AitN: August 10, 2020

Kate McKinnon

Kate McKinnon ’06

Two alumni were nominated for 2020 Emmy Awards. Kate McKinnon ’06 was nominated in the “Supporting Actress, Comedy” category for her work on Saturday Night Live (this is McKinnon’s seventh Emmy nomination; she has won twice). Nicole Kassell ’94 was nominated in the “Directing for a Limited Series” category for her work for the Watchmen episode “It’s Summer And We’re Running Out Of Ice.” The winners will be announced on September 20.
Nicole Kassell

Nicole Kassell ’94

Carl H. Shubs ’70 received the 2020 Award for Outstanding Practice by The American Psychological Association in the Trauma Psychology category. The APA Convention Awards Meeting was held on August 7.

Jared Namba ’16 is featured in the August 6 TIME article “How a New Generation Is Carrying on the Legacy of Atomic Bomb Survivors” for his short film, An American Hibakusha. The film focuses on Namba’s grandfather, a Japanese-American who was in Hiroshima during the atomic bomb dropping.

As The View co-host Meghan McCain ’07 prepares to go on maternity leave, she made the news when, on August 4, she tweeted her support for former New York Times columnist Bari Weiss ’07 to fill in for her.

Actor George Segal ’55 is mentioned in the July 31 New York Times article “Comfort Viewing: Why I Still Love ‘The Goldbergs’.” From the article: “But to me it’s a finely tuned comic contraption, with an ace multigenerational cast. The great George Segal plays the family’s easygoing playboy grandfather ….”