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– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

News Stories

Rowing to Rio!

 June 23, 2016 — Tessa Gobbo ’09 is officially an Olympian! She was named to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Rowing Team this week, and will head to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil in August.“I couldn’t be more proud,” says former NMH crew coach Vicky Jenkins, who taught Gobbo to row back in 2005, when Gobbo was a freshman at NMH. “In 11 years, she has gone from a novice to an Olympian, which is amazing — an...More

Alumni Athletes Join Hall of Fame

 June 4, 2016 — Alumni athletes returned to NMH during Reunion weekend to remember and be honored for their championship seasons as students. Coaches and members of five Northfield, Mount Hermon, and NMH teams who had undefeated seasons in 1960–61, 1965–66, and 1990–91 were inducted into the NMH Athletic Hall of Fame.• View a photo gallery of the event. (Photos by Glenn Minshall)Head of School...More

Junior Sings with the Boston Pops

June 1, 2016 — Many accomplished musicians covet an invitation to perform with the Boston Pops. Isabella DeHerdt ’17 will do just that at a June 7 concert. She is one of four grand prize winners of the 2016 Fidelity Investments Young Artists Competition; they will join Maestro Keith Lockhart for the 8 pm event in Boston’s Symphony Hall. Ashfield, Mass., resident DeHerdt, 17, has studied music,...More

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

May 22, 2016 — It’s a pretty rare occasion when Secret Service agents turn up at an NMH Commencement, but this year, with Valerie Bowman Jarrett ’74 serving as the featured speaker, there the agents were, dark suits, earpieces, and all.Jarrett, senior advisor to President Barack Obama, returned to her alma mater to address more than 200 graduates and their families during the school's 133rd...More

Imprisoned in Iran

 In the spring issue of NMH Magazine, Matt Trevithick talks about being imprisoned in Iran for 41 days, J. Peter Donald '05 helps the NYPD put its best foot forward, Gloria Steinem gets into the future of feminism — on the NMH campus, with NMH students — plus many more stories of campus news and of alumni, faculty, and student excellence.Click the image to read the whole issue online, in flip-...More