Alumni News

Maya Darst-Campbell (’08) Publishes Article on Addiction through Rockefeller University Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Class of 2008 alum Maya Darst-Campbell spent this summer in an Undergraduate Research Fellowship at the Laboratory of the Biology of Addictive Diseases at Rockefeller University. Her work was focused on studying genetic variants that may make humans more susceptible to prescription opiate and heroin addiction.
Maya worked right alongside the doctors at Rockefeller and co-authored (the only nonMD or nonPhD) published article, which now appears on The American Journal on Addictions.
Neuroscience is Maya’s focus…. Read more »

William Doyle (’62) Produces Presidential Special on The History Channel

January 2017
Caedmon alum Bill (Chip) Doyle is the executive producer of an upcoming two-hour White House transition special airing on The History Channel on Sunday, January 8th at 9:00 p.m. As we near the end of President Obama’s administration and the beginning of President-Elect Donald Trump’s, the special will take a deeper look into the history of the presidential hand-over process, and will feature rare footage and interviews with presidential historians and executive staff…. Read more »

Bobby Flay (1960’s) Sees Victory at the Belmont Stakes

June 2016
Caedmon alum and celebrity chef Bobby Flay became a co-owner in thoroughbred horse, Creator, last week. On Sunday, Creator, at 16 to 1 odds, rallied in the stretch to win the 148th Belmont Stakes by a nose. Congratulations to Bobby Flay and the Creator team!
 

Andy Sandberg (1980’s) Directs Off-Broadway Play

April 2016
Alum Andy Sandberg, who attended Caedmon in the late 1980’s, is directing an off-Broadway play, Straight, a three-character drama that meditates on fidelity, identity, and the moral complex of a generation that prides itself on the pretense of acceptance. Andy attended Caedmon in his early elementary years before moving on to Browning and eventually Yale. He was the producer of several Tony-Award winning productions and most recently wrote and directed the award-winning play,… Read more »

William Doyle (’62) Celebrates Release of New Book

February 2016
PT109 2Author William Doyle, member of Caedmon’s first class, recently celebrated the release of his new book, PT 109: An American Epic of War, Survival, and the Destiny of John F. Kennedy. In the book, Doyle reveals the extraordinary World War II story of shipwreck and survival that paved John F. Kennedy’s path to power. A 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar, William Doyle served as director of original programming and executive producer during his seven years at HBO…. Read more »