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Tatum Hauck Allsep, BS’97: Health Care High-Note

Tatum Hauck Allsep, BS’97: Health Care High-Note

In 2012 Allsep founded her own nonprofit, Music Health Alliance (MHA), to help members of the music community protect themselves through health insurance and health care planning, and now serves as its executive director.

Generation Next: Trustee Alex Taylor Charts the Future of Cox Enterprises

Generation Next: Trustee Alex Taylor Charts the Future of Cox Enterprises

Last July, after having risen through the company ranks over a 16-year career, Alex Taylor, BS’97, was named executive vice president and chief operating officer of Cox Enterprises, one of the nation’s largest media companies, with annual revenue of around $18 billion and more than 60,000 employees.

Olympia Ammon, BS’96: Connecting for a Lifetime

Olympia Ammon, BS’96: Connecting for a Lifetime

As vice president of development for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Olympia Ammon, BS’96, knows the impact that financial support can have on an organization.

Ben Shahn's last major work was "Peabody--1968," a mosaic mural that fills the foyer of the Hobbs Human Development Laboratory on the Peabody campus. The mosaic concsists of three panels. According to a 1990 interview with Susan Gray, professor of psychology, emerita, who led the effort to commission Shahn for the piece, the center panel portrays the face of the divinity. Photo by John Russell

Restoring Humanity: The Interconnectedness of Life Is Illustrated in Shimmering Glass Tiles

It has been 47 years since Ben Shahn’s mosaic Peabody—1968 was dedicated in the Hobbs Human Development Laboratory on what was then the campus of George Peabody College for Teachers. The effort to commission Shahn, an artist well known for his advocacy for the poor, was spearheaded by Susan Gray, professor of psychology, emerita, and an advocate for children, particularly those held back developmentally by poverty.

Obituary: Nera D. White, ’58: First Superstar of Women’s Basketball

Obituary: Nera D. White, ’58: First Superstar of Women’s Basketball

Peabody College alumna Nera White powered the first national women’s basketball dynasty and became the game’s first female superstar—a dominance that led her into the Basketball Hall of Fame as one of the first two women to be enshrined there. She died April 13 in Gallatin, Tennessee, from complications of pneumonia at the age of 80.