Tag Archive for 1985

CLASS OF 1985 | 2017 | ISSUE 3

Hi, it’s Caroline writing this time. Hilary Jacobs Hendel wrote in: “It has been an exciting year. I have a child who is graduating from Wesleyan this May. I became a step-grandmother. And, the New York Times article I wrote on depression and shame in 2015 led to a book that Random House is publishing…

CLASS OF 1985 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

Class of 1985 Endowed Wesleyan Scholarship Ali Friend ’19, North Easton, MA Charles Barber teaches nonfiction writing in the College of Letters at Wesleyan, of all places, and is working on a forthcoming book from HarperCollins, Citizen Outlaw: A Gangster’s Journey. Amy Nash visited me, Caroline, to take part in the Women’s March on Washington.…

CLASS OF 1985 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

Mary Beth writes for this issue. Vicente Caride joined Johnson & Johnson’s global strategic design office in New York City, where he is heading up digital design. Melissa Marks ’87 created an exciting site-specific art installation and exhibition in Vélez Blanco, Spain, this past August. Melissa’s Double Self Split was created as a spontaneous, three-week…

CLASS OF 1985 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

Caroline writing this time: My semester is over, and I’m getting ready to travel to San Francisco, where I’ll be visiting Jolynn Jones. The two of us will be taking part in The Overnight Walk to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Walking 18 miles throughout the city ought to give us time to…

CLASS OF 1985 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Class of 1985 Scholarship Ali Friend ’19, North Easton, Mass. Lucy Lehrer and I had fun texting while watching Grease Live on TV. (Is TV a thing anymore or was that streaming?) I know you’ll agree that Lucy and Marc Sholes ’84, in the ’92 Theater were the best Patty Simcox and Eugene Felsnic ever. Lucy Lehrer is a licensed…

CLASS OF 1985 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Caroline writing this time. Not too many notes; maybe we’re still buzzing from our most excellent Reunion. I know that I had a wonderful time reconnecting with everyone! I heard from Nancy Caciola: “I teach medieval history at the University of California, San Diego, and am about to publish my second book, Afterlives: The Return of the Dead in…

CLASS OF 1985 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Caroline writing this time, from sunny Negril, Jamaica, where I am on a yoga retreat, which beats February in DC. Let me take a moment to exhort you to come to our 30th Reunion in May—I will be road-tripping with Jolynn Jones and Hillary Hess. I encourage you to get your buds together and head…

CLASS OF 1985 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Mary Beth writing this time: With profound sadness I share the news that our brilliant and accomplished classmate Seth Teller passed away on July 1, 2014. Seth was a faculty member in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), and led the Robotics, Vision, and Sensor Networks group in MIT’s Computer Science and…

SETH TELLER ’85

SETH TELLER, a member of MIT’s computer science and engineering faculty, who was internationally renowned for his efforts to develop robots that are useful to people in their daily lives, died July 1, 2014. He was 50. After graduating from Wesleyan he received his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, and did research at…

CLASS OF 1985 | 2014 | ISSUE 2

Timothy Jacobs has been an anthropology and sociology professor at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury, Conn. He belongs to more than 30 hereditary societies and is the genealogist and/or registrar for several of them. A professional genealogist, Tim also paints and makes stringed musical instruments. He is putting together several CDs of his music…