Documentary by Hibbert-Jones and Talisman up for Oscar
Described by The New York Times as “the most idiosyncratic and moving documentary” among the list of Oscar-nominated shorts, Last Days of Freedom by Dee Hibbert-Jones, MFA ’01, and Nomi Talisman, MFA ’03, uses animated visuals to tell the story of a traumatized black US war veteran who was executed for murder.
The New York Times, January 28, 2016
Sarah Herda ’95 gives a boost to Chicago’s architectural scene
Since becoming the first woman director of Chicago’s Graham Foundation, Herda has expanded public appreciation of new architectural design through grant-making programs and exhibitions, including the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial in 2015.
Metropolis, January 2016
Nathalie Huerta, MBA ’12, is “no anchor baby”
The second of her parents’ 10 children to be born in the United States, Huerta has met challenges head on, from coming out to her traditional Catholic, Mexican family to launching and expanding her own business, which provides personal gym training to the LGBTQ community.
CNN Money, December 4, 2015