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Tom Everett is grateful for his life in music — as are his listeners.    by Kathryn Good-Schiff

Tom Everett feels about his job the way everybody wants to feel about theirs: “I do what I love to do,” he says. As Harvard University’s director of bands since 1971 and founder of its jazz...

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In a field dominated by men, this sports journalist is a role model for young women.   by Jeff Candura ’01

Marcia Neville’s love affair with sports began simply, sitting on the couch as a child watching teams battle it out on television. It wasn’t her father who cheered on the team with her and taught...

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Ben Gruber is turning silliness into success.    by George Sapio

Not many new college graduates can boast a corner office in New York City’s famed Chrysler Building. But that’s what happened to Ben Gruber ’94, who, just one year after graduating, found himself deep in the heart of the Big Apple working...

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Retired alumnus continues to make important contributions to the wind band repertoire.
by Julie Waters, M.M. ’91

When band director Gregory B. Rudgers ’70 stumbled across a recording in the stacks of his band room in 1976, he couldn’t have known that it would lead him to make a significant contribution to ...

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From professional athlete to the Catholic priesthood.   by Sheryl A. Englund

When the IC football team took the 1991 Division III national title in the championship game against the University of Dayton, quarterback Joe Fitzgerald ’93 was in seventh heaven. Joe remembers with relish, too, standing shoulder-to-shoulder...

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