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So many of these relationships for me were borne of my time at Cornell. Both jobs are now operating fully remotely from home. So without further ado, lets dive in! Perkins+Will. Neils first-year English class, which he and I took together, was given the assignment of inventing a new word that did not exist in the English language. Two girls finished eighth and second grades via Zoom and then, unexpectedly, did another whole year of school at home. The new building had an instant and positive impact on the EE School. I play violin in a string ensemble every week and do a once-a-month book club on Zoom. Meanwhile our several groups created virtual choir videos in which each singer recorded his or her part separately and then they were combined into a single performance. His family is scattered from coast to coast, and, with the pandemic, he has not seen any of them for over a year. Keep in touch! Except for 2020, for the past 18 years he and Pat have hosted an extended family gathering in August at Basin Harbor on Lake Champlain in Vermont. Susan continues her daily enjoyment of playing the flute and piano. I still have a stack of notes from many of you, which will appear in future columns. What's notable about this photo is that it represents a postwar style in which all of the Engineering Quadrangle buildings were constructed. This represents emergency response location only, may not reflect occupants mailing address. Online news form. Class Reunion chair Kathy Menton Flaxman (firstname.lastname@example.org) writes: Our family has been living a life that, as it turned out, was well-suited to the pandemic. So keep sending your notes! All of this is very rewarding, but spending time with her two grandchildren, ages 5 and 20 months, is the most rewarding of alland so much fun! He now has six grandchildren to keep him and his wife entertained and busy. Keep sending me newsit is really appreciated. Hope also that you are a member of a Cornell-related Zoom group. In Sandwich, MA, Cornellians were able to show off their sportsmanship in June at Heritage Museums & Gardens inaugural Bocce & BBQ tournament. Greetings, Class of 86. Please send your news to: Class of 2019, c/o Alexandra Bond 12, email@example.com. Most satisfaction for Ken these days comes from writing, reading, and traveling with Elizabeth to the remotest corners of the world. His biggest takeaway from the pandemic: Life can be long, or it can be surprisingly shortbest to do the most good you can as soon as you can., John Patrick Knuff (PKnuff@Segalco.com) lives in NYC and is VP, head of talent acquisition at Segal. Tom 79 and Carol McKenzie Moore enticed them to come to New Hampshire to look around, and they fell in love with the area. He gives special thanks to ChemE classmate Robert Langer, academic co-founder of vaccine maker Moderna. The most satisfaction for Maxine now comes with quiet times with her favorite people. Tarboux '23. Subscribe to Phillips Hall Key Academic Dates. Members typically become engaged in one or more personal or group projects. Sally now lives half the year in Ecuador but returns to the States periodically, traveling coast to coast to visit family and friends.. Gary Gilbert writes that he retired in July 2020 after 47 years of service in the Army26 years as a military officer (retiring as colonel) and 21 years as an Intergovernmental Personnel Act employee. Cornell University, 245 Day Hall. Hank Stark (firstname.lastname@example.org), one of several 59ers who lives in Kendal at Ithaca in Cayuga Heights (we know what the snow is like there), facilitates a current events discussion group at the county senior center. . Share it with us through the Class Notes. Enjoy! Charles Walter writes, I started a new venture, Realifed, to assist friends in building stronger relationships and making more plans in the real world around shared interests. How are you planning to spend the holidays? For those categories, please talk with your professor/advisor/team leads or visit the Rapid Prototyping Lab located in Upson Hall. Putnam Park Trail. Drop us a line to share an update with your classmates, or send your holiday letter to: Class of 1947, c/o Alexandra Bond 12, email@example.com. Spring 2023 Executive Board Presidents Smith Charles ( firstname.lastname@example.org) Harris Miller ( email@example.com) Board Members Parker Schless ( firstname.lastname@example.org) Happy holidays, 09ers! Like most of us, she moved her offices to home in March 2020. You may contact me directly, at my email or phone below. Thats