Alumni News

Zach Coto '10 Presents Annual Herzog Science Lecture

Published Monday, April 15, 2019

Zach Coto, a Biology PhD candidate at Boston University, will return to Oakwood to present our Annual Herzog Lecture on Friday May 3, 2019.  A graduate of the class of 2010, Zach shared his journey since leaving Oakwood and gave us insight into his upcoming lecture,  “Tiny Brains and Huge Societies: The Evolution of Metabolism in a System of Sterility, Division of Labor, and Collective Intelligence.”

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Flutist Allison Loggins-Hull ‘01 To Present Arts Lecture

Published Friday, March 29, 2019

Allison Loggins-Hull, Oakwood class of 2001, will return to campus on Friday, April 5th, 2019, to present Oakwood’s 6th annual Arts Presentation to the school community. Allison is a flutist, composer and educator with an active career performing and creating music of multiple genres. Born in Chicago, Illinois, she moved to New York at the age of 10, started playing flute shortly thereafter and was self-taught until she began formal training at the age of 15. She is one half of the critically acclaimed flute duo Flutronix, which was praised by the Wall Street Journal for being able “to redefine the instrument.” MTV recognized Flutronix for “redefining the flute and modernizing its sound by hauling it squarely into the world of popular music.”

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Alumna and Board Member Beth Porter '87 Serves on Davos Roundtable in Switzerland

Published Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Beth Porter ’87, Oakwood alumna and current board member, is a speaker at The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos in Switzerland.  Beth will take part in the 2nd Annual TransHuman Code Meeting of the Minds Roundtable focusing on “Humans as the Fulcrum to the Internet of Everything".

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Oakwood Launches 2017-2018 Annual Fund

Published Friday, December 8, 2017
Dear Friends, It’s hard for me to believe that it has been more than 16 years since I graduated from Oakwood. When I talk about my high school experience with friends and colleagues who aren’t familiar with boarding school or Quaker values, I tell them how I chose Oakwood. I found a school where I could be myself and where I could be educated
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Juan Williams '72 Returns to Present Dash Davis Social Justice Lecture

Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Nationally known journalist, author, political analyst and regular panelist on the Fox News Channel, alumnus Juan Williams returned to Oakwood Friends School to present the Caroline “Dash” Davis Gleiter ‘51 Lecture on Social Justice on Tuesday, May 2nd, at 2:30 pm. Now in its 13th year, this lecture series was established by classmates in
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Najah Muhammad ’10 President of the Alumni Association

Published Monday, November 13, 2017
After graduating from Oakwood, Najah joined the Alumni Council, serving throughout most of her time in college. Shortly after graduation from Emerson College in May 2014, where she received a degree in Theatre Education & Acting, Najah was nominated to become co-President of the Alumni Association along with Bill Homans ‘51. She began her term as
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Parent Dinner Supports 2017 Annual Fund

Published Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Thank you to Tim and Laurel Sweeney, parents of Sean ’09, and owners of Stone Ridge Wine & Spirits, for sponsoring our 12th annual wine dinner & auction to support the Annual Fund. The event was held on January 28th at Locust Grove – Samuel Morse Historic Site, catered by Cosimo’s. It was a festive evening shared by parents, faculty, board members and guests.

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Solar Array Celebration Opens Alumni Weekend 2017

Published Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The Oakwood Friends School community opened Alumni Weekend 2017 with the official launch of our solar array project. On Friday, May 12th at 2:30 pm. Board members, students, faculty, alumni, parents and guests from the larger community gathered to celebrate this landmark event in the greening of Oakwood’s campus.

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