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Daniel R. Campion, AB70, was the Featured Poet
in this past falls Light magazine. On November 15,
his poetry was featured on the Poetry Daily Web site. Walt
Whitman: The Measure of His Song, an anthology of poets
responses to Whitman that Campion edited with Jim Perlman and Ed
Folsom, was issued in a revised, expanded edition in October by
Holy Cow! Press. Miguel Caparros, MBA70, a former investment
banker at Morgan Stanley, has made a career change from finance
to physical anthropology. On June 30, 1997, he received his Ph.D.
in human paleoanthropology from the Institut de Palèoontologie
Humaine Museum National dHistoire Naturelle in Paris.
Mary Diederich Ott, SM67, PhD71, will have a
solo exhibit of monotypes and mixed-media paintings April 825
at Gallery West in Alexandria, VA, with an artists reception
on April 11. Draga Shillinglaw-Kellick, AM71, reports
that her father, Josef Bartik, was posthumously named to the Order
of the White Lion on October 28. Shillinglaw-Kellick accepted the
award, given by Vaclav Havel at a ceremony at Prague Castle in the
Czech Republic. Bartik, a general in the Czechoslovakian army, was
a veteran of WWI and WWII.
College alumni, please send your news to: Dorthea H. Juul,
AB72, PhD89, 1115 S. Plymouth Court, #302, Chicago,
IL 60605. Phone: 847/374-4204 (w). Fax: 847/236-4304. E-mail: email@example.com.
news includes: Peter Li, PhD72, see 1968, Marjorie Hsu
Li. Robert H. Shadur, JD72, joined the Chicago office
of Barnes & Thornburg as a partner in the business, tax, and
Philip H. Rees, AM68, PhD73, was made a Fubbaa
Fellow of the British Academy. He writes, A big honour over
The Class of 1974 celebrates its 25th reunion June 46,
The board of directors of the Association for Manufacturing Technology
elected Stanley A. Woleben, MBA74, to serve as first
vice chairman. He was first elected to the AMT board in 1990. Woleben
is president of Armstrong-Blum Manufacturing Co. in Mt. Prospect,
Mary Agnes D. Costello, AB75, married Paul L. Cruise,
whom she met through the Society for Creative Anachronism, a medieval
re-enactment group. Their combined libraries aggregate at least
13,000 books, with very few duplicates. Their family motto is: The
family that shoots target archery together stays together, if only
because figuring out which arrows belong to whom would be too difficult
and time-consuming to permit us to contemplate splitting up.
Keith A. Cary, AM76, recently became a partner in the
Kansas City, MO, law firm Franke & Schultz. He practices in
the areas of insurance defense, product liability, and commercial
litigation. His wife, Laura Ozenberger, is an attorney at Sprint.
Their 7-year-old son, Christopher, is in the second grade. On October
17, Alida M. Jatich, AB76, married T. V. Weber in Reno,
NV. Lawrence E. Kagemann, Sr., MBA76, is now vice president
of operations for Three-Five Systems in Tempe, AZ. From their sites
in Tempe; Beijing; and Manila, the Philippines the company makes
displays for companies such as Motorola and Hewlett-Packard.
College alumniTony Mayo, AB77, MBA78, writes:
Emilie M. Townes, AB77, AM79, DMN82, is now
a full professor of Christian social ethics and Black church ministries
at Saint Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, MO. My fifth
book, Breaking the Fine Rain of Death: African-American Health
Issues and a Womanist Ethic of Care, was just released by Continuum
Publishing Co., she writes. I am most delighted that
my sister, Tricia L. Townes, who is an artist, provided the painting
used for the cover.
alumni, please send your news to: Tony Mayo, AB77, MBA78,
10915 Thanlet Lane, Reston, VA 20190-3922. Phone: 703/742-0845 (h).
news includes: Eleven years ago, Nelson Rodriguez-Trujillo,
PhD77, founded a company dealing in human-resource evaluation
and development. The firm produces psychometric tests for personnel
selection, as well as software for scoring tests and presenting
College alumniKent Maynard, AB78, MBA81, writes:
Laura Ellin Handlin, AB78, retired from practicing law
after 12 years to do graduate work in the history of decorative
arts at the Parsons School of Design/Cooper Hewitt National Design
Museum, and is enjoying it tremendously. She is also the mother
of a 3-year-old daughter, Emma. Her husband, Joseph, is a lawyer
and a musician. Laura will always remember Hyde Park...and
deep-dish pizza, especially at the Medici. Ive lived in New
York for almost 18 years, and I have always liked it. However, Ive
never completely adjusted to the pizza situation here. I have to
eat pizza in its truest form when I venture west of the Hudson.
Paula R. Markovitz, AB78, reports that after graduation
she did lots of theater; traveled for work and play; taught theater,
music, speech, and voice; and retired in 1990 to have childrendaughter
Madeline, 7, and son Nicholas, 4. Karen S. Patton, AB78, is living
in L.A., where she moved in 1994 to attend the Musicians Institute,
an intensive one-year music program for contemporary music (rock,
blues, jazz, country), specializing in guitar and songwriting. Karen
continues to pursue her musical development. Steven L. Reynolds,
AB80, and his wife, Sharman Ober, have three children: Andrew,
8; Benjamin, 6; and Daniel, 4. Steven, who is an associate professor
of philosophy at Arizona State University and is working on a book
about perception and knowledge, misses going to DOC films twice
alumni, please send your news to: Kent Maynard,
AB78, MBA81, 2041 W. Dickens Ave., Chicago, IL 60647-4530.
Phone: 773/342-5845 (h). E-mail: KMaynard@petersonross.com.
news includes: Wayne (Dale) Collins, JD78,
a partner in the antitrust group of Shearman & Sterling, was
named a 1998 David Rockefeller fellow by the New York City Partnership,
a civic organization founded to improve the citys economic
climate. From 198183, he served in the Reagan administration,
first as a White House fellow, and then as deputy assistant attorney
general in the antitrust division of the Department of Justice.
He has also been a board member of the Immigration and Refugee Services
of America and a visiting lecturer at Yale. He currently holds committee
positions with both the American Bar and New York State Bar Associations.
The Class of 1979 celebrates its 20th reunion June 46,
P. Ann Fischer, AB79, and her husband, Walter, announce
the October 25 birth of son Russell. John A. Perkins, AB79,
and his wife will spend this year building their dream house in
Kenosha, WI. Last year, he accepted a position as credit analyst
for Castle Credit Corp. in Chicago. This past summer, William
J. Sanders, AB79, did paleontological fieldwork at the
famous early hominid site of Laetoli in Tanzania. His team succeeded
in collecting a large new sample of mammalian fossils, including
specimens of Australopithecus afarensis. He also happily reports
that last February he and his wife, Mayra, attended the 40th birthday
celebration of his Upper Flint roommate and good friend David
L. Skelding, AB80.