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Rochester Review
November–December 2010
Vol. 73, No. 2

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Wayne Cascio ’74 (PhD) Recognized for Human Resources Research

Wayne Cascio ’74 (PhD) has won the Michael R. Losey Human Resource Research Award in recognition of his work on downsizing, employee turnover, and the financial effects of human resource policies. The award was presented by the Society for Human Resource Management, an international professional organization of human resource professionals. Cascio is the Robert H. Reynolds Chair in Global Leadership at the University of Colorado Denver’s business school and a senior editor of the Journal of World Business.

Was that Sara Pruss ’99 In National Geographic’s Clash of the Continents?

Sara Pruss ’99, an assistant professor of geosciences at Smith College and a specialist in invertebrate paleontology and marine geology, was a featured expert in the National Geographic channel documentary Clash of the Continents: Part 2—End of Man, which aired in August. Pruss focuses on the geology of the western United States and Newfoundland during the Cambrian and Permian geologic eras.

Peter DuBois ’80E Is The Host of National Public Radio Program

Peter DuBois ’80E, organist and director of music at the Third Presbyterian Church in Rochester, and an assistant professor of sacred music at the Eastman School, has been named host of With Heart and Voice, a national radio program featuring sacred choral and organ works. The program is produced at Rochester’s National Public Radio affiliate, WXXI-FM, and broadcast to more than 100 stations nationwide.

Peter Perkowski ’92 Honored by National LGBT Bar Association

Peter Perkowski ’92, a partner in the Los Angeles office of the law firm Winston & Strawn, has been recognized by the National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Bar Association as one of the top “under 40” attorneys in the nation, as measured by professional distinction and demonstrated commitment to equality for LGBT citizens. Perkowski specializes in patent, intellectual property, and commercial litigation.