University of Rochester

Rochester Review
July–August 2010
Vol. 72, No. 6

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River Campus Undergraduate: 1990s


Jennifer Bibart Dunsizer is of counsel at the law firm Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease in Columbus, Ohio. She joins the labor and employment practice group, where she focuses on employee benefit plans and executive compensation. . . . Thabiti Lewis ’91W (MA) writes that he has been tenured and promoted to associate professor of English at Washington State University Vancouver. His new book, Ballers of the New School: Race and Sports in America (Third World Press), will be out this summer.


David and Laurie Romanow Fladd send a photo, Laurie writes, “of our two boys, Jacob and Ian, showing their Meliora spirit at the Cooper River Bridge Run in Charleston, S.C.”


Ted Walsh has been named vice president of business development at SPG Solar, a developer of solar power systems for commercial and residential spaces, located in Novato, Calif. Ted has been at the company since 2006.


Jeff Baumgartner has been named regional sales director for the Kentucky and southern Ohio markets for the 401(k) business of Great-West Retirement Services.


Anando Chowdhury ’02 (MS) writes that he, Natalia Raoof ’01M (MD), Kenyon Binns ’96, and Peter Chalif ’96 met for a reunion breakfast at Pete’s New Jersey Yuppie Manor last winter. He adds that Zhi Ming Liao ’01 (PhD) hosted a Rochester snowboarding reunion party at a Lake Tahoe house that was attended by Kenyon as well as Naji Anaizi. . . . Michael Goldman, a tax attorney, has been elected partner at the law firm Nixon Peabody. He is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office.


Kenyon Binns (see ’95). . . . Peter Chalif (see ’95). . . . Brian Grimberg writes that he has been appointed assistant professor of international health at Case Western Reserve University’s school of medicine. He’ll teach geographic medicine as part of the school’s Center for Global Health and Diseases and will continue his research to identify vaccine and drug therapies to treat malaria. . . . Neeraj Shah and his wife, Krupa, welcomed a son, Rishabh Shah, in January. They live in Rochester, where Neeraj established his own law firm, specializing in tax and estate planning, after graduating from law school at Washington University in St. Louis.


Jodi Hirsh has been named director of the National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh section.


Archana Manohar Johnson (see ’00).


Michael Aronson writes that he and his wife, Leslie, welcomed a daughter, Ruby Elizabeth, in December. “Everyone is doing great in Pittsburgh!”