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HELEN RAUSCHER KLINE, CCT'18, Cheltenham, Pa., celebrated her 100th birthday on September 23, at the Unitarian Universalist House in Germantown, just a few blocks from her childhood home where she lived until just a couple of years ago and from where she commuted to Penn.
Benjamin Loscher, W'28, and his wife, Edna, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on September 6; he then celebrated his 95th birthday in November. He is a retired lawyer (degree from Temple) and postal supervisor. They live in Philadelphia and have two children: Barbara LOSCHER Friedrich, Ed'57, who lives in Merion, Pa., and Robert Loscher, ChE'58, GCh'60, a retired engineer and computer-services supervisor who lives in Cape Coral, Fla.; and two grandchildren.
DR. T. NOEL STERN, G'40, Gr'42, South Dartmouth, Mass., emeritus professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, has published a dozen op-eds concerning casinos and gambling for The Boston Globe, The New Bedford Standard-Times, and The Dartmouth-Westport Chronicle.
DR. STANLEY SCHOR, C'43, G'50, Gr'52, Hawley, Pa., received the annual Career Achievement Award from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America for significant contributions in the field of biostatistics and its pharmaceutical applications. (He received a similar award for lifetime contributions to the statistical sciences from the Philadelphia chapter of the American Statistical Association several years ago.) Dr. Schor taught at Penn for 16 years before moving to Temple University's medical school and then to Merck Research Laboratories, where a scholar-program and a fellowship for Merck statisticians to pursue doctoral studies in biostatistics at the University of North Carolina were named after him. He retired in 1991 and splits his time between Florida and the Poconos.
ARTHUR R. DUNLOP JR., CE'52, Tallahassee, Fla., has retired after 32 years as senior vice president of Bart, Dunlop & Associates, a transportation engineering- and planning-consulting firm in the Southeast. For ten years after graduating from Penn, he held supervisory engineering positions with the Pennsylvania Railroad in Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and Cleveland.
DR. ROBERT A. ERB, Ch'53, Valley Forge, Pa., has been elected president of the American Anaplastology Association. Currently he is an independent scientific consultant and serves as technical director of SiliClone Studio and is involved there in the development of external, silicone prosthetic devices.
WILLIAM S. CUNNINGHAM, W'56, Sao Paulo, is a partner in Spencer Stuart, the executive recruiting firm. He has been working in Brazil since graduating from Penn.
Dr. Howard D. Greyber, Gr'53, Potomac, Md., e-mails that incidentally while still staying active and publishing in theoretical astrophysics, this Penn Ph.D. physicist completed a "Minimed Dr." course at the National Institutes of Health, and is now taking a course in immunology that NIH offers. "It's good to keep intellectually active."
DR. EUGENE N. MEYERS, W'54, Pittsburgh, professor and chair of otolaryngology at the University of Pitsburgh, was invited to join the editorial board of Auris Nasus Larynx, published by the Society for Promotion of International Otorhinolaryngology.
JOHN WEICHSEL, C'54, WG'56, Southington, Conn., town manager of Southington, was recently elected chair of Tunxis Recycling Operating Committee, a consortium that covers 14 towns in the area.
DR. MORTON F. RUBINSTEIN, C'57, Cinnaminson, N.J., chair of Hahnemann University School of Medicine Alumni Association from 1994 to 1996, associate in Pediatrics at Rancocas Valley Hospital, Willingboro, New Jersey, clinical associate at Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey, and associate in Pediatrics and clinical instructor at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, Pa., was recently recognized as a 1996 Alumni Award recipient.
DR. MANUEL SCHONHORN, G'59, Gr'63, Milford, Pa., professor of English at Southern Illinois University, retired after 27 years teaching there. He joined the faculty in 1968 as associate professor and was made full professor in 1973. SIU honored him with a teaching award in 1970.
ELAINE GAYLON SMITH, CW'65, a Philadelphia attorney, celebrated her 20th year in practice and her 15th year in the partnership of Smith and Leibel, which specializes in domestic relations. Elaine has also been married to Dr. Robert A. Smith for more than forty years.
