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A Campus Transforming 2011 Annual Report of Donors
Perfect Apple Pie
Around the Pond New student orientation for the big and bright class of 2015.
Science Notebook The latest from our labs: microbial nanowires, vitamin D, low-cost water testing, and more.
Sports Minutes A peek at our top recruits.
THE MAGAZINE FOR ALUMNI AND FRIENDS
History is Everywhere Public historians help us ﬁnd it.
Your Favorite Places
33 UMass People Audie Cornish ’01 rules Sunday mornings.
Where are the most-loved spots on campus? 36 Back in the Day Remember the rope pull?
The Beauty Deep Inside
The Molecular Playground entices nonscientists with chemistry’s allure.
40 Bookmarks Laughs from Professor Susan Cocalis. 42 In Memoriam 44 ZIP: Hadley, Mass. Artist Sheryl Jaﬀe ’86, ’92G is mad for corn.
The Perfect Apple Pie Students bake it and you can, too.
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Vol. 16 | No . 1 | Fall 2011 Executive Editor Robert Lindquist Managing Editor Patricia Sullivan Editorial Staﬀ Elizabeth Adams ’74, Judith Cameron ’75, Laura Marjorie Miller, John Sippel, Helen Wise Art Director Matt Jasiorkowski Designers Elizabeth Bishop ’04, Jack Cavacco ’82, Brian Jenkins, Joanne Mackiewicz ’76, Linda Cahillane Smith Chief Photographer John Solem UMass Amherst Magazine Munson Hall UMass Amherst Amherst, MA 01003 413-545-1179 email@example.com UMassMag.com Address Changes: Records Oﬃce Memorial Hall UMass Amherst Amherst, MA 01003 413-545-4721 Updates@admin.umass.edu UMass Amherst magazine is published three times a year by UMass Amherst, the ﬂagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system.
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Vice Chancellor, University Relations John Kennedy ’86 Vice Chancellor, Development and Alumni Relations Michael A. Leto Interim Executive Director, Alumni Relations Deborah Goodhind
Southwest Concourse Reimagined
HE MAKEOVER OF the Southwest Residential Area Concourse, in the works since 2009, is now complete. The project was designed by Stephen Stimson ’83. The renovations transformed the concourse from a stark concrete and asphalt space into a more sustainable, pleasant, and usable place by replacing pavement with native trees, shrubs, grasses, and perennials, and breaking down large open spaces into intimate gathering spots.
Chancellor Robert C. Holub
Inbox Peace Goes On “We Come in Peace” (Summer 2011) brings back so many memories of the early days of the Peace Corps. I remember how all the UMass students who attended our Amherst church dreamed of joining the corps. Several did, and one was my brother Brian Richardson ’64. My mother wept when he turned down a job offer with General Electric after he got his degree as an engineer, joined the Peace Corps, and headed for Liberia. Brian felt an instant rapport with the people of that country, and he and his wife, Marsha ’70, have stayed engaged with and connected to Liberia ever since. During the long civil war, Brian helped obtain the release of several Liberians from prison and thus saved them from their sentence of execution; he also helped to get out of the country children who would otherwise have been murdered by soldiers. Lately he and Marsha have made it possible for a young village girl with crippling deformities to come to the United States for surgery and therapy. And oh yes—my mother recovered from her grief and was very proud of her son. So now you know the rest of the story! Janice Richardson Winokur Grantham, N.H.
In 1968 and 1969 the Peace Corps was experimenting with ﬁlling speciﬁc, identiﬁed jobs with professionally trained volunteers. UMass was contracted to recruit wildlife majors to ﬁll jobs in Africa. We recruited and trained 19 students who were placed in Kenya, Botswana, Malawi, Swaziland, and Ethiopia. We were told that we were one of the three most successful contracts in the U.S. that year. John Foster, Professor Emeritus, Resource Economics Northampton, Mass.
In what was certainly not a popular selection for a Umie undergrad back in 1961, I chose to take a break from studies to attend a Peace Corps training program at Rutgers University. Since I had not yet acquired any degree I assumed I would take advantage of the invitation to train alongside young
men from across the country, and return to Amherst. In September 1961, I did not return to UMass Amherst but instead met with John Fitzgerald Kennedy in the White House. He asked me what was going on in Boston. My answer: “Your brother-in-law has kept us so busy in training this summer that I suspect you have been to Boston more than I have.” “Good answer,” he shot back as he shook my hand. The next day I boarded a ﬂight for Bogota, Colombia. I was the ﬁrst resident of Massachusetts to serve in the Peace Corps. After 21 months of service there I was hired to teach Peace Corps volunteers at the University of New Mexico-Taos. It is likely that Joan McKniff, who was featured in your article, was one of my trainees. After serving as ﬁeld training ofﬁcer for Latin America I was welcomed back to the Amherst campus to complete my degrees. Bradford H. Whipple ’66, ’66G, ’70G Sugar Hill, N.H.
No Butts About It “Don’t Smoke Here” (Summer 2011): Wonderful! I hope all enthusiastically agree to ban tobacco use at UMass Amherst and join hands in all campus nooks and crannies to ensure success. I hope, too, that all on the staff will agree and comply, because without that, we shall have a tearful failure. Rolfe Chase ’58 Prescott, Ariz.
Cushy Campus? I had to smile cynically as I read the Summer 2011 edition. A restaurant called Bento Box in the Campus Center? I know the parents of these students are paying ﬁne money for their children to go to UMass, which is a great institution of learning that has to compete with other schools for students, but I do think campus has become a bit too cozy. Call me bitter, but from 1991 to 1995 we were lucky if our cavatelli supreme was still warm or if we would be allowed to get more than three chicken tenders for dinner. My point is not to be a sardonic old
alumna, really. In order to compete with other posh schools, UMass does have to change and court our everspoiled children and their doting hover-parents with more “options.” I just hope that by the time their graduation comes, they realize their ﬁrst job may not come with all the trappings of their comfy college life, unless they work for Google. Kathy Cail ’95 Louisville, Ky.
Fear Not Thank you for the excellent piece about the Masha Kabakow Rudman Issues in Children’s Literature Collection at UMass Amherst Libraries (Spring 2011). By way of correction, it wasn’t my publisher, it was Ethel Hines, editor-in-chief of the prestigious journal The Horn Book, who feared that I would destroy children’s literature. My publishers were enormously supportive. Masha Rudman ’70EdD Professor Emerita, School of Education Amherst, Mass.
Lone Star Protest I always enjoy reading the alumni magazine, but I have to say I was disappointed by the liberal bias inserted into two stories in the Summer 2011 issue. First, in “Keep On Moving On” it is distressing that Clinton Bench and Jon Dietrich believe that government needs to decide what modes of transportation are best for the populace. The idea of putting the environment ahead of the marketplace, not to mention individual citizen choice, is very disturbing. Second, I had to laugh when I read in “Pizza on the Ramparts” that Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin was part of an “assault on [state workers’] collective bargaining rights.” Most private industry employees believe that the beneﬁts of the state workers are an assault on their wallets, not to mention they crowd out state services that have to be sacriﬁced because of poorly negotiated agreements that require low employee contributions fall 2011
Inbox for rich beneﬁts. Their pay and union dues funnel right back to what was a previously sympathetic Democratic majority in the form of campaign contributions. With beneﬁts like that, who would want to work in private business! There were ways to write these stories that would have been balanced, informative, and provided a nonpolitical perspective. I didn’t realize that the magazine had become a breeding ground for liberal thought. In closing . . . God bless Texas!! Chris Zamzow ’01 Frisco, Texas
Rag On Us “Run Ragged” (Summer 2011) about common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) shows a picture of goldenrod (Solidago spp.). These two species bloom at the same time, but goldenrod is pollinated by insects. Your article perpetuates the myth that goldenrods cause hay fever. Nick Rowse ’77 Burnsville, Minn.
Dr. Ray E. Torrey (class of 1912), botany professor at UMass 60-plus years ago, would suggest the picture provided is goldenrod rather than ragweed. Goldenrod is not known to cause allergic reactions, unless new research results have been published. Anthony Kotula ’51, ‘54G Storrs Mansﬁeld, Conn.
Having spent my life as a naturalist and science educator, one of the most frequent misconceptions I ran into was people blaming goldenrod (which has insect pollinators) for their hay fever and allergies, when it was ragweed (which has airborne pollen) that caused them so much grief. And to ﬁnd my old college perpetuating the myth . . . well, it was just too much for me to take. If you should need a retired naturalist to proofread future editions, please let me know! Doug Kimball ’73S, ’78 Warner Robins, Georgia
came up to me, noted that I had done my undergraduate work at UMass, and asked, “Are you a Marxist?”Alas, I was not, but I do look forward to reading Professor Katzner’s book. Robert P. Hartwig ’86 President and Economist Insurance Information Institute New York, N.Y.
Golf-Cart Momma “Keep On Moving On” (Summer 2011): Come to visit my home in Florida. It is totally golf-cart accessible, with tunnels as well as separate lanes. One does not need an automobile. I wish there were more communities such as ours. My son, Wesley Schwalje ’00, is currently working on his PhD at the London School of Economics. Your magazine comes to my home and I do enjoy reading it. Elizabeth Schwalje The Villages, Florida
Whither The Women?
I read with fond memories about Professor Donald Katzner and his new book about managing the only economics department in the United States with a Marxian tilt (“Bookmarks,” Summer 2011). Professor Katzner was my instructor for intermediate microeconomics in the early 1980s. I really enjoyed his challenging course and still have my vintage textbook, heavily annotated in the margins. At the time, I knew that the UMass economics department was somehow different but couldn’t quite put my ﬁnger on it, though the teaching assistants at that time did seem to have a preference for tie-dyed T-shirts! Upon graduating from UMass with a BA in economics in 1986 (and never having taken a class in Marxian economics), I enrolled in the PhD program at the University of Illinois—then populated by a number of Chicago-school economists, the antithesis of the UMass faculty. It didn’t take long for my undergraduate degree to attract attention. At a reception for new graduate students early in the semester, a faculty member at Illinois
I was both disappointed and outraged when I read of the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards (Summer 2011). Of the seven recipients, there was not a single woman among them. I had to turn to the front cover and make sure that I had not accidentally received an issue from 1935 by mistake. While I in no way mean to imply that the seven men you chose to honor with this award have not done some truly distinguished things that deserve recognition, I ﬁnd it extraordinarily hard to believe that there was not a single alumna from our ﬁne school who has managed to accomplish things equally worthy of praise and recognition. I am ashamed of my alma mater for failing to even consider, apparently, the achievements and accomplishments of nearly half the graduates of this institution as worthy of the title “distinguished.” Given the remarkable strides made by women, especially in the realm of higher education, over the past 20 years it is shocking and frustrating to see the antiquated, blatant disregard and sexism that the alumni magazine still, even if only tacitly, endorses and
Inbox perpetuates. Women have been accomplishing great things in the world for centuries, despite overwhelming social stigma and restriction. Many people have struggled greatly to work towards a level playing ﬁeld for all women in recent decades, and it pains me to see that the UMass Alumni Association is so far and so ﬂagrantly behind the times. Jennifer Rockwell Edwards ’04 Minneapolis, Minn.
Reading the summer issue I was immediately transported back to my years at UMass when women were culturally second-class citizens. Of the seven alumni named as distinguished in 2011, there is not one woman! Please explain that to me. I thought times had changed? What’s up, boys? Mary Beth Splaine ’55 Nantucket, Mass.
Deborah Goodhind, Interim Executive Director, UMass Amherst Alumni Association, responds: The Distinguished Alumni Awards are the most prestigious awards conferred by the Alumni Association upon alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the university. As such, we take the nomination, review, and selection process for these awards very seriously. Ownership of the nomination process is granted to our alumni, faculty, and staff to allow our award recipients to be acknowledged by their peers for their outstanding accomplishments. The review and selection process is overseen by a volunteer alumni committee, composed this past year of three females and four males, and is solely dependent upon the nomination pool. While we support an open nomination process and greatly value the work done by our volunteer committee, we are also committed to continuously improving our programs and services in order to best represent our diverse alumni population. As we work toward this end, we strongly encourage all alumni to be a part of the Distinguished Alumni Awards process and to submit nominations for alumni and alumnae who deserve to be represented and acknowledged for their work. Please visit UMassAlumni.com/awards for more information.
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Class of 2015
Big and Bright With 4,700 students, the class of 2015 is the largest ever and most academically accomplished ﬁrst-year class at UMass Amherst. Applications to the ﬂagship campus have doubled since 2003. Total undergraduate enrollment reached 20,700 this year. First-year students gathered for a class picture at McGuirk.
