As Veterans Day nears, we're proud of each and every veteran who has made the decision to call NBSS their educational "home." Just as they've benefited from an NBSS education, we've benefited by having veterans as an integral part of our School's culture and heritage since 1920.
Do you dream of making musical instruments for a living? Strings Magazine offers advice for those considering violin making school from two established luthiers, including Julia Felix, who attended our Violin Making & Repair program.
With the departure of President Miguel Gómez-Ibáñez CF '99 at the end of this year, we couldn't think of a better time to reflect on his legacy. In this six-part series based on Miguel's writing over 12 years, we highlight his insights on hand skills, the future of education, living a good life, and more. Read part one here.
For the past 12 years, Miguel Gómez-Ibáñez CF '99 has led NBSS as its president, the first graduate of the School to do so. He will step down at the end of this year, December 2018. During a recent visit in his office—with a writing desk of his own design and making behind him—Miguel reflected on his time as President and offered a glimpse of his own plans for the future.
Lori Foley BB '95, Administrator of the Heritage Emergency National Task Force at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has charted what might be considered an unusual course: from training in the Bookbinding program at North Bennet Street School to leading the national effort on protecting cultural heritage from the damaging effects of natural disasters and other emergencies.