KENNETH JAY ARTIS, C'67, Madison, Wis., married Katherine Stumb Nordhaus on August 24.
CAROL A. KIRYLUK, CW'68, Orlando, Fla., has been appointed senior vice president of human resources for the Tupperware Corporation.
DR. WILLIAM D. RUTENBERG, C'68, Highland Park, Ill., has been appointed Deputy Medical Director for the John Hancock Signature Advantage Health Plan. He is also a senior consultant with the consulting firm MedStrategies, Inc. He is also a member of the editorial board of Healthcare Innovations and was a speaker at the National Managed Healthcare Congress in Washington, D.C. He and Marsha Davis Rutenberg, CW'70, are proud parents of Craig Rutenberg, C'95, and Diana Rutenberg. When not at home, they can be found actively involved in community theater on the North Shore.
CHARLES C. COYNE, W'70, East Fallowfield, Pa., an attorney with Hepburn, Willcox, Hamilton & Putnam in Philadelphia, has been elected chair of the Chester County Health and Educational Facilities Authority, which issues tax exempt bonds on behalf of Chester County hospitals, health-care communities, schools and colleges, and affiliated institutions.
DR. ROBERT S. ADELAAR, M'71, Richmond, Va., professor of surgery and vice chair of orthopaedics at the Medical College of Virginia and chief of orthopaedics at McGuire Veterans Hospital, was re-elected to the board of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
Sandy Dechert, CW'71, moved to St. Cloud, Minn., last year with her partner, Dr. Amy E. Harrison, assistant director of the family-practice residency program at St. Cloud Hospital, and their two-year-old daughter, Alyson F. Dechert. While on the East Coast, Sandy received the Health Sciences Communications Association's Mobius Award, and other awards (some international) for her work in medical advertising, environmental science, and software instruction. Sandy now produces consumer, patient, practitioner, and sales information under the name "Phrasemaker" from sandydecaol.com (website in progress!).
DR. CLIFFORD C. DACSO, C'72, Houston, was named the John S. Dunn Research Professor in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and the Methodist Hospital of Houston; he is chief of general medicine at Baylor and vice chair for clinical affairs in medicine at Methodist.
GARY H. LIEBERMAN, C'72, a public defender in Las Vegas for 19 years, and his wife Mara are pleased to announce the birth of their third child Anna Rachel on July 4.
DR. JACQUELINE E. WADE, SW'72, Gr'83, Murfreesboro, Tenn., was named the director of the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center at Austin Peay State University. Wade is also founder and chief executive of Wade Educational Programming and Consulting Services.
Linda Rabben, CGS'74, Takoma Park, Md., has founded Human Rights Umbrella, a non-profit organization, to help survivors of human-rights abuses. She is Brazil co-group coordinator of Amnesty International USA and was recently elected to the American Anthropological Association's Committee for Human Rights.
EDWARD R. KOCH, W'75, New Milford, N.J., writes that he served as a competition official at the 1996 Olympics held in Atlanta last summer.
JON HINCK, C'76, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, formerly an attorney in Portland, Maine, has accepted the position of program director with Greenpeace International, in charge of its worldwide campaigns.
MARINA ANGEL, GL'77, Philadelphia, professor of law and associate dean for graduate legal studies and external programs at Temple University, received the Sandra Day O'Connor Award of the Philadelphia Bar Association last fall.
REGINA SOKALER WOLGEL, SAMP'77, Chicago, and her husband Sanford celebrated the birth of their daughter Kayla Chaviva on September 10. Regina is the Illinois OT clinical manager for Therapy Network Resources, a Midwestern contract agency for rehabilitation services.
DR. DANIEL ABESH, C'78, a primary-care physician in Cherry Hill, N.J., and his wife JANE EISEN ABESH, SAMP'78, announce the birth of their second son Jonathan Franklin; he joinds his sister Jesse and brother Joseph.
