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40s

Robert B. Ruethain, BU 49, and his wife, Joan, travel around the country to visit their family. Robert meets monthly with his Theta Xi brothers, church groups and golf groups.

Henry B. Stern, SW 49, is an active collector of the literature, stamps and postal history of the British Mandate Period in Palestine, 1917–47. He is a former national president of the Society of Israel Philatelists and a life member of the American Philatelic Society.

50s

Clyde Espenschied, FA 50, exhibited his artwork in A Book About Death on Sept. 10, 2009, in Manhattan at the Emily Harvey Foundation Gallery. The ­exhibit, which honored the late artist Ray Johnson, traveled across the globe. The Museum of Modern Art in New York placed the entire works in their permanent collection.

David Pearce, AR 51, James Barton, EN 57, William Gullion, BU 57, and Peter Mollman, LA 52, are wanting to commemorate and honor Blair Gullion, former coach of Washington University men’s basketball (1947–59). They are seeking help from the players of the “Gullion Years” to honor Coach Gullion’s development of a nationally recognized program. E-mail: dwpearce@aol.com, jfbarton16@aol.com, billgullion@bellsouth.net, and pmollman@msn.com

Virginia (Kuhn) Brady, FA 53, was inducted into the Pennsylvania Voter Hall of Fame. To qualify, a person must vote in every general election for at least 50 consecutive years.

Max A. Heeb, MD 53, retired from a 50-year surgery practice in Sikeston, Mo., in 2008. Heeb moved to a home on Kentucky Lake in 2010. He has published two books: Max the Knife: The Life and Times of a Country Surgeon (Heliographica Press, 2005) and Surgical Imposter (AuthorHouse, 2008). Both books mention the School of Medicine. He received the 2009 Alumni Merit Award from Southeast Missouri State University.

Alan C. Kohn, LA 53, LW 55, was named St. Louis Best Lawyers Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year by Best Lawyers 2011. Kohn was also included in the commercial litigation and legal malpractice law categories by Best Lawyers. He was included in Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers 2010 in the business litigation category. He is a partner at Kohn, Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum, LLP in St. Louis. The firm was ranked as a “Best Law Firm” in St. Louis in the inaugural law firm rankings by U.S. News — Best Lawyers.

Rudenz T. Douthat, MD 54, is one of the two living founders of emergency medicine and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) in 1968. He was recently honored at ACEP Scientific Assembly in Las Vegas. Douthat is now retired.

Virgil L. Fuchs, SW 56, and his wife, Marilyn, moved to Laclede Groves, a retirement ­community in St. Louis. The couple does a lot of volunteer work.

David A. Brandstetter, BU 58, has owned Arch Communications, Inc. in St. Louis since 1985. The company offers businesses local, long distance and Internet services and all types of phone products. Arch Communications also has qualified technicians for all types of wiring and phone repair.

Alice (Dean) Helmer, FA 58, and her husband, David, reside in a retirement village near Kansas City, Mo. They enjoy traveling and spending time with their children and great-grandson.

Wayne F. Schlosser, FA 58, and his wife, Evelyn, were honored for their 28 years of Neighborhood Watch Development Programs by the National Sheriffs’ Association. Wayne is the recipient of two Illinois Governor’s Awards for “Significant Contributions to the Field of Crime Prevention.” He was recently honored for his creation and direction of a record-breaking Rotary Club of Swansea (Ill.) sponsorship of a successful Free Infant Immunization Program.

60s

John Gianoulakis, LA 60, was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011 in the Bet-the-Company Litigation, commercial litigation and legal malpractice law categories. He was also listed in Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers 2010 in the business litigation, Top 50 in St. Louis and Top 100 in Missouri categories. He is a partner at Kohn, Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum, LLP in St. Louis. The firm was ranked as a “Best Law Firm” in St. Louis in the inaugural law firm rankings by U.S. News — Best Lawyers.

Ronald Glossop, GR 60, is professor emeritus at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He is active in educating children and young people in the use of Esperanto, the more easily learned language for international communication. Glossop assisted in presenting a 10-day seminar for Chinese teachers and students. He is president of the American Association of Instructors of Esperanto and section leader for the United States and Canada in the International League of Esperanto Instructors. He resides in the St. Louis area and is the author of three books.

Glen E. Stuckel, EN 60, was re-elected to a four-year term as District 17 Louisville Metro councilman. Stuckel has been a councilman since 2003.

Stan Frager, BU 61, received the Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award from the Boy Scouts of America for his service in bringing scouting to culturally diverse and underserved youth. Frager is professor emeritus of social work at the University of Louisville and a psychologist in private practice. He has worked with the U.S. Army for the past six years to reduce and prevent suicide. In addition, Frager is a talk-show host on Sunday nights with 970 WGTK who focuses on mental health.

Michael J. Kearney, EN 62, competed in the Big Shoulders Open Water Swim in Lake Michigan on Sept. 11, 2010. This is a U.S. Masters Swimming sanctioned event with 2.5 km and 5 km events. He competed in the 2.5 km event.

Dennis J. Kilper, AR 63, AR 65, is an award-winning architect and artist, now retired from teaching architecture at Virginia Tech. He is currently painting and seeking publication for two books on architecture and philosophy.

Jan Greenberg, LA 64, ­co-wrote Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring (Roaring Brook Press, 2010). The Saint Louis Symphony performed a concert based on the book in October 2010. Website: www.JanGreenbergSandraJordan.com

Mickey Grossman, OT 64, continues to work as an occupational therapist while serving as president of B’nai Sholom Sisterhood and co-president of her Shady Oaks Garden Club. Josh Grossman, MD 65, continues to attend Grand Rounds & Cancer Conference while working as a mentor/tutor for candidates for the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination III and writing book reviews. The couple enjoys visiting their children and grandchildren. E-mail: mickeyot@embarqmail.com; drjosh@embarqmail.com

Thomas L. Jackson, LA 64, is abbot of the non-denominational Order of Christian Workers, headquartered in Tyler, Texas. The order held its 18th Annual Children’s Christmas Party in December 2010 and gifted more than 500 disadvantaged children. Website: www.OrderOfChristianWorkers.org

Philip Culbertson, LA 66, resides in Palm Springs but serves as an adjunct faculty member in the graduate program in counseling at the University of Auckland (New Zealand) and as an adjunct in philosophy at the College of the Desert, Palm Desert, Calif. He also teaches in adult continuing education at University of California, Riverside. His 12th book, The Bible in/and Popular Culture, was published by SBL Press in October 2010.

