Noelani Arista, Ph.D. ’10, was awarded the prestigious Allan Nevins Prize by the Society of American Historians for the best-written doctoral dissertation on an American subject. Noelani’s dissertation, “Histories of Unequal Measure: Euro-American Encounters with Hawaiian Governance and Law 1793–1827,” focuses on the early connections between Hawaii and New England and addresses questions of law and jurisdiction in early-19th-century Hawaii.
Justyna Podziemska, M.S.F. ’10, a basketball star as an undergraduate at the University of Wyoming, was profiled in a story in the Laramie Boomerang. She helped Wyoming win the National Invitation Tournament (2006–07) and qualify for the NCAA Tournament (2007–08) for the first time in school history. She averaged 13 points and six rebounds in her two years with the Cowgirls.
Sara Bonizio, M.B.A. ’10, serves as assistant vice president of quality assurance at WORK’s commercial division. The social services agency in Boston provides vocational services to individuals with disabilities.