Michael H. Diamant, C/GEd'78, e-mails that he and his wife Robin are pleased to announce the birth of their first child Marc Benett on July 11. Michael is currently the MIS director for Signature Flight Support in Orlando, Fla., and keeps active by volunteering for Jewish communal organizations, by performing musical theater and by flying single-engine airplanes.
BARBARA THOMPSON DUPERREAULT, C'78, Media, Pa., writes that she recently left CIGNA, where she was director of market research, to start her own freelance market-research business, with capacities for both quantitative and qualitative consumer and business-to-business research.
Zachary R. Fraser, EAS'78, an engineer with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (US Department of Transportation) e-mails that he and his wife Marybeth Griswold proudly announce the birth of their twin boys Michael and Kevin on August 19. They live in Arlington, Va.
DR. ROBERT A. GERVASI, WG'78, Batavia, Ohio, dean of academic and student affairs at Chatfield College, has been named dean of the two Kentucky centers, at Louisville and Radcliff, of McKendree College, whose home campus is in Lebanon, Ill.
DR. Tamar E. Granor, C'78, GEE'81, Gr'86, Elkins Park, Pa., e-mails that she is the editor of FoxPro Advisor magazine and an independent database developer. She has spoken about Microsoft FoxPro at a number of conferences and user groups, including the last three Microsoft FoxPro International Developers Conferences. She notes she is also the mother of a member of the high-school class of 2000.
Lesley Stone Hurlburt, C'78, e-mails that her second child, Megan Sarah Hurlburt, was born on July 10, 1992. She just finished her term as president of the Health Planning Council of Dutchess County. She and her husband Lawrence and their son Tommy live in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
NANETTE LEIBOWITZ, SAMP'78, NYC, a marketing director at UJA-Federation, reports that she married Jeffrey H. Berfond, a CPA and a branch chief in the US Securities & Exchange Commission, on November 24.
Michael Mitrano, C'78, and his wife Susan announce the birth of their second child Peter Dominic on July 9. Michael remains at Response Analysis Corporation, an employee-owned survey-research firm in Princeton, N.J.
JORDAN H. MINTZ, W'78, Houston, a tax partner with the Houston-based law firm of Bracewell & Patterson, and his wife, Lauren, celebrated the birth of their fifth child Emery Lewis, a boy, who was born in July.
BARRY S. RABIN, W'78, Downingtown, Pa., has become a regular opinion columnist for the Suburban and Wayne Times; he writes that his columns take a humorous look at politics and current affairs.
ANDREW ERWIN, C'79, Haydenville/ Williamsburg, Mass., just opened Shingle Hill Bed and Breakfast. Formerly a horse farm, the site was selected for its mountain view, quaint New England village, and its proximity to the five-college area, the Berkshires, and Vermont.
JOEL K. OPPENHEIMER, CE'79, Owings Mills, Md., has joined Sverdrup Civil, Inc., as vice president and manager of its operations in the mid-Atlantic region.
Carole R. Bell, CGS'80, Chicago, was appointed head of serials and acquisitions at Northwestern University Library in Evanston, Ill., in January last year.
JESS GERMANSKY, W'80, an information-systems development manager at Warner-Lambert, and Maureen Thomas, a senior scientist in oncology research at Hoffmann-LaRoche, were married on October 27. They reside in Rockaway, N.J.
RONALD, W'80, and JAYNE (DAVIS) PERILSTEIN, W'80, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., co-founders of the Arjay Group, Inc., will receive the State of Israel Bonds New Leadership Division's Jerusalem 3000 Award, presented annually to those who have exhibited outstanding leadership qualities in their Jewish communal activities.
JOHN EDWARD ROSENBAUM, C/W'80, Fresno, Calif., an attorney affiliated with the Los Angeles-based law firm of White & Case, and his wife Elaine Hannah, a principal of Solutions, Inc. (a San Francisco-based company which specializes in healthcare management and cardiac-rehabilitation programs sponsored by insurance companies), announce the birth of their first son Benjamin on July 12. They note they are certain that "he will be a fourth-generation candidate for admittance to the University of Pennsylvania".
