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October 27, 2009

nyt webThe New York Times
The Choice Education Blog

Several alumni, including Gabe Salgado, Bruce Schoenberg, Shani Ferguson, and Keith Brierley-Bowers, add their thoughts to an ongoing conversation in Debating the Merits of Leaving High School Early to Go to College.

September 17, 2009

The Concord Journal
Notes from Charlottes Web: Charlotte Kugler discusses her formative experiences on the Simon's Rock campus this past summer as a participant in the 2009 Young Writers workshop.

October 4, 2009

daily freemanThe Hudson Daily Freeman caught up with alumnus Robert Bick '93 about his Fulbright scholarship to research the Dutch West India Company in the Netherlands. Bick is currently pursuing his doctorate in history from Princeton University and is also a graduate of the London School of Economics and The University of Chicago.

October 7, 2009

eagle logo aug 09Berkshire Bach Society pianist makes waves at Simon's Rock: Music reviewer Andrew L. Pinkus recapped pianist Simone Dinnerstein's acclaimed sold out concert in the Daniel Arts Center last month.

October 9, 2009

times ukSimon's Rock alumna and board member Loren Alikhan '98 appeared in the London Times law blog for her work as a Temple Bar Scholar. The scholars are regarded as the best U.S. lawyers of their generation and are guests in the United Kingdom. The Temple Bar Foundation was created in 1991 by Lord Denning and former U.S. Chief Justice Warren Burger to strengthen ties between the English and American professions. Alikhan currently clerks for the Solicitor General of the U.S. Department of Justice.

October, 2009

cag logoA publication for The Connecticut Association for the Gifted profiled first-year student Lauren Dahlin and her decision to attend Simon's Rock. In addition to speaking about the numerous gifted and talented programs she participated in before entering Simon's Rock, Lauren cites engaging faculty, small class size, and a close relationship with her academic advisor as key attributes to thriving in her first semester.

October 22, 2009

politicoPolitico, Bashhh, and other popular blogs report that special representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke has appointed alumnus Ronan Farrow '99 as liaison to non-governmental humanitarian organizations working in Pakistan.