Sixty years of innovation. Fifteen years of alumni news and first-person stories. Over 500 essays, anecdotes, and photos: linked, tagged, and annotated.

Frank Dolan, 92, Longtime Actor, Film Critic

From Fred Barzyk: I invited Frank and his wife to one of my “Learn to Act for TV” courses. Since I had convinced the management to let me do dramas, I needed to find volunteer actors. Frank and his wife were some of the first to join. • Read more.

Sad news: Kathryn Farrelly and Carl Charlson

Some sad news for the WGBH community: Former ’GBHer Kathryn Farrelly died suddenly of heart failure on Sat, 11/12, and WGBH Series Producer Carl Charlson, died peacefully on Thurs, 11/16 after a battle with ALS. • Read more.

Planning the Next Alumni Reunion

We have begun planning the next reunion, and we need your help! In order to make sure it will be another experience to remember, we need to know your preferences. • Read more.

Celebrate 50 Years of Public Broadcasting, In Person or Online

Celebrate 50 Years of Public Broadcasting, In Person or OnlineThe Library of Congress and Boston public broadcaster WGBH will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 with pioneers and experts in public broadcasting on Friday, Nov. 3. • Read more.

John Kerr: From TV Producer to Yellowstone Ranger

Jon Kerr traded in his job as a TV producer for the brimmed hat of a Yellowstone National Park Ranger. Now he spends his time managing the delicate balance between human visitors and animal residents. • Read more.

A Celtic Sojourn in Memory of Valerie Gunderson

Friends and fans of our late WGBH colleague Valerie Gunderson are invited to a special event on Saturday, October 28 • Read more.

‘Nova’ has its tightest deadline ever with Aug. 21 eclipse

“Nova” has decided to film next Monday’s total solar eclipse and air it hours later. It’ll be the series’ fastest turnaround to date. • Read more.

Barbara Gullahorn Holecek, 74, Nova Producer

Barbara was a member of the small group that gathered in the latter half of 1973 in the less than inviting environment of 475 Western Avenue to start production of the new (as yet unnamed) Nova science series. • Read more.

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