Photos by John Solem
Minute Movers used rolling bins to help fellow students bring their ﬂat-screen televisions, laptops, lamps, and crates of Pop-Tarts and Pringles to the residence halls.
First Year Intelligence
NIVERSITIES AROUND THE country have dropped the word “freshman” in favor of the more all-encompassing term “ﬁrst-year student.” Whatever you call them, UMass Amherst now offers its newbies more support in their ﬁrst year on campus. This year’s fall orientation was part of a major new initiative, called First Year Intelligence (FYI), which will help students ﬁnd their way academically and socially.
Students ventured into Amherst center as part of the new three-day fall orientation for ﬁrst-year Umies.
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PHOTOS BY JOHN SOLEM
Food for Thought MASS AMHERST SMASHED the record for the world’s biggest stir-fry and served up the 4,010-pound dish at a back-to-school celebration.
An oﬃcial from Guinness World Records certiﬁed the feat.
Celebrity chef Jet Tila led the cooking of the stupendous stir-fry, prepared in a custom-built, one-ton, 14-foot-diameter pan.
Students pitched in to prep ingredients, including vegetables from a student-run farm and the new campus permaculture garden.
GA PRESIDENT YEVIN ROH ’12 (above) spoke at New Student Convocation. The keynote speaker was Cedric Jennings (left), whose journey from the inner city of Washington, DC, to college was the subject of Ron Suskind’s 1998 book A Hope in the Unseen. The book was the common read for all incoming students.
Fun and Games
ALL ORIENTATION INCLUDED game night at the W. E. B. Du Bois Library. Clubs recruited members (right) and new students launched their college careers at academic and social happenings all around campus. fall 2011
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Chancellor Holub presented Thomas Russell ’74, ’76G, ’79PhD, Silvio O. Conte Distinguished Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering, with an award at faculty convocation.
Chancellor Looks Ahead
T THE 2011 faculty convocation, Chancellor Robert C. Holub likened entering his fourth and ﬁnal year as the leader of UMass Amherst to a student entering his senior year. The chancellor reﬂected on campus accomplishments during the past three years and pledged to continue to assist the campus in moving forward. Holub has announced that he will step down at the end of this academic year. “I am happy to say that with the help of the faculty, staff, and students at UMass I have enjoyed immensely and have proﬁted tremendously from my educational experience,” he said. “We will continue to fulﬁll the role of a great land-grant institution, not only because it is our heritage, but also because it embodies the values of educational access and public service that are so important to all of us.” Holub said that although the nation’s public research institutions are entering a difﬁcult period, these institutions are resilient. “Now
more than ever they hold the key to economic recovery and prosperity for the states in which they are located and for the nation as a whole,” he noted. Holub concluded, “UMass Amherst is truly on the rise, and I detect a new pride among faculty and staff, and among students coming to the campus. The campus community has begun to recognize that we are indeed a great institution, and that we are poised for even greater accomplishments as we ascend into the ranks of the top public research institutions in the country.” In September, UMass President Robert L. Caret and the UMass Board of Trustees established an 18-person search committee to conduct a national search for a new chancellor. Philip W. Johnston ’68, former Massachusetts Secretary of Health and Human Services, will chair the committee.
New Dean for Nursing School TEPHEN J. CAVANAGH, formerly professor and associate dean for academic and clinical affairs in the College of Nursing at Wayne State University in Detroit, became the new dean of the School of Nursing in September. He replaces Dean Jean E. Swinney, who will return to her teaching and research duties. Cavanagh takes over leadership of the school as both faculty and enrollment have increased. He will lead the school from Skinner Hall, the 1940s-era building that reopened in 2009 following a $20 million renovation and expansion project. His research focuses on stroke outcomes in an urban environment. He received his PhD in nursing from the University of Texas at Austin in 1987. He also holds a Master of Public Administration and a master’s in healthcare management, both from the
Dean Cavanagh will support diversity in nursing and increase the nursing workforce.
University of La Verne in California. He earned his bachelor’s degree in nursing at Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Polytechnic
in England. He is a registered nurse in his home country of England and in Michigan.
ALKING THROUGH THE woods on campus behind the Marks Meadow School last summer, a passerby spotted a tarp beside a mound of earth. He lifted the tarp to discover bones at the bottom of an open grave and called police, who sent a couple of squad cars. “That’s why we had to have a fence for our class this year,” says Assistant Professor Ventura Pérez ’00G, ’06PhD, the creator of the anthropology ﬁeld school that was using the remote site to learn how to excavate human remains. “They trampled the crime scene and took our plastic skeleton.” Students who participate in the course, “Field and Laboratory Methods in Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology,” act as biological anthropologists, archaeologists, and forensic scientists as they excavate both a staged crime scene and a pseudoarcheological burial site on campus. As
Sarah Reedy, PhD candidate, staged a crime scene in a popular summer ﬁeld school where anthropology students learned to excavate human remains.
part of the ﬁeld school they practice techniques used in archaeological site survey and in crime-scene recovery and learn to analyze the resulting data in the lab.
The course is helping to prepare some students to accompany Pérez on excavations to Zacatecas, Mexico, where he is the principal bioarchaeologist for the site of El Teúl.
N EXHIBIT FEATURING costumed foxes in a pawn shop made of paper intrigued visitors to the Hampden Gallery this fall. “The Pawn Shop—Fox Proprietors” is by artists Tim Winn and Zehra Khan. fall 2011
DISCOVERY BY a team of UMass Amherst physicists and microbiologists shows promise of revolutionizing nanotechnology and bioelectronics. It turns out that a fundamental, previously unknown property of microbial nanowires in the bacterium Geobacter sulfurreducens allows electron transport across long distances and might lead to cheaper, nontoxic nanomaterials for use in biosensors and solid state electronics that interface with biological systems. Lead microbiologist Derek Lovley, along with physicists Mark Tuominen and Nikhil Malvankar and their colleagues, have found that networks of bacterial ﬁlaments—called “microbial nanowires” because they conduct electrons along their length—move charges as efﬁciently as synthetic organic
metallic nanostructures and can do so over thousands of times the bacterium’s length. Networks of microbial nanowires coursing through bioﬁlms (made up of cohesive aggregates of billions of cells) give this biological material a conductivity comparable to that found in the synthetic conducting polymers commonly used in the electronics industry. “The discovery of the ability of protein ﬁlaments to conduct electrons this way marks a paradigm shift in biology,” Lovley says. “It has ramiﬁcations for our understanding of natural microbial processes and practical implications for environmental cleanup and the development of renewable energy sources.”
ROFESSOR OF VETERINARY and Animal Sciences Barbara Osborne, a renowned immunologist who has been on campus since 1985, has become a leader in interdisciplinary sciences. For her
exceptional work, she was recently recognized as the latest UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar. In the 1990s Osborne earned international attention as a researcher of apoptosis, or programmed cell death. “We were interested in how a particular protein killed cells,” she says. “Along the way we discovered that another protein, Notch, acted as an anti-apoptotic protein in T cells.” Notch is a signaling protein that spans both sides of the cell membrane and determines whether a T cell will become a Th1 (short for “T-helper 1”) cell, useful in mounting immunesystem responses to viruses, bacterial infections, and other pathogens. In 1999 Osborne co-founded Hematech, a company that has pioneered the use of cloned animals for the development and production of antibodies for therapeutic uses. Now she’s collaborating with Greg Tew and Maria Santore of Polymer Science and Engineering to open the groundbreaking Center for Soft Materials Immunology to develop biologically compatible synthetic materials that allow the body’s own cellular mechanisms and pathways to control the immune system in order to ﬁght disease.
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LDER WOMEN WHO consume larger quantities of vitamin D, the “sunshine vitamin,” than their peers are less likely to experience depression. So ﬁnds a large study conducted by Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson of UMass Amherst’s School of Public Health and Health Sciences and colleagues from other U.S. academic centers. The study revealed that a diverse population of postmenopausal women who consumed 800 international units (IU) per day of the vitamin was overall 20 percent less likely to have depressive symptoms than those who consumed less
When Yellow is Mellow
TEAM OF chemists led by UMass Amherst’s Vincent M. Rotello has developed a fast, simple, low-cost ﬁeld test for detecting low concentrations of bacteria in drinking water. The technique uses a biosensor made of gold nanoparticles, an enzyme and dye that can detect harmful bacteria in concentrations as low as 100 cells per milliliter. That’s good news for developing countries where public health workers, physicians, and water-quality specialists are in desperate need of a quick, sensitive means of detecting pathogens in water supplies. The traditional method, in which samples are cultured and sent out for lab analyses, is slow and costly enough to hamper the effort to ﬁght bacteria-related disease, which is estimated to affect 300 million people and kill more than 2 million children each year. Rotello’s team, which included partners at the University of Puerto Rico and Georgia Institute of Technology, developed a test strip with a simple visual read-out. It uses enzymenanoparticle assemblies absorbed on paper strips. When the paper comes in contact with bacteria, the enzyme is activated and within 10 minutes the strip turns from yellow to red.
than 100 IU daily. Among women who had no depression at baseline, those who took in 400 IU or more of vitamin D per day from food sources also had a 20 percent lower risk of depressive symptoms three years later compared to those in the group taking in the least vitamin D. These and other ﬁndings need to be conﬁrmed in clinical trials but are provocative. “Dietary vitamin D intake and supplement use are easy for women to modify,” BertoneJohnson points out. “If clinical trials conﬁrm our ﬁndings it might lead to m new avenues for n preventing and perhaps even treating depression.” treatin
You Name It
HILE ADULTS READILY form abstract concepts of objects, animals, places and people, research psychologists have long debated whether pre-verbal infants can do likewise. A recent study by UMass Amherst psychologist Lisa Scott suggests that they can indeed— that long before infants can speak, their developing brains and understanding of the world are inﬂuenced by the words parents use to name objects. Some researchers have argued that iinfants nf under a year of age are extremely limited in their ability to use u se the labels parents provide for objects in order to help infants fform or concepts. Scott’s experiment, however, suggests that six- to nine-month-old infants do in fact use labels they hear to form n in of objects. Scott believes that these early concepts form the cconcepts on basis b a for later learning. “My name is OLIVER.” “Our results,” she says, “suggest that parents’ differential labeling of objects leads infants to form very different concepts and have very different brain responses than when parents label all like objects with the same name. For example, learning that dogs are individuals named ‘Oliver’ or ‘Suzie’ leads to a different understanding of dogs than if all dogs are labeled ‘dog.’ Learning to discern individuals is sometimes more advantageous than learning categories of things.” “My name is SUZIE.” fall 2011
HE FALL SEMESTER BEGAN at UMass Amherst with the largest and most academically talented ﬁrst-year class in campus history. By all indications, the incoming crop of student athletes is equally outstanding. Following is a roundup of some of the highly accomplished ﬁrst-year student athletes who could be making headlines in their respective sports in the months, and years to come.
AISHA RODNEY, of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., was a four-year letter winner at Grosse Point South High School where she played center, power forward, and guard. She helped Grosse Point South to three conference championships (2009-2011), was a fourtime all-state selection, earned ﬁrst team honors as a senior, and set the school’s scoring record. She also played softball and competed in track and ﬁeld and was a regional champion and state qualiﬁer as a thrower. She plans to major in pre-med/biology.
MAXIE ESHO, of Upper Marlboro, Md., played high school basketball at Henry Wise High School in Upper Marlboro before moving to Lee Academy in Maine. He played AAU basketball with DC Assault and in 2009 helped that team capture the Adidas Take 5 championship and a tournament title. “I know the UMass fans will be excited to get to know him on and off the court,” says Coach Derek Kellogg.
Women’s Soccer MOA MATTSSON, of Uppsala, Sweden, is a member of the U19 Swedish National Team and made her international debut playing all 90 minutes of a 4-0 win over Slovakia in September 2010.
Zachary Oliveri (left) and Hao Luong
JOSH SCHWARTZ, Annapolis, Md., attended Broadneck High School in Annapolis, and as a senior was named First Team All-County, First Team All-State, NSCAA All-South, NSCAA Academic All-American, and team MVP. His 12 goals as a senior is a single-season record at Broadneck High.
Men’s Swimming HAO LUONG, of Malden, Mass., was born in Vietnam and moved to the United States as a child. He swam at Malden High School and was named team MVP his sophomore year. He swims the butterﬂy and backstroke and is majoring in biology.
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Women’s Swimming ZOE JUDD, of Acton, Mass., and ActonBoxborough Regional High School, is a two-time state champ in the 50-yard freestyle and a one-time state champ in the 100-yard freestyle. She holds school records in both events, was a high school All-American her senior year, and team MVP and honor roll student all four years of high school.
