Awards and Honors

Trustee Wenda Harris Millard ’76, chief sales officer of Yahoo!, has been named the 2006 Advertising Person of the Year by the American Advertising Federation. Previously named as one of the “i20,” an honor given to the 20 most influential executives in interactive media, she was also inducted into the Digital Hall of Fame by Media Industry Newsletter.

Clare Rossini, director of the InterArts Program and the Trinity Center for Collaborative Teaching & Research, will have her poem, “Postmortem,” from her newly published collection, Lingo, featured by Poetry Daily on Friday, February 24. An online anthology of contemporary poetry published by The Daily Poetry Association, Poetry Daily can be found at

Robert Edward Smith, composer-in-residence, had his work, Variations on an American Folk Song, performed by the Nashua (NH) Chamber Orchestra. Described by World Premier as “a stunning, melodic journey through many different moods, which ends with a brilliant fugue and returns home with a triumphant statement of the opening theme,” the piece premiered at Daniel Webster College in October, 2005, under the direction of David Feltner.


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