EVE FARREN FARBER, C'81, Bethesda, Md., is a chat host on AOL's Moms Online. She and her husband David, an attorney, are the parents of two children, Alexandra and Olivia.
Ji-yul Kim, C'81, writes that after earning a master's degree in East Asian studies from Harvard University in 1991, he pursued a career in the US Army, entering the military-attache program, with a focus on northeast Asia. He is currently assigned in Korea. His wife, Dr. Sheila Kim, is pursuing research on Korean literature, gender, and nationalism. They have two children, Isaac and Hannah.
DR. SHELLEY KRAMER, C'81, and DR. DANIEL BAITCH, C'81, Mt. Kisco, N.Y., announce the birth of their son Adam's new twin brothers, Evan and Ryan.
LAURIE ALLEN, C'82, has recovered from surgery for the removal of cancer and has resumed her managerial responsibilities in her position at PepsiCo's world headquarters in Purchase, N.Y.
KEITH BANK, W'82, in October, started his own venture-capital firm, KB Partners, which provides both capital and expertise to companies in a range of industries. He and his wife Barbara live in Highland Park, Ill., with a son Kyle, almost five years old, and a daughter Valerie, almost a year old.
Bill Dow, GAr'82, Essex, Conn., e-mails that he is currently a vice president and project manager at Jeter, Cook & Jepson Architects in Hartford. Since March 1992 he has been project architect for the Foxwoods Resort Hotel & Casino in Mashantucket, which is now the largest casino facility in the world (over 5.5 million sq. ft.) and was designed and built in the last six years, on the fast-track. "It has been more than entertaining." He notes that JCJ is always looking for good, young talent, and interested Penn architecture grads should feel free to send him their resume for review; it is a 76-person firm working on all sorts of building types, and on projects from Connecticut to Korea.
Dr. Kimberly Faust, C'82, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Southern Mississippi and her husband Dr. Jerry McKibben anounce the birth of their son, Jerome Norris McKibben III, on June 7.
Mark Tornetta, EAS'82, now lives in Florida near Disney World; he asked that friends call him at (407) 876-5402 or e-mail him at MTORNE5460aol.com
DR. ROBIN BESS GOLDBERG, D'83, a dentist in Southbury, Conn., and her husband Dr. Stephen Spear announce the birth of their first child Jonah Isaiah on July 23.
IRIS M. GONZALEZ, C'83, Key West, Fla., a defense analyst with the Center for Naval Analyses, is moving to Panama, to open a new position for the Southern Command Headquarters counterdrug operations.
DR. Steven J. Heyman, C'83, V'87, e-mails that he has been married to Claudia Damsky Heyman, C'83, for 11 years. They live in Orange, Conn., where Steven owns a mobile, veterinary surgical-specialty practice and Claudia is an employment lawyer in New Haven. They have three children: Andrew, age 6, Jenny and Matthew, age 3.
Marlene Vine Ross, C'83, Lafayette Hill, Pa., and her husband Steve now have two children, Joshua Ethan, born in April 1994, and Sarah Paulette, born in July 1991. Marlene is the director of practice information for the Information Services Group, the global-consulting business unit of Unisys Corporation.
DAWN KLIGMAN SANDERS, W'83, Armonk, N.Y., and her husband Steven are thrilled to announce the birth of their third daughter Rachel on March 14. Dawn is a vice president at Citibank.
Alan J. Sheptin, C'83, Ossining, N.Y., e-mails that he received an MBA in finance from Fordham University last May, and is working as an actuary for Berkshire Hathaway in Stamford, Conn.
PAUL KONIGSTEIN, W'84, Flushing, N.Y., director of finance and administration for the American Montessori Society (the professional society for Montessori educators) and his wife Martha announce the birth of their daughter Shira Rachel on February 1, 1996. They also have a four-year-old son Harrison.
KENNY, W'84, and LISA KRANSELER, W'84, live in Bellevue, Wash., with their two children. Kenny is a product manager with Microsoft; Lisa is starting up the tax department at Active Voice Corp., a PC-based, telephone software company in Seattle.
