Tag Archive for 2005

CLASS OF 2005 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

Matt Lewis is working happily as a lawyer in San Francisco, though at a new firm (Payne & Fears—yes that’s the real name). His family—wife Jessica, 3-year-old, Jack, and 8-month-old, Charlie—are living in Marin County, settling into a new house in Novato, with plenty of space for old friends to visit! Adam Smiley Poswolsky ’05…

CLASS OF 2005 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

Katie Walsh is living in LA, where she is a film critic for the Tribune News Service, LA Times, and The Playlist. After five long, glorious years at The Jerusalem Post, Niv Elis has taken a position as the opinion editor for the Asia Times (he’s still based in Tel Aviv, though). He’s hoping to…

CLASS OF 2005 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

Stonecutter Spirits has taken some big steps forward for Sivan Cotel, with their Single Barrel Gin winning double gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition last spring, and the release of their Heritage Cask Whiskey this summer! Anna Talman Rapp is thrilled to announce the May 14 arrival of Adam Christopher Talman Rapp. Chris…

CLASS OF 2005 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Three Wesleyanites from 2005 are living together in the Inner Sunset neighborhood of San Francisco: Gabe Prager, Smiley Poswolsky and Booth Haley. Gabe is finishing his fourth year of med school at UCSF, Smiley is re-publishing his book, The Quarter-Life Breakthrough, and Booth is working at a community dental clinic in Chinatown/North Beach, where he speaks Chinese every day, connecting to his…

CLASS OF 2005 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Jeremy May is living in New Haven and doing an oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital (PGY-3). He and his wife, Anna, welcomed their first baby, Magnus, in August. They will likely move back to California when Jeremy is done with his residency in 2017. He keeps in close touch with other Wesleyan…

CLASS OF 2005 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

Our class has now made it through 10 years outside of Wes and there is much to report! Brielle Rey is still working as a lawyer and living in the Philadelphia area with her husband and two daughters (and is expecting a third daughter in September!). She recently visited Cape Cod, where she hung out on…

CLASS OF 2005 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Todd Stone serves as “guest secretary” this time: Matt Lewis changed jobs and is now working at a law firm in San Francisco. Outside of work, he spends as much time as possible with his beautiful wife, Jessica, and their son, Jack, almost 2. Sivan Cotel is patiently waiting while the first barrels of aged…

CLASS OF 2005 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Stephen Becker finished a year at IBM Research in New York and moved to Boulder, Colo., to start a job as assistant professor in applied math at CU. His wife, Kimberly, is still teaching high school physics, and his daughter Sophie just turned two and enjoyed herself dancing at the wedding of Tushar Kansal and…

CLASS OF 2005 | 2014 | ISSUE 2

Anna Zayaruzny moved to New Haven in August to join the faculty of the Department of Music at Yale as an assistant professor. Her husband, Yarrow Dunham, is joining the Yale psychology department. They are delighted to be within a stone’s throw of Wesleyan and of Anna’s family in Cheshire. They’re also thrilled to be…

AARON K. THALER ’05

AARON K. THALER, a social services case manager and avid musician, died of a brain tumor on Apr. 24, 2011. He was 28. Despite being diagnosed with a brain tumor during his junior year abroad in South Africa, and all the treatments that followed, he managed to travel to Africa, Israel, South America, and all…