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Challenge Accepted

Jul. 5, 2014—Listening with charity is central to the mission of the New Jersey-based Reeves Foundation.

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Gold Standard

Dec. 10, 2013—Finding one’s passion is the key to a fulfilling life, says Betsy Wills, and helping young people tap into their passions has become one of hers.

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Well-Connected

Dec. 10, 2013—Rawlings executives John and Robert Parish carry on the family tradition of working in the sporting goods industry.

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Luck + hard work = success

Dec. 6, 2013—Nearly 50 years later, Chong-Moon Lee recalls the generosity he encountered during his first visit to the Peabody Library.

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Small Investments Yield Big Rewards

Jun. 27, 2013—When Virginia Johnson enrolled in Peabody, WWII was just ending and teachers were in high demand.

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Building on a Strong Foundation

Jun. 27, 2013—Chris Lai says Peabody prepared him for the twists and turns of life.

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Into the Future

Jun. 27, 2013—Willard Brown is one of the first in America to own the new Tesla model S electric car.

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Reluctant readers? There’s an app for that.

Dec. 20, 2012—An acclaimed young adult novelist is now applying her vision, talent and Peabody connections to engage young readers with Shakespeare.

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A firm foundation in life and work

Dec. 20, 2012—Thomas H. Powell, EdD’82, currently in his 10th year as president of Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmetsburg, Md., has led the nation’s second-oldest Catholic university to new heights.

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Monica Cox, PhD’05

Jul. 3, 2012—Monica Cox, PhD’05, is out to fill those gaps. The Peabody graduate is one of the top national researchers in the field of engineering education.

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