and voting rights triggered a violent white reaction and a new definition of white identity.

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  • Colby-Sawyer College has awarded William Thomas '72 the Nancy Beyer Opler '56 Award for Excellence in Advising. Thomas is a professor of natural sciences at the college and a cellular and developmental biologist.  In the summer he conducts research on cell adhesion at the Curie Institute in Paris.

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