From left: Zachary Oliveri and Hao Luong
Softball QUIANNA DIAZ-PATTERSON is a hometown student from Amherst and Amherst Regional High School where she was a four-time varsity letter winner as a shortstop and four-time team MVP. She was named Springﬁeld Republican Player of the Year her junior and senior years and holds a perfect stolen base record of 107 in 107 attempts. She plans to go into pre-med or engineering.
Tennis CHANEL GLASPER, of Sarasota, Fla., and New Braunfels High School, is USTAranked in the top 120 nationally and in the top 20 in Florida, one of the strongest tennis states in the country. She is an athletic player with a long frame who has a strong all-around game. Coach Judy Dixon expects her to step in as a contributor immediately in both singles and doubles.
Football KELLEN PAGEL, a sophomore transfer student from Strongsville, Ohio, and Strongsville High School, redshirted last year at Bowling Green. He is a quarterback, just like his father, Mike, who played 12 years in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns, Indianapolis Colts, and Los Angeles Rams. In high school, where he also played basketball, Pagel threw for 2,141 yards with 20 touchdowns and just four interceptions.
From left: Renee Suter, Quianna DiazPatterson, and Rachael Vallarelli
Baseball TIM and DAN STOOPS, twins from Boca Raton, Fla., played high school baseball at Saint Andrew’s School. Both are four-year letter winners, Tim as a pitcher and ﬁrst baseman, and Dan as a pitcher, ﬁrst baseman, third baseman, and outﬁelder. Tim set a high school record for strikeouts per innings pitched as a senior. He had a 9-1 record with 106 strikeouts, 10 walks, and a 1.36 earned run average over 51.1 innings. Dan had a 5-2 record with 43 innings pitched, 81 strikeouts, and a 1.63 earned run average. He also hit .385 with 23 runs batted in, 34 runs, and three homeruns his senior year. Tim plans to major in economics, and Dan is looking toward business or ﬁnance.
Women’s Lacrosse RACHEL VALLARELLI, of Hartsdale, N.Y., was a standout goalie for the School of the Holy Child and was selected to the 2010 U.S. National Under 19 training team. She had 333 saves in three seasons at Holy Child, where she was also a midﬁelder on the ﬁeld hockey team.
Men’s Lacrosse ZACHARY OLIVERI, of Ronkonkoma, N.Y., and Connetquot High School, was named as a goaltender to the U.S. men’s national under-19 team that will compete in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) U19 Men’s World Championships in Turku, Finland, in 2012. He was selected as one of the nation’s 200 boys’ and girls’ high school lacrosse players to compete in the 2011 Champion All American Showcase.
Field Hockey RENEE SUTER is from Millersville, Pa., and played high school ﬁeld hockey at Penn Manor High School in Millersville where she earned four varsity letters and led the team to four straight Section 1 titles, two league titles, and the 2008 State Championship. She tallied 29 goals and 36 assists in her senior season, and 82 goals and 80 assists during her high school career.
History is Everywhere By Helen Wise
Photos by John Solem
Meet the people who help us ﬁnd it.
F YOU WANT to pursue your love of history but teaching in a classroom’s not for you—or you don’t relish spending months on end alone in archives with solitary writing to follow—what’s the solution? Answer: look to public history for exciting ways to share your passion.
Associate Professor Marla Miller, director of UMass Amherst’s 25-year-old Public History program, conﬁrms the wisdom of that choice. “We’re now reaching a thriving time, an acceleration. We’re expanding exponentially in every direction!” she says. So not surprisingly there’s no one neat deﬁnition of this fascinating ﬁeld and what public historians do. Founding director Professor David Glassberg, who began his professional life working for the National Park Service, comes up with a quick one. History is becoming more inclusive, he explains, spreading out from obvious sites linked to famous people and events to include things overlooked, or less noted, and voices hitherto unheard. Also, public history is not a matter of bringing history down to the public, he continues. Rather, it’s a process of listening and dialog, and using professional skills to help communities tease out their own histories—often from unexpected places and sometimes in ways that challenge established historical thinking.
Public history is a burgeoning ﬁeld with satisfying career prospects that has developed enormously since the History Department ﬁrst began planning over 30 years ago for an ‘applied history’ program to better prepare graduates to work in museums, archives, and government agencies. Yet over the same period, public attendance at small, traditional museums and historic sites has dwindled as visitors seem to have lost interest in worlds apart—of artifacts-under-glass and ropedoff spaces. And various surveys, including the latest National Report Card, continue to reveal that most schoolchildren have a hazy sense of history—and they tend to forget the little they know as they grow older. On the other hand, websites like ancestry.com are thriving as people discover the addictive pleasures of researching family history and activities that involve learning about history are proving popular. Clearly, new connections to the past are being made today. On campus, the two-year Master’s in Public History
program has indeed been preparing students for the careers envisioned, with the more recent addition of a “Writing History” component for those who aim to reach broad audiences. But what most excites Glassberg and Miller is the cutting-edge quality of today’s program. “Our graduates have to be good historians, with all the necessary skills—plus people skills,” explains Glassberg. “And those are tact, diplomacy, and patience, both to work with the public and collaboratively with colleagues,” adds Miller. This means taking both graduate-level history courses and training courses relevant to individual interests. Glassberg sees it, especially in the museum course, as rather like medical students doing clinical rounds. So recent graduates and current students are going into the ﬁeld of public history taking as their bywords the contemporary imperative of community engagement. Trained to look for history everywhere, they grapple with the big questions— what’s the role of history? how do we ‘preserve’ it? what’s authentic? how do we involve people? It’s time to meet some public historians.
An exhibit featuring a famous native son—the work of three Public History interns—is on display in the lobby of Great Barrington’s Triplex Cinema, where patrons can easily view it on their way to take in a movie.
ECOMING A SON of Great Barrington: W.E.B. Du Bois” is an exhibit that opened this spring in a corner of the lobby of the town’s Triplex Cinema. Emily Oswald, Erik Ingmundson, and Jess Monti, students in Professor Glassberg’s Museum and Historic Site Interpretation course, had the task of telling the story of Du Bois in his Massachusetts hometown, a little about his legacy, and also something of the resistance in the 1970s from residents who didn’t want him commemorated. Oswald reports that the team’s research resulted in a succinct commentary carried on a four-sided kiosk, a four-panel timeline, and several additional panels designed to capture the interest of intentional and casual visitors, who can view the highly accessible exhibit for free. With help from the Du Bois Library, the team selected newly digitized photographs and manuscripts from the university’s Du Bois Collection. These high-resolution images helped make for a “really sharp-looking product costing well under three thousand dollars,” Oswald notes, stressing that ﬁeld work is a critical component of the Public History program. “It’s a great experience locating supplies, working with a designer and printer—you can’t learn that in the classroom,” she adds. The display will remain at the theater indeﬁnitely as part of a long-term effort to boost visitation and activities at the nearby Du Bois homesite, owned by the university. While visiting the exhibit this summer, University of South Carolina history professor Patricia Sullivan, an authority on Du Bois, found herself taking notes right away. It’s a brilliant achievement, she says, showing how vital it is to experience this towering ﬁgure on his home turf. fall 2011
OCTORAL CANDIDATE Christopher Benning was one of a team of students to work on a three-year study of nearby Hadley’s barns as part of an effort to document and preserve the local rural landscape for the town’s 350th celebrations in 2009. First, the team inventoried over 100 barns—“wonderful examples of vernacular architecture with form reﬂecting function,” he says. Then they conducted a more focused study of characteristic types. The project culminated in an interactive website that includes images imposed on maps with captions designed to be especially useful to professional practitioners and cultural tourists. In this local cultural landscape, the historic mansions are well documented, Benning notes, but many of the structures that helped provide the wealth to build them are in danger of erasure. Yet they’re primary historical sources, just like a rutted road, he explains. Tax assessors’ records provided the students
ATHY STANTON, AUTHOR of The Lowell Experiment: Public History in a Post-Industrial City (UMass Press, 2006), has so far worked on three projects for the National Park Service. The latest is an ethnohistorical study of farming in Columbia County, N.Y., for the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, which recently incorporated the eighth president’s independently owned 225-acre farm. Each time, she has gone to the Public History program, where she’s an adjunct research associate, for academically well-prepared interns, to help with documenting, archival research, and other support activities. As they assist her and she mentors them, they learn more about a new paradigm for public history that involves dealing with the present. Stanton explains that the traditional model embodied an “almost romantic notion of rescuing things from the wreck of time— things left behind—to keep them from being forgotten—but all framed as gone.” Stanton is urging uneasy Park Service ofﬁcials to accept the big modern tractors crawling around what is now a contemporary, biodynamic, Community Supported Agriculture operation. The farm staff and volunteers use lots of methods from Van Buren’s day, she notes, but for a smaller-scale agricultural concern to be economically viable, they have to employ some modern techniques in a “big holistic system.” These are interesting times, she says, pitting genetically modiﬁed crops, imported foods, and large-scale agribusiness against “relocalizers” concerned with sustainability. She urges: “Let’s have public history get out ahead and connect with projects that are using the past in a much more radical way.”
INDA PHILLIPS LOPATKA ’71, chair of the Sunderland (Mass.) Historical Commission, was so impressed by an audio tour of the Gettysburg battleﬁeld that she decided her hometown could use a tour of its own. She and a band of volPhD student Christopher Benning in front of one of his favorite barns in the unteers collected “tons of information” Hadley survey. but quickly realized they needed a “public history person to knit it all together” and collect further material in the form of oral history interviews. A grant from Mass Humanities enabled with few clues to help date the buildings. Insurance company her to hire then-graduate student Niki Lefebvre ’09G to prorecords proved more useful. Many of the barns were damaged duce the script. Lefebvre worked for ﬁve months in 2009 under in the 1938 hurricane and were subsequently repaired with salthe grant’s tight stipulations, demonstrating a “very good way vaged timber. with people,” Lopatka notes, especially in interviews. The ﬁnal As he continues his doctoral studies on the history of hisproduct—the Falls Road Audio Tour—melds dramatic natural toric preservation with a focus on museums, Benning wrestles history with centuries of political, social, cultural, and induswith the fate of real objects. “Authenticity is a funhouse mirror,” trial history. Written to appeal to all age groups, the script was he declares. He’s come to believe that when you look at barns edited with help from the late Bob Paquette ’77 at National and related structures, a working farm has much more to ofPublic Radio afﬁliate WFCR to pace the narrative for drivers, fer by way of authenticity and historical integrity than a static, passengers, cyclists, and even walkers over the four-mile course. ‘preserved’ site. Lopatka reports that local people who take the tour are amazed at what they haven’t known about their own community. She’s also gratiﬁed by a very enthusiastic response, Preserving Hadley’s Cultural Landscapes: especially from children, and by how-to inquiries from nearhttp://blogs.umass.edu/hadleyma
“What is it about each place that people connect with?”
by towns. The information Lefebvre compiled is fascinating. Where would you ﬁnd the great beaver? What do mills in North Sunderland share with UMass Amherst’s central administration building? Falls Road Audio Tour: http://swampﬁeld.wordpress.com/ falls-road-audio-tour
ATE PREISSLER ’10G has a “wonderful job” with an apt title—engagement manager for the Trustees of Reservations, a statewide land conservation and historic preservation organization. She works with their 40 or so sites in western Massachusetts, including ﬁve historic houses. Her duties involve any point of contact with the public— on site, with volunteers, exhibits, and signage, prompting her to ask: “What is it about each place that people connect with?” Two years ago, the organization was shifting emphasis from historic homes to cultural landscapes just as she was graduating with training in that area. This year, she’s been working with three Public History interns—Elizabeth Bradley, Jessie MacLeod, and John Morton—on a major project at the 1735 Ashley House, a Trustees’ property near their better-known site, Bartholomew’s Cobble in Shefﬁeld. This oldest recorded house in Berkshire County is now being presented, not so much for its domestic architecture and period contents, but as the shell for the local story of an eloquent advocate of Revolutionary sentiments of freedom and
Kate Preissler ’10G in the newly converted garage housing interpretive panels on the life of Elizabeth Freeman. Graduate students researched the background to her unusual story and Preissler helped them pare down their material to ﬁt the setting, adjacent to Sheﬃeld’s Ashley House and left open to the public.
