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Anne Lockwood

21 Dec Anne Lockwood Romasco: May 1933-November 2017

By Anne's nephew Lawrence MacDonald Anne Lockwood Romasco, who was born and raised in southern China during the tumultuous years before the Communist revolution, was active in the 1960s Civil Rights movement and served as the managing director of the James C. Penny Foundation, died in her home in Brooklyn on...

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02 Oct WHAT THE MUSSOORIE WRITERS MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL IS All ABOUT

Stephen Alter ‘74 founding director of Mussoorie Writers and author of sixteen books of fiction and non-fiction tells all. When the first Mussoorie Writers Festival was held in 2005, only three major literary festivals were happening in India – in Jaipur, Mumbai and Kolkata. Since then, dozens of similar events have sprung up all over the...

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24 Jul A WS Alumnus and the Slow Food Community Connection

Bibhudutta Sahu'94  is the Project  Director of the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society in Shillong. The Indigenous Terra Madre 2015 is scheduled to be held from the 3rd - 7th November this year. "The Mei-Ramew Festivals organised every year by the North East Slow Food & Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) in Meghalaya around...

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08 Jun Nira (Mukerji) Benegal ’56 On Woodstock

Nira Mukerji Benegal '56 recently revisited the school with her daughter. We took this opportunity to reconnect with her. In this interview she reveals some little known and interesting facts about herself and Woodstock back then. [caption id="attachment_19086" align="aligncenter" width="238"] Nira Mukerji '56[/caption] Welcome, how does it feel to be back? I broke...

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10 Apr Juliana’s Underwater World

Juliana graduated from Woodstock in 2013 and is studying Oceanography at the University Of Washington. She received one of two leadership awards at an international competition last year. Both her parents teach at Woodstock.  Julianna's mother, Mary Ellen, has a Masters in Special Education and is Head of Learning Support in the...

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03 Apr Alumna Ruchi Narain’91 In The Media

"Circa 1995. Ruchi Narain had chanced upon a meeting with the acclaimed director Sudhir Mishra. “Can you work on costumes?”, he had asked her. “Yes”, she replied. She knew nothing about costumes at that point, but she already knew that she’d find her way to work on a lot more...

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24 Mar Suheil Tandon’06: Making Hope A Reality For The Tribal Children Of Odisha

Since 2010, Suheil, Founder and Director, Pro Sport Development has been running a sports initiative for tribal youth in rural Odisha (India), far from the comforts of his home in New Delhi. He works to  promote a sporting culture at the grass root level, provides sports coaching , training facilities and opportunities for motivated youth to excel through...

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