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THE CLASS OF 1972 ART & ARCHITECTURE MIAMI MINI-REUNION (March 6-8, 2020)

THE CLASS OF 1972 ART & ARCHITECTURE MIAMI MINI-REUNION (March 6-8, 2020)

December 12, 2019 in Events, Notes

Photos by Ed Tan, Karen Gantz, Rob Bildner, Hux Miller, Kay Hill, and Deborah Bernick. THE PROGRAM: Friday, March 6, 2020 – Welcome dinner at 6PM – Joe’s Stone Crabs of South Beach Saturday, March 7 […]

Join Your Classmates at the YALE CLASS OF 1972 CLASS LUNCH

Join Your Classmates at the YALE CLASS OF 1972 CLASS LUNCH

May 5, 2019 in Events, Notes

Check back here for announcements about the next YALE CLASS OF 1972 CLASS LUNCH NEXT LUNCH: Announcing Another YALE CLASS OF 1972 Class Lunch WHO: All classmates invited WHEN: Wednesday, February 5th from Noon to 2:00 […]

PLAN FOR CLASS OF 1972 EVENTS ANNOUNCED BY ROB BILDNER

PLAN FOR CLASS OF 1972 EVENTS ANNOUNCED BY ROB BILDNER

March 1, 2019 in Events, Notes

Dear Classmates, If you were there, did you enjoy our 45threunion in 2017 and our cluster reunion with the classes of ’71 and ’73 in 2015? As I think about our 50threunion, I would like […]

DONATE TO THE CLASS OF 1972 WOMEN'S SCHOLAR SHIP FUND

DONATE TO THE CLASS OF 1972 WOMEN’S SCHOLAR SHIP FUND

November 1, 2018 in Notes

HOW TO DONATE: To donate make checks payable to Yale University. In the memo line, write “Class of 1972 Women’s Scholarship Fund.” Check the “Other” box and write in the exact name of the fund. […]

The Missing Class Notes

The Missing Class Notes

September 20, 2018 in Notes

The Yale Alumni Magazine has informed us that the company that handles the mailing of the magazine mixed up their mailing lists and sent out the wrong version of the September/October issue of YAM to […]

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: Alyse Otvos Baker (SM)

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: Alyse Otvos Baker (SM)

September 12, 2018 in Notes

“An apt metaphor for life since graduation might be that of a rubber band ball. Each experience—graduate school, internship, career, continuing ed, research, children, companion animals, loss of family members, relationships, moves—has added a different […]

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: David Raymond Lasker (PC)

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: David Raymond Lasker (PC)

September 12, 2018 in Notes

“I’m a single divorced active bi-guy who rotates musician, writer, editor, PR and photography careers. After 10 years in the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, I moved to Toronto in 1984 to be an architectural journalist. It […]

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: Vincent Neil Palladino (MC)

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: Vincent Neil Palladino (MC)

September 12, 2018 in Notes

“Since retiring I have written the first three books in a private detective series entitled The Dark Quartet (and could use a good agent!). I paint and sculpt in wood and stone and have had […]

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: Scott Addison (MC)

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: Scott Addison (MC)

September 11, 2018 in Notes

In the “Life Since Graduation” section, Scott Addison (MC) writes, “. . . In mid-’96, drawn to St. Louis by Rainbow Gatherings in legal crisis (and a redhead): launched Fed lawsuits against police roadblocks on […]

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: Vicki Jane Hammond (DC)

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: Vicki Jane Hammond (DC)

September 11, 2018 in Notes

In the “Life Since Graduation” section of her page in the 45th Reunion Book, Vicki Jane Hammond (DC) writes: “In many respects, my life started when I moved to California in 1977. Perfect place for me, at […]

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: Matthew Frederick Lopes, Jr. (PC)

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: Matthew Frederick Lopes, Jr. (PC)

September 11, 2018 in Notes

In the “Life Since Graduation” section of his page in the 45th Reunion Book, Matthew Frederick Lopes, Jr. (PC) writes: “Most of my life, and that of my wife, was spent in New Haven having been […]

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: Karen Jane Daykin Youngstrom (ES)

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: Karen Jane Daykin Youngstrom (ES)

September 11, 2018 in Notes

On her page in the 45th Reunion Book, Karen Jane Daykin Youngstrom (ES) writes: We left the city (Shaker Heights outside of Cleveland) and built a home on 15 acres in somewhat rural Wyoming. Surrounded by beautiful scenery, […]

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: William Nemir (CC)

HIGHLIGHT FROM THE 45th REUNION BOOK: William Nemir (CC)

September 11, 2018 in Notes

In the “Professional/Volunteer Career” section of his page in the 45th Reunion Book, William Nemir (CC) writes: “I spent much of my professional life advising publicly elected boards—helping them reconcile divergent views and find a […]