H. Michael Jones, MD 66, received a bachelor’s degree in ­history from the University of Texas. He is a professor at the University of North Carolina Medical School.

Mary Ann Joyce-Walter, GR 66, GR 70, is an active composer and has been teaching at Manhattanville College in Purchase, N.Y., since 1979. She has reconnected with her mentor and dissertation advisor, Robert Wykes, professor emeritus of composition in Arts & Sciences.

William C. Lane, GB 67, retired as vice president and associate tax counsel after 28 years with MetLife. He and his wife, Karen J. Lane, UC 93, moved to Washington state.

Dennis A. Bolazina, LA 68, GA 70, was appointed to the National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee of the American Arbitration Association.

Richard D. English, GB 68, received the Outstanding Accounting Educator Award from the South Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants for 2009–10.

Robert J. Matlock, BU 68, presented “Setting Ground Rules with Lawyers in Collaborative Cases” before the Second Annual Civil Collaborative Law Symposium in 2010. Matlock, a member of Woods, May & Matlock, PC, is a charter member of the first collaborative law practice group in Texas and a charter member of the first statewide collaborative organization, the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas. Through the efforts of those organizations, Texas was the first state to enact a collaborative law statute.

Elissa (Blitstein) Brown, GN 69, received the 2010 Clinical Nurse Specialist of the Year Award from the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists. Brown is the president of the American Nurses Association/California and is also active on the national ANA level. She works at the VA and coordinates a geropsychiatry clinic and caregiver support groups, and she consults, teaches and develops programs. She and her husband, Cary, have a granddaughter. Cary is a well-known vegan chef.

Earl Henry Jr., GB 69, and several survivors of the USS Indianapolis presented “Courage Beyond Measure: The USS Indianapolis Story” in September 2010 at Blue Ridge Community College near Staunton, Va. Henry represented the non-survivors by telling the story of his father who was the ship’s dentist. Following the presentation, Henry and his wife, Marilyn, traveled with two of the survivors to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II Memorial. E-mail: HenryBirdPrints@aol.com

70s

Michael J. Crawford, LA 71, GR 72, is senior historian at the Naval History and Heritage Command, the U.S. Navy’s principal historical agency, headquartered in Washington, D.C. He published The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina (University of Florida Press, 2010).

Diane K. Diekroger, SW 71, is retired. She enjoys playing the clarinet, attending pilates and strength classes at the YMCA, gardening, and participating in a book discussion group. She also makes quilts for needy recipients.

Joe Madison, LA 71, was listed in “The 100 Most Important Radio Talk Show Hosts of All Time” in Talkers Magazine. (For more on Madison, see "Alumni Highlights" article at http://magazine.wustl.edu/2011/february/Pages/AlumLandsExclusiveInterview.aspx.)

Stephen M. Martin, GR 71, received a PhD in French medieval and renaissance studies in the area of drama.

Cynthia (Lowrey) Marx, LA 71, and her husband, Jim Marx, EN 71, moved to Virginia. Jim was transferred by AECom to their consultant team at the Blue Plains facility in Washington, D.C. Cindie, who was a 4.0 GPA grad student at California State University, Long Beach, is in the process of reapplying to George Mason University to continue work on her master’s degree in English. 

Gloria (Anderson) Aboagye, SW 72, retired as manager of Adoption Services Unit (Arkansas Division of Children and Family Services) in 2006. She does volunteer work and established a side business in 2008, where she conducts adoption home studies.

Charles S. Elbert, LA 72, was listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2011 in the labor and employment law category. He was also included in Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers 2010 in the employment and labor category. He is a partner at Kohn, Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum, LLP in St. Louis. The firm was ranked as a “Best Law Firm” in St. Louis in the inaugural law firm rankings by U.S. News — Best Lawyers.

Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs, MD 72, published Henry Kaplan and the Story of Hodgkin’s Disease (Stanford General Books, 2010). The book was named one of the “Five Best Books on Doctors’ Lives” by The Wall Street Journal.

Jonathan L. Weaver, BU 72, and his wife, Pamela, recently returned from a three-month sabbatical in London, Paris and several nations in Africa. 

Lawrence J. Altman, EN 73, received the Warren Welliver Award from the Missouri Bar’s Missouri Lawyers Assistance Program in October 2010. Altman was honored for his volunteer work with the Missouri Bar.

Nahoum Matsas, LA 73, GA 76, founded a consulting firm specializing in building project management in Greece.

Marc S. Palay, LA 73, is a global coordinator at Sidley Austin LLP. He works in the firm’s International Arbitration group. Palay also serves as co-managing partner of the firm’s Geneva, Switzerland, office, where he focuses on international commercial arbitration and complex transnational litigation.

Kenneth W. Bean, LA 74, LW 77, was named a Lawyer of the Year in the St. Louis metropolitan area by Best Lawyers 2011. He was recognized as the St. Louis Best Lawyers Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year. Bean is an attorney at Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard PC. 

Thomas S. Harbin Jr., HS 74, published Waking Up Blind: Lawsuits over Eye Surgery (Langdon Street Press, 2009). Harbin is clinical professor emeritus of ophthalmology at Emory University.

Branch Morgan 3rd, LA 74, moved to Essex, Md., in June 2010. Morgan continues to teach foreign languages and dance for the Baltimore City Public School Systems. He gave two presentations at the Baltimore Teachers Union 28th Annual QuEST Conference on Oct. 15, 2010. He was the featured dance artist and a panelist for the 5th Annual Disciples’ Retreat in Hunt Valley/Cockeysville, Md., on Oct. 30, 2010. He premiered a 7-minute, one-man dance solo, titled “Taking Off the Weight,” for the event. E-mail: bmorgan3rd@verizon.net

Barry Tilson, FA 74, was recognized with winning status in the 2010 American Graphic Design Awards competition. Tilson was awarded for his art direction of the Laclede Group 2009 Annual Report, the LaBarge Inc. 2009 Annual Report, MerComm Inc. 2010 Questar Logo, 2009 iNOVA Logo, and the website design of Stan Gellman Graphic Design Inc. The other awards given to the firm included the UniGroup, Inc. 2009 Annual Report, the National Center for Parents as Teachers for their 25th anniversary invitation package, and Villa di Maria Montessori School for their new logo.