equality, and his slave who paid close attention—a story that deserves to go national, Preissler explains. To compensate for limited opening hours at the house, the interns turned a 1940s garage into an interpretive site that can be left open and unattended. With the help of 40 enthusiastic volunteers converting and refurbishing the structure—an achievement in itself, she notes—they designed space, created content, and scoped out images for a series of panels covering themes of slavery, freedom, and legacy in the life of Elizabeth Freeman, an herbalist and midwife known affectionately in town as Mum Bett. The UMass Amherst interns have been “spot-on,” she says. “They’ve studied the period and are very knowledgeable and interested.” That background served them well, Preissler adds, as they wrestled to ﬁnd appropriate language for the commentary that describes the atypical life of a slave who won her freedom in court, gained respect in her community, and eventually owned property. The exhibition opened in August. Trustees of Reservations: www.thetrustees.org
ILL OGLINE TITUS ’07PhD admits: “I really feel as if I build on the work I did in the Public History program every day.” She’s now associate director of the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College, Chestertown, Md. Among her duties are directing the center’s public history and experiential learning programs, managing student fellowship programs and a four-day student sailing fall 2011
Sunderland Historical Commission
A wood engraving depicting Whitmore’s Mills, Sunderland, in about 1840. The sixth stop on the Falls Road Audio Tour is the site of a gristmill and sawmill powered by natural streams and waterfalls. What remains are traces of the manmade channels and canals directing water into the Connecticut River.
experience aboard a replica 18th-century schooner, and teaching seminars on historical ﬁction and the 20th-century black freedom struggle. As co-author of an iPod-guided interpretive walking tour of Chestertown’s 18th-century waterfront district, she says she drew on her UMass coursework on museum and historic site interpretation. Writing and producing the tour was a challenge and a major exercise in collaboration—with students, scholars, and community members. “I used everything I ever learned about how information is processed aurally, how visitors navigate a tour program, and how long an exhibit text will hold people’s attention,” she says. The “scariest thing” Titus says she has ever had to do professionally occurred soon after her arrival in Chestertown. She picked up the phone to cold-call people to invite them to talk about “one of the most taboo subjects in American history”: the legacy of lynching. Using all she’d learned in graduate school about race, civic engagement, and community involvement, she found the vast majority of people—both black and white—very supportive of the project. The exercise began with a few inevitably awkward exchanges but the initial conversations built trust, she says. Also, she and her colleagues went into the community for help in planning a public conversation, partnering with various individuals and organizations. “The program, ultimately, was a great success and an unforgettable experience—everything I’d ever learned, read, and envisioned about public history realized,” she concludes.
EGHAN GELARDI HOLMES ’06G is applying her public history skills to “Project Civility” at Rutgers University, where she works on the New Brunswick campus. This ambitious initiative aims to engage the university community in a conversation about civility in public discourse, civil behavior, and civility across cultures, including the use of technology and especially social media—and has even extended into local schools. Recently, she and Professor Miller were participants in a panel on civil dialog in public history practice at a national conference. Here, they demonstrated how their work in broad community engagement can provide a template to engage individuals from diverse backgrounds in discussing today’s contentious issues. In April, Holmes began blogging about public history under an initial year-long contract with the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities. Posting about twice a month, she reports on her visits to sites with intriguing projects and reﬂects on what makes for successful exhibits and activities. Promoting Collaboration and Innovation in Public Humanities: http://march.rutgers.edu/author/mgholmes
EVEALING THE PAST. Challenging the Future.” That’s the motto of the 20-year-old Lower East Side Tenement Museum in New York City, where David Favaloro ’03G has worked almost since graduation. Starting as a research assistant, he’s now director of curatorial affairs, working collaboratively across departments to do research and exhibit work, plus care and conservation of the building. Some of the tenement’s interior spaces have been left in their ﬁnal crumbling condition—unrestored but stabilized. Favaloro says that as a historian, he’d seen photographs and read descriptions of tenement life “but you don’t get the palpable, visceral experience until you stand in the space itself. It’s poetic—in a way, evocative, and very powerful.” “We don’t collect in the way most museums do,” he adds. “Instead, we use period items to tell the stories of the poor, working-class immigrants of the Lower East Side between 1863, when the building opened, and 1935, when it was condemned.” He explains that the staff collect stories through physical investigations—even getting experts to analyze the paintwork for what it can tell about the lives of the inhabitants—in effect, the archeology of the building. The museum works to engage visitors not just with the building, but also with the neighborhood and how the latter changed when the tenement closed. Favaloro says he helps tell the stories of families—most recently in neighborhood walking tours—focusing on the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These sold-out activities, he adds, engage visitors in discussion of that period and also of what it means to be an immigrant nowadays. This dialog reminds Favaloro of his reﬂections on big ideas while he was a student at UMass Amherst. “History,” he says,
is the conversation the present has with the past—and that informs all the work we do here.”
ILLER AND GLASSBERG are greatly heartened to see students ﬁnd absorbing internships and go from one to another. For example, Jessie MacLeod went on from the Ashley House to spend the summer working on slavery topics at the Newport (R.I.) Historical Society. Meanwhile, her teammate John Morton oversaw a summer youth program on hometown landscapes at the William Cullen Bryant Homestead in Cummington. Graduating with such experience under their belts, it’s not surprising that former students land jobs that draw so ﬁttingly on their training in the Public History program. Increasing numbers also go on to pursue related doctoral studies. In September, the program hosted a two-day conference on campus to envision the next 25 years in the public history ﬁeld. Nationally known experts paired for conversation with Five College counterparts, noting that some trends, as Miller stresses, have been developing for a while. Others perceived a generational shift, with younger scholars starting to build on the work of the ﬁeld’s founders. Whatever the contemporary currents, public historians agree that studying the past has value in itself but also more than that. Jill Ogline Titus can speak for her peers as she says: “When we understand the past as a living presence in our own time—a force subtly yet profoundly shaping the present—we are better equipped to engage responsibly with the world around us.”
“History is the conversation the present has
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
with the past.”
David Favaloro ’03G in an unrestored apartment in the former tenement building at 97 Orchard Street, New York City.
Favorite Places Photos by John Solem A new master plan for the UMass Amherst campus is under way. As part of the open planning process, the Campus Planning department posted an interactive website where you can tag your favorite (and not so favorite) places. Pictured are some of the popular spots. Go to the Campus Planning website to take part in the survey, see all manner of campus and area maps, and learn about the developing master plan for the campus in 2040. www.umass.edu/cp
Durfee Beech Grove
“I love sitting under the enormous European beech trees. This is a quiet oasis that I ﬁnd relaxing.”
The Sunwheel “Great place to breathe, contemplate, and let the sun smile upon you.”
The Campus Pond
“Great lunchtime spot for turtle watching.”
The Marching Band Practice Field
“I spent every afternoon for four years on this ﬁeld, where I made some of my closest friends.”
The Beauty Deep Inside JOHN SOLEM
The Molecular Playground entices nonscientists with chemistry’s allure. By JOHN SIPPEL
Professor Craig T. Martin stands before his brainchild, the Molecular Playground.
ou’re in the lobby of UMass Amherst’s new Integrated Sciences Building, standing in front of a 6-by-9-foot gray screen. Onto it are projected, for a minute or so apiece, a series of animated representations of molecules. They’re taller than you and are astonishing, otherworldly things.
their molecular bases. And scientists, awed as they may be by these structures, can rarely communiCellular retinoic acid binding protein, which cate that appreciation to nonscientists. We want transports oily molecular building blocks throughout the Molecular Playground to attract and entertain the cell. Professor Lila Gierasch’s lab studies this a broad audience while visually exposing them protein as a general model for protein folding. to some of the concepts that underlie molecular Misfolded proteins have been implicated in such structures at all levels.” devastating diseases as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Martin further hopes that the installation will Gierasch’s team seeks to help develop therapeutic strategies by determining what goes wrong during help the general public appreciate the profound misfolding and how it can be prevented. relevance of chemistry to our everyday lives and counter the widespread bias that sees chemicals only as toxins or pollutants. “In choosing which molecules to project,” he says, “I want to convey that, yes, DDT is a chemical, but so is hemoglobin. It’s got a They include captions, and it’s a good thing they do: really big molecular structure, but it’s a naturally produced without them, no one not versed in chemistry would ever chemical. I want to show that molecules come in all sizes and guess that what looks like a distended steel-wool pad ﬂecked ﬂavors and have all sorts of functions.” at odd points with various colors and embracing a few brightly tinted ball clusters is a ribosome, or that that jumble of arrows and hoses wherein ﬂoats a stick-and-ball structure inside a ARTIN WAS INSPIRED to create the Molecular netlike haze of merged spheres is a cellular retinoic acid bindPlayground after seeing interactive displays at airing protein. The images rotate lazily so you can savor them in line terminals that trail passersby with animated all their three-dimensional complexity. umbrellas or golf balls, as well as a display in the Boston Then you discover that Children’s Museum that by waving your hands or sends butterﬂies ﬂutterotherwise asserting yourself ing in response to visitors’ “What we really want to understand,” says you can roll the images to hand motions. At ﬁrst he Martin, “is nature, and nature doesn’t impose wasn’t sure how he was goyour heart’s content. You’re not just admiring these ing to make the images inlabels—‘This is biology, this is chemistry.’ molecules, you’re frolicking teractive but he did know We humans put those labels on.” with them. that UMass Amherst was Welcome to the Molecuan ideal source of molecular lar Playground, conceived imagery, thanks to the work and named by Professor Craig T. Martin, head of the campus’s of Eric Martz, professor emeritus of microbiology. Department of Chemistry. He sees the installation as a means Retired from teaching since 2004, Martz in the mid-1990s of quietly seducing the lay public with a surprise look at some began establishing himself as a world authorof chemistry’s hidden charms. ity in his late-blooming fascination: developing “Many people appreciate the software for creating three-dimensional molecbeauty of a ﬂower or a swan,” he ular-structure visualizations for use as teaching says, “but aren’t aware of the tools. In 2003 he released a program called symmetry and beauty of Protein Explorer, which won international acclaim before the web browser it used became obsolete. Martz then went on to create FirstGlance, now favored by researchers and educators worldwide, and to help develop Proteopedia.org, a proteinstructures wiki.
RNA polymerase, studied in Professor Martin’s lab, grabs on to DNA, the archival storage molecule in cells, and creates transient RNA copies that either serve as templates for protein synthesis or directly regulate gene expression.
A short DNA double strand, illustrated in a manner showing that molecules occupy space far more fully than is suggested by simple ball-and-stick representations.
Knowing that the initial image bank he would need was all but in hand, Martin submitted a grant application to the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. Intrigued, the foundation asked for a fuller description, including an explanation of how he meant to develop the necessary interactive technology. Martin put out queries to his colleagues in computer science and eventually heard from Emeritus Professor Allen Hanson, who made essential technical recommendations. Hanson also endorsed the talents of PhD candidate Adam Williams ’09G, who went on to do the lion’s share of the work of making the installation interactive. Martin soon found himself the recipient of a $45,000 special grant from the Dreyfus Foundation, along with funding for installation from the campus’s College of Natural Sciences and its supporters and alumni. By September 2009 the Molecular Playground was up and running. It neatly exempliﬁes the goals of the Integrated Sciences Building, or ISB, which houses all of the campus’s teaching laboratories in chemistry as well as upperlevel teaching labs in the biosciences, a 300-seat auditorium, an 85-seat classroom, and a Technology Resource Center
Ketosynthase-Acyltransferase (KSAT) Didomains, studied in Professor Nate Schnarr’s lab, are critical components of the biosynthetic “assembly lines” responsible for polyketide natural product generation in bacteria, plants, and fungi. Altered versions of this assembly line show potential for synthesizing novel drugs.
with two ﬂanking 48-seat classrooms. It’s a handsome structure and, as Martin notes, “UMass is rightly proud of it. The ISB was conceived as a way of blurring boundaries between disciplines, in particular chemistry and biology. I’m trained as a chemist but I look at biochemical molecules. To me, the two are not different disciplines, they’re artiﬁcial constructs. What we really want to understand is nature, and nature doesn’t impose labels—‘This is biology, this is chemistry.’ We humans put those labels on. The ISB is part of our effort to produce chemists and biochemists who can talk to each other, and the Molecular Playground plays into that by giving each camp the chance to appreciate the beauty of the other’s domain.” Martin, however, takes such talk of esthetics only so far. “Molecules are beautiful,” he says, “and we want to show their
3-D structure in a way that feels as much like art as possible while remaining true to the underlying chemistry. I want to attract laypersons the way art attracts them. I don’t want them to walk by and say, ‘Oh, that’s science,’ and walk on; I want them to say, ‘That’s cool,’ and then become curious about the science behind it.” But, he quickly adds, that’s all for the beneﬁt of the layperson, not the scientist: “I don’t consider myself an artist. Scientists are only interested in molecules for what they do. Esthetics, for them, are secondary; it’s all about a given molecule’s impact on society and potential to beneﬁt society.” Any molecule can be represented in any number of ways, from the ball-and-stick approach we all remember from high
“The whole point of the Molecular Playground,” he says, “is to get science out before the public. I’d love to see them set up in shopping malls and that sort of thing. What better way to reach people who otherwise might never get a glimpse of this whole exciting part of the world we live in?”
