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Hattendorf ’73 Awarded D.Litt and Alfred Thayer Mahan Award →  May 3, 2016 0

Multiple congratulations to famed maritime historian, Professor John B. Hattendorf ‘73, who was awarded the prestigious Doctor of Letters degree (D.Litt) by the University of Oxford at a ceremony in March 2016. John is Chairman of the Maritime History Department and the Ernest J. King Chair of Maritime History at the US Naval War College […]

Congratulations to Professor David Finegold ’85 →  April 10, 2016 0

Congratulations to Professor David Finegold ‘85, who has been named President of the Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA.  He becomes the nineteenth President in the University’s 147 year history. David graduated summa cum laude from Harvard in 1985, and was a Rhodes Scholar at Pembroke. He received his D.Phil. in Politics in 1992. In selecting […]

In Memoriam — JOHN BARLOW:  1933-2016 →  April 7, 2016 0

It is with great sadness that I must report that John Barlow, ’52, Pembroke’s former acting Development Officer of many years, suffered a stroke and died on March 22, 2016.  He was 83. John was a great friend of generations of North American Pembrokians, and in particular of the author of this note.  He was […]

Walter Isaacson ’74 Wins Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism →  March 9, 2016 0

Walter Isaacson, ’74, received the prestigious Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism on March 3 in a ceremony at the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Walter is a former chairman and CEO of CNN, former editor of TIME, current president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, author […]

Emeritus Fellow Zbigniew Pelczyskli Celebrates 90th Birthday →  February 26, 2016 0

  Pembroke College Emeritus Fellow Zbigniew “Zbyszek” Pelczynski OBE celebrated his 90th birthday at a black-tie dinner hosted by Master Lynne Brindley in College on December 4. Pelczynski, Pembroke’s storied politics professor from 1957 to 1992, was tutor to scores of Americans, including former president Bill Clinton.                 […]

Pete Buttigieg Cited As “One Of The Next Obamas” →  February 25, 2016 0

The national celebrity profile of South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg,’05 (subject of a North American Pembrokian profile last year), keeps increasing.  Fresh off an overwhelming re-election victory in November, Pete is, according to New York magazine, one of 10 young leaders cited by the magazine as the future of the Democratic Party, and possibly […]

GIVING — Please Consider A Gift For Pembroke This Holiday Season →  December 23, 2015 0

Click here to learn how to make a tax-deductible donation to Pembroke.  

Stuart Stevens ’72 Authors A New Book — The Last Season: A Father, a Son, and a Lifetime of College Football →  December 15, 2015 0

  “Pembroke’s own Stuart Stevens,’72 a true renaissance man of politics, history, haute cuisine, extreme sports and travel, is out with a terrific new book The Last Season: A Father, a Son, and a Lifetime of College Football which is already garnering advance praise. Here’s what our own Walter Isaacson has to say:  “Through the lens of college […]

Grand Pembroke Soiree in San Francisco; Fricker, Smithson, and Seton Welcomed →  August 15, 2015 0

Some thirty Pembroke alumni and friends in gathered in San Francisco on July 27, 2015, to welcome three Pembroke Fellows —  Prof. Mark Fricker (Plant Science), Prof. Hannah Smithson (Experimental Psychology), and Strategic Development Director Andrew Seton – to learn of their latest research, and to be treated to a briefing on current College achievements […]

Pembroke Fellows Hannah Smithson and Mark Fricker in San Francisco (July 27, 2015) →  June 17, 2015 0

  Pembroke Fellows and fellow scientists Hannah Smithson (Experimental Psychology) and Mark Fricker (Plant Science) will be presenting their work aa Pembroke event in San Francisco on Monday, July 27. Hosted by Peggy Gyulai, partner of Jeremy Sutton ‘79, Hannah and Mark have billed their talk: Medieval Science: Light, Colour and Rainbows and how data is […]