Allan J. Wood, LA 74, accepted an adjunct teaching position as accounting professor at Strayer University in Baltimore. He is a certified public accountant and a former IRS agent. Wood received a master’s degree in taxation from the University of Baltimore. E-mail: sunnywood@verizon.net

Dave Armstrong, GF 75, published The Burden of the Beholder — Dave Armstrong and the Art of Collage (The Press at Colorado College, 2010). The book features 18 prints of his collages with an accompanying poem or short prose piece written by well-known writers and inspired by the artwork.

William S. Daniel, LW 75, provided funding to construct a water well at Mulanje, in the southern part of Malawi, in honor of A. Peter Mutharika, the Charles Nagel Professor of International & Comparative Law at Washington University. Mutharika serves as minister of justice and constitutional affairs and is an elected member of Parliament in Malawi, his home country.

Earon S. Davis, LW 75, is the board chair for Living Earth Television, NFP. The organization’s mission is to acquire exceptional, locally produced documentary films from around the world and subtitle them for broadcast to English-speaking audiences and more. Their first film, Kindergarten, is now being broadcast on LinkTV at www.linktv.org/kindergarten.

Paul A. Fisher, GR 75, and his wife, Linda, live in Bellingham, Wa. Paul’s first full-length book of poetry, Rumors of Shore (1st World Publishing), won the 2009 Blue Light Book Award. Website: www.PaulFisherPoet.com

Alvaria (Simpson) Jacquess, UC 76, works part time with Ferguson-Florissant School District’s Early Education Program.

Lori (Orton) Vu, GR 76, is part owner of TTV Architects, Inc. She and her husband, Tri, completed the bronze level of ballroom dancing at a Fred Astaire Dance Studio.

Arnold Donald, EN 77, is president and CEO of the Executive Leadership Council, a network of African-American executives of major U.S. companies.

Conrad Jordan, GB 78, owns a sales agency that focuses on snowboard sales. He participates in the sport as much as possible.

Stephen R. Woodley, LA 78, DE 82, was listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2011 in the personal injury litigation category. Woodley is a principal in the St. Louis law firm of Gray, Ritter & Graham, PC.

Jim Holliman, MD 79, received the International Humanitarian Award from the International Federation for Emergency Medicine. He also received the Individual Achievement in International Emergency Medicine Development Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians. Holliman is professor of military and emergency medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md., and clinical professor of emergency medicine at George Washington University of Medicine and Health Sciences. He also co-edited EMS: A Practical Global Guidebook.

Bob Moskowitz, GF 79, had a solo exhibition, titled Myth and Legend, in September 2010 at Bliecher/Golightly Gallery in Santa Monica, Calif. He is the art department chair at Ventura College in Ventura, Calif. His wife, Marjorie (Feldman) Moskowitz, BU 63, FA 77, GF 79, had three solo exhibitions of her paintings during the past year. The most recent one was held at the Harbor Square Gallery in Rockland, Maine. The couple is celebrating their 30th anniversary.

80s

Ann Meyer Fairchild, SW 80, is president-elect of the Association of Oncology Social Work. She has been an oncology social worker in a hospital and then in a large physician practice in Austin, Texas, for the past 19 years. Fairchild is now semi-retired and resides in Austin.

June McAllister Fowler, GR 80, received the Corporate Executive of the Year Award in November 2010 at the St. Louis American Foundation’s Salute to Excellence in Business Awards & Networking Luncheon. Fowler is the vice president of corporate and public communications for BJC HealthCare.

George Hecker, LA 80, and his wife, Norma, have two children: Andrea and Jennifer. The couple also has four dogs: Muffin, Molly, Rosie and Pip. 

Eric Plutzer, LA 80, GR 83, GR 86, published Evolution, Creationism and the Battle to Control America’s Classrooms (Cambridge University Press, 2010). He is a professor of political science at Penn State, where he also serves as academic director of the Survey Research Center. Plutzer, Lee Ann Banaszak, GR 89, and their children recently returned to State College from Germany, where Plutzer spent a year as a guest scholar at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fur Sozialforschung.

Melissa A. Wood, FA 80, displayed 20 years of collage work in a solo exhibit, Geographic Layers: Animals and Architecture, at International House in Davis, Calif., in fall 2010. Wood’s canvas, paper and box assemblage work will be featured in a solo exhibit in June 2011 at the Pence Gallery in Davis. E-mail: info@melissa-woodart.com

Janet Finley Long, LA 81, is the executive vice president of the U.S. Hereditary Angioedema Association. She and one of her three daughters have HAE, a C1-inhibitor deficiency of the blood. The first medications for HAE were recently FDA-approved in the United States through the efforts of the U.S. HAE Association. E-mail: janetlong@haea.org; website: www.haea.org

David Rubenstein, LA 81, and Leila Hottsman announce the birth of Natalie Rose on May 18, 2010.

Susan (Prosser) Vlcek, SW 81, serves on the board of education for the Medina City Schools and the Medina County Career Center in Medina, Ohio. Vlcek also serves as co-chairperson for the South Africa Mission Partnership in the greater Cleveland area.

Jesse Kadekawa Miguel, LA 82, is the senior bridge architect for HNTB Corporation. The firm worked with Walsh Construction to propose a replacement of the I-90 bridge in downtown Cleveland for the Cleveland Innerbelt Bridge project. Their design build team won, and Miguel was responsible for creating the 3D models and renderings that were part of the design aesthetic requirements.

Juergen Ploehn, GR 82, was awarded the “Sign of Honor with a Blue Ribbon” from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski. The medal he received is the highest scientific award in Bulgaria.

Aaron Hara, LA 83, is the information technology manager at the Honolulu Academy of Arts.

Paul A. Leo, TI 83, is a design engineer at Lockheed Martin.