NANCY B. LEEDS, C'84, Philadelphia, a manager in the human-resource consulting group at Ernst & Young, has joined the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius as an associate in the employee-benefits practice group.
DR. ALAN D. LOUIS, C'84, New York City, assistant professor of neurology at Columbia University, and his wife Dr. Vinita Sehgal happily announce the birth of their son Devin on August 9.
SUZANNE LOVE, C'84, received a M.S. from the University of South Florida in May and is now a nurse practitioner at the Dallas V.A. Medical Center. In October she married Scott Murray.
Lisa CLAYMAN Sheptin, C'84, Ossining, N.Y., has begun a handpainted children's clothing company called Rise-n-Shine, and sells privately and to stores in three states.
David Smith, W'84, has joined the Millipore Corporation as the worldwide product manager for service products. He lives in Framingham, Mass., with his wife Laura and two daughters, Shannon, five years, and Savannah, two years.
LISA SOCKETT, C/W'84, Arlington, Va., an attorney with the Federal Communications Commission, and her husband Andrew Joskow announced the birth of their daughter, Melissa Caroline Joskow, on July 11.
Courtney Brown, EAS'85, e-mails that her company, Rhythmic Sphere, Inc., now in its second year of operation, develops shared information-tools that allow groups of people to work together on intranets and on the Internet. They have a special focus on education-enabling technologies; their home page is: www.rsphere.com
DR. CORRINNE A. CALDWELL, Gr'85, Waynesboro, Pa., the campus executive officer at Pennsylvania State University's Mont Alto campus, was named vice president and CEO/dean of the Ambler campus of Temple University.
DR. SCOTT K. EPSTEIN, C'85, Clarks Summit, Pa., a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation in Scranton, and his wife Sandy have a daughter Alexandra Leigh who was born November 12, 1995.
Dr. Mindy Rosenberg Fishman, C'85, Chicago, assistant professor and director of resident training in obstetrics-gynecology at the University of Chicago, and her husband Dr. David Fishman, an assistant professor in gyn-oncology, announce the birth of their son Isaac Paul on July 5.
DR. SUSAN GOETINCK, C'85, Dallas, received a William Harvey Award for excellence in newspaper writing, for a piece on high blood pressure; she is a writer with the Dallas Morning News.
SUSAN BERG KLEIN, C'85, Rockville, Md., assistant Montomery County attorney, has opened her own law office in Silver Spring, handling immigration law and Government contracts and procurement matters.
DR. Mark Lieser, C'85, is a fellow in gastroenterologic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota; he and wife, Yael Loewenberg Lieser, C'85, have four children, Talia, Tzofia, Amitai, and Gilad.
JAMES CORNER, GFA/GLA'86, Erdenheim, Pa., is assistant professor of landscape architecture and regional planning at the University. He has been practicing as a landscape architect and teaching in Manchester, U.K., London, and New York. He has lectured and exhibited his work around the world; and he edited The Recovery of the Landscape, published by the Architectural Association, in 1995.
LAWRENCE S. RYDER, C'86, Jacksonville, N.C., member of the US Marine Corps since May of 1986, has returned to Camp Lejeune, N.C., after completing a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea while assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit.
LISA MALIK, C/W'87, a doctoral candidate in Jewish education at Stanford University, and her husband Dr. Adi Wyner, announce the birth of their son Ariel Shimshon, on April 5 in San Francisco, where the Malik-Wyners now reside.
HELEN APOSTOLOU PHILLIPS, C'87, and DR. GARY M. PHILLIPS, C'87, WG'91, M'92, Yardley, Pa., announce the birth of their first child Alexander Constantine on August 3, last year.
JAY S. RAND, L'87, New York City, has joined the mergers & acquisitions practice of Brown, Raysman & Millstein as counsel.
Andrew Robb, C'87, Arlington, Va., in 1994 received a M.S. in art conservation with a major in photographic materials from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Art Conservation Program; he is currently working as a contractor at cultural institutions in Washington D.C.
