Tag Archive for 2006

CLASS OF 2006 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

Sara and Justin Schmidt have moved from NYC to Seattle. They welcomed their second son, Simon, last March and big brother, Jonah, is happy to have a new addition. Sara is a clinical psychologist at the University of Washington, where she works on research in dialectical behavior therapy and post-traumatic stress disorder. Justin is working…

CLASS OF 2006 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

Congratulations to Willy Friedman, who is one of the producers of the hit HBO series, High Maintenance. The show follows a marijuana dealer  as he interacts with various clients around NYC. The show began as a popular Web series before transferring its clever brand of humor to a major network. The cast and crew are…

CLASS OF 2006 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

First off, I was so happy to see so many folks at the 10 year reunion! In 2016, Nyasha Foy was appointed to the 2016–2018 Wesleyan Alumni Association Executive Committee as vice chair (along with Joseph B. McElligott IV). She is continuing her role as the chair of the Black Alumni Council. She also joined…

CLASS OF 2006 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Madeline Shapiro Samit produced the film The Diary of a Teenage Girl, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. The film was released by Sony Pictures Classics and came out in theaters Aug. 7. The cast includes Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgard and Kristen Wiig. The film is set in the backdrop of 1970s San Francisco and involves a…

CLASS OF 2006 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

After nine straight years in New York City, Kevin Lohela and his wife moved to Providence, R.I., to open a school. He is the founding principal of Achievement First Iluminar Mayoral Academy, a public charter school. He’s quite happy to live closer to Isaac Hunnewell and Pat Garrity in Boston. Congratulations to Pat, who received his master’s degree in public policy…

CLASS OF 2006 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Iris Jacob is living in Washington, D.C., with her partner Mike Bolds ’08 (an English and history teacher, as well as the coach of a high school spoken word team), their incredible 2-year-old daughter Ifetayo and their soon to be born baby girl (congratulations!). Iris is an adjunct faculty member in the Women’s Studies Department…

TERENCE B. LEARY ’06

TERENCE B. LEARY, 19, died unexpectedly Nov. 4, 2003. He was a member of Psi Upsilon. Among his extracurricular activities, he was a pitcher for the Wesleyan baseball team. Survivors include his parents, a brother, his paternal grandparents, his maternal grandmother, and a large extended family.

LILLY J. M. NGUYEN ’06

LILLY J. M. NGUYEN, 29, a biology major who was in the process of applying to medical school, was killed on Nov. 21, 2010, the innocent victim of a domestic dispute between her sister and her sister’s boyfriend, both of whom died. She was working at Tufts University School of Medicine as a research technician.…