Jeanette Meyer, LA 83, was named to the board of directors of Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity. Meyer owns and operates Meyer Property, Inc., and is licensed with RE/MAX Alliance. E-mail: jmeyer@remax.net

Anita (Ruffino) Stiffelman, LA 83, HS 90, recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of Rainbow Pediatrics. She mentors residents from St. Louis Children’s Hospital and teaches students at the School of Medicine in her private practice. She and her husband, Louis, celebrated their 25th anniversary. The couple resides in Clayton, Mo., with their two daughters.

Edmond F. Ritter, MD 84, is the director of a plastic surgery residency program. He also has a large practice for reconstructive microsurgery and cosmetic surgery.

Harry Davis Jr., LA 85, is the logistics management section lead for the U.S. Marine Corps Program Management Office, Light Armored Vehicles.

Mark Glickman, LA 85, published Sacred Treasure — The Cairo Genizah: The Amazing Discoveries of Forgotten Jewish History in an Egyptian Synagogue Attic (Jewish Lights Publishing, 2010). Glickman serves as a rabbi in two congregations in the Seattle area, where he lives with his wife, Caron, and their four children.

Robin C. Ross, LA 85, was elected president of the New York State Podiatric Medical Association after serving 10 years on its board of trustees. Ross is the first female president in the association’s 115-year history. She resides and practices on Shelter Island, N.Y., with her husband, Frank Spinosa.

David M. Askins, LA 86, co-founded and launched the Ann Arbor Chronicle, an online-only publication that has, over the past two years, become the local journal of record for Ann Arbor, Mich.

Howard Shalowitz, LW 87, and Cara Katzen were married on June 13, 2010, at the 560 Music Center in St. Louis. The couple resides in the only all-“green”-certified home in Creve Coeur, Mo. Howard continues to practice law and “cantoring,” and Cara is the owner of Piece of Mind — a hair-replacement company for women.

Catherine D. Wendt, LA 88, is training for competitive dressage with her two horses: Gracious and Champagne Monogram.

Craig P. Gaumer, LW 89, is assistant U.S. attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice. In addition to serving as the office health-care fraud coordinator, Gaumer volunteers as an assistant scoutmaster and swim coach. He recently helped his son, Peyton, 12, win silver medals at the 2010 Iowa YMCA State Championship Swim Meet in the 50 and 100m breaststrokes. He also helped his son, Ryan, 11, to qualify for the meet in five events.

Christopher L. Hutson, BU 89, left the U.S. Army in April 2010 after his final tour in Iraq as chief of anesthesia. He moved to Houston, where he works at the Methodist Hospital as a staff anesthesiologist. Hutson is involved in both the cardiac and liver/kidney transplant teams.

George A. Plumley, GR 89, published 100 Questions to Ask Before Building a Website (Wiley, 2010). The book helps people avoid costly errors in their websites by giving them the right questions to ask. It also features a DVD and a supplementary website: ahundredquestionstoask.com

90s

Karen (Hunt) Ahmed, LA 90, GB 90, teaches Islamic finance, microfinance and business ethics at DePaul University. She recently founded the Chicago Islamic Microfinance Project, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to economic and social development in the Chicago area.

Amy L. Behle, BU 90, relocated back to Southern California to work for the University of Santa Monica (USM) as the director of communications. Behle received a master’s degree in spiritual psychology from USM in 2003. E-mail: amybehle@aol.com

Maurice Kurland, LW 90, was named partner in the federal lobbying and government relations firm, Alcade & Fay, in Arlington, Va.

Catherine Rankovic, GR 90, published Meet Me: Writers in St. Louis (Penultimate Press, 2010). The book is a collection of interviews with authors.

L. Cartan Sumner, GB 90, LW 91, was named vice president of Asian government relations at Peabody Energy.

Tricia L. Bisoux, LA 91, GR 94, is an editor of BizEd magazine, a publication for business school deans and faculty. She is pursuing an associate’s degree in interior design.

Melissa Hensley, LA 91, SW 92, SW 10, was awarded the Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer Award by the National Alliance on Mental Illness-St. Louis Chapter. Hensley is an ­assistant professor of social work at Augsburg College in Minneapolis.

Craig L. Finger, LA 92, ­co-presented “Complying With the Government Is Everyone’s Job: Non-contractual Rules Pertaining to Shopping Centers” at the International Council of Shopping Centers Law for Non-lawyers Seminar in September 2010. Finger discussed the government’s position as a friend and foe in the operation and ownership of a shopping center. Finger has a transactional-based real estate practice and a general corporate practice. He is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Fox Rothschild LLP.

Nick Santora, LA 92, ­co-created, wrote and executively produced Breakout Kings, a new television series that will premiere on A&E in March 2011. Santora’s second novel, Fifteen Digits, recently sold to publisher Little, Brown and will be released in about 18 months. His first original comic book series, Sandstorm, will be published by DC Comics next year.

Jill (Owens) Siegel, GA 92, is the 2010 recipient of the Preeclampsia Foundation’s Hope Award for Volunteer of the Year. Since 2006, Siegel and her family have helped raise more than $190,000 to benefit the foundation. She served as the 2009 Saving Grace chair and co-coordinator of the 2010 Chicago “Promise Walk for Preeclampsia.” Siegel suffered from severe preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome with the delivery of her daughter, Brooklyn, in 2004. She decided that she would mark her own recovery process by completing the New York City Marathon. During that time, she became acquainted with the foundation. Her story was highlighted on Runner’s World website.

Jeff Polish, LA 93, GM 05, teaches high school biology and is the founder and director of The Monti, a successful live storytelling event for and by adults. Website: www.themonti.org

Cheryl (Henderson) Rinehart, EN 93, is the owner of REMAX Tropical in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Website: www.DR4Sale.com

Jill (Sommerer) Blomgren, PT 94, and her husband, Dan, have two children: Miles and Aiden.

Kyle Freimuth, BU 94, serves on the board of the Jewish Community Center of Chicago.

Sam Kline, EN 94, EN 95, and his wife, Lauren, announce the birth of Evan Daniel on Oct. 13, 2010. He joins twin sisters, Hannah and Madeline, 3. Sam is the chief technical officer for SAINT Corporation in Bethesda, Md.

Jared Littmann, EN 94, moved to Annapolis, Md., with his wife, Marlene Niefeld, and their 5-year-old daughter and 1-year-old son. The couple bought Marlene’s parents’ hardware store in 2007, which Jared runs. Marlene is a researcher at Johns Hopkins.