it for now. Winter kept us from outdoor activities because we didnt travel to Florida, where weve been going regularly to New Smyrna Beach. Still, having been able to participate in Zoom classes, online bridge games, and family game nights, Ellie and Alan admit that the pandemic without modern technology would have been more difficult., Katherine Beneke Lyle reports from Connecticut that she and Bob 58 have spent most of our days since COVID here in Vernon, but also still spend time at our cottage in Kennebunkport, ME. Sometime later, I met and married Claire Barenholtz, who had been a widow for several years. Alan lost his wife, Libby, in 2019 after she had experienced what he describes as many years of illnesses of all kinds. First up is Indy Mukerji, ME 96 (email@example.com), who writes in to let us know thatguess what?his and wife Kerstin (Johnson) 97, MS 98s oldest child just started as a freshman at Cornell! Our alternative text listings page presents our map data in tables. firstname.lastname@example.org. Clif Pollock, Ilda And Charles Lee Professor of Engineering (. Ann Woolley Banks, living in Gloucester, MA, has endured lockdown productively and with humor. Three cruisesCaribbean, Great Lakes, and Bermudaare planned! One son is a ChemE (like Bob) working in the D.C. area; his other son will graduate next spring from Embry-Riddle in aerospace engineering. Hes focusing on talking with friends, working out, and cooking. Sally Weisberg Goldberg Elam, MS 71, of Fountain Hills, AZ, has a Zoom course called Wellness, Parenting and You! She says, Another name for it is Immunity with Impunity (without punishment). She writes, teaches, and presents about helping parents make the most of their time with their children. She advocates teaching about how the body works as part of basic education. Please feel free to drop us a line with your news for the class column. UPDATE: Since publication of this article in 1994, Phillips Hall has been further upgraded as part of the planning and construction of Duffield Hall. She writes that she has enjoyed being a remote long-distance grandmother to Leo. Now for our classmate news. I (Anne Czaplinski Treadwell) have been fortunate to be working from home with a not-quite-empty-yet nest here in beautiful Burlington, VT. Ive been enjoying some summer activities with a Cornellian friend who lives nearby in South Burlington, Liz Des Cognets Champagne 79. Margaret Smith Brown writes that she celebrated her 95th birthday on June 1 with all three of her daughters. Adil and Zarina have three amazing kids: two boys, age 6 and 3, and a girl, 1. Paul Marantz writes, After Neil Krieger died of COVID-19 in April 2020, his two children, Hilary 98 and Jonathan, came up with a novel way to remember him and his playful sense of humor that had its origins in his freshman year at Cornell in 195859. Cornell University Under his leadership, the company has doubled its growth in the last five years through establishing operations infrastructure, producing innovative confectionery treats, increasing distribution, and launching engaging media campaigns. Toby is now enjoying three grandchildren who live nearby, while missing his daughter in D.C. Im more aware than ever how difficult life is for so many others., George, PhD 62, and Jill Beckoff Nagy (email@example.com) are fully vaccinated and feeling quite energized. Jill is tutoring math for Literacy Volunteers. She began working as a pediatrician in a primary care clinic earlier this fall. By the end of the week the move had been completed. Steven followed her to Austin as a professor of science in physics and astronomy, before winning the Nobel Prize with Glashow and Salam. After finishing her pediatric residency at Westchester Medical Center earlier this year, Kelly relocated to Plymouth, MA, where she and Sean recently purchased a house. We can all learn from Rachellife moves fast! Rev. Our Class Notes will continue to be posted regularly online. Your correspondent is trying to remember the name of a faculty member that alumni recognized as being an enjoyable part of their heritage during a virtual Reunion event. Joan Boffa Gaul, firstname.lastname@example.org. She constantly inspires me as she recently completed her first-ever triathlon (at age 63; woot, woot!) The number of kittens born is astounding and most rescues cannot keep up. Rock N Rescue matched over 2,100 rescue cats and kittens with individuals and families in 2020, a 50% increase over the previous year. I have been sewing masksI am an Arts grad who likes to sew. Online news form. On campus I had