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October 20, 2010

Much to celebrate

More than 6,000 alumni, parents, and family members joined students, faculty, and special guests for the 10th edition of Meliora Weekend and for Eastman Weekend. See more photos online at

Mary Lupiani Farrell ’72W (MS), a professor at Farleigh Dickinson University School of Education and director of the Center for Dyslexia Studies, was among the panelists at the Warner School Dean’s Breakfast.Mary Farrell


Members of the Class of 1960—Lorie Barnett, Nancy Bult Rogers, Gail Papish Corning, Linda Gilbert Gillim, and Karin Miller Hirsch—brought YellowJacket Aaron Sperber ’11 in to their photo to help celebrate at their 50th Medallion ceremony.

Medical Center CEO Bradford Berk talked about the power that compassionate care has had in his recovery from a spinal cord injury and its importance in all medical care.

Brad Berk
people under colored lights

The atmosphere was groovy at the Memorial Art Gallery’s exhibition opening party for the new exhibit Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s.

Award-winning bassist Ron Carter ’59E talked music with Eastman School Dean Doug Lowry before leading a masterclass with students and performing in concert. Carter was awarded an honorary Doctor of Music degree after the concert.

Ron Carter

“We are postponing and postponing and postponing things in the hope that something will get better, and we won’t have to pay the piper,” said Alan Zekelman ’87S (MS), president of Atlas Tube (left), during a Simon School–sponsored session on Financial Regulation and Job Creation. He was joined by Louise McDonald ’99S (MBA), an executive vice president of Welch Allyn; Bernard Ferrari ’70 ’74M (MD), chairman of Ferrari Consultancy; and Simon School Dean Mark Zupan.

Simon slide show

people Larry Bloch ’75 (third from left), Louis Lange ’70, John Major ’67, and Nomi Bergman ’85, received awards from Arts, Sciences, and Engineering. Deans Rob Clark (far left), Joanna Olmsted, and Peter Lennie (far right), along with Robert Goergen ’60 (second from right) presented the awards.

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