Danielle Forget Shield, EN 94, co-authored Exceeds Expectations: Take Control of Your Performance Review (New Year Publishing, 2010). (For more about Shield, see the Alumna Volunteer Spotlight at http://magazine.wustl.edu/2011/february/Pages/ReunionMemories.aspx.)

Thomas A. Wendorf, GR 94, GR 99, is on a five-year hiatus from the University of Dayton, where he has taught English for 11 years. Wendorf’s current work is for his religious congregation, the Marianists (Society of Mary). He coordinates the vocation ministry for their national province, including working with people who are interested in the religious life.

David Rosenberg, LA 95, and his wife, Hyla, announce the birth of Noam Lev on Jan. 24, 2010. The family resides in Philadelphia. E-mail: djrphilly@gmail.com

Elena Jaffe Tastensen, LA 95, and her husband, Charles, announce the birth of Victoria Frances on May 11, 2010. She joins big brothers, Jacob, 6, and Maximilian, 4. The family resides in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Elena owns her own law firm specializing in matrimonial, family and criminal law. E-mail: ejt@ejtlaw.com

Denise (Clarke) Weiss, BU 95, and her husband, Brian, announce the birth of Rey Julien Carlos on Dec. 4, 2009. He joins big brother, Nico, 4. The family resides in Bellevue, Neb. Denise is the director of user experience design at Lincoln Financial Group.

Jason Bailin, BU 96, published his second cookbook, Get Back in the Kitchen, BIT@HES!, the sequel to Get in the Kitchen, BIT@HES! Bailin is the president of Whipped & Beaten Culinary Works, Inc. Website: www.bitchcooks.com

Michelle (Withers) Berck, LA 96, and her husband, William A. Berck, EN 96, are living overseas with their three children and enjoying all the sights of Europe.

Victoria (Gardos) D’Annunzio, LA 96, and her husband, Chris, announce the birth of Maia Phe on March 30, 2010. She joins big sisters, Sofia, 6, and Julia, 3. The family resides in Norwood, Mass. D’Annunzio is a Spanish teacher in Wrentham, Mass.

Caroline (Bullock) Lyon, LA 96, and her husband, Jay, announce the birth of Peter Frederick on July 18, 2010. He joins big sister, Natalie Louisa, 3. The family resides in South Burlington, Vt. Carrie is an internal medicine physician at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care, and Jay is a mechanical engineer.

Robyn Silverman, LA 96, published Good Girls Don’t Get Fat: How Weight Obsession Is Messing Up Our Girls and How We Can Help Them Thrive Despite It (Harlequin Press, 2010). Website: www.DrRobynSilverman.com

Loren Ahaus, EN 97, SI 09, SI 10, relocated to the Dallas-Fort Worth area with his wife, Karen, and their three children: Holly, 13, Todd, 11, and Megan, 6. He is an engineering specialist in the rotor dynamics department at Bell Helicopter Textron. E-mail: ahaus@sbcglobal.net

Nimrod Chapel Jr., GL 97, completed the Administrative Law: Fair Hearing course, presented at the National Judicial College (NJC) in Reno, Nev. He serves on the faculty of NJC and was a facilitator for the course. Chapel is presiding commissioner of the Administrative Hearing Commission in Jefferson City, Mo. 

Melanie Hersh, LA 97, and Andrew Heller were married in July 2010. The couple resides in New York City. Melanie is the legal director of the corporate department at Proskauer Rose LLP, and Andrew is a senior investment analyst at Canaras Capital Management.

Scott E. Lipman, LA 97, is moving to Boston with his wife, Joanna, and their son, Jonah, 3.

Shonali Rajani, GA 97, is a project architect for the Thompson Elementary School project in Arlington, Mass. She is a team architect for the Newport Schools study in Newport, R.I., and the Carlisle Elementary School consolidation planning study in Carlisle, Mass. Additionally, Rajani is a team architect on the Wayland High School project. She works at HMFH Architects in Cambridge, Mass.

Laticco Robinson, LA 97, teaches science and Spanish in Boston Public Schools, but he is applying to schools to become a physician’s assistant. His daughter is planning to apply to Washington University for fall 2011.

Stacy A. Bourne, GA 98, is principal of the Bourne Group, LLC. The group provides architecture and urban design services in the United States, the British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The Bourne Group hopes to expand its services in the St. Louis area.

Sanjit De Silva, LA 98, is a full-time actor living in Brooklyn, N.Y., with his wife, Deepa Purohit, and their son, Ishan. Sanjit is the associate artistic director of Rising Circle Theater Collective, a theater company dedicated to giving voice to underrepresented voices in America. He has done everything from television to off-Broadway and will be making his Broadway debut in 2011 at the Lincoln Center. Website: www.risingcircle.org; E-mail: sanjit@risingcircle.org

Jennifer (Cohen) Gold, LA 98, and her husband, Kevin, announce the birth of Olivia Grace on Sept. 28, 2010. She joins big sister, Lindsay, 3.

Heather (Metzger) Kennedy, GA 98, relocated from Brooklyn to Chicago in October 2009. She is a stay-at-home mom to her son, Tommy, 3.

Kerry Miller Loos, SW 98, and her husband, Jacob, announce the birth of Ellajean Ann on Sept. 30, 2010. She joins big brother, Greyson, 4. The family resides in Lincoln, Neb. E-mail: kloos14@hotmail.com

Zipporah Porton, LA 98, and Jeff Parker were married in June 2010.

Tina Hesman Saey, GM 98, is the first recipient of the Genetics Society of America Excellence in Research Journalism Award. Saey, a molecular biology writer with Science News, received this award in recognition of her article, “Molecular Evolution,” which appeared in the Jan. 31, 2009, issue of Science News and also online.

Corinne Ulmann, FA 98, EN 98, is a Brooklyn-based artist who specializes in large-scale public art designs. Her work is currently featured on a 6,500-square-foot mural in the Hell’s Kitchen section of Manhattan. The work was one of four winning entries in the urbancanvas Design Competition. 