Martin says he wants to “attract laypersons the way art attracts them. I don’t want them to walk by and say, ‘Oh, that’s science,’ and walk on; I want them to say, ‘That’s cool,’ and then become curious about the science behind it.” school (and which occasionally springs up, pulsing and ﬂexing, in the Molecular Playground) to extravagant wonders that look like they’re fresh from the Pixar studios. “All of these approaches,” Martin concedes, “are perfectly valid. But we choose among the options based on which best communicates whatever we’re trying to show.”
HE PUBLIC HAS taken to the Molecular Playground with everything from quiet fascination to pure playfulness. One boy was caught on video tossing up his gloves to see how they’d jog the images. Martin is comfortable with that: “If it gets him excited,” he says, “that’s great.” And the joy is spreading. As of this writing, UMass Amherst is helping to set up a playground down the road at the Springﬁeld Science Museum. St. Olaf College in Minnesota and a structural biology institute in Okinawa, Japan, are building their own installations, and Martin would like to see others set up at less orthodox sites.
The M2 Transporter, studied in Professor Jeanne Hardy’s lab, is an inﬂuenza viral protein that selectively transports protons across cellular membranes. The small molecule amantadine, shown bound in the proton channel, is used to treat and prevent respiratory infections caused by the inﬂuenza A virus.
Can’t get to Amherst? You can still enjoy a PC-scaled version of the Molecular Playground at http://molecularplayground.org
5. P hoto s by John Sole m. mer on ’ 7 B. C a By J udit h OME STUDENTS ST TUDY Shakespearean sonnets, new treatments for cancer, or growing turf for elite golf courses. Last fall, nine Hospitality and Tourism Management majors took on the challenge of learning how to make the perfect apple pie. In five weekly seminars they learned the science behind making crust, filling, and baking a pie. As they experimented, science lessons (the best lard comes from the fat surrounding a pig’s kidneys) merged with pointers on practicality (use a wine bottle if you don’t have a rolling pin). 28
IE PERFECTION MUST BE FOUND IN EACH
COMPONENT: the bottom crust, filling, and upper crust, and perfection must be reached in aesthetics and taste. Crust After experiments using all-purpose ﬂour and whole wheat ﬂour and different combinations of fat for the crust, the students opted for all-purpose ﬂour and lard and butter. The butter provides a good ﬂavor and lard increases the ﬂakiness of the crust.
Filling Students tested a variety of non-traditional ﬁlling ingredients such as apple butter and boiled cider, and used highgrade fresh spices. With apples, they tried to ﬁnd a balance between ﬁrm or tender, tart or sweet, dry or juicy.
Bakers Students in a food production management course, a requisite for Hospitality and Tourism Management majors, included one challenged cook. “I burnt macaroni and cheese last week so my goal is now to make the perfect apple pie.”—Robert Tucker ’13
Teacher Linda Kinney ’96G, a lecturer with the Hospitality and Tourism Management Department: “When I was seven my grandmother pulled me into the kitchen and told me I was going to learn how to make a pie.” She estimates that she has made hundreds and hundreds of pies.
Kitchen The commercial laboratory/kitchen at the Marriott Center for Hospitality Management at the top of the Campus Center.
UMass Amherst Apple Pie Ingredients 2 ½ cups all-purpose ﬂour 1 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup (2 3/4 oz) lard 1/2 cup (4 oz) unsalted butter, 1/2-inch dice, cold 1/2 cup plus 1 to 2 tablespoons ice water
2 lb Cortland apples, peeled, cored, and sliced 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose ﬂour 1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, diced 1 tablespoon heavy cream, half and half, or milk 1 large egg yolk Coarse sugar
Instructions Preheat the oven to 425˚F. In a medium bowl, mix the ﬂour and salt. Cut the lard and then the butter into the flour until the fats form pieces the size of peas. Add the ice water, two tablespoons at a time, mixing with a fork as you sprinkle the water into the dough. Stop adding the water when the dough is moist enough to hold together when you squeeze it. Transfer the dough to a lightly ﬂoured table. Fold the dough over on itself three or four times. Divide in half and shape into two disks 3/4-inch thick. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Toss the sliced apples with lemon juice.
Combine granulated and brown sugars, ﬂour, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg; add to apples and toss. Roll out one disk of dough and line a 9-inch pie dish. Fill with the apple ﬁlling. Dot with the diced butter. Roll out the second disk and center over the ﬁlling; fold overhang under bottom crust and ﬂute the edges of the pie. Cut several 1-inch slits in top crust to allow steam to escape. Make an egg wash by beating the egg yolk with the cream. Brush the top of the pie with egg wash using a pastry brush. Sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 375˚F; bake 40 to 50 minutes longer, or until crust is golden and ﬁlling is bubbly in center.
The Apples A good eating apple is not necessarily a good baking apple. Students baked pies with seven different varieties of traditional baking apples as well as newer varieties from Cold Spring Orchard, the UMass Amherst research station that grows more than 100 varieties of apples and other fruit on 215 acres in Belchertown. At the ﬁnal seminar, judges tasted the pies for ﬂavor, ﬁrmness, and juiciness. They selected a pie made from Cortlands as the perfect UMass Amherst apple pie.
Cortland Cortland apples are considered the perfect all-around apple, a hybrid of the McIntosh and Ben Davis, an apple now commonly grown by commercial orchards. Cortland apples are sweet and juicy with a hint of tartness. Sam Polonsky ’13 and Gabrielle Datnoﬀ ’13
The Suncrisp apple is a cross of Cortland and Cox’s Orange Pippin. A small apple, it ripens with golden and orange colors and ﬂesh that is yellowish white and juicy with a crisp spicy taste. Joe Doyle ’13
A hybrid developed in 1942, the Idared is a cross of Jonathan and Wagener apples. The Idared is a medium to large apple with a bright red skin. A juicy apple, it is a good choice for applesauce, pies, and cakes. The taste is tart with a strong sweet smell. Stephanie Haley ’13
William Butters in the early 1700s found the ﬁrst Baldwin apple in Wilmington, Mass. It may be the only apple with a monument, built in 1895 in Wilmington. For decades, the Baldwin was used to make cider. A harsh winter wiped out most of the Baldwin apple trees in New England in 1934. Flavor and texture make the Baldwin one of the most versatile apples for baking and cooking. Heather Olafsson ’13
A cross between Golden Delicious and Jonathans, Jonagold was developed in 1953 and introduced to markets in 1968. Commercial growers favor Jonagold for their large size, thin skin, and attractive color. The ﬂesh is a creamy yellow with the sweet-tart ﬂavor of the Jonathan and the juicy crisp texture of the Golden Delicious. Jason Villagomez ’13
Golden Delicious BAR WEEKS
Northern Spy The Northern Spy is a large apple with yellow streaks. A Northern Spy tree takes between four and 10 years to produce fruit. Once harvested, the apple has a long storage life. They will not soften when baked and they are among the apples highest in antioxidants. Jennifer Yelenik ’13
First found in 1905 at a family farm in West Virginia, Golden Delicious has a parentage of Golden Reinette and Grimes Golden. The ﬂavor is very sweet, while the texture is ﬁrm, juicy, and crisp. The Golden Delicious and Red Delicious are unrelated. Layla Lee ’13
Brunch with Cocktails
UDIE CORNISH ’01 stepped up to one of the highest proﬁle jobs in journalism when she became anchor of National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition Sunday in September. Cornish, an NPR reporter since 2006, doesn’t plan to give the long-running morning news and feature program a dramatic reworking. At ﬁrst, she says, she’ll “noodle around the edges” of the show. “I’m excited about the sense of possibility,” says Cornish. “It feels a little like being a freshman in college—I could major in this, I could major in that …” As a journalism major and during years of covering Capitol Hill and such big stories as the 2008 presidential election and the legalization of same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, Cornish learned to keep herself in the background. Lately she’s been thinking about what it means to switch roles from reporter to radio personality. “To become a host is to decide I want to bring me to the table,” she says. “I want Weekend Edition to feel like brunch with cocktails. I want people to sit at my table and feel comfortable.” Her newfound calm should relax her guests. Cornish says she’s “a lot quicker to laugh” than in her oh-so-serious student days, when she was an RA in Grayson and worked for campus radio station WMUA and as a bank teller. She got her start with NPR as an intern for WFCR, the local afﬁliate. “The anxious part of my personality has eased up,” she says. It was fellow Umie Bob Paquette ’77 who opened NPR’s doors for Cornish. Paquette found his calling in student radio and went on to work for WFCR in 1991, eventually advancing to senior producer and morning host. Although WFCR didn’t have a formal internship program when Cornish was a student, Paquette, the news director at the time, made a place for her. “He taught me how to cut tape the old-fashioned way, with a razor blade and chalk,” Cornish says. “Bob could edit the heck out of a piece. When I did my ﬁrst radio feature he sat down and cut it and, although it was bad, he made it work. I was spoiled after that.” Paquette mentored many other UMass Amherst students. He was also the undergraduate commencement ceremonies announcer from 2000 to 2011 and read the names of degree recipients at graduate commencement. Around campus he was dubbed “the voice of God,” for his authoritative tone and benevolent presence. Bob Paquette died of a heart attack last June at age 55. From her new gig in DC, Cornish sends her respects, saying, “I wouldn’t be doing this if it wasn’t for Bob.” —Patricia Sullivan fall 2011
UMassPeople and hot; and the soon-to-debut garlic teriyaki. The partners have designed it for a youthful, active, Ron Myrick and Doug Labb N THE LATE 1990s, Ron Myrick healthy clientele (as well as for their ’94 started making beef jerky own consumption). to enjoy with his UMass Amherst The company, based in Brighfriends on canoeing and camping ton, Mass., has a strong regional trips. One of those friends, Doug Labb ’95, convinced him identity: the cows are from Pennsylvania and the jerky is that they should explore bringing the product to market. “Most manufactured in Vermont’s Green Mountains. Although Apstore-bought jerky was never good enough,” says Labb. “We palachian Jerky is currently marketed primarily in mom and like the hot.” After several years of research, the two formed the pop stores in New England, the duo has plans to expand. “It’s Appalachian Jerky Company and started manufacturing their more legwork to do guerilla marketing and sell on the Interproducts this year. net, but it’s probably easier than trying to get into large chain Jerky is beef that is marinated in brine and dehydrated. “It’s stores,” says Myrick. a food that people have enjoyed since the beginning of time,” “Our UMass experience helped us develop our marketing says Labb. “We use lean beef and intense brines. It’s very low plan,” says Myrick. “It was the social experience of meeting in fat and high in protein.” friends with whom I would do things after college that was the Evolving from the original ‘raging hot’ recipe, the jerky original inspiration: the jerky was something I made to share now comes in three other ﬂavors: hickory smoked; sweet with them.” —Laura Marjorie Miller
Follow the Money
E ALWAYS TALK in the billions,” says Janet St. Laurent ’77 who, as managing director of the Government Accountability Ofﬁce’s Defense Capabilities and Management Team, investigates, reports, and testiﬁes on defense spending on behalf of Congress. For her diligence, St. Laurent is a 2011 “Sammy” ﬁnalist for her work to improve the management of defense programs and save taxpayers money. The Partnership for Public Service awards Sammies, short for Service to America Medals, to publicize innovative contributions to the needs of the nation so that young people will consider careers in public service. The medals are effectively what St. Laurent calls “federal Oscars.” St. Laurent got the bug for public service during her political science studies at UMass Amherst, where she says she “was made aware Janet St. Laurent that there was such a thing as public administration.” She was recruited by the GAO, a nonpartisan congressional support agency that provides factbased reporting to Congress, from her graduate studies. “My job is leading a team of 250 people who identify and report to Congress on waste and inefﬁciencies in defense programs,” says St. Laurent. It’s an enormous task: military operations in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have required over a
trillion dollars to date. St. Laurent’s Sammy ﬁnalist recognition cited the accomplishments of her team over the past few years, a record that includes achieving approximately $20 billion in defense savings. St. Laurent’s team monitors whether troops in Iraq and Afghanistan have received the training and equipment they need and also whether equipment (in particular, body armor) has been tested according to established protocols. In October 2010, she traveled to Iraq, meeting with senior defense leaders to assess military plans for managing the drawdown of hundreds of thousands of military personnel and contractors. As part of that trip, she visited an Iraqi unit and drank tea with an Iraqi general while reviewing DOD and Iraqi progress in countering the use of improvised explosive devices. The oversight of the GAO is particularly important at a time when the United States military, because of smaller forces and protracted conﬂicts, has to rely more heavily on outside contractors. “Billions of dollars in waste has occurred as a result of poorly structured building and maintenance contracts, and also poor oversight,” says St. Laurent. The last 10 years have demanded other changes in military culture; for instance, language and cultural awareness training for counter-insurgency strategy. “These are highly complex operations that require constant adaptation,” St. Laurent says. “It’s our job to see that all units arrive in theater with skills they need.” The plans to draw down in Afghanistan over the next few years will give St. Laurent’s team the job of overseeing spending in a time of reduced resources and complex logistics, and will offer more opportunities to save. Says St. Laurent, “We follow the federal dollar and keep the taxpayer in mind in everything we do.” —Laura Marjorie Miller
Banking on Newburyport
URROUNDED BY a sea of congratulatory ﬂowers at Newburyport Five Cents Savings, Janice (Colby) Morse ’73 reﬂects on how she became bank president and CEO earlier this year.“I’ve been here 34 years,” she says, “and I’ve gone through the whole bank.” She started as a teller, managed three different branches, and has worked in marketing, IT, and as treasurer and CFO. The thriving community bank, headquartered in Newburyport, Mass., has six locations, $640 million in assets and, as Morse’s ﬂower-ﬁlled ofﬁce attests, solid local ties. “The bank is very present here,” she says. “We believe in community involvement.” That commitment extends well beyond Morse’s ofﬁce: the bank’s employees, half of
whom have 20 years or more of tenure, volunteer for community service at impressive rates. At UMass Amherst, Morse, known to friends as “Colby,” played intramural sports, ofﬁciated softball games, and studied recreational therapy. She remembers Julius Erving warming up for basketball games at the Cage with dunks, which at the time were banned in college competition. “He would dunk the ball like crazy and then when the ofﬁcials came in, the crowd would get loud to warn him to stop,” she recalls. Another UMass experience inﬂuenced her future. As an intern at Children’s Hospital Boston, Morse acted as the trusted intermediary between young patients and their physicians. Those rewarding exchanges gave her self-conﬁdence and people skills she draws on daily. —Patricia Sullivan
Born and raised in Newburyport, Janice (Colby) Morse ’73 is the ﬁrst female president and CEO of the town’s leading community bank.