been a zilch, an unknown country hick, though a WWII veteran. We extend our deepest condolences and sympathy to her family. Besides missing her family and friends, she missed traveling. James Connor in Annandale, VA, retired from his career as a tax attorney in 2013 and has since been a high school track and field coach, a cross-country coach, and a full-time math teacher. The media in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, and Israel have reported on their unique way of remembering their dad. I was so tied to campus, between friends and studies and extracurricularsnot to mention lack of a carthat I rarely appreciated my surroundings to the fullest extent. My first two students began with subtraction and got as far as solving simple linear equations. We certainly have a lot to share! Access: Room is kept locked. Of course, if you dont have the link, I dont know how you will get any of this information. It was the last opportunity for people to travel and they came from Arizona, Illinois, Michigan, Massachusetts, and New York. Frances gets the most satisfaction these days from socializing with friends. Her biggest takeaway from the pandemic: Too many people have no sense of community or responsibility for others, have no respect or caring for those who have less and their suffering, or are only me centeredtheir pods, their money, and what it buys for them. She continues, My husband of 69 years died at the end of 2019. Congrats also to Burton Tripathi, who recently joined the board of the Santa Barbara-based electric aerospace startup LaunchPoint. Fast forward to high school, from which I graduated at age 17: to be able to receive a NYS scholarship, one had to be a US citizen. She will be working as a senior behavioral scientist for Vanguard. ), but also tasted some fantastic spirits at the newer distilleriesif youre back up this way, Myer Farm is a dont-miss!and hard cider at the Finger Lakes Cider House (along with Tom 94 and Marisa Piliero LaFalce 96 and their two younger kids). If you find the news form that you havent sent in yet, please fill it in and send it to Cornell University, ATTN: Sarah Dymak, 130 E. Seneca St., Ste. The service-courses staff (for non-electrical engineering students) was housed in the Old Armory next to the Old Heating Plant, a high-voltage laboratory was in operation on Mitchell Street Extension, and the School machine shop was located in the basement of Morris Hall adjacent to Franklin Hall on the present site of the Johnson Museum. Among those NYC recipients who chose Cornell were Neil Janovic, Ellie Applewhaite, Fred Brustman, Peter Yarrow, Phil Yarnell, Ron Demer, Carl Leubsdorf, Benson Simon, BA 61, MBA 62, and Marian Fay Levitt (email@example.com). Liebes family adopted a rescue cat and a Cavalier King Charles spaniel during the pandemic. She will be terribly missed by her family, classmates, colleagues, and friends. With my colleagues at Lead Stories, we won the fact check category. Online news form. Summer has flown by, with kids and teachers off from school, heat waves, and renewed uncertainty as plans to return to offices and schools are met with Delta variant concerns. Ildiko Czmor Mitchell of Johnson City, NY, regrets not being able to go back to Cornell for Reunions and big weekends but is celebrating having knocked off the Pennsylvania Appalachian Trail last autumn and has a warning for Maryland: Here I come! If you are a fellow hiker of the trail, you might want to connect with her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applied and Engineering Physics Clark Hall, Room 201 607-255-9006 Director of Masters of Engineering Program, Director of CHESS email@example.com Judy Cha Professor 227 Bard Hall firstname.lastname@example.org 607-255-1991 Electrical and Computer Engineering Phillips Hall, Room 308 607/255-7147 email@example.com 354 Olin Hall Wife Carole advises that the food is pretty good. According to University archivist Dr.Gould P.Colman '51AB, the College of Engineering in the late 30s had begun to look at Sage Hall as a potential site for future expansion. Available 24/7/365. of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, CALS, Energy Materials Center at Cornell (EMC2), Graduate & Professional Student Assembly (GPSA), Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) - CU Research Transfer (HHMI-CURT), Institute for Comparative Modernities (ICM), Leland C. and Mary M. 