Michael Dahlie, GR 99, received a 2010 Whiting Writers’ Award. Dahlie’s first novel, A Gentleman’s Guide to Graceful Living (W.W. Norton, 2008), won the PEN/Hemingway Award. Dahlie resides in Indianapolis, where he is the Booth Tarkington Writer-in-Residence at Butler University. He and his wife, Allison Lynn, have a 2-year-old son.

Laura Garofalo, BU 99, and Joseph El-Etr, LA 98, announce the birth of Taryn Elizabeth ElEtr-Garofalo on Aug. 30, 2010. She joins big sister, Alexandra, 2. The family resides in Chicago, where Joe is an options trader and Laura is an employment attorney.

Jennifer Lin, LA 99, serves on the board of the New England Foundation for the Arts. Lin is an architect at Linea 5 Inc., in Boston.

Annelise Madsen, LA 99, received a PhD in art history from Stanford University in June 2010. She and her husband, Jason Stipanuk, live in the Chicago area. Madsen works at the Newberry Library and the Terra Foundation for American Art, both in Chicago.

Claire Najim, LA 99, and her husband, Matthew Smelley, announce the birth of Peyton Elise on April 23, 2010. She joins big sister, Katie, 2. The family resides in Asheville, N.C. Claire is a board-certified pediatrician.

Adam Stoltz, LA 99, and his wife, Andrea, announce the birth of Hannah Ruby on July 27, 2010. The family resides in New York City, where Adam works in space planning and urban design at DEGW and volunteers as the chair of the New York City APAP chapter.

Tony Thompson, SI 99, is the president and CEO of Kwame Building Group. The group raised a record $130,000 for higher education scholarships through the 7th Annual Kwame Foundation Golf Tournament held in August 2010 at Forest Park. Cedric the Entertainer and Ozzie Smith were among the celebrities who attended. Websites: www.kwamebuildinggroup.com, www.kwamefoundation.org

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Sarah (Teal) Glasser, LA 00, and her husband, David Glasser, BU 00, announce the birth of Joseph Teal on Feb. 7, 2010. He joins big brother, Samuel Emerson, 2. The family resides in St. Louis.

Kelly J. King-Ellison, EN 00, LA 00, and her husband, Christopher J. Brown, announce the birth of Roenen Christopher King-Ellison on May 13, 2010. The family resides in Minneapolis, where Kelly is a biomedical engineer at Boston Scientific and Chris is a solutions director at Ingenix.

Daniel McCarthy, LA 00, is editor of The American Conservative in Arlington, Va. His essay, “Willmoore Kendall: Man of the People,” appears in The Dilemmas of American Conservatism (University Press of Kentucky, 2010).

Maria (Perfetto) Miskovic, SW 00, has worked in the elder law field for three years. She coordinates life-care plans for elderly and mental health clients. Miskovic serves on the boards for Social Leaders in Healthcare for Metro St. Louis, Mature Adult Community Educators and the Gateway Alliance for Compassionate Care. She also maintains active roles with other organizations, including End of Life Coalition and the National Association for Geriatric Care Managers. She and her husband have two children.

Benjamin P. Myers, GR 00, GR 03, published his first book of poems, Elegy for Trains (Village Books Press, 2010).

Tom Ottersburg, BU 00, was accepted to the University of Washington Technology Management MBA Program, Class of 2012.

John J. Page, LW 00, is a senior partner at Page Law, LLC in downtown St. Louis. The firm handles serious injury and death cases from tractor trailer, truck, car and motorcycle accidents.

Hart Passman, LA 00, and his wife, Allie, announce the birth of Isabelle Lily on June 15, 2010. The family resides on the north side of Chicago. Hart is an associate at Holland & Knight LLP in municipal and zoning law. Allie specializes in white-collar criminal investigations as an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP.

Anthony Ring, GB 00, is general manager of Melcut Cutting Tools, Ltd.

Marc F. Skapof, LW 00, is counsel in the Bankruptcy Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Group in the New York office of Baker & Hostetler, Inc.

Dan Beckmann, LA 01, is a new media developer and award-winning journalist. He worked on the new media team in President Obama’s Chicago headquarters during the 2008 campaign. Beckmann founded IB5k, a civically minded digital production agency that produces integrated new media solutions.

Doran Catlin, LA 01, and Robert Scott Morgan were married at the University of Notre Dame on June 26, 2010. The couple resides in the Bay Area.

Jill Downen, GF 01, created an interactive installation, titled Currents, for the Center of Creative Arts (COCA). The sculpture was developed by Jill Downen + Act3, a collaboration between sculptor and visual artist Jill Downen and interdisciplinary design studio Act3. Currents honors COCA’s founding executive director, Stephanie Riven, LA 69, GR 71, who retired in 2010. The project has several Washington University connections. Ben Kaplan, FA 93, and Eric Ratinoff, LA 93, are the principals of Act3. Peter Gilchrist, EN 99, LA 99, was the system and lighting designer, and Act3 intern Christine Stavridis, Sam Fox Class of ’11, assisted in the design of the lighting programs. Grace Hong, Siena Baldi, Danny Greenberg and Nicole Petrescu, all Sam Fox Class of ’11, assisted Downen in the studio.

Kley C. Gilbuena, FA 01, has worked in the film industry in New York City for the past six years. He is applying to graduate school for industrial design. Gilbuena began welding and painting this year.

Hallie (Freedman) Grodin, LA 01, and Rick Grodin, LA 00, announce the birth of Max Oliver on Oct. 29, 2010. He joins big brother, Jack.

Trevin C. Lau, LA 01, is an ob/gyn in Boston. Lau completed residency training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Jessica L. Maykopet, LA 01, SW 07, is a social worker for Tripler Army Medical Center at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, in the family advocacy program.

Daniel Sarbacker, LA 01, is a member of the Mansfield Footbal Club and is rated one of the best non-Australian Australian rules players in the United States.

Kathryn C. Van Steenhuyse Gates, FA 01, is living and working as an artist in Wichita, Kan. She is also the creative director of the new media company, CreativeRHINO. She has an exhibition of paintings at the Arkell Museum in Canajoharie, N.Y., and an upcoming solo exhibition at the Schwan Gallery in Wichita.

Ryan Elizabeth (Campbell) Anson, EN 02, and her husband, Stephen, announce the birth of Eliot Brooks on Aug. 8, 2010. The family resides in Boston, where Ryan is a flow cytometry instructor for BD Biosciences.

