Leonard Wilson ’62 is the recipient of the 2019 F. William Stahl Award, the highest honor bestowed by YMCA Alumni, the national association of retired YMCA professional directors. The award is given in recognition of dedication and commitment to the YMCA, the YMCA profession, and the art of written communications. Wilson is a member of the Central Atlantic Chapter and is past-president of YMCA Alumni nationally. He was inducted into the YMCA Hall of Fame in 2016. At Wesleyan, Wilson majored in history and earned a master’s degree from the University of Louisville.
Eugene Stanley ’62, received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Leicester in July. Stanley has had a long academic career teaching physics, physiology, chemistry, and biomedical engineering at MIT and Boston University. His main research focus is the statistical physics of materials. Stanley is an honorary professor at Eotvos Lorand University and at Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Pavia, and is a chair or member of several science organizations. Stanley majored in physics at Wesleyan and earned his PhD from Harvard University.