The Palm Beach Post profiled Donna
AB'36, in its July 8 edition, paying particular attention
to her career as a poet. She has also been a columnist for the
Leisureville Post for ten years.
This April, Richard
S. MacNeish, AB'40, AM'44, PhD'49, will receive
the Society for American Archaeology's 2000 Fryxell Award for
interdisciplinary research in archaeology. A symposium in his
honor will be held at the group's annual meeting.
The Florida Pediatric Society/Florida Chapter of the American
Academy of Pediatrics honored Arnold
L. ("Bud") Tanis, PhB'47, with its John H. Whitcomb
outstanding pediatrician award. During his 42--year practice, Tanis
has been a strong advocate for children's rights.
Seated Harpist, a life--size bronze sculpture by
X'49, is displayed at Ravinia Park in Highland Park, Illinois.
After 33 years, Kenneth
SB'60, has retired from the University of Wisconsin--Stevens
Point. In retirement, he will devote his time to restoring antique
automobiles and raising bromeliads and unusual conifers.
L. Silberman, AM'65, PhD'68, a professor
at Temple University, received the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback
Foundation Award for distinguished teaching.
W. Sherman, AM'70, a criminologist, was
named director of the Fels Center of Government at the University
of Pennsylvania. He was also appointed the Albert M. Greenfield
professor of human relations in the sociology department.
Joseph A. Varacalli,
was named acting chair of the sociology department at Nassau Community
College--SUNY for the fall 1999 semester. He is also finishing
a four--year term as editor in chief of the Catholic Social
The Rape of Nanking According to Winnie, a play by Margaret
G. Waterstreet, MBA'83, was performed November
22 at the Red Lion in Chicago by Twilight Tales. On November 17,
opening scenes from the play were shown as part of Chicago's Asian
three years with the Associated Press bureau in Moscow,
S. Cullison, AB'87, is now the Moscow
correspondent for the Wall Street Journal.
Sandra P. Franco,
graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center
in May. She was elected to the Order of the Coif and was a member
of the editorial board of Georgetown International Environmental
Michael D. Ruffalo, MBA'97,
became CFO of Giant Step, a Web--application developer in Chicago.