Emilie R. Hyams, LA 02, received the Sanctuary for Families Above & Beyond Pro Bono Achievement Award for her work with immigrant victims of domestic violence seeking protection and independence in the United States. Hyams is counsel and director of immigrant affairs for the Office of Sen. Kirsten R. Gillibrand.

Jan S. Joerling-Leonard, LA 02, GR 06, works in law and hopes to return to law school as soon as her kids graduate from college.

Andrew M. Mitchell, LA 02, is an associate at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, PC. Mitchell is a member of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group. He represents clients in a broad range of estate planning matters.

Cindy Traub, GR 02, GR 06, and John Kindschuh, LA 00, BU 00, announce the birth of Ryan Michael Kindschuh on May 20, 2010. Ryan was recently baptized at the Catholic Student Center and was welcomed into the church by many Washington University alumni, faculty and staff.

Shadi Abedin, LA 03, received a Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study in Endodontics from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2010. She is a practicing endodontist at Endo Group Houston.

Su Li Chong, LA 03, graduated from veterinary school. Chong is planning to relocate from Illinois to the western U.S. to practice small animal veterinary medicine.

Erin M. Evans, LA 03, published her first novel, The God Catcher (Wizards of the Coast, 2010). The book was No. 4 on the Locus Bestseller list for gaming-related fiction in June 2010.

Robert Holthaus, GB 03, was appointed to the regional board of the Midwest BankCentre West County. He is president of Holthaus Realty & Development, Inc., in Chesterfield, Mo.

Patrick Koziol, LA 03, is pursuing an MFA in art at the University of Delaware.

Julie (Schutzman) Milder, LA 03, and Jacob Milder, LA 03, announce the birth of Zoe Sarah on Oct. 10, 2010. The family resides in Chicago, where Jake works with Goldman Sachs. Julie will be seeking a position as a science professor following some time off with the new baby.

Sarah A. Powers, LA 03, completed a dual-degree master’s program in urban planning and public health at the University of Michigan in 2008. She then worked in Rwanda for a year in low-cost housing development. Powers relocated to Washington, D.C., to work for a public sector consulting firm in the emergency management field.

Shawn Siegel, LA 03, LW 07, is a wealth adviser with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. Siegel specializes in working with attorneys, small-business owners and ambitious entrepreneurs.

Nickolai Detert, BU 04, plans to attend physician assistant school. Detert is on the nursing staff at Duke University and is enrolled in physician assistant school prerequisite classes.

Malcah Effron, LA 04, received a PhD in English literature from Newcastle University in England in July 2010. She is now an English adjunct faculty member at the Community College of Baltimore County.

Christy A. Finsel, SW 04, is pursuing a PhD in religious studies. She is a consultant working with native Alaskan, native Hawaiian and American Indian communities that are engaged in asset-building efforts. Finsel also administers a youth Individual Development Account (IDA) for middle school youth in St. Louis.

Scott M. Flaherty, EN 04, is an associate at Briggs and Morgan, Professional Association. Flaherty is a member of the Trade Regulation Section and practices principally in the areas of intellectual property and antitrust law.

Regina M. Jones, SW 04, has lived in Zimbabwe, Africa, for the past five years counseling kids who live and work on the street, training the staff of orphanages and teaching parenting classes.

David A. Kurs, BU 04, works for a proprietary trading firm specializing in high-frequency quantitative strategies. He trains for Ironman triathlons and ultra marathons in his free time.

Christina Scott, LA 04, and Seth Dubner, LA 05, were ­married on Aug. 15, 2010, in New York City.

David Ulevitch, LA 04, is the founder of OpenDNS, a DNS infrastructure company. The business has grown to be used by more than 1 percent of global Internet users. Ulevitch was recently named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. BusinessWeek named him a “Most Promising Entrepreneur Under 30” for his work at OpenDNS.

Andrea Perry Block, LA 05, LW 08, joined the law firm of Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP in the Atlanta office as an associate with the firm’s litigation practice group. Her litigation practice focuses on banking and financial services litigation matters. Website: www.phrd.com

Keona Ervin, GR 05, GR 09, received the 2010 State Historical Society of Missouri Lewis Atherton Dissertation Award for the best dissertation produced on a Missouri history topic. Ervin’s dissertation is titled “‘A Decent Living Out of Our Work’: Black Women’s Labor Activism in St. Louis, 1929–1945.”

Blake R. Fuhler, LA 05, is the public policy manager for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and directs government relations in Missouri at the state and federal levels. He serves as the vice president of the board of directors for RAVEN (Rape And Violence End Now), a nonprofit dedicated to domestic violence intervention and prevention in the St. Louis area. Fuhler was recently elected to the board of directors for Tobacco-Free St. Louis.

Jonathan Wolfson, LA 05, graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law and is tutoring math and coaching the debate team at SciAcademy, a high-performing charter high school in New Orleans. He will begin a federal judicial clerkship in June 2011 in New Orleans.

Amelia R. Boone, LA 06, is an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Chicago.

Maya K. Buchanan, LA 06, is an energy program analyst consultant for the architect of the Capitol Energy and Sustainability Program. She is a climate change Fulbright fellow alumna in Jordan.

Megan (Eder) Chafin, LA 06, is in her final year of the master’s of architecture program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She serves as the project architect for the university’s 2011 Solar Decathlon project.

Sara Eader, BU 06, and Tim Ruddell were married on June 26, 2010, at Graham Chapel. The couple resides in Chicago.

Jennifer Edwards, LA 06, and Micah Goldfus, LA 05, were married on Sept. 25, 2010, in Lenox, Ma. The wedding guests included many university alumni. The couple resides in Jersey City, N.J. Micah works for the American Civil Liberties Union, and Jenn teaches fifth-grade English at a charter school in Newark, N.J.

Robert Humble, EN 06, graduated from Harvard Business School and began a position in a leadership development program for the Dallas company, Celanese.

Catherine L. Kelly, LA 06, is a PhD candidate in political science at Harvard. She is doing fieldwork on political parties in quasi-authoritarian African countries, traveling to Senegal, and serving as a teaching fellow at Harvard in comparative politics.

Satyam Khanna, LA 06, worked as a political blogger at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., until 2009. He is attending Columbia Law School.

