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commercial for Playtex bras and has her hand in a few other TV projects. She spends a lot of time with Joachim Hors - ley ’00 and Lisa Perry. Jana LaBracio Galbraith and husband


Mike welcomed son Leo in November. One of his first visitors was Emily Klavun Ruthen. The family lives in Denver, CO, where Jana handles human resources for Beatport, the leader in electronic dance- music downloads. She is busy recruiting and encourages anyone interested in liv- ing in Denver or working for a fun, music- oriented company to look her up. Jennifer Haberstroh Bowen and hus-


band Derek welcomed son Chase on August 4, 2010. Jennifer and Derek live in Wilmington, NC, where she manages human resources for the North American operations of a global manufacturing company.


Lina Senzer Rose and husband Scott welcomed their first child, son Jesse, on February 12 in Seattle, WA. Jesse joins two dogs, Nisa and Dozer, who have welcomed the baby into their pack. Lina (linasenzer- rose@yahoo.com) is a project manager at EarthCorps, a Seattle-based environmental restoration nonprofit. She and Scott en - joyed sharing the summer backpacking season in the Cascades with Jesse. Last November Nathan Babin married Amanda Myers in San Diego, CA, where the couple lives. Amanda is an alumna of Saint Mary’s College in Indiana. Sam Loeb and Jonathan Robohm ’99 were on hand to celebrate the nuptials. Elizabeth Bodlan Bagley gave birth to


son Benjamin on March 15. Liza Haas Curtis ’97 was one of the first to meet him. Elizabeth says she is enjoying being a mom and “can’t wait to start playing improv-comedy games with Benjamin.” Susan Bergson married Adam Frick in New Orleans, LA, on April 16. She is an HIV/AIDS program manager for the Loui - si ana Public Health Institute and has a master’s in public health from Tulane University. Her husband teaches English, history, and economics at St. Augustine High School in the city. Elizabeth Noble is a lawyer in Camden,


ME. She married Colin Page on August 8, 2010. MICHELE ROTHSTEIN 1030 HIGHLAND LAKE CIRCLE DECATUR, GA 30033 MDROTHSTEIN@GMAIL.COM


Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East to head up its


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Christopher McGrath has been appointed by the United Nations


new Washington, DC, liaison office. UNRWA is the primary provider of educa- tion, health, and social services to 4.7 million Palestine refugees in the Mideast. Christopher will represent the agency before Congress and the Obama adminis- tration and with nongovernmental organ- izations and corporations. He is slated to travel to UNRWA locations in Gaza, the West Bank, Syria, and Jordan. He previ- ously served in the press office of US Senator Harry Reid. Katie Bissell Brand and husband Adam Brand ’97 welcomed daughter Fiona in March. Adoring brothers Connor, 6, and Bobby, 3, are having a blast with their new little sister. In April Elissa Schpero married David Garlick in NYC. Skiddies in attendance were Jeremy Patuto ’98, Nick Seward ’00, Andy O’Connor ’98, Gabe McMac - kin, Clara Barnhart ’98, Kyla Piercey Curley, Alyssa Casden, Emily Rogovin, Lauryn Silverhardt Tuchman, Rishi Manchanda, Erin Heggerick Heard, Tony Martinelli, and bridesmaids Stacey Brownstein ’00 and Susan Tynan ’00. Simone Bonneville was in Kazakhstan last winter, working for the Asian Games, when she glimpsed a car with a Skidmore window decal. It turns out the driver was a Kazakh precollege student who had stud- ied with her dad, professor François Bon - ne ville, at Skidmore last summer. “Holy moly, such a small world!” says Simone. NANCY MAGNUS 8328 GEORGETOWN PIKE MCLEAN, VA 22102 MAGNUSNANCY@HOTMAIL.COM


connected. She is heading out west for graduate school and no longer able to serve as class secretary. Anyone interested in taking on this fun and rewarding posi- tion should contact Mary Monigan, class notes editor, at mmonigan@skidmore.edu or 800-584-0115. Fishing enthusiast and chef Ben Sargent


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is sharing his favorite pastimes with a na - tionwide audience on the new Cooking Channel series Hook, Line & Dinner, in which he travels both coasts—sometimes by motorcycle or surfboard—to help local fisherman haul in their catch, then fol- lows it to the best seaside eateries. Ben burst onto the NYC culinary scene last year by selling lobster rolls and chowder. Now he continues his love affair with seafood as host of the nine-episode series, which premiered in June. Heather Turetz Gurian and husband


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Michael welcomed daughter Ava on Oc - tober 8, 2010. The family relocated to Orlando, FL, where Michael is a pediatric radiologist at Arnold Palmer Chil dren’s Hospital. Heather, who formerly worked in marketing for Saks Fifth Avenue in Man - hattan, is now happily focusing on Ava. V. Justin Arpey has joined the Atlanta,


GA, office of Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs as an associate in the litigation practice group. His focus is commercial and business cases. ALUMNI AFFAIRS OFFICE SKIDMORE COLLEGE 815 N. BROADWAY SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY 12866


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Singer-songwriter Sinem Varoglu, (professional name Sinem Saniye),


had several songs included on Delta Air - line’s in-flight music channel. Her first national tour, traveling to 30 cities, gar- nered great reviews in such outlets as TimeOUT NY, the Village Voice, and Global Rhythm. She capped the tour by opening for Lisa Loeb in a sold-out NYC concert. In July Sinem finished in the top three, of more than 350 artists, competing to per- form in this year’s Lilith Fair–New York. Her music video I’ll Con fide has been air- ing on MTV overseas. In December she sang the National An them for 20,000 fans at an NBA game between the LA Clippers and the Phoenix Suns. More at facebook .com/sinemv. Amy Durning is coproducer of the in - dependent film Three Backyards, about three residents of a quiet suburb on an autumn day. Partially filmed in Amy’s hometown of Sag Harbor, NY, and star- ring Emmy-winner Edie Falco, it won the Directors Award at the 2010 Sundance Festival. As a Skidmore student, Amy worked summers at MTV; after graduation, she waited tables before landing a job as a production assistant on the Law and Order TV series, where she met producer Fred Berner. They have been producing films together since then; Three Backyards is their third independent film project. JANINE GELLER JONES 7 GEORGE STREET STONEHAM, MA 02180 JRGELLER@HOTMAIL.COM


Trantham on July 3, 2010, in Asheville, NC. Groomsmen in cluded Ben Ormsbee ’99, Matt Tiede, Mark Morten sen, and


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