Welcome back from our hiatus. We’ve got a ton of updates and not a ton of space so jumping right into the good news.
David Silver notes that he’s doing well following a severe car accident on Christmas Eve. “Thanks to great medical care and the support of friends and family, I have been able to return to work fulltime and resume most ‘normal’ activities with only minor limitations,” he writes. “The way the Dartmouth community was there to support me and Detroit Horse Power after the accident was hugely uplifting.” Wishing you all the best!
During Labor Day Julius Bedford III and Ariel Nicole Murphy got married in Temecula, California, about 10 years after they started dating at the start of 2009 fall term. Happily, I’ll be celebrating the wedding of Catherine Roedel and John Ross ’10, Tu’17, in Boiceville, New York, alongside many pals.
Katie (Edkins) Milligan is pursuing her M.F.A. in creative writing at the University of Houston.
In outdoorsy news, John Hill took a two-and-a-half week trip to Nepal with Liz Calby ’14 and Karen Calby ’81, and they hiked in the Everest region.
Akwugo Nnama, Th’13, graduated from the Wharton School (M.B.A.) and Harvard Kennedy School (M.P.A.). She’s working in energy investment banking at JP Morgan in N.Y.C. and will be representing Thayer as a Dartmouth Alumni Council rep.
Joey Anthony shouts out Lukas Ruiz, who completed a half-Ironman triathlon!
Natalie (Obermeyer) Hunter and Matt Hunter moved to Concord, New Hampshire, last year, where they’ve run into Liz Faiella around town. Natalie works remotely for a nutrition tech startup while also teaching Pilates and coaching young Nordic skiers.
Ben Ludlow has been doing standup for almost a year now; he even opened for Norm MacDonald! Look up Ben or his shows in N.Y.C. or in Las Vegas, where he lives as a professional poker player.
Stacey Derosier received a 2019 Outer Critics Circle Nomination for Outstanding Lighting Design (play or musical) for Lewiston/Clarkston.
The brilliant Julia Sooy just published a children’s book called Our World Is Relative. She saysit’s “a very, very simple introduction to the concept of relativity.”
Chris Chavis recently published a study on the demographic impact of the rural lawyer shortage in New England in the University of Maine Law Review. He graduated in May with a master of public administration from UNC Chapel Hill and holds a J.D. from Michigan State University.
Aki Onda and Mela Omeri bought a house in New Jersey and expanded their family this year with the addition of a cute corgi, Dino.
Billy Strunk left the consulting world at McKinsey & Co. behind to join U.S. Acute Care Solutions, a provider of integrated acute care. He’s engaged to Claire Galiette, Tu’16, and lives in Cleveland.
Phil Griselda finished his M.D. at USC and started his residency for orthopedic surgery at Harvard this summer. He’s also newly engaged to Juliet Hollingsworth ’14.
Mary Dang married Jamie Hamann (OSU alum). She was joined by Erica Andeweg, Andrea Jaresova, Caroline Barnhart, and Jen Zhao in her bridal party and is pleased to credit Anastassia Radeva for the introduction!
Finally, closing out with a host of updates from our nation’s capital. Newbies, check out Washington, D.C.’s very active Dartmouth Club.
Michelle Domingue II has ended his six-year run as a high school math teacher in New Orleans to pursue a law degree at Howard University School of Law.
Througha National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sea Grant fellowship program, Ben Hughey is working for Sen. Cory Booker on environmental policy.
—Liz Sullivan, 1811 Wyoming Ave. NW, #44, Washington, DC 20009; firstname.lastname@example.org