Conor D. Lucas-Roberts, EN 06, completed four years as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps in June 2010. He joined Samaritan’s Purse in Haiti for one year.

Samantha Roberts, LA 06, co-authored What the L? 25 Things We Wish We’d Known Before Going to Law School (Carolina Academic Press, 2010). 

Tony Y. Chen, SI 07, EN 07, works for a biodiesel company in Taiwan. The company utilizes used cooking oil, and through chemical reaction, turns it into biodiesel. 

Mingbo Han, SI 07, HA 08, moved to Shanghai in 2010. He is working on a hospital start-up project. E-mail: mingbohan@gmail.com

Nathaniel E. Heigert, FA 07, is self-publishing his first graphic novel, Shade: Part One.

Olufolajimi W. Ige, LA 07, is an associate consultant in Grant Thorton LLP’s global public sector practice. He is active in the Northern Virginia Urban League’s Young Professional Network and a local church.

Evan C. Sharp, BU 07, is attending business school at Kellogg at Northwestern University.

Deborah (Slutsky) Sherwin, FA 07, is a graphic designer. Her design work for the Joyce Foundation is included in the Graphis Design Annual 2011.

Kristen P. Wargin, PT 07, is a physical therapist in the Florissant, Mo., clinic for PRORehab. 

Amir G. Francois, LA 08, is a doctoral student in applied developmental science and educational psychology at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education.

Lonia R. Friedlander, LA 08, is pursuing a PhD in geoscience at SUNY Stony Brook.

Abigail E. Hartmann, LA 08, moved back to St. Louis, where she works in public relations at Fleishman-Hillard.

Benjamin F. Jackson, LA 08, is a law student at Harvard.

Gabriella Lee, BU 08, and Chris Young, BU 08, GB 08, were married in April 2010 in San Francisco. Gabriella is working for a mutual fund company in sales, and Chris is working with PricewaterhouseCoopers and pursuing his CPA license.

Katherine Maschmeyer, EN 08, SI 08, completed one year of her Math for America Fellowship. She received a master’s degree in mathematics education from Columbia University. She will teach 9th-grade math in a New York City public school.

Michael N. Sehnert, GB 08, is vice president, Asia, of Rogers Corp. He has a daughter, Isabel.

Mary Vaughan, LA 08, works at Menton Restaurant in Boston. She will be moving to Pollenzo, Italy, in March 2011 to pursue a master’s degree in food culture and communication at the Universita degli Studi Scienze Gastronomiche.

Brandon A. Buyers, LA 09, is attending law school at DePaul.

Brinton J. Callaghan, EN 09, SI 09, is a mechanical design engineer for Boeing in Ridley Park, Pa. His group works on flight controls for the Chinook helicopter.

Jesus M. Figueroa, LA 09, is program director for Angel Baked Cookies, a St. Louis–based social enterprise employing teenagers in North St. Louis. The company serves the university through its partnership with Bon Appétit.

Jeremy Friedman, LA 09, Ryan Hwang, BU 09, and Tim Trinidad, BU 09, EN 09, created Schoology.com, a social-media platform for educational resources.

Robert J. Friedman, LW 09, and his wife, Kate, announce the birth of Adira Tzivia in February 2010. Friedman completed a judicial clerkship in Tacoma, Wa., and published two articles in national law journals. He began private practice with his father at the C. Marshall Friedman PC Law Firm.

Bluena Khatri, SW 09, is a social worker at the International Institute of St. Louis. She has helped many Bhutanese refugees from Nepal resettle in St. Louis.

Caroline B. Miller, LA 09, is pursuing a master’s degree in vocal performance at the Eastman School of Music.

Minjia Qu, GA 09, GA 09, works on multi-scale urban and architectural projects domestically and internationally for RTKL Associates Inc. in Los Angeles. 

Victoria Schwab, FA 09, will publish The Near Witch in 2011 with Hyperion.

Ceren Yartan, GR 09, is a freelance translator and writer.

10s

Judit Kiraly Bognar, FA 10, recently presented artwork at the University of Szeged in Hungary for the American-Hungarian Educators’ Association (AHEA). Her designs depict a modern ­appreciation of classical Hungarian folk art via printmaking and mixed media. Phil Bognar, GR 09, recently presented a paper at the University of Szeged in Hungary for the AHEA. His work on ethnic Hungarians seeking political and cultural autonomy in Romania draws upon historical antecedents, and was the culmination of research performed at Washington University.

Felix S. Dowsley, LA 10, is touring and playing drums with The Young Republic and Adrian and the Fine Print, two Nashville-based bands.

Chase Sackett, LA 10, was selected for the St. Louis Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs Class of 2010–11. 

Wenjing Shen, LA 10, is pursuing a master’s degree in human behavior at USC and is an HR intern at Internet Brands.

Hillary Smith, FA 10, moved to New York. She is an assistant designer for Victoria’s Secret PINK collection. Smith is also a hostess at a raw vegan food restaurant.

MY WASHINGTON:

The Best Investment He Ever Made Alumnus John Beuerlein, MBA '77, parlayed a college scholarship into a successful career. Over the years, he’s supported those institutions that helped give him a good start.

ALUMNI PROFILES:

Entrepreneur Engages the Elderly Alumnus Ben Lewis, AB ’99, is the founder of Engage As You Age, an organization that pairs isolated seniors with active adults.

Filmmaker Develops Craft, Finds Her Voice Sasha Isaac-Young, AB ’99, BFA ’99, is an award-winning film writer and director in Los Angeles.

Music Industry Veteran Connects Artists, Fans David Sherbow, JD ’76, a 35-year music industry veteran, helps individuals book bands directly from his website, LiveMusicMachine.com.

ALUMNI HIGHLIGHTS:

Alum Lands Exclusive Interview Talk radio veteran Joe Madison, AB ’71, known as the Black Eagle to his audience, met with President Barack Obama for an exclusive interview.

ALUMNI ACTIVITIES:

Reunion: Good Times Abound Thousands of alumni and friends return to Washington University annually for both Reunion weekends. Alumna Danielle Forget Shield, BS ’94, speaks on why she stays involved with the university.

CLASSNOTES:

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In Memoriam

ASIA EXTRA:

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