A Little Help from His Friends
Patrick Lacey with his son, Will, and daughter Evelyn.
ONGTIME FRIENDS FROM the Coolidge dorm have aided Patrick Lacey ’96, of Braintree, Mass., in raising more than $1 million to help children who, like his son, Will, have neuroblastoma. Lacey has founded two nonproﬁt groups, the national Neuroblastoma Alliance and the local Friends of Will Cancer Foundation, to fund treatment options. Two of Lacey’s UMass Amherst roommates (who both completed their degrees at UMass Boston) work directly with Friends of Will: Michael Cosgrove is on the board of directors and Mark Taylor is the foundation’s treasurer. Mark Pryor ’96, Robert Clark ’ Kevin Cabral ’94, and other Umies volunteer at fundraisers such ’96, as ““Cure Me, I’m Irish,” a St. Patrick’s Day event. As an infant, Will Lacey was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a nervous system tu tumor that is the most common cancer in young children. After being told his son’s condition was incurable, Patrick Lacey sought out a doctor focused on ﬁ di a cure and d began b ﬁnding collaborating with other parents to fund her research. Six years after his diagnosis, Will has received 88 cycles of chemotherapy and, while he has never been in remission, his condition is stable. He loves chili dogs and T-ball. “We now have validation of our belief all along that cancer doesn’t have to mean the end,” says Lacey. “We now can believe that instead of ‘a cure or death’ there is the ability for this to be a chronic condition that can be maintained with therapy.” —Elizabeth Tran ’11
summer fall 2011
Back in the Day
Ready, Set, Rope Burn!
In the early history of the campus rope pull, 90 percent of the class could comprise a team. Eventually, teams were limited to 60 pullers, and at one time to just six. Postcards circa 1905.
The 1940 rope pull.
HERE WAS BUZZ around campus this year about bringing back the traditional rope pull during fall new student orientation. In the end, the event was not revived for logistical and safety re reasons, but curiosity about the tug-of-war’s past awakene was awakened. As David L. Adams ’67 and Lynne E. Adams ’67 recount in Massachu Massachusetts Memories: UMass Amherst History, the freshman-ve freshman-versus-sophomore rope pull began sometime around b 1885, even before Campus Pond was created in 1892. By the early 1900s, a long list of rules had been drawn up to keep the a boisterous aﬀair from getting completely out of hand. The rope pull began w with a pistol shot and ended when a team pulled the
other into the pond. Sitting or lying on the rope was forbidden, as was digging holes in the ground. In early years of the rope pull, if sophomores won, they were “at liberty to conﬁscate all freshman class banners.” In later years, if the freshmen won, they were permitted to smoke on campus, take oﬀ their freshmen beanies, and talk to co-eds. The ﬁnal oﬃcial freshman-versus-sophomore rope pull took place in 1958. The event was last re-enacted in 1983 for Charter Day, but most alumni know of the rowdy tradition only through its idealistic depiction in the 1963 oil painting by Phyllis Gardner that has hung in the Lincoln Campus Center Concourse for more than 30 years.
Back in the Day
The Ringelmann Eﬀect
ILL MANY PULL LESS HARD THAN A FEW? Rope pulling was the means of measurement for a fascinating experiment by Psychology Professor George Levinger and Alan G. Ingham ’78PhD at UMass Amherst in the early 1970s. Levinger, now age 84 and a professor emeritus, explains: In the 1880s a French agricultural engineer called Ringelmann discovered Getting muddy was part of that when groups of co-workers pulled on a rope their collective group perforthe fun. In 1948 students actumance was signiﬁcantly worse than the sum of their individual performances. As ally drained Campus Pond groups increased in size in a tug-of-war task, the gap between a group’s actual and its before the rope pull. potential performance increased progressively. Above, the class of 1944. This ancient but classic study had never been replicated until Alan Ingham, a graduate student who later became a professor at Miami University in Ohio and a leading scholar in the At left, a team in the sociology of sport, proposed repeating Ringelmann’s study. Professor Benjamin Ricci of the exercise early 1900s. science department helped Ingham build a rope-pull apparatus in his lab in Boyden, long enough for up to six pullers at one time. The wooden structure supported a taut rope attached to an electronic load cell that relayed the amount pulled to a recording oscillograph. Ingham and his assistants conducted two successive studies with male undergraduate subjects. The ﬁrst study conﬁrmed a drop in the average individual performance as new pullers were added, although mainly for the ﬁrst three men pulling. This led us to wonder what factors induced this performance loss. Was it a loss of coordination among the pullers? Or was it mainly a loss in their motivation? The second study was designed to answer those questions by eliminating any eﬀect of mal-coordination. In this experiment we again brought six college men into our laboratory, except that ﬁve were the experimenter’s confederates and only one naive experimental subject was tested in any single session. After the six men had sauntered into the laboratory, all arriving separately, they received the same instructions as in the ﬁrst experiment but the true subject always pulled at the front of the rope, with the pseudosubjects behind him. While the true subject exerted himself pulling on the rope, the confederates behind him never pulled on the taut rope but merely made it sway to give the impression that they too were pulling. The results were striking. When a subject thought that either one or two other men were pulling on the rope, his own pull average dropped signiﬁcantly. This second experiment suggested that most of the declines in the ﬁrst experiment were attributable to our subjects’ losses in motivation as they believed additional others were pulling in their group. Our two experiments, published in 1974, stimulated new work on “motivation losses” in other areas of group performance such as handclapping or shouting. It was also found that in such situations adding more group members leads to decrements in individual subjects’ eﬀorts. Today this drop in motivation is often referred to as a “social loaﬁng” eﬀect. Later research has shown that social loaﬁng is most likely when group members are not individually accountable for their performance and when a group task is boring or unpleasant. Such a loss in motivation would help explain the failure of collective farming in the Soviet Union and in other collective systems. Without suﬃcient incentives, anonymous workers lessen their individual eﬀorts.
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Bookmarks Susan Cocalis Lessons out of School
ROFESSOR SUSAN COCALIS HAS WONDERED if her humorous verse harms her academic credibility, but she’d rather play with words and rhymes than give it up to safeguard her scholarly reputation. Cocalis began teaching at UMass Amherst in 1975. She directs the German and Scandinavian Studies program and is associate chair of the department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. She’s collected her witty work in Lessons out of School, published by Gallery of Readers Press, a Northampton-based nonprofit venture by Carol Edelstein ’79 and Robin Barber.
Mona Lisa Bella Mona Lisa craved a Big Mac with cheesa whose aroma had entered the Louvre. This persistent smell had made her life hell, like Stella, she had lost her groove. Her mysterious smile that used to beguile had turned to a scowling frown. Unladylike droola formed a big poola saliva that now stained her gown. If that da Vinci had not been so stingy, she’d be painted with something to eat. But her Grand Masta left her no pasta. If only she’d gotten some meat! For sauce Veronese she was going crazy. She’d die for a rara bistecca. Genoa salami or hot pastrami —without them? Her life was a wrecka. —Susan Cocalis
Samuel Cutler ’24S, ’27 and Robert S. Cutler ’55, “Over and Out!” Sam’s Story: The Private War Diary of Captain Samuel Cutler, Army Air Corps, U.S. Forces in Australia, 1942-1944 (Xlibris Books). An eyewitness account of wartime activities in Australia and New Guinea. George Eastman ’69, ’82G, The Penelope Peters Effect (Amazon/Kindle). When an acquitted, but very guilty, university professor is found murdered in his vacation cottage, The Penelope Peters Society claims full responsibility. Bob Littlefield ’69, And It Was Full of Light! Finding the Courage to Overcome Homophobic Bullying and Hate (AuthorHouse). Set in Texas, in the world of high
school football, this novel is a beacon of hope for gay kids and gay men everywhere. Pat Leuchtman ’75, The Roses at the End of the Road (Fiftyshift.com Publishing). A UMass Amherst triplethreat project, this collection of lively essays about life in a rural New England village was illustrated by Henry Leuchtman ’86, ’03G, and published by B.J. Roche ’78. Ulysses Byas ’77G, Making a Way: Ulysses Byas, First Black School Superintendent in the Southeast, and his Fight for Educational Reform (CreateSpace). The story of a man with both integrity and a solid approach to educational leadership. Linda J. Maloney-Kohler ’78, ’82G, Be Home Before Dark (Mill City Press). This remarkable collection of related poems delivers a series of artful and poignant character sketches through the narrative voice of Adie, a young girl in a New England village in the 1940s. William Martel ’81G, Victory in War: Foundations of Modern Strategy (Cambridge University Press). This volume explores the development of a theoretical narrative or language of victory to help scholars and policy makers define carefully and precisely what they mean by victory in war. Maureen Stanton ’83, Killer Stuff and Tons of Money: Seeking History and Hidden Gems in Flea-Market America (The Penguin Press). One dealer’s journey from the populist mayhem of flea markets to the rarefied realm of auctions reveals the rich, often outrageous subculture of antiques and collectibles.
Barry Siegel ’86, Managing the Sale of Your Business: What You Need to Know (Aspatore Press). This easyto-read guide is useful for anyone considering buying or selling a business. Sally Bellerose ’87, The Girls Club (Bywater Books). Set in the 1970s, the decade of opening doors, The Girls Club follows three sisters, Catholic working class girls, as they love, argue, and struggle their way through adolescence to womanhood. Peter Clines ’91, Ex-Patriots (Audible.com and Permuted Press). A sequel to ExHeroes, Ex-Patriots is set in Los Angeles, two years after the world ended, the dead rose and the plague of ex-humanity decimated mankind. Linda Lombardi ’91G, Animals Behaving Badly: Boozing Bees, Cheating Chimps, Dogs with Guns, and other Beastly True Tales (Perigee). When Linda Lombardi decided to leave her tenured university professorship for a temporary job as a zookeeper she realized that while animals can be interesting and loveable, there is a darker side to our furry, feathered, and scaled friends.
