Mann Byrne, AB'36, AM'43, hasn't "circled the
globe in a sailboat" recently, but she has written essays for
the Chicago Tribune Magazine and an article for Commonweal.
Yalkovsky, AB'46, SM'55, PhD'56,
is listed in the Dictionary of International Biography.
He's also included in Outstanding People of the 20th Century,
cited for his contribution to the marine sciences and the history
A conference honoring Walter
Y. Oi, PhD'61, was held November 6 at the University
of Rochester. Marking his 70th birthday, the conference concentrated
on Oi's research in labor economics and industrial organization.
Krepon Naparstek, AB'64, AM'67, a social worker,
author, and guided-imagery expert, has produced "Healing Trauma,"
the 31st audio program in her Health Journeys guided-imagery
Hillyer, PhD'72, a professor in the pathology
and laboratory medicine department at the University of Puerto
Rico School of Medicine, has been named chancellor of the flagship
University of Puerto Rico campus, Río Piedras.
M. Lysakowski, AB'76, had her "allotted 15 minutes
of fame" recently when a study she co-authored about the Math1
gene received coverage in the Chicago Tribune, the Houston
Chronicle, and USA Today.
V. Lewenstein, AB'80, editor of the journal
Public Understanding of Science, is working on a consulting
project that involves "watching kids watching pigeons" to learn
if they learn anything about science.
In August, Henry
C. Allan Jr., PhD'84, who retired in 1995 after 27
years as a professor at Moraine Valley Community College, was
ordained to the Unitarian-Universalist ministry. An assistant
at the Hinsdale (IL) Church, he preaches occasionally and runs
an eight-week summer program.
After graduation from the GSB, Mitchell
L. Rogatz, MBA'85, started Triumph Books, a
publisher of national and regional sports titles. He serves as
president and publisher.
Griffin, AB'90, graduated from the University
of Utah College of Law in 1998. After volunteering at a legal
clinic for homeless people in San Francisco, he received a NAPIL
fellowship to practice public-interest law at the Tennessee Justice
Center in Nashville.
S. Woodard, AM'96, a freelance journalist who writes
for the Christian Science Monitor and the San Francisco
Chronicle, was awarded a Pew fellowship in international journalism
at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced
White, AB'98, has recently joined the Center for New
Black Leadership, a conservative think tank in Washington, D.C.