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Peter Klaren ’60, a history and international affairs emeritus professor at George Washington University, was awarded the Orden del Sol del Perú by the Peruvian government. The highest honor bestowed by the nation, the medal recognizes Klaren’s scholarship on the history and politics of Peru.
Thomas Peisch ’70 has been reappointed chair of the board of trustees of MassBay Community College in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. A founder of Boston law firm Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, Peisch has served since 2012 on the board of MassBay, the top-ranked two-year college in the state.
Edward Merrens ’88, DMS’94, the chief clinical officer for DHMC, has been named to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency board. Merrens served as team physician and medical director for the U.S. Biathlon Association from 1998 to 2014, as well as a team physician with the U.S. Olympic Committee for the past four Winter Games.
Molly Hardie ’92 has been elected to the board of trustees of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, the nonprofit organization that owns and operates Monticello, Jefferson’s plantation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Hardie is co-chair of H7 Holdings LLC, a private family investment company that owns and manages hotels in the region.
Jennifer Barrett ’91, an equine surgery professor at Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, has earned a national Zoetis Award for Research Excellence in recognition of her work in regenerative medicine, such as stem cell treatment and platelet rich plasma therapy. Barrett is also a founding director of the North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Association.
Award-winning composer Oliver Caplan ’04 is the new artistic director of the Boston-based Juventas New Music Ensemble. Caplan’s works have been performed in more than 125 events nationwide, and his album with Juventas, You Are Not Alone, was released in December.
Max Kingsley ’14 earned the Distinguished Honor Graduate Award as well as the Academic Achievement Award for the highest GPA in his 115-member class at U.S. Army Officer Candidate School. An infantry officer, Kingsley will continue his training at Fort Benning, Georgia.