Notes From All Over

Philip Bragg (Military Fellow, ’14-15)

LtCol Phillip Bragg USMC (Ret), recently opened 1350 Distilling in Colorado Springs, CO. This is a military themed distillery whose motto is “Celebrating the American spirit of our military and their loved ones one drink at a time. Stop by and ask for the “SSP Special” the next time you are in Colorado Springs!


Jeanne Guillemin (Senior Advisor)

On July 30 Jeanne Guillemin spoke about C.P. Snow’s “two cultures” dilemma at a panel commemorating the sixtieth anniversary of his essay on the divide between science and the humanities at the Marine Biological Laboratory/University of Chicago, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.


Gregory Koblentz (Alum, ’04)

Koblentz was featured in the German documentary, Das Spiel mit den Genen (The Game with Genes), broadcast by ZDF.


Peter Mirisola (Navy Fellow, ’18-19)

Capt. Peter Mirisola had a change of command on August 1 and became commanding officer of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 50/Task Force (TF) 55.


Sara Plana (Graduate Student)

From June to August 2019, Plana worked as a Summer Associate for RAND Corporation, on a project examining the future of proxy warfare.


Joshua Rovner (Alum, ’08)

Joshua Rovner returned to American University after spending the last year as scholar-in-residence at the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.


David Schwartz (Alum, ’80)

On November 2, Schwartz is being interviewed by Tom Levenson (Creative Writing Department, MIT) about his biography of Enrico Fermi, The Last Man Who Knew Everything (Basic Books, 2017) at the IDEA Boston Festival.