50 Arthur I. Aronson, AB’50, see 1951, Gerald H. Brody. In August, Gerald L. Garden, AB’50, enjoyed attending the 50th reunion of his Calumet High School class in Rosemont, IL. Now retired, Garden volunteers for the Autry Museum of Western Heritage in Los Angeles. Jerome L. Johnson, AB’50, has retired as a physician of internal medicine and cardiovascular disease and is near retirement as associate clinical professor at the University of Southern California’s medical school. Johnson’s daughter, Susan Johnson-Nowels, is an assistant clinical professor in pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco; son Bill is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, CA. Grandson Brandon, 4, “brings much happiness to the whole family,” Johnson writes. Jonah Sherman, X’50, see 1951, Gerald H. Brody. Bernard Wax, AB’50, AM’55, see Gerald H. Brody, 1951.
51 Gerald H. Brody, AB’51, writes that the 194748 residents of Burton-Judson’s (fourth-floor) Coulter House met on Memorial Day weekend 1997 at Boston’s Longfellow Wayside Inn for their second biennial gathering. The reunion included Arthur I. Aronson, AB’50; Carl Golden, AB’49, AM’54; Daniel S. Kowalczyk, AB’51, JD’54; Jonah Sherman, X’50; and Bernard Wax, AB’50, AM’55. The group is planning a 1999 reunion to be held in San Diego. Robert E. Pollack, MBA’51, of New York City, is president of the conservative temple Congregation Shaare Zedek and executive vice president of the Manhattan Council B’Nai B’rith.
In September, Thomas G. Stinchcomb, SM’48, PhD’51, received the 1997 Lanzl Award—named after U of C professor emeritus Lawrence H. Lanzl—from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. Stinchcomb summarized his 21 years of microdosimetry research in the 1997 Lanzl lecture and continues his work in the field. Betty Whamond Quenon Wurtz, AB’51, AM’57, bemoans her 1997 travel woes, writing, “I was deported from Russia for having my expired passport instead of my new one; I was stranded without a hotel room at the Tibetan/Nepalese border; and storms in the Ligurtian Sea kept our vessel port-bound for four days, so we only visited three of the six ports scheduled. Maybe we will stay home in 1998!”
52 Last April, Joseph H. Baum, AB’52, a retired captain in the U.S. Navy, completed his twelfth year as chief judge of the U.S. Coast Guard Court of Criminal Appeals. In June, Christopher Holabird, SM’52, retired after 17 years as founding director of Los Encinos School in Los Angeles. He is enjoying spending time with his wife, two grown children, two grandchildren, and the two boards on which he continues to serve. Gilbert C. Hornung, AB’52, SM’54, enjoys “the Florida lifestyle” in Ft. Myers, where he plays “lots of tennis and a little golf.” His father, Arthur C. Hornung, SB’31, SM’33, who is “94 and going strong,” moved there in December 1996; his daughter, Barbara Hornung Harvey, AB’79, is a physician living in Sayre, PA. Eleanor J. Zahler, X’52, and Stanley A. Zahler, SM’49, PhD’52, see 1977, Kathy A. Zahler.
53 The Class of 1953 celebrates its 45th reunion on June 57, 1998.
College alumni—J. Ward Wright, AB’53, JD’56, writes: While no longer with the U.S. Geological Survey, Gerald K. Czamanske, AB’53, SB’55, continues his geological studies of north-central Siberia with a Russian colleague. Gerald and his wife, Rita, make their home in Palo Alto, CA. Margaret Espiritu, AB’53, announces a double retirement—from 17 years in teaching and 15 years in hospital management. Sondra Raines Irvine, AB’53, discontinued her legal practice in Philadelphia and moved with her husband to St. James, NY, where she works at various crafts. She travels extensively, especially to see her grandchildren in Germany. She would enjoy hearing from old friends from the third floor of Beecher. Lawrence S. Lerner, AB’53, SM’55, PhD’62, recently published a university-level text, Physics for Scientists and Engineers, as well as a translation of Giordano Bruno’s The Ash Wednesday Supper. Larry works for a textbook journal as a critical analyst of secondary-school texts in science, geography, and health. He and his wife, Narcinda Reynolds Lerner, SM’59, PhD’62, who is with NASA, make their home in Woodside, CA. Burnett H. Radosh, AB’53, a retired U.S. Army colonel, lives with his wife, Katherine Koenig Radosh, AB’58, a retired Foreign Service officer, in Lighthouse Point, FL. They enjoy trips to the Bahamas and volunteer duty with the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Emanuel S. Savas, AB’51, SB’53, a professor of public policy at CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College, reports that his book, Privatization: The Key to Better Government, has now been published in 13 foreign editions. John A. Stocks, AB’53, continues his private practice in psychoanalysis and psychiatry and teaches at Louisiana State University’s medical center and the New Orleans Psychoanalytic Institute. John emphasizes that retirement is not in his plans for the future. David G. Utley, AB’53, AM’60, took early retirement as president of the University of WisconsinEau Claire Foundation in January. He is returning to Slovakia to develop “civil society” institutions. Dave has spent 15 years in international education and has worked as a university fund-raiser since 1975.
College alumni, please send your news to: J. Ward Wright, AB’53, JD’56, 148 Lakeshore Drive, Richmond, KY 40475. Phone: 606/623-8953 (h).
54 Maurice Glicksman, SM’52, PhD’54, co-chaired the engineering department’s sesquicentennial celebration at Brown University. At a September 19 convocation, he was also awarded a doctorate of science, honoris causa. And, in an October ceremony commemorating its three-millionth acquisition, Brown’s library awarded Glicksman the William Williams award. Christian A. Schock, X’54, and wife Barbara have moved from Elgin to Galesburg, IL, where Schock, a political consultant, joined the board of the Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association.
55 Leo Driedger, AM’55, a professor of sociology at the University of Manitoba and the author of 17 books, was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Herbert I. Kutchins, AB’55, a professor of social work at California State University in Sacramento, has cowritten Making Us Crazy: DSM, the Psychiatric Bible and the Creation of Mental Disorders (see “Books by Alumni”).
56 Janice Hubka Albert, AB’56, AB’60, AM’60, retired in May after 35 years as an English instructor with the California community colleges. She remains active in state professional organizations and the National Council of Teachers of English.
57 Lucille Williams Boysaw, AM’57, of Chicago, is a congressional consultant for a district of the American Association of Retired Persons.
College alumni, please send your news to: George D. Karcazes, AB’59, JD’60, 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 4020, Chicago, IL 60602. Phone: 312/332-4550 (w).
58 The Class of 1958 celebrates its 40th reunion on June 57, 1998.
Rita Dionise Adrian, AB’58, works for Community Boards of San Francisco, a conflict-resolution group. Arnold E. (“Ted”) Davidson, AB’58, AM’64, married Judith Harrow last year.
59 Norman O. Jung, AM’59, retired in January 1997 as director of the library at the SUNY college at Old Westbury. Jung and his wife, Barbro, live in Stony Brook, NY.