Yale Reunion

Yale Reunion

June 12, 2017 in Events

Reunion Links AGING WELL PANEL: Thursday, June 1, 2017.: Mick Smyer’s (BK) presentation, “Is There a Secret to Aging Well?”  the class of 1972’s AGING WELL panel at our 45th reunion. Mick, Professor of Psychology […]

Cluster Reunion Wins Aya Award

Cluster Reunion Wins Aya Award

June 10, 2017 in Events, Notes

Our Cluster Reunion with the classes of 1971 & 1973 (YALE 2015: REDISCOVER AND RECONNECT: A Special Event for the Classes of 1971, 1972, & 1973, New Haven, CT, October 1-3, 2015) has been awarded the Outstanding […]

Website Tip - How To Find Obituaries Of Class Members

Website Tip – How To Find Obituaries Of Class Members

May 12, 2017 in Notes

How To Find Obituaries Of Class Members: To see RECENT OBITUARIES of class members, go to the menu item “In Memoriam” under “CLASS NEWS” in the righthand column on every page. To see ALL OBITUARIES, go […]

Connie Royster Reports on 1972 Women's Lunch Group Virtual Gatherings

Connie Royster Reports on 1972 Women’s Lunch Group Virtual Gatherings

September 10, 2020 in Events, Notes

Connie Royster (JE) reports: “Our 1972 women’s lunch group has been derailed from meeting in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but we have been undeterred. Our spring lunch had been scheduled for May 1 […]

Publications From Prolific Berkeley Classmates

Publications From Prolific Berkeley Classmates

August 13, 2020 in Notes, Publications

“Greetings to all, from Surfside, Florida. I wanted to let everyone know that our classmate, Jack M. Sobel, recently published his second novel, The Judge’s Lawyer, available from Amazon. This story again features Tony Gannon, an ex-CIA […]

Jack Sobel Publishes Second Novel

Jack Sobel Publishes Second Novel

August 13, 2020 in Notes, Publications

“I read your class notes and am grateful for your good work. I especially enjoyed reading about Rob Bildner’s book, The Berkshires Farm Table Cookbook, even though I am a full-time Florida resident (state motto: What Virus?). […]

Dean Pitchford Musical Nominated for Best Family Musical

Dean Pitchford Musical Nominated for Best Family Musical

July 8, 2020 in Arts, Notes

Nathan Wise reports: “Dean Pitchford (DC) was nominated for ‘Best Family Musical’ by the Off-Broadway Alliance Awards, for his brilliant show, The Big One-Oh (based on his 2007 novel),  which opened on September 28th to praise […]

Alan Gaby Re-releases 1994 Album

Alan Gaby Re-releases 1994 Album

July 8, 2020 in Arts, Notes

From Alan Gaby (DC): “I am happy to announce that my 1994 album, About Doctors & Folks, is now on Spotify, iTunes, and CD Baby. You can find it by searching Alan Gaby or the name […]

ANOTHER BOOK AND MORE NEWS FROM JONAS ZDANYS (BR):

ANOTHER BOOK AND MORE NEWS FROM JONAS ZDANYS (BR):

July 7, 2020 in Arts, Notes, Publications

A collection of poems by Jonas Zdanys (BR), The Angled Road: Collected Poems, 1970-2020, has been published by Literary Press Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas. As stated in a review in World Literature Today, “A remarkable […]

Nathan Wise Wins Painting Award

Nathan Wise Wins Painting Award

July 4, 2020 in Arts, Notes

Nathan Wise (DC) won the Georgie Read Barton Memorial Award for Oil Painting at this years’ 87th Annual Juried Exhibition of the Hudson Valley Art Association (of which Ms Barton was president in the 1960s). […]

John Manuel Publishes a Novel Set in West Texas

John Manuel Publishes a Novel Set in West Texas

July 4, 2020 in Notes, Publications

NEWS FROM JOHN MANUEL (BR): “Atmosphere Press has just published my novel, The Lower Canyons, about a canoe trip gone awry on the Rio Grande along the Texas/Mexico border. The story features a disgraced river guide, […]

Rob Bildner & Elisa Spungen Bildner Publish The Berkshires Farm Table Cookbook

Rob Bildner & Elisa Spungen Bildner Publish The Berkshires Farm Table Cookbook

May 7, 2020 in Notes, Publications

A MESSAGE FROM ROB BILDNER: “We’re hoping this note finds you and your loved ones healthy during this difficult time. “For the last four years, Elisa and I have been working on a cookbook that […]

News from Jim Perkins

News from Jim Perkins

May 7, 2020 in Notes

News from JIM PERKINS (BK): “’Now that I’m retired I’m busier than ever.” I’d heard it so often, but now I get it. For 30 years I’ve been a pathologist in the Chicago area directing […]