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Robyn Sinder writes to announce her engagement to Jason Spanier. A July 2009 wedding is planned. The couple lives in Boston, where Robyn is associate counsel with Combined Properties, a real estate investment and development firm, and Jason is an architect with Elkus Manfredi Architects.


Joseph Hamway announces his October 5, 2007, wedding to Jane Heather Wilson of Corowa, Australia. The wedding was held in Newcastle, Australia. In early 2007, Joseph helped start up Smola Consulting, a healthcare consulting company in Rochester. “During its first 12 months of operation, Smola Consulting has secured some big-name accounts, including Wegmans Food Markets and Birds Eye Foods,” he writes.


Justine Deutsch reports that she has opened a new community acupuncture practice in Cambridge, Mass., called Acupuncture Together. “The clinic’s mission is to make acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine affordable and accessible to as many people as possible in the Cambridge community and beyond,” she writes. . . . Rodney Hilton Jr. and Julia Sando send a photo to announce their engagement. They will be married on August 8, 2009, at the University’s Interfaith Chapel. . . . Ishaan Suri married Neha Chaudhury in February 2007. Guests included Alap Bharadwaj ’05, Louka Bekiarov, and Jackie Levine ’80, ’84 (MA), assistant dean and director of the College’s Center for Study Abroad and Interdepartmental Programs


Kristin Vogt had an article published in the March issue of Medical Design titled “Optics for Medical Applications.”