ALAN BUTSCH, C'88, recently got married to Melissa Roberts. They bought, are living in (and are very slowly renovating) a 120-year-old house in Hagerstown, Md., that is on the National Register. Alan, who is working for the Montgomery County Department of Fire and Rescue Services, was recently promoted to the rank of lieutenant and is assigned to the Sandy Spring station.
Cathy Craige Cole, C/W'88, Cary, N. C., and her husband Wesley e-mailed to announce the birth of their first child Jacob Craige on June 13th.
LINDA PEARLMAN KRANER, C'88, and KENNETH N. KRANER, C'88, of Potomac, Md., announce the birth of their daughter Alison Merle on June 28. Linda is a fundraiser for UJA-Federation of Greater Washington and Kenny is an English teacher at Herndon (Va.) High School. Also welcoming Alison are her grandparents, Susan and RICHARD L. KRANER, C'53, and Cathy and SAMUEL S. PEARLMAN, C'63, L'66.
CINDY KAGAN LaCOST, C/W'88, Long Beach, Calif., and her husband Larry, would like to announce the birth of their first child Shayna Lynn LaCost on May 16. Cindy also celebrated the two-year anniversary of her business, Sandpiper Computers, last November.
KELLY ZWERNEMANN McCARTHY, C'88, Rye, N.Y., a program analyst with the John M. Olin Foundation in New York City, and her husband Thomas, a regional sales manager with Formed Plastics, Inc., announce the birth of their daughter Lindsay Brooke on June 19. Kelly and Tom were married by her father in 1994.
SANDRA LOREN PARK, C'88, Baltimore, is currently law clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Daniel E. Klein.
KAREN W. PERLMUTTER, C'88, and NEIL H. KOFFLER, W'88 proudly announce the birth of their second daughter Leah Beth Koffler on July 2. The family lives in Kew Gardens, New York.
Maggie Rosen, C'88, is resident vice president in the London office of Citibank Marketing, the bank's services to corporations and financial institutions throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. She would love to hear from Penn alum near and far.
SUSAN NORTH SHIRK, C'88, and JOHN SHIRK, C'83, Ocean City, N.J., announce the birth of their second child, Gretchen North Shirk, on July 18. Their first child, Jason Christian Shirk, is now two years old. Susan is an attorney for the City of Atlantic City, while John is a stockbroker in Ocean City.
DR. Randi C. Cohen, C'89, received a Ph.D. in sociology from Stanford University last year and now resides in Boston.
SHAWN FIELDS-MEYER, C'89, writes of the birth of her second son Ezra Moshe on January 19, 1996. He joins his brother Amiel and father, Tom Fields-Meyer. Shawn is in rabbinical school in New York City.
PATRICIA J. FOWLER-HALL, C'89, Euclid, Ohio, married Joseph Hall on June 1. She is pursuing a master's degree in elementary education at John Carroll University, expecting to graduate in May this year.
Esmeralda Galan, C'89, e-mails that she was promoted in January last year to managing editor of The Journal for Molecular Pharmacology, a scientific publication currently based at Emory University in Atlanta.
SHARYN LUBIN LEVITT, C'89, New York, director of university programs for the United Jewish Appeal, and Mark Levitt, C'89, a fourth-year surgical resident at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, announced the birth of their son Samuel Ari on August 6.
Michael Peterson, C'89, currently in his third year of law school at Hofstra University, participated in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta in the heavyweight pairs without coxswain. He was seventh overall, giving him a first-place finish in the Petite Finals.
Maxine Crosby, EAS'90, e-mailed that she completed her M.B.A. in finance from the George Washington University in Washington D.C.
Jeffrey A. Engelsman, W'90, and his wife, Beth, are living in Denver and expecting their first child in late April. Jeff is an attorney on staff with the national headquarters of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company. His e-mail address is: jeengwl.com
DOUGLAS J. FINER, C'90, St. Louis, and ELLEN ROSTAND, W'91, Chicago, were married on March 16. Ellen completed her MBA at the University of Chicago and accepted a position as special assistant to the president of the University of Chicago Hospitals and Health System; Doug is an attorney with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
DR. DARREN L. HALLMAN, EAS'90, Clifton Park, N.Y., received a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Purdue University, and has joined the GE Research and Development Center in Schenectady.
