New Trail Autumn 2012

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’91 Allison Anderson (Lambert), BA, writes, “I’m pursuing a master’s degree in social work through the University of Calgary, Edmonton Division, and in my spare time I work as a research assistant and indulge my interests in the arts.” Allison lives in Lamont, AB, with her husband and two children.

’91 Bonnie Halvorson-Bourgeois, MSc, was recently awarded a Partners in Excellence Award for her contributions to the Massachussetts General Hospital’s Institute of Health Professionals, where she is a clinical instructor. Bonnie was cited for her leadership and innovation in teaching, course design, clinical supervision and advising. Additionally, she was recognized for her contributions to scholarly work, program assessment and the design of a new bilingual and bi-literacy concentration within the Department of Communication Sciences.

’95 Serge Cipko, PhD, co-ordinator of the Ukrainian Diaspora Studies Initiative at the University of Toronto’s Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, has published a new book, Ukrainians in Argentina, 1897-1950: Making of a Community (CIUS Press). Based on archival research and drawing from the immigrant press, the book recounts Ukrainians’ contributions to cultural, political, religious and other organizations in Argentina. Visit Ukrainians-inArgentina for more information.

’96 Donna Clark, LLB, of London, ON, was recently appointed as a trustee of the Thames Valley District School Board. Donna is a litigation lawyer who started her own firm in 2002.

’95, Darcy Molstad, BSc, a lieutenant-colonel with the Canadian Forces, is now the commanding officer of 425 Tactical Fighter Squadron, based out of Bagotville, QC. This is the eighth relocation in the past 15 years for

’91 Ian Forbes, BFA, ‘97 MFA, was a featured artist this spring at Edmonton art gallery Latitude 53, where his mural “The Big Foldy Painting of Death” stretched 38 metres along the walls of the main space. In this visual


Darcy and his wife, Jodi Forster-Molstad, ’99, BSc PT. The couple met while at Strathcona Composite High School and competed together on the U of A’s varsity track and field team: Jodi was a medal-winning runner and Darcy, a national-level pole vaulter.

narrative, Ian included recurring characters, text bubbles and references to life and death, history, the environment and nursery rhymes. He worked on the project from November 28, 2011, until March 9, 2012, and blogged about his progress at

Ian Forbes’s mural “The Big Foldy Painting of Death” is more than 38 metres long.