Dianne Bilyak ’92G, ’96G, Against the Turning (Amherst Writers and Artists Press). This carefully ordered collection of poems feels like one long poem and explores some of the unrequited versions of love addressed in C.S. Lewis’s Four Loves. Elizabeth Truong ’92, Sara and Geoffrey Donate Clothes! Adventures to Save the World (Dream Hugs, LLC). Sara and Geoffrey meet kids around the world who are less fortunate, so they rally friends and family to gather used clothes and donate them to others. Proceeds from the book will be donated to charities around the world. Joshua Blair Delaney ’94, Pieces of Eight: Piracy, Witchcraft and the Great Spirit of Colonial Cape Cod (Cape Cod Legends). Set in the rich landscape of colonial Cape Cod, this is the tale of the people and events that surround the 18th-century wreck of the pirate ship Whydah. Justin Hollander ’00G, Sunburnt Cities: The Great Recession, Depopulation and Urban Planning in the American Sunbelt (Routledge). Written for urban scholars and to suit a wide range of courses focused on contemporary
urban studies, this book addresses the reasons and statistics behind these “shrinking cities” with a positive outlook. Brendan O’Meara ’04, Six Weeks in Saratoga: How Three-Year-Old Filly Rachel Alexandra Beat the Boys and Became Horse of the Year (State University of New York Press). We follow the jockey, the trainer, and the executive, to understand how they, and so many other racing fans and professionals, were drawn to the magnetism of one special horse. Mira Bartók ’08G, The Memory Palace (Free Press) is an illustrated memoir about the complex meaning of love, truth, and the capacity for forgiveness among family. Mira Bartók describes how the traumatic brain injuries she received in a car accident opened up an understanding of her mother’s mental illness. Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Black Feminist Archaeology (Left Coast Press). Using the W.E.B. Du Bois home site, among others, Whitney Battle-Baptiste, UMass Amherst assistant professor of anthropology, outlines the basic tenets of Black feminist thought and research for archaeologists
and shows how it can be used to improve contemporary historical archaeology. Joshua S. Goldstein, Winning the War on War: The Decline of Armed Conflict Worldwide (Dutton). Joshua Goldstein, a research scholar in the Department of Political Science, and award-winning expert on international affairs and military history, reveals the astounding truth about war: peacekeeping is working. Ervin Staub, Overcoming Evil: Genocide, Violent Conflict, and Terrorism (Oxford University Press). This book, by a UMass Amherst emeritus professor of psychology, describes the origins of violence between groups, and of prevention and reconciliation. John Stoffolano, Tonino: The Adventures of a Boy/ Cricket from Boston’s North End (iUniverse). A UMass Amherst professor of entomology writes about Tonino, a young, curious cricket boy, living with his family in Boston, who travels the world and discovers that seeking his roots is only the beginning in the wide world of biodiversity, cultural diversity, and conservation of both. Illustrated by William Griffin ’09.
Bookmarks includes a selected list of titles of general interest by alumni and faculty authors. To have your book considered, contact email@example.com. fall 2011
In Memoriam 1930s
John L. Bailey ’35, 06/12/2011, Peterborough, NH Louis de Wilde ’36, 06/20/2011, Springﬁeld, VA Webster A. Chandler ’37, 06/04/2011, Grifﬁn, GA Alfred M. Swiren ’38, 06/16/2011, Weston, FL David H. Johnson ’39, 12/17/10, Sufﬁeld, CT Virginia (Pushee) Slack ’39, 10/09/2010, Webster
Brian J. Hubbard ’70, 07/08/2011, Newport, RI Samuel M. Richton ’70, 12/08/2010, Hollywood, FL Lois T. (Whelan) Grady ’71G, ’89G, 07/17/2011,
1940s Frances (Clark) Putnam ’42, 06/04/2011, Southwick George F. Benoit ’43, 07/03/2011, Grantham, NH Carl A. Mitchell ’44G, 07/28/2011, Fairﬁeld, CT Edith Sherman ’44, 05/21/2011, Middletown, CT Nancy (Newell) Swetland ’45, 07/02/2011, Chatham Louise S. (Pennock) Woll ’46, 06/12/2011, Cardiff, CA Robert B. Bishop ’48S, 07/20/2011, Palmer Manuel Nunes ’49, 01/22/2011, Coral Gables, FL Virginia A. (Rice) Szok ’49, 06/30/2011, Midland, MI
1950s Samuel J. Ameen ’50, 05/21/2011, Andover Arthur O. Castraberti ’50, ’51G, 06/28/2011, Lynnﬁeld Winthrop J. Green ’50, 07/07/2011, Winthrop Ralph B. Osgood ’50, 02/07/2011, Greenﬁeld John R. Paulsen ’50, 06/10/2011, Ferrington Village, NC Edward H. Seadale ’50, 07/02/2011, Newﬁeld, ME Clifton E. Sowerby ’50, 06/18/2011, Ormond Beach, FL William J. Hendry ’51, ’53G, 06/22/2011, Weymouth Reginald L. Nickerson ’51, 07/03/2011, Chatham Janet A. (Ball) Nielson ’51, 06/16/2009, Canton James S. Taylor ’51, 06/07/2011, South Plainﬁeld, NJ David E. Woodbury ’51S, 06/25/2011, Mashpee Joan S. (Cross) Broude ’53, 03/29/2011, Boston Concetto J. Gattinella ’53, 06/24/2011, Windham, NH James J. Devaney ’54, 06/01/2011, Jupiter, FL William C. Spat ’54, 07/16/2011, Arlington, VA Milton C. Taft ’54, 06/10/2011, Bonita Springs, FL Marion F. (Varman) DeWolf ’55, 06/11/2011,
Wilbraham Jean J. (Shupe) Reeber ’56, 06/25/2009, Chesterﬁeld, MO Robert B. Frazer, Jr. ’57, 07/18/2011, Wilmington, DE William A. Morrison ’57, 03/25/2010, Niceville, FL Anthony P. Wolff ’57, 09/28/2011, Southington, CT Edgar M. Delaney ’59, 07/23/2011, Phoenix, AZ Clinton R. Shaw ’59, 05/26/2011, Arlington, VA
1960s John W. Brewer, Jr. ’60, 06/19/2011, Rockledge, FL Pamela K. Edwards ’61, 11/19/09, Amherst Eldon G. McLean ’61G, 07/11/2011, Springﬁeld Joseph A. Baublis ’62G, 07/01/2011, Athol Michael R. Dupelle ’63, 06/19/2011, North Attleboro John J. Howard ’63G, 06/28/2011, Springﬁeld Clark F. Gay ’64, 05/25/2011, Naples, FL Lora (Sussel) Simon ’64G, 07/14/2011, Amherst Ruth H. (Feinberg) Connors ’65, 07/22/2011,
Kissimmee, FL John P. Haran ’66G, 07/08/2011, Worcester David R. Kearney ’66G, 05/22/2011, Milton, VT Richard C. Warren ’66, 05/25/2011, Pittsﬁeld Pamela H. Metaxas ’67, 07/09/2011, Chicopee George A. Arel ’68, 06/29/2011, Springﬁeld Carol A. (O’Connor) Pizzi ’69, 11/17/2010, Franklin James L. Rivers ’69G, 07/06/2011, Dalton
Amherst Lawrence P. Kurdeka ’72G, 06/12/2011, East Thetford, VT David A. Daviau ’73, 06/24/2011, Lexington James M. Dolan ’74, ’80G, 06/12/2011, Ludlow Carl P. Novak ’74, 07/22/2011, Overland Park, KS Janice (Ouellette) Cacciapuoti ’75, 05/24/2011, West
Milford, NJ Maryellen C. Harmon ’75G, 06/18/2011, Albany, NY Susan M. Koeck ’75, 07/08/2011, Fitchburg Sharon A. (Burke) O’Neill ’75, ’87G, ’92G, 07/20/2011,
Belchertown Stephen E. Zahn ’75, 07/27/2011, Hatﬁeld Araminda B. Atencio ’76, 05/21/2011, Los Banos, CA Faith Beard ’76G, 06/02/2011, Blandford Apostle G. Cardiasmenos ’76G, ’78G, 06/04/2011,
Shawn R. Maillet ’97, 06/29/2011, Dracut William P. Igoe ’98G, 06/09/2011, East Longmeadow
2000s David R. Nunez ’03, 03/03/2011, Salem Casey F. (Hill) Mercer ’04, 06/09/2011, Bath, ME
Faculty Prof. Alfred W. Boicourt, 07/04/2011, Easton, MD Prof. Edward L. Davis, 06/28/2011, Leverett Pamela K. Edwards ’61, 11/19/09, Amherst Prof. Leonard H. Ehrlich, 06/08/2011, Hingham Maryellen C. Harmon ’75G, 06/18/2011, Albany, NY John J. Howard ’63G, 06/28/2011, Springﬁeld Edward H. Seadale ’50, 07/02/2011, Newﬁeld, ME Prof. Everett E. Turner, 07/04/2011, Amherst Prof. Harold J. VanderZwaag, 07/10/2011, Amherst
Sandwich Mark B. Citron ’76, 06/26/2011, Montclair, NJ Ellen B. Botuck ’77, 07/04/2011, Rancho Bernardo, CA Susan J. Lopata ’77, 07/22/2011, Grand Junction, CO Jean S. Ludtke ’77G, 06/30/2011, Hyannis Port Jann-Ellen (Adler) Miller ’77, 05/02/2011, Las Vegas, NV John C. Monnig ’77G, 06/26/2011, Yuma, AZ Jan R. Smargie ’77, ’98G, 06/12/2011, Northampton Kathleen C. (Bresnahan) Sullivan ’77, 05/27/2011,
Holyoke Edward R. Perron ’78S, 06/03/2011, Kennett Square, PA Emma Lee (Jackson) Williams ’78G, ’88G,
05/22/2011, Swoope, VA Walter J. Wrobleski ’78, ’82G, 06/08/2011, Yarmouth, ME Sue Anne Girardin ’79, 09/25/2009, Webster Dee Ann Schulz ’79, 07/26/2011, Wernersville, PA Linda A. Smiley ’79, 04/03/2011, Enﬁeld, CT Wilbert Wigfall ’79, 10/29/2010, Springﬁeld
1980s Joan B. Dowd ’80, 07/02/2011, Hampton, NH Pamela L. (Katsounakis) Reed ’80, 06/22/2011,
Belchertown Lauren J. (Burke) Costello ’81, 06/21/2011, Saratoga
Springs, NY Haydee Fernandez ’81G, 03/24/2011, San Juan,
Puerto Rico Steven P. Maroni ’81, 06/13/2011, Ayer Tsukasa Matsueda ’81G, 01/28/2011, Palo Alto, CA Joan (Carlin) Schwartz Spaw ’81, 07/10/2011, Austin, TX Susan (Cadwallader) Fletcher ’83G, ’91G, 06/21/2011,
Chapel Hill, NC Martha Solomon Wright ’83G, 07/13/2011, New York, NY Thomas J. Ball ’84, 06/15/2011, Keene, NH Timothy J. Carroll ’84G, 07/22/2011, Greenﬁeld Keith P. Person ’84, 05/29/2011, Holden Diana B. (Churchill) Bardwell ’85, 06/18/2011,
West Tisbury Benjamin Huen ’85, 05/30/2011, Greenﬁeld Jamie C. Markewicz ’87, 07/09/2011, Newbury Susan L. Mitchell ’87, 05/21/2011, Dorchester Neal A. Heeren ’89, 07/18/2011, Bolton
1990s Timothy R. Smith ’91, 06/04/2011, Amherst Theresa A. Morris ’92, 06/09/2011, Northampton William M. Dunn ’93G, 05/29/2011, Holyoke
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DEAN WILLIAM F. FIELD 1922-2011 GRACE UNDER PRESSURE
illiam F. Field was dean of students for 27 years and a campus administrator for more than 37 years. He joined the faculty in 1951 as assistant professor of psychology and director of guidance. Field became the ﬁrst dean of students in 1961, and helped to shape the tenor of student life through the period of the greatest growth and social change in campus history.
When he retired in 1988, Field was lauded by colleagues, legislators, students, and alumni as a fundamentally decent, compassionate, creative, and effective leader. Field received a 1983 Chancellor’s Medal for Distinguished Service; the title of Honorary Alumnus from the Alumni Association; and an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters in 1989. Richard Schinoff ’67 of Miami, a student leader who went on to work in higher education administration, recalls that Field’s door was always open to students. “Dean Field was very student-oriented,” Schinoff says. “He listened to our suggestions and worked his hardest with the university administration to get things done for us.”
