On Nov. 12, BILL FRIST ’74 received the Freedom Award for Philanthropy from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, along with 18 other honorees. A former U.S. senator from Tennessee, Frist has been instrumental in bringing health care to Africa and Haiti with the group Samaritan’s Purse, and he serves as chairman of the nonprofit group Hope Through Healing Hands. ... BRANDON CLIFFORD *11 was awarded the $50,000 Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) Prize in architecture, design, and urban design, a research and travel fellowship. ... ALEX CURTIS *95 has taken over as headmaster of Choate Rosemary Hall boarding school in Wallingford, Conn. ... DAPHNE OZ ’08 is a co-host of The Chew, ABC’s new food-themed daytime talk show, which premiered Sept. 26. ... PATRICK GERLAND *06 was part of a team of United Nations analysts that helped arrive at the projection that the world’s population would reach an estimated 7 billion on Oct. 31, 2011. ... PALMER HEENAN ’43 won a 15th term as mayor of Gross Pointe Park, Mich.