Caroline Hannah was interviewed by Clare Bowes Sheridan ’87 about the life and work of Henry Varnum Poor, an American painter, sculptor, potter, and architect. The interview aired on “Crossroads of Rockland History,” a program sponsored by the Historical Society of Rockland County, N.Y.



Jeff “Monster” Lovelace is wrapping up 15 years of working in the Head Start community and now works for the Peace Corps in Washington, D.C. On Feb. 4, he married Marisol Miranda of Circuata, Bolivia. The couple met years ago, while Jeff was serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Bolivia. They live in Reston, Va., with Mauricio, 11 and Ailin, 4.


Whitney Sedwick Meister has been named a director of the law firm Fennemore Craig, P.C., which has offices in the Southwest, including Phoenix and Denver. Whitney’s practice focuses on employment litigation and counseling clients on labor and employment issues.


Shawn and Laura Sears ’99 were featured as “Difference Makers” in the Christian Science Monitor for their outdoor education camp. The camp, Vida Verde Nature Education, is located on the coast of northern California. It’s a free camp for children from low-income families and has served more than 7,000 kids from the inner cities of Oakland, East Palo Alto, San Francisco, and San Jose. • Conceptual artist Scott Gleeson, and artist Dane Larsen are the creators of a controversial new Dallas-based public art project. “Las Manos Negras” (The Black Hands) is a grassroots initiative designed to highlight the epidemic of wage theft in the Texas construction industry. The project is designed to facilitate communication between exploited day laborers, contractors, and labor advocates, and to empower workers to assert their legal and moral rights to social justice. The artists were awarded a 2012 Idea Fund Grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.