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Rochester Review
March–April 2014
Vol. 76, No. 4

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Gerald Rising (Mas) (see ’48 College).


Bob Donaldson (MS) writes that he was a guest lecturer at the business school at Chuka University in Kenya last October. In addition, he visited with entrepreneurs whom he’d helped start a pig farm five years ago. “I found them well and surviving in a tough marketing climate,” he writes. “This is an example of the entrepreneurial spirit that’s alive and well in the country.”


Alex Stoesen (MA) writes that he received a Voices of a City Award for exemplary contributions to local history from the Greensboro Historical Museum. Alex is a professor of history emeritus at Guilford College.


Alan Wertheimer (PhD) (see ’68 College).


Gordon Baird (PhD), a geologist at SUNY Fredonia, has won an outstanding educator award from the eastern section of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.


Jane Dubin (MS) (see ’78 College).


Gregory Dewey (PhD), the provost at the University of La Verne in California, has been named president of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. He’ll begin his new role on July 1.


Scott Reisinger (MA) (see ’80 College).


Reid Barbour (PhD) and coauthor David Norbrook received an honorable mention in the Modern Language Association’s Prize for a Scholarly Edition for their 2012 book The Works of Lucy Hutchinson, Volume I: Translation of Lucretius (Oxford University Press). Reid is a professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Thomas Moore (PhD), professor of physics at Rollins College, has been named 2013 Florida Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.


Brent Znosko (PhD) writes that he and his wife, Jen, welcomed their second son, Wesley, last September. Wesley joins his big brother, Elliot. They live near St. Louis.


Thomas Darrah (PhD) (see ’04 College).