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Well, I can certainly tell that the pandemic is still with us. One of our new class officers, Tara Benedict, has shared some great photos from a campus walking tour on our Cornell Class of 2001 Classmates group on Facebook. She and I are still on our honeymoon, although we have not gone anywhere due to COVID.. Were a true representation of Cornells any person, any study ethos, as well as a reminder of our alma maters affinity for an education that positively impacts communities and the world. May it be for others as it was for us. It certainly changed mine, and I believe that comes through in this book. Please reach out if you or any of your 2014 friends have any news to share. The latter move opened up substantial areas in Phillips Hall for the development of the new computer facility, the laser laboratory, the Master of Engineering Program, and the Electric-Car Project that have all been described in previous issues of Connections. Her second son, Michael, is an environmental activist attending UC Boulder. At this writing (August 15), we dont yet know the exact format that our class columns will appear in. He has a new granddaughter and another grandchild on the way. Toby Marion (Tiburon, CA; firstname.lastname@example.org) starts his April-dated news with the observation that vaccines are changing the landscape. It has been one life-pleasing experience. He was among Harvards most famous teachers, participating in its Core Curriculum Program and offering, in addition to his specialized courses, a course for non-scientists entitled From Alchemy to Quarks. (Thats just what I needright now! You may also submit your news via the online news form or on our class Facebook page. One day a week, I am teaching internal medicine residents at Interfaith Medicine Center in Brooklyn. Nancy Bierds Icke, 12350 East Roger Rd., Tucson, AZ 85749; email, email@example.com. Lisa and her husband, Lawrence Riso, are raising their three teenagers (one of whom is already in college) in Virginia, and the entire family adores their rescue cat adopted at the start of the pandemic. Amy shared, I believe strongly that space science is thrilling and should not be seen or kept as the province of credentialed experts alone.. Pam grew up in Connecticut and hasnt been able to visit the US to see her parents and other relatives in over a year. Barbara Weed Poetzsch says that after practicing medicine for 41 years, she finally retired last year. I recently published a memoir about the two most colorful decades of my life, My Twenties and Thirties (Blurb 2020). Her nearby granddaughter added twins to the household of three little boys, and one of the twins was a girl! Jeff gets the most satisfaction spending time with family, playing a good round of golf or a game of tennis/pickleball, and organizing an activity that friends can enjoy. Now its a way of life. Having found his life partner, Sherrie, at Ithaca College, he is now a widower with fond memories of their time together and their long-term friendship with his Cornell roommates. Julie Helitzer Shubin (firstname.lastname@example.org) shared the news that in March, she was appointed by Secretary of State Antony Blinken to serve as a panel chair on the Foreign Service Grievance Board. Warren R. Zipfel. I had a chance to get together with the peripatetic Sally Clark Shumaker, who was in D.C. briefly with an Ithaca friend. Hopefully this finds all of you happy, healthy, and celebrating in some way. Joan Hens Johnson, email@example.com; and Steve Appell, firstname.lastname@example.org. As I write this, I find it difficult to believe that its another glorious fall in Ithaca and we have been living through this pandemic for a year and a half. It was what kickstarted a lifetime of world travel. He observes, When I graduated from med school in 1973, such a thing was unheard of. He continues to work with several clients, and he occasionally sings standards known as the Great American Songbook at Empire House Hotel and Restaurant in nearby Gilbertsvillesmall, quaint, and with tablecloths and elegant wine goblets. She feels like they never really lost touch! Cheryl Buckwalter Coniglio, MS 74, and husband Richard 73, ME 74, live in Jamison, PA, where Cheryl is a watercolor artist and exclaims that painting is her passion. Her biggest takeaway from the pandemic: We can survive if we are financially secure and have a positive attitude and supportive family and friends!, The most satisfaction in life these days for Martha Weiss Dobra, MS 67 (MarthaAYoung@aol.com) centers around sewing quilts for Lutheran World Relief and large, decorative pillows for my stepdaughters business. At that time an additional machinery laboratory for the Navy V-12 