Stories

By George Sapio



Kerry Butler ’92 puts quiet grit and humor into making her childhood dream come true.  by George Sapio

“This is by far the hardest job I’ve ever had,” said Kerry Butler with an “oh boy” sigh. It was an August Saturday in New...

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An IC English professor and his onetime student stumble upon literary treasures.    by George Sapio

Researchers love a...

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Tony Prudence ’89 shows that ecology-minded companies can do a booming business.  by George Sapio

Tony Prudence is passionate; his eyes light up and his voice rises when he talks about his work. That work is bringing...

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Steve Alpert ’73 creates a glorious painting in tribute to U.S. military personnel. by George Sapio

“The pressure was on,” Steve Alpert says. “This had to be spectacular.” For Steve, who spent 25 years as a television and video producer and director on such shows as 1978’s Marathon Fever (a documentary profiling four...

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Glenn Palmieri ’03 hand-crafts a throne for the pope’s visit to New York. by George Sapio

It was April 16, just three days before Pope Benedict was to hold a youth rally in Yonkers. Woodworker Glenn Palmieri ’03 had already spent almost three weeks constructing a seven-foot-high papal throne for the pontiff to occupy at the...

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