River Campus Undergraduate: 1970s
College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering classes celebrating reunions
October 6–8, 2006
Slater Society: All post-50th Reunion Classes
65th Reunion: 1941
60th Reunion: 1946
55th Reunion: 1951
50th Reunion: 1956
45th Reunion: 1961
40th Reunion: 1966
35th Reunion: 1971
30th Reunion: 1976
25th Reunion: 1981
20th Reunion: 1986
15th Reunion: 1991
10th Reunion: 1996
5th Reunion: 2001
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Nobel Prize winner Steven Chu ’98 (Honorary),
professor of physics at Stanford University and director of the Lawrence Berkeley
National Laboratory, received an honorary degree from Duke University last spring.
. . . Nancy Heller Cohen ’70N writes, “I
am happy to report that book No. 9 in my Bad Hair Day mystery series, Crew
Cut, has been published. It was a lot of fun writing about Marla’s
cruise ship adventures. Meanwhile, No. 10, Perish by Pedicure, is in
production, getting ready for a December release.” . . . Charles
and Candace Geyer Cowan (see ’03). . . .
Robert Kirschbaum (see ’69). . . . Janet
Maslin (see ’69). . . . Betty Tomchik Reynolds,
a financial counselor and facilitator, as well as a board and committee
member, for The Women’s Center in Chapel Hill, N.C., was voted the organization’s
2005 Volunteer of the Year. . . . Glenn Yaffee
Stan Berman (see ’69). . . . Barry
Neuman joined the Washington, D.C., office of the law firm Carter Ledyard
& Milburn as counsel. Barry is an environmental law and litigation attorney.
. . . Evolutionary biologist David Wilson was
named a distinguished professor at SUNY Binghamton.
Laurie Modell Orlov (see ’69).
Mark DeWyngaert ’80 (PhD) is a managing
director with Huron Consulting Group in New York City.
Gary Falk ’80M (MD) was elected president
of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for 2006–07. Gary
is a gastroenterologist with the Cleveland Clinic and a professor of medicine
at the clinic’s Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.
. . . Seth Margolis has published a new novel,
Closing Costs, his sixth. He writes, “Previous novels include
Losing Isaiah, which was made into a film starring Halle Berry and
Jessica Lange. I am married to Carole Zelner.
We live in Manhattan with our two teenage children.” . . . Allen
Power ’80M (MD), ’83M (Res) is associate director of St.
John’s Nursing Home in Rochester. . . . Martha
Dubois Sciremammano is running for reelection to the Brighton (N.Y.)
Board of Education. She has been on the board since 2001.
Harold Paz ’82M (MD) has been named CEO
of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine.
Previously, Harold was dean of the Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine.
Col. Dave Wunder writes, “I retired from
the U.S. Marine Corps after 28 years of active duty and have taken a position
as associate counsel of environmental law in the Navy’s Office of General
Counsel at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Friends can e-mail me at davidwunder (at) justice
Internet Surf and Turf: The Essential Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and
Finding Media, by Marsha Baum and Barbara
Waxer, won two awards this year: the New England Book Show Award in the college–single
entry category, and the Text and Academic Authors Association’s Textbook
Excellence Award in the communication/education category. . . . Mark
Bergman writes, “I have opened Bergman Real Estate in North Creek,
N.Y. (the southern Adirondacks). I’m a director on the Warren County Board
of Realtors, and I serve on the New York State Association of Realtors’
professional standards committee. I also chair the Town of Johnsburg’s
comprehensive planning committee.” . . . Robert
Bly writes, “My 63rd book, Magnetic Selling: Developing the
Charm and Charisma That Attracts Customers and Maximizes Sales, has been
published by Amacom Books.” . . . Doug Sprei writes,
“I was appointed director of marketing and communications at NPES, the
Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing, and Converting Technologies,
in Reston, Va. In 2002, my wife and I adopted Sasha, an orphan from Ethiopia,
and it has been a wonderful experience. Our daughter quickly adapted to her
new environment in America and is flourishing in school and athletics. As millions
of children in Ethiopia have lost their parents to the AIDS epidemic, the need
for support is very great. These children are vibrant and brilliant, and we
would recommend that prospective adoptive parents look into Ethiopia as an option.
Anyone who would like more information can reach me at doug_sprei (at) comcast