program was installed in the Old Heating Plant, a long barn-like structure located in the area now occupied by Bard Hall. DeVon Prioleau also recently joined a leadership teamat Macro, as director of project management. Thank God all are well. News has come to us of the death of classmate Virginia Ginny Lucie Marshall on June 14 this year. He recently completed a four-week sailing class, and he raced on a winning crew on the Hudson Rivernot bad for a first-time sailor. How are you planning to spend the holidays? She has performed over 50 leading roles in the operatic repertory including Mimi, Cio-Cio San, Violetta, Nedda, and many others. Doing some writing, much readingand we are very much looking forward to our son Jasons visit from Indonesia, where he is Googles director of communication. Barbara also notes that she and Bob loved our trip to Greece and Crete two years ago with a USC alumni tour. (Her PhD is from USC.) Online news form. Hey there, classmates, and happy birthday! Tom Itin has been presented with the coveted Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award for his leadership in the field of entrepreneurship. We havent done such a collection in several decades, and we hope that everyone will share something of where they are in their lives, some highlights of how they got there, and perhaps what their retirement future (or present for some of us) will look like. Meg is the president and founder of Dont Hide It, Flaunt It (DHIFI), a nonprofit organization that works to advance acceptance, understanding, tolerance, and mutual respect for a persons blatant or invisible difference. The most special one, though, was meeting Paul 60, a good friend while we were still at Cornell and my wonderful husbandand travel partnerfor the past 57 years. Speaking of which, Juli Dritz Cialone operates an animal rescue based in South Salem, NY, which has experienced its highest number of adoptions as a result of the pandemic. Alan and his wife, Susan OHara 72, BA 71, live in Rockville, MD, near daughter Joanna and son-in-law Lachlan Bell. Greg is now a forester in the Bronx, helping to keep the Big Apple green. Rachel Hall Sternberg, MA 81, has a new book, published by University of Texas Press: The Ancient Greek Roots of Human Rights. Karen Gear Alliyuddin, MS 65, who has lived in Malaysia for all of her married life, visited us about five years ago, but I have lost track of another roommate, Carol Dioguardi OSullivan, MA 62, last known to be living in Oxfordshire, England. Suzanne has worked at the Mount Pleasant Public Library for 20 years, and, like most of us have seen, libraries are now slowly coming back to normal after months of curbside pickups and virtual programming. Over the years, the administrative facilities have also changed. Soprano, producer, and educator Eve Edwards is a much-sought-after soloist along the mid-Atlantic. Im looking forward to what 2022 will bring us! Fun getting to know Fin, who is an actress (a little one), and watching her mom, Karen, being an incredible mother. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Geological Sciences, INSTOC, Institute for the Study of the Continents, Northeast Regional Climate Center, President Emeritus-Rhodes, Frank H.T. Libby Boymel, email@example.com; Elana Beale, firstname.lastname@example.org. Neal has volunteered his time, now for 23 years, as a member of the Croton School District Board of Education. We tried our best and are looking forward to traveling and seeing friends again. Jeff reports that he and his wife, Robyn (Lipsky), are adjusting nicely as empty nesters, as son Bryan 21 and daughter Lauryn 24 have flown the coop to Cornell. Too bad we missed it, because they were handing out complimentary glasses of wine, and dinner came with a 15% off coupon. Then came the pandemic. Day by day, she is caregiving for her aging partner, an NYU grad. Her oldest daughter, Rebecca, is working on a two-year program in prosthetics after graduating from Western U. Online news form. Cathy is brushing up on French because she wants to travel, and she has even picked up playing guitar again. After a year in Copenhagen, he began a PhD program at Princeton, where he established his interests in particle physics and quantum field theory. By age 31 in 1964, he was a full professor at Berkeley. Our daughter, Heather, is married to Joshua King, and both of their children are in collegeDavid at Georgia State and Ashley at Georgia Tech. As for satisfaction in life, he is busy with lots of Cornells alumni activities, including CAAAN chair and student and alumni mentoring.