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CLASS OF 1978 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

Class of 1978 Endowed Scholarship Fund Vera Benkoil ’18, Psychology and American Studies Greetings classmates! Hope 2017 is getting off to a good start for one and all. Susie writes for this issue. Seems many of us are enjoying celebrations of one sort or another these days. 60th birthdays (remember 60 is only a speed…

CLASS OF 1978 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

Gary Friedmann, vice chair of the Bar Harbor, Maine town council, has launched a project, A Climate to Thrive, the goal of which is to make Mount Desert Island energy-independent by 2030. In this program, six committees with dozens of volunteers work on climate solutions that strengthen the local community through initiatives in alternative energy,…

CLASS OF 1978 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

Greetings classmates! Hope these notes find you all heading into a summer with sunny skies and plenty of time to relax and enjoy time with loved ones. Here’s what’s up with a few of your classmates: Jennifer Atkinson lives in Virginia where she is a professor at George Mason University in the MFA/BFA programs in…

CLASS OF 1978 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Class of 1978 Endowed Scholarship Fund Vera Benkoil ’18, New York, N.Y. Nancy Chen is enjoying life in Boulder, Colo., where she is establishing a marketing strategy coaching business. Her daughter, Ariane, will be graduating this year from Chapman University in Orange, Calif., where she is majoring in environmental science. Her other daughter, Isabelle, is studying…

CLASS OF 1978 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

“Hola amigos!” These notes are being penned in Spain where my husband, Nick, and I are walking the Camino de Santiago/The Way of St. James, in the northwestern province of Galicia. As pilgrims, or peregrinos, we are walking the last 105 km of the Camino through lovely, lush, verdant countryside (made so by healthy doses of rain…

CLASS OF 1978 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

Ken writes: Elizabeth Bachman continues her work as a presentation skills trainer (“The Starmaker for Speakers”)—along with her role as an international opera director, in which she has worked with the likes of Luciano Pavarotti. In the summers she runs TOP Opera, an operatic training program in the Austrian Alps. Nancy Chen has made the move to Colorado…

CLASS OF 1978 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Susie writes: As I pen this missive, I’m gazing out at an historical amount of snow on the ground—six-foot drifts, colossal piles from plows, and a general depth of ground covering not before seen. We New Englanders, especially those of us in the Boston area, will remember the winter of 2015 for many years to…

CLASS OF 1978 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Ken writes: Bill Adler divides his time between Washington, D.C., and Tokyo. He’s still writing books and learning Japanese. His daughters are “growing, growing, and mostly grown,” his oldest having graduated from Tufts a year ago, then teaching English for a year in France, and his youngest to be graduating from college in May… “hard…

CLASS OF 1978 | 2014 | ISSUE 2

Greetings, classmates! Thanks to your overwhelming response to the request for updates, we have a full column plus more news and photos online. Bob Kalb is a professor of neurology and pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine where he is primarily involved in research. His NIH-supported lab is working on two main…

Class of 1978 | 2014 | Issue 1

Casey Blake, a professor of history at Columbia specializing in modern U.S. intellectual and cultural history, is senior historian for The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Innovation exhibit at the New York Historical Society. The 1913 Armory Show has been considered by some to be the most important exhibition ever held in the…