Tag Archive for 1960

CLASS OF 1960 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

Class of 1960 Endowed Wesleyan Scholarship Fund Joseph Ellis ’19, Manhattan Beach, CA Your dedicated class secretary, Sal Russo, writes, “On Dec. 29, I was severely injured while descending on a ladder from the roof of our house. I broke both my nose and pelvis. In that one instant of time, my role of caregiver…

CLASS OF 1960 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

John Berry wrote the following: “Our daughter, Clay Berry, returned from Russia last year after spending two years as the treasury attaché in the U.S. Embassy in Moscow with numerous trips to Kiev, Ukraine. This spring she was appointed a deputy assistant secretary of treasury, the department’s highest non-political position, with responsibility for Europe, Russia,…

CLASS OF 1960 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

This column begins with the sad news that Wink Adams died on March 19, 2016. He spent the last eight months of his life in the skilled nursing unit of The Glen at Willow Valley in Lancaster, Pa., where he received kind, loving, and compassionate care. His last job before retirement was to train salespeople…

CLASS OF 1960 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Class of 1960 Endowed Wesleyan Scholarship Fund Joseph Ellis ’19, Manhattan Beach, Calif. Bruce Dow is still working 20 hours per week as a community psychiatrist on Cape Cod, where he has a home near the ocean. He published his first book last year, Dream Therapy for PTSD (Praeger Press, 2015), and has a second book in progress,…

CLASS OF 1960 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Ed Chalfant continues to enjoy an active retirement with bridge, reading, and directing a start-up mission out of Christ Church in Ponte Vedra, Fla. Winkie has emerged as a graceful painter in acrylics who shows her work locally and also plays bridge. They returned again to Maine this past summer to help ease the surplus lobster…

CLASS OF 1960 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

We were welcomed to our 55th Reunion by the sound of the bells of old South College. Dave Potts presented a WESeminar, “Only Yesterday? Wesleyan in the ’60s,” that was based on his recently published book, Wesleyan University, 1910-1970: Academic Ambition and Middle-Class America. At the Wesleyan assembly and annual meeting of the Alumni Association, Dave received…

OSCAR E. LANFORD III ’60

OSCAR E. LANFORD III, a mathematical physicist, died Nov. 16, 2013. He was 74. Elected to Phi Beta Kappa and to Sigma Xi, he received his degree with high honors and with high distinction in physics. He received master’s and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University, as well as an honorary degree from Wesleyan in 1990.…

CLASS OF 1960 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Chris Campbell wrote: “I recently read a narrative about a young woman who slips and falls concussively against a large boulder. She is diagnosed as suffering from either mild aphasia or dissociative amnesia. The main result of this situation is that she has great difficulty in speaking normally. Her mind is alert, but in trying…

CLASS OF 1960 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

I read the notification in the most recent Wesleyan magazine that Rudy Kalin died on Aug. 16, 2011. Rudy initially came to Wesleyan from Switzerland as an exchange student. He served as a faculty member in psychology at Queens University in Canada for 33 years, which included 10 years as department head. He enjoyed playing…

RUDOLF KALIN ’60

RUDOLF KALIN, 73, professor and head of the department of psychology at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, died Aug. 16, 2011. He received his degree with high honors and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and to Sigma Xi. After receiving his master’s and PhD degrees at Harvard University in the field of social psychology,…