Composer EVE BEGLARIAN ’80 has won the $35,000 Robert Rauschenberg Award for her electronic, vocal, chamber, and orchestral music.
CLAIRE MAX *72, a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of California–Santa Cruz, and DAVID WEINBERG *89, a professor of astronomy at Ohio State University, were awarded prizes by the American Astronomical Society for achievements in instrument development and scientific research. Princeton professor DAVID SPERGEL ’82 shared the Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics.
Architect DORIS KIM SUNG ’86, known for her sustainable designs, has been given a $50,000 grant from United States Artists, one of the largest U.S. organizations providing direct support to artists.
Computer-hardware pioneer ELI HARARI *73, left, and former Genentech CEO ARTHUR LEVINSON *77 were awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony in November.
The Museum of Modern Art’s recent much-praised exhibit, Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs, was curated by JODI HAUPTMAN ’86.
P.G. SITTENFELD ’07 has thrown his hat into the race for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat in Ohio currently held by Republican Rob Portman.