GS Class of 2008

Apr, 2020

Stephanie Fortunato ’08 AM, director of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture and Tourism since 2016, is among the four new appointees to the New England Foundation for the Arts Advisory Council. Contact Stephanie at


Jul, 2019

Robert Newcomb ’06 AM, ’08 PhD, writes that after four months of training, he ran up the Rock of Gibraltar while in Gibraltar on a research trip. The run, traditionally considered a fitness test by the Royal Navy, is approximately 2.7 miles in length, rising from sea level to 1,350 feet, with an average incline of 8 percent.


Nov, 2018

Robert Newcomb ’02, ’06 AM, ’08 PhD’s book, Iberianism and Crisis: Spain and Portugal at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, was published by Univ. of Toronto Press in July. He is an associate professor in the department of Spanish and Portuguese at UC Davis and lives in Woodland, Calif., with his wife and two sons.

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