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and Julia’s improv troupe, Sea Tea, and the bride and groom’s tandem leap into the swimming pool. The newlyweds live in Hartford, Conn., with their cats, Soapy and Buffalo Bill, who were unable to attend the wedding. ROBERT CAIAZZO 120 JOSEPHINE AVE., APT 2 SOMERVILLE, MA 02144 ROBERT.J.CAIAZZO.JR@GMAIL.COM


Annie McGlynn-Wright and hus- band Teddy welcomed daughter Charlie into the world on April 11, 2013. The couple were wed that August in Seattle, with Erika Jelinek ’05, Julia Carey, Aaron Tester, and Ashley Woo ’05 on hand to celebrate. Six months later, Annie completed a master’s in sociology from the University of Washington and entered the doctoral program there. Jennifer Letourneau is pursuing a mas-


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ter’s in mathematics at the University of Maine. She got engaged to John Fatula on top of Mount Katahdin, the highest peak in Maine, at the end of the Appalachian Trail, and the couple wed in December 2013 at a small ceremony in her family home in Acton.


Georganna Millman completed an MFA


at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier. She is working on her third book of poetry, Serpentina. Katherine Rankin McVey and husband Chris McVey welcomed a son, Nathan Anderson, into this world on January 20. Sayward Schoonmaker resides in Montpelier, Vt. Dancing Girl Press pub- lished her first book, 3259, in July. Case Button worked for former senator and secretary of state Hillary Clinton for seven years (the last four as speechwriter at the US Department of State), and then was a freelance speechwriter for Madeleine Albright and others this past year. He recently decided to try his hand at finance, taking a job at Rock Creek Group, the largest female-owned and -run hedge fund in the world. There he write speeches and op-eds and consults on branding and communications strategy. Emily Copeman is a writer at ShapeUp, a social wellness startup based in Providence, R.I., where she works with Jason Del Pozzo ’05. Emily and her boyfriend bought a home last year and are new parents to two Lab puppies res- cued from a shelter. Outside of work, Emily is in her fourth year as executive director of marketing and development for Boston GLOW, which helps girls and women develop leadership and empower-


ment skills. The organization has raised over $150,000 in scholarship funds for girls in at-risk communities in Boston. Ian Connole is the new director of sport psychology at Kansas State University’s athletics department. He overseas compre- hensive psychological training for all K- State Wildcat teams and student-athletes. Erin Barach completed her MFA degree at the Maryland Institute College of Art. To see recent work, visit www.erinbarach .com. Erin lives in Baltimore, where she works as program and exhibitions associ- ate for Make Studio, a community-based art studio for adults with disabilities. Jennifer Sullivan Rhodes and husband Patrick welcomed a baby girl, Emelie, on February 6. She joins big brother Liam. James Pizzolato completed a master’s in clinical psychology at Spalding University in Louisville, Ky. Aiming to pursue a doc- torate in that discipline with a focus on pediatrics, he is currently researching vari- ables that affect the judgments of sports officials.


Alexis Sherman joined the Class of 2018 at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C. A former English major, Alexis first completed science and math courses in Boston, where she lived for the past eight years. Amy Padula Dobbins and husband Brian Dobbins ’04 welcomed their first child, Parker Nathan, on May 11—the best Mother’s Day gift ever! He is healthy and happy, and the whole family is doing well.


Evan McNamara and wife Melissa wel- comed a son, Cameron, on February 15. Everyone is doing great. Bill Haydon was recently named UWW chair on Skidmore’s alumni board. Molly Greenberg is a public-health nurse and nurse-care manager for the Patient Centered Medical Home at the Institute for Behavior Resources in Baltimore. She works with patients who have complex medical histories that include substance abuse. Molly says she


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frequently uses the skills and knowledge she gained at Skidmore on the job. She loves living in Baltimore and spending time with neighbors Molly Bergen ’07 and Leslie Rosenberg ’07. Philip Anstey and Aleksa Lazarewicz


’07 got engaged in January. Daniella Irvine and Jay Gates ’02 were married at the Boston Public Library on September 28, 2013. ALEXANDRA RAVENER FEIGMAN 43 VALENTINE AVE. GLEN COVE, NY 11542-4127 AFEIGMAN@GMAIL.COM


Sebastian Fica successfully defended his doctoral thesis to earn a PhD in cell and molecular biolo- gy from the University of Chicago last year. Part of his thesis work was pub- lished in an article in the journal Nature last year. He recently moved to Cambridge, England, to begin postdoc- toral work at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology. Molly Appel spent five years teaching English as a second language in NYC and Philadelphia. She is now in her third year of a PhD program in comparative litera- ture at Penn State University. Kristen Schnibbe married David


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Cervantes June 14 in Duxbury, Mass. After a honeymoon in Greece, Kristen returned to start a new role with Teach for America as managing director of class- room culture initiatives.


After six years with Booz Allen Hamilton and Booz and Company, Ben Garton is at Johns Hopkins SAIS to earn a master’s in Japan studies and economic policy. Robert Hedges-Goettl completed a master’s of science in information sys- tems at Drexel University and made the Upsilon Pi Epsilon National Honor Society. He is working for the digital marketing tech startup Monetate in Conshohocken, Pa. Nina Glatt married Jay Tinsley in Phoenix in early May. Kristen Schnibbe and Erin Kennedy were on hand to cele- brate the nuptials. Casey Keeler performed in the musical Children of Eden, staged at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., in May. Jessica Horowitz graduated from California’s John F. Kennedy University with an MA in museum studies and an MBA. MEREDITH FREED 23 NASH ST., APT 1 NEW HAVEN, CT 06511 FREED.MEREDITH@GMAIL.COM


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