In Action

Hong Ye Mai (MS '08)

Future in focus. Hong Ye Mai, MS ’08, will graduate from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business this winter and spend a semester at University College in London during the spring. He has accepted an offer of a full-time position with Barclays when he returns.

Alvaro Pacheco, Jr. (MS '02)

Stop the presses: Alvaro Pacheco, Jr., MS ‘02, recently started his new position as a Deputy Press Secretary to Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-31).

Emanuel Yekutiel (MS '07)

Campaign Season: Emanuel Yekutiel, MS ‘07, has secured a paid position in the Obama campaign as one of its New Hampshire field organizers.

Maro Sciacchitano (MS '99)

Model Citizen: In September, Maro Sciacchitano '99, competed in the International Create Challenge 2012 in Martingy, Switzerland. His team was a awarded an 10 thousand dollar prize for developing a method for producing 3 dimensional physical models of the human brain from medical imaging data. The team hopes this technology will open a new window to understanding brain structure and pave the way towards leveraging 3-D printing technology in neuroscience and other medical disciplines. Congratulations!

Jalondra Davis Brown (MS '02)

Fantastic Fellowship: Congratulations are in order for Jalondra Davis, MS ‘02,who was recently awarded a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship to work toward her Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside this fall.

Caitlin Zellers (MS '12)

Mental Note: Caitlin Zellers, MS ‘12, is one of three undergraduates to have curated an exhibit in the Dartmouth libraries this term. “Perturbations, Water Nymphes, and the Devil Perceptions of Mental Disease Then and Now,” is housed in the Class of 1965 Galleries in Rauner Special Collections Library and runs from April 2nd through June 21st.

Nicholas Fine (MS '12)

Help is on the Way: Nico Fine, MS ‘12, has joined the M.I.T. Media Lab Biomechatronics research group, where he works in Variable-impedance Prosthetic (VIPr) Socket Design. They will soon launch an initial version of an interactive encyclopedia of bio-mechanical technology.

Angela She (MS '08)

Supporting Science: Congratulations are in order for Angela She, MS ‘08, who was recently awarded the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) to continue her work at Harvard University in their Chemical Biology Ph.D. program.

Nicholas Mosca (MS '02)

Not a tragedy. Congratulations to Nick Mosca, MS ‘02, who won Harvard Divinity School’s 2013 Billings Preaching Prize on April 13th, delivering a sermon about humor in the Gospels. The contest has taken place annually since 1904.

Jason Young (MS '00)

Innovation Explanation: Jason Young, MS ’02, was recognized by American Express and Ashoka as one of forty-five future leaders in social entrepreneurship in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. He is the founder of Mindblown Labs, a start-up that makes mobile games that teach young people financial literacy and other 21st Century Skills. Jason will take part in the2013 American Express Emerging Innovators Campaign.