Tag Archive for 1980

CLASS OF 1980 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

Tom Loder writes: “Been lawyering in (of course, where else but) Philadelphia for 30 (okay “30-some”) years now, married late (of course), raising two now-teen boys, and happy to be in close touch over the years with Jimmy Schor and Bob Ferreira, and their wonderful and beautiful wives, Sharon Nahill and Amy Zinsser. How improbable…

CLASS OF 1980 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

September ’16 responses: Douglas Cuomo writes, “My family and I (wife, the author Sharon Guskin, two boys Ben and Eli) just returned from a three-week stay in Kathmandu, where Arjuna’s Dilemma, an opera I’d written, was produced and performed. The production by One World Theatre, was mounted by a tremendous cast of artists from eight…

CLASS OF 1980 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

Tributes to David Clair, who passed away Feb. 19, 2016: Mike Rosenblatt writes: “I did not know David Clair well at Wes but both he and his brother-in-law Jesse were classmates of mine in medical school. He was a great guy. Sorry to see he was taken from us at such a young age.” Gary…

CLASS OF 1980 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Karen Murgolo is still surviving in book publishing and is editorial director of the nonfiction imprint, Grand Central Life & Style, at the Hachette Book Group. She works with fun chefs like Mario Batali, edited Ellen DeGeneres’ Home book, and is editor of Gwyneth Paltrow’s bestselling, It’s All Good, and upcoming It’s All Easy. Fun fact: She is currently working…

CLASS OF 1980 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Paul Singarella writes in response to my seeing his family name on the firehouse in Beacon Hill: “That’s right Kim: The Singarellas, going back to my grandfather, were contractors and builders in the Boston area, building not only that sturdy firehouse, now a children’s center, but also part of Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo, part of the…

CLASS OF 1980 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

A 35th year Reunion highlight for me was sitting in Memorial Chapel during the distinguished alumni awards ceremony listening to David Potts ’60 give his closing remarks from his presentation about his book, Wesleyan University, 1910–1970. He said, “I hope my book will nurture our sense of family, and help us achieve one of our key liberal arts…

CLASS OF 1980 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Welcome to the expanded version of Wes ’80 Class Notes where the more complete version of our classmates’ entries are here for you to enjoy. John Snook writes: I have been volunteering at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York for 22 and one half years.  I had previously volunteered for over sixteen years…

CLASS OF 1980 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

For those of you who didn’t hear, our dear classmate Julia Tag Wu Trethaway passed away on July 9, 2014. Gary Gilyard writes: “I was so sorry to hear about Julia Wu. I will always remember her smiling and full of energy…..so sad. My wife, Linda, and I just returned from taking our youngest Shelby…

JULIA WU TRETHAWAY ’80

JULIA WU TRETHAWAY, 55, a history teacher and administrator at the Hotchkiss School, died July 9, 2014. An East Asian and Modern European studies major, she joined the Hotchkiss faculty in the fall of 1980. After teaching there for several years she studied in the PhD program in East Asian studies at the University of…

CLASS OF 1980 | 2014 | ISSUE 2

There are many happy returns from the April 1099 request for class notes—no extensions required! Ken Miller writes: I won the 2014 ASJA Award in science/technology writing for my story “Mushroom Manifesto” in Discover. It’s a profile of the visionary mycologist Paul Stamets, who was inspired to study fungi as a teenager when psilocybin mushrooms…