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September–October 2012
Vol. 75, No. 1

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John Baynes W (Mas) (see ’43 undergraduate).


James Beall W (Mas) (see ’43 undergraduate).


Richard (Dick) Baldwin W (Mas) (see ’43 undergraduate).


Aida Dipace Donald (PhD) has published Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman (Basic Books).


Richard Ognibene (MA), ’73W (EdD) writes that he’s edited and contributed to A Persistent Reformer: Jonathan Kozol’s Work to Promote Equality in America (Peter Lang Publishing).


Linguist Mel Resnick (PhD) has published an expanded second edition to his Introducción a la historia de la lengua española (Georgetown University Press), an introduction to the history of the Spanish language from its Indo–European origins to the present. Mel’s wife, Nancy, writes that Mel has developed ALS and completed the second edition with coauthor Robert Hammond.


Cheryl Neel Mendelson (PhD) has published The Good Life: The Moral Individual in an Antimoral World (Bloomsbury). She teaches philosophy at Barnard College. . . . Richard Ognibene W (EdD) (see ’64).


Photographer Barry Myers W (Mas) has published the book Del Mar at 75: Where the Turf Meets the Surf (Active Light Press). The book contains more than 150 pages of color photos by Barry, along with text by sports journalist Jay Privman.


Jane Dubin (MS) (see ’78 undergraduate).


Vittorio Grilli (PhD) has been appointed Italy’s minister of finance.


Snorri Snorrason S (MBA) has published Asymmetric Economic Integration: Size Characteristics of Economies, Trade Cost, and Welfare (Springer), an investigation of the relationship between the size of a country and the effects of economic integration.


Ted Fagenson S (MBA), the chief operating officer of the Car Charging Group, a provider of electric vehicle charging services, has been appointed to the board of directors of the company. The company is headquartered in Miami.


Ray Grosshans (PhD) writes that he’s been named deputy director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies in Idaho Falls, Idaho. The center is a partnership between the Idaho National Laboratory, Boise State, Idaho State, and the University of Idaho. Formerly a professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Ray moved to Idaho Falls in 2006 to manage the center’s research programs, which focus on energy generation, transmission, and distribution, and on expanding the nuclear science and engineering workforce.


Stephen Meyer S (MBA) has been named president and CEO of Welch Allyn, a medical diagnostics equipment company in Skaneateles, N.Y.


Marcia Scherer W (PhD) (see ’86 School of Medicine and Dentistry).


Dave Moreau S (MBA) writes that the smartphone app Georeader, which he created in 2011 for the Android operating system, is now available for the iPhone on iTunes.


Will Heusser (MA) writes that he and his wife, Ann, welcomed a daughter, Heidi Sui Heusser, last March. Will is a professor of philosophy and religious studies at Cypress College in Orange County, Calif., and Ann is an elementary school teacher in Los Angeles.


Greg Hogan S (MBA) (see ’96 undergraduate).


Brent Wahba S (MBA) (see ’88 undergraduate).


Bridget Cooks (PhD) has written a book, Exhibiting Blackness: African Americans and the American Art Museum (University of Massachusetts Press). Bridget is an associate professor of art history, African-American studies, and visual studies at the University of California at Irvine.


Amy Collins Hogan S (MBA) (see ’96 undergraduate).


Zack Freed S (MBA) (see ’07 undergraduate).


Dustin Cote (MS) writes that he and his wife, Nicole, welcomed a son, Miles, in December. . . . Jeremy Friedman W (MS) (see ’08 undergraduate).


Aaron Carpenter (PhD) (see ’05 undergraduate).