38 Ellis B. Kohs, AM’38, turned 80 in January, and the University of Southern California helped him celebrate. A retrospective concert of his works featured premieres of two: the Macbeth Suite for piano and a parody of Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever” from Kohs’s Kafkaesque opera Amerika. The City of London Ballet will use another of Kohs’s works in a dance recently choreographed by Adam Cooper of the Matthew Bourne Company of London.
48 When not windsurfing, sailing, skiing, or enjoying their Colorado Springs, CO, home, orthopaedic surgeon Frederic C. Feiler, PhD’48, and wife Ginny take off for Pokhara, Nepal, where she lectures on preventing disabilities in cases of leprosy, and he operates in a leprosy hospital. Feiler also does “a little research and inventing on the side.”
55 Congratulations to a new fellow of the Royal Society of Canada: sociologist Leo Driedger, AM’55, a University of Manitoba professor who has written 17 books on ethnic studies and urban sociology.
63 Dorsey D. Ellis, Jr., JD’63, steps down in June from his post as law school dean at Washington University in St. Louis. After a sabbatical, he’ll return to teaching and scholarship there.
64 Doing a little research on Japan’s public policy issues? If you know Japanese, check in with Ichiko T. Morita, AM’64, now with the Library of Congress as head of its Japan Documentation Center, where 95 percent of the materials are in Japanese.
69 “This is what happens when a Chicago M.B.A. falls in love with God,” writes Edward J. Coman, Jr., MBA’69, founding director of St. Joseph the Worker, a Catholic ministry in Glen Ellyn, IL, that helps people find jobs.
72In August, T. Timothy Chen, SM’69, PhD’72, a mathematical statistician with the National Cancer Institute, became a fellow of the American Statistical Association.
85 Mark R. Hollmann, AB’85, was the music director for a Quicksilver Radio Theater production of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein—Modern Prometheus, which aired in October on Chicago’s public-radio station, WBEZ-FM 91.5, and won a Silver Reel award from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters.
93 The Jakarta Post bids selamat berpisah—farewell in Bahasa Indonesia—to David L. Zweifler, AB’93, who after two and a half years as an editor and reporter there, as well as a corporate-finance analyst at PT Makindo, has left for Hong Kong, where he is an equity analyst at Bear Stearns Asia.