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Mud Pies with Alumni 

Where Are They Now? Catching Up with SFS Alumni…. Head of School Steve Morris catches up with SFS alumni across the country to learn about their pursuits, passions, and how SFS may have prepared, impacted, or inspired them to fulfill their humanitarian promise. 

Chad Williams ’90 

Chad Williams ’90 is currently the Samuel J. and Augusta Spector Professor of History and African and African American Studies at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. His expertise includes African American military history and the life and works of W.E.B. Du Bois. Chad and Steve talk about discovering Chad’s Black identity, writing about the Little Rock Nine in 5th grade, and the importance of teaching African American history (interviewed September 2021).

BONUS! Professor Chad and Head of School Steve share their Black/African American literature essential reading lists and the hip hop music that not only influenced them individually, but also the arts, culture, and world understanding of the Black/African American condition.

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Paul Gross ’11

Paul Gross ’11 is the Co-Founder and CEO of Remora, an innovative startup that’s working to turn America’s two million semi-trucks into a roving fleet of carbon removal devices by capturing carbon emissions. The captured carbon dioxide is then sold to concrete producers and other end-users, helping companies earn new revenue while meeting their climate commitments.

Paul and Steve talk about the impact of middle school science class and An Inconvenient Truth, biking across the USA, starting up a company, and favorite SFS traditions. Featuring a Zoom bomb by former SFS science teacher Brian Donovan!