Jeffrey A. Pfaendtner, EAS'90, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering at Penn, won a bronze medal for rowing in the lightweight four without coxswain at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.
SHARON M. RUBIN, C'90, received her MBA from the Darden School of the University of Virginia in May last year. She is an Associate at AT&T Solutions in Atlanta. Her e-mail address is: smrubinatt.com
Susie Wise, C'90, e-mailed that she is working as a multimedia producer in San Francisco, looking to go back to school for an advanced degree in education. She is also hoping to begin filming a documentary on 'Rodeo Princesses' early this year with fellow College grad Corey Weinstein, C90, GFA'91.
DR. SUSAN M. BEGELMAN, C'91, Cleveland, received her M.D. from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia in May of 1996. She is currenlty doing her residency in internal medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
ANNA-MARIA BESI, C'91, Greece, is now the contact of the alumni club in Greece.
LILLIAN BENEDICT, C'92, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., recently became an associate in the commercial litigation department of the Philadelphia-based law firm of Cozen and O'Connor. She will concentrate her practices in the areas of general commercial litigation, including contract and employment disputes, securities and common law fraud actions, class actions, and preliminary injunctions.
Peter Ganzenmuller Jr., EAS'91, Sea Cliff, N.Y., began teaching elementary school (2nd - 8th grade) at St. Hilda's and St. Hugh's School in New York City, last fall.
NOREEN REILLY HARRINGTON, C'92, Boston, is a clinical fellow in psychology/psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at Temple University. She married Dr. Joseph Harrington on May 26.
L. Janusz Hooker, W'92, Hong Kong, who is working for Asian Infrastructure Fund Advisers there, won a bronze medal representing Australia in the men's quadruple sculls at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.
DR. Diane Y. Jerng, C'92, and Dr. Norman H. Liu, C'92, were married on June 2 in Irvine, Calif. Diane recently received her M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis and Norman recently received his M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco. They are both first-year residents at hospitals in the Long Beach area.
CHAD G. BOONSWANG, C'93, Ardmore, Pa., graduated last May from Villanova Law School, and is now an associate in the workers-compensation department of the Philadelphia law firm of Swartz, Campbell & Detweiler.
MARK SULLIVAN, C'93, Havertown, Pa., has been named production editor of the Rutgers Law Journal. He has also taught special education in the Baltimore school system.
Lisa Hope Brichta, C'94, was recently promoted to a consultant in the New York office of Towers Perrin's general management services division. She has been involved in recruiting Penn undergraduates for Towers Perrins's associate program.
Karen A. Buckthal, C'94, and Jeffrey D. Pinco, EAS'94, were married on July 6.
TIMOTHY CAMPBELL, CGS'94, Villa Hills, Ky., moved to Kentucky from Philadelphia in April last year. He is employed as a consultant with Cap Gemini America, an international information-technology consulting firm.
DR. MIKHAIL CHKHENKELI, G'94, Gr'96, Williamstown, Mass., was appointed an assistant professor of mathematics at Williams College.
KAIHAN KRIPPENDORFF, EAS/W'94, moved in July to Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic, to work for the Matsumoto Group; he was engaged to PILAR RAMOS, C'94, in June. He is busily organizing a Penn alumni club there, (809) 689-0993.
Chris Roberts, C'94, has been named assistant director of development at Georgetown Preparatory School in Bethesda, Md.
Adam D. Scioli ,C'94, and DR. Corinne Basmeson Scioli, C'95, Gr'96, were married on June 29 at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia.
Matthew B. Kratter, EAS/W'95, recently joined Merrill Lynch Investment Banking's telecom, media & technology group as a second-year analyst. He spent his first year out of Penn as an analyst with the mergers and acquisitions boutique, the Lodestar Group (now Societe Generale Investment Banking).