RECALLING PAMELA EDWARDS
amela K. Edwards ’61, a member of the English department faculty from the
mid-1960s until 1980, was recalled at a recent University Health Services event. In her memory, UHS has dedicated a new annual staff award for exceptional work in quality improvement of health care, and mounted a commemorative display in her honor. The UHS honor is not the ﬁrst to bear her name. During World War II, at age 14, having lost her mother and with her father at sea, Edwards found work washing bodies in the morgue of London’s Hammersmith Hospital. At the end of the war, Hammersmith posted a brass plaque citing her for “Courage in the Line of Duty.” A recipient of the 1974 University Distinguished Teaching Award, Edwards was known for her appreciation of literature and her high standards of teaching. Professor Arthur F. Kinney remarked, “Of all the colleagues I have had in the university’s English department over more than four decades, few could match her intelligence, incisiveness, and
sheer love of the beautiful.” Beyond being a distinguished teacher, she was notable for her sense of humor. One warm day while teaching in a two-piece wool suit she removed her jacket to write on the board. Noticing sudden rapt attention from the class, she looked down to see that she had no blouse. Not missing a beat, she waved the chalk in the air and said, “I dreamt I was teaching in my Maidenform bra.” The Renaissance Center is planting a Sunburst locust in her honor.
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Mad for Corn By Sheryl Jaffe ’86, ’92G
IVE YEARS AGO, upon being made a generous offering of corn from my neighbors’ garden, I found myself preferring the husks. I returned as if called to reflect upon the leaves and ultimately asked for the stalks, for all that they promised to me by way of their potential. Then I cooked, cut, and beat all these fibers into pulp for paper—for sculpture, clothing, envelopes, and artwork. I learned that corn is translated in most Native American languages as “That Which Sustains Us,” by which we may assume that corn may also act as metaphor, yet more than metaphor, as it has, and does, sustain legions of people and cultures in myriad ways. As an artist working in paper, I am intrigued and motivated by this seemingly ubiquitous plant that grows to the height of a person and exhibits a peculiar beauty at each and every stage of growth and decay. The feeling one gets from being surrounded by this installation of corn husks, kernels, pulp, branches, rope, sculptures, and prints is calm, with gentle movement. This is a direct reflection of the experience of being near a cornfield along the Connecticut River in the summer breeze. The installation is at once historic and contemporary: timeless materials bow to corn and to the people who cultivate it.
Sheryl Jaﬀe’s multimedia installation of corn-inspired art recently ﬁlled the 1799 corn barn at the Porter-PhelpsHuntington House museum in Hadley. Jaﬀe constructed the hanging catﬁsh with cornand ﬂax-ﬁber paper and locust saplings.
PHOTOS BY JOHN SOLEM
A CAMPUS TRANSFORMING: GIFTS SUPPORTING CHANGE
ANNUAL REPORT OF DONORS JULY 1, 2010 - JUNE 30, 2011
UMass Amherst Fou undattio on Board of Directo ors The Foundation leads and supports private fundraising on behalf of the faculty, staff, and students of the Amherst campus. Officers
Richard M. Kelleher ’76, Vice President Chairman, CEO & Founder Pyramid Advisors, LLC
George “Trigger” Burke ’56, ’96HD, Secretary Attorney, Burke, Cunningham & Burke Michael A. Leto*, Executive Director UMass Amherst Foundation Vice Chancellor for Development & Alumni Relations, University of Massachusetts Amherst
John F. Kennedy ’76MSBA, President (Retired) President and Chief Financial Officer Nova Ventures Corporation
Directors Thomas F. Ackerman ’76 Corporate Ex VP & CFO Charles River Laboratories, International Inc.
Kenneth R. Feinberg ’67, ’02HD Founder & Managing Partner Feinberg Rozen, LLP
C. Marjorie Aelion ’80* Dean, School of Public Health and Health Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst
David G. Fubini ’76 Director McKinsey & Company
John A. Armstrong, Hon. Alumnus ’03 (Retired) Vice President, Science and Technology IBM Former Vice President, UMass Amherst Foundation Board
Mark Fuller* Dean, Isenberg School of Management University of Massachusetts Amherst
Henry L. Barr ’68 Senior Partner Barr & Cole, Attorneys at Law Joseph F. Bartolomeo* Chair, Department of English University of Massachusetts Amherst Douglas A. Berthiaume ’71, ’05HD Chairman, President & CEO Waters Corporation Peter L. Bloom ’78 President and Co-Founder Customer Performance Operations Center David B. Breed ’69 Chairman and Founder Cadence Capital Management John L. Brooks, III ’72, MBA ’73 President & CEO Joslin Diabetes Center
Beth C. Gamel ’78MS Executive Vice President Pillar Financial Advisors Nan Giner ’82 Partner WilmerHale Merrily C. Glosband ’68 Consultant to Museums and Nonprofits Steve D. Goodwin* Dean, College of Natural Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst Ronald F. Grasso ’92* Alumni Association President First VP, Wealth Management Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Inc. Dev V. Gupta ’77PhD Chairman and CEO NewLANS
Paul J. Carney ’82
Susan Hagedorn ’77 Professor Emerita University of Colorado
Douglas R. Cliggott ’78 US Equity Strategist Credit Suisse (USA) Inc.
D. Gibson Hammond, Jr. ’77 Partner Deloitte
Peter F. DiGiammarino ’75 CEO IntelliVen L.L.C.
Benjamin R. Happ ’98 Director, Prime Services Credit Suisse (USA) Inc
George R. Ditomassi, Jr. ’57, ’96HD (Retired) Chief Operating Officer, Hasbro, Inc. and President of Hasbro International
George K. Hertz ’69, ’73MPA Chief of Staff Massport
Paul S. Doherty President & Co-Founder Doherty, Wallace, Pillsbury, & Murphy
Robert C. Holub* Chancellor University of Massachusetts Amherst
Robert L. Epstein ’67 President Horizon Beverage Company
Melvin Howard ’57 (Retired) Vice Chairman Xerox Corporation
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James G. Hunt ’77 Partner, Hunt & Piech Dental Eugene M. Isenberg ’50, ’00HD Chairman & CEO Nabors Industries, Inc. Former President, UMass Amherst Foundation Board Pamela M. Jacobs ’69 Past President University of Massachusetts Amherst Alumni Club Washington D.C. James “Jess” Kane ’70 Founding Partner, Kane Tesini Soporowski & Associates LLP Past President, University of Massachusetts Amherst Alumni Association Richard J. Lawton* Attorney, Law Office of Richard J. Lawton Trustee, University of Massachusetts Matthew O. Littlefield ’99 Vice President Barclays Wealth Robert M. Mahoney ’70 President and CEO Belmont Savings Bank Gordon N. Oakes, Jr. ’63, ’88HD (Retired) Co-Founder Oakes Interactive, Inc. Patricia A. Parcellin ’81 Senior Vice President State Street Bank & Trust Company Andrew T. Rudd Chairman and CEO Advisor Software, Inc. John N. Spinney, Jr. ’87 Partner/COO/CFO Bracebridge Capital, LLC James V. Staros* Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs University of Massachusetts Amherst Matthew F. Sutton ’86 Managing Partner Lionheart Ventures * Ex-Officio Directors
Dear Alumni and Friends,
In this annual report of donors, you will read about gifts that are transformative. You will learn about the ways in which UMass Amherst, on the power of these gifts, is rising to its fullest potential. We are reaching toward myriad possibilities in the present and future.
Founders Circle Leadership Giving Circle Matching Companies The William Smith Clark Society Organizations Commemorations Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Gifts
Through their gifts and support, our alumni and friends have shown a dedication to our campus that is substantial and significant. Records for giving have been achieved during the past two fiscal years, while gifts for our endowment this past year rose by 71 percent. These gifts, some of which are the largest in the history of UMass Amherst, will bring unique ways to educate our students, enhance the endeavors of our faculty, and build facilities worthy of a competitive national research university.
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The immense generosity of our alumni has initiated funding to construct a new basketball practice facility. A group of gifts has led to the creation of a new Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies that will unite genocide studies and permanently display a Holocaust exhibit. A new endowed professorship will strengthen faculty. Alumni beneficence has dramatically increased the number and quality of scholarships. There is indeed a powerful, cumulative momentum building that will transform our campus and make it more responsive and adaptive for many decades to come. All gifts are important, in whatever form. Whether they establish endowments, fund current projects, or are planned gifts, they are fundamental to our capacity to meet the challenges of the day. Collectively, they help us to creatively, energetically, and optimistically work for a bright tomorrow. The act of philanthropy is a statement of faith in the future, a commitment that goes beyond hope. It is a testimony of belief in the mission of UMass Amherst to build a more enlightened, humane, and livable world. I send you gratitude and appreciation for all you have made possible in the life of UMass Amherst, and all that you will make possible.
Michael A. Leto Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations Executive Director, UMass Amherst Foundation
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Editor Judith B. Cameron â€™75 Design by Shaowei Wang Photos by John Solem All donor lists have been carefully reviewed for accuracy. We sincerely apologize if any names were missed. Please address any errors or omissions to: Janet Muzzy, director of stewardship and donor relations, 413-545-5473, email@example.com.
Todd McCormack, a son of Mark McCormack, meets students at an event to announce the donation of papers from his father’s vast collection as well as a $1.5 million endowment for academic programs.
Gift Laun nches Transsfo orma ation ns With a legendary handshake 50 years ago, Mark H. McCormack began representing Arnold Palmer and ushered in an era of multi-million-dollar athletic contracts and the founding of the sport management industry. Papers and memorabilia from his career and from IMG, the international corporation he founded, now have a permanent home at UMass Amherst.
McCormack, who died in 2003 at the age of 72, stored all the records from his global travels, business ideas, and the growth of IMG, the firm he founded in 1960 that now has 85 offices in 35 countries and 2,000 employees. Some 8,000 boxes with the greatest historical value will take up the 24th floor at the Du Bois Library where the papers will be digitized.
In one of the most significant gifts to the campus, McCormack’s heirs selected UMass Amherst to preserve and enhance the legacy of their patriarch, donating his papers and a $1.5 million endowment for academic programs. The Department of Sport Management, which now bears the Mark H. McCormack name, will be the nexus of new research and programs focused on sport management. The endowment will support visits to campus by sport industry leaders as well as an international program in sport management education.
Todd McCormack, one of Mark McCormack’s sons and a senior corporate vice president at IMG, says that UMass was chosen as steward of his father’s papers based on the strength of the sport management department, the management school, and the library. “This is a rare combination of academic commitment, engagement with industry, and archival acumen,” he says.
The gift gives the sport management department at the Isenberg School of Management new strength and prestige. “Being a leader in sport management education means continually finding ways to bring fresh ideas and perspective to students and UMass Amherst can do that with the papers of this pioneer,” says Jay Monahan, who received a master’s degree in sport management in 1996 and is now a senior vice president, business development for the PGA Tour.
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Hoo ops and Drea ams It is easy to dream about national championships, imagining the collective spirit of school and state rising to new heights. For at least one alumnus, thoughts of a run to the Final Four have been persistent. Motivated by the belief in UMass winning an NCCA title, the alumnus has made an $11 million gift, one of the largest in the history of the campus, for a training facility for basketball players. “I feel that if UMass is going to compete on the national level it has to have national caliber facilities,” says the donor, who earned a master’s degree from the Isenberg School of Management and wishes to remain anonymous. The gift—a combination of cash and a bequest—will be leveraged to secure an estimated $22 million for construction scheduled to begin in the spring near the Mullins Center. It will also serve as an inspiration for others to support the facility and its promise to transform UMass men’s and women’s basketball. At present, UMass is the only campus in the Atlantic 10 conference that lacks a dedicated basketball facility. The teams now jostle with other teams for practice time at Curry Hicks, built in 1931. The new center, which will be designed for both the men’s and women’s basketball
programs, will include practice courts, strength and conditioning facilities, locker rooms, and offices for coaches, team meetings, and sport medicine. Minutemen Basketball Coach Derek Kellogg ’95 is thrilled with the gift and new facility. “A new training center will give our student athletes so many more opportunities to compete like champions,” he says. “Derek does a fantastic job but, frankly, he doesn’t have all the tools. This facility will help,” says the donor. He says his passion for UMass athletics and the desire to have UMass at the top of the collegiate basketball world motivated making the gift. “I get frustrated when I walk the streets of Boston and hear people talk about Boston College basketball but not the University of Massachusetts,” he says. The new facility will enhance recruitment of student athletes as well as be a boon to the women’s basketball team. “This facility will elevate the women’s program over time. There is absolutely no reason why both the men’s and women’s teams can’t compete at a national level,” explains the donor.
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Build din ng Excelllencee: Endo owing a Profeessorsship A donor who wishes to remain anonymous has given $1.75 million for an endowed professorship in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the first gift in the University Matching Program for Endowed Chairs and Professorships, a new public-private partnership to strengthen faculty at UMass Amherst. “The key to a great research university is faculty. Building our faculty is an investment that will promote new scientific discoveries and transform the lives of students,” says Provost James V. Staros. The endowed professorship will be housed in the economics department and will be affiliated with the Political Economy Research Institute. Established in 1998 at UMass Amherst, PERI is a leading source of research and policy initiatives on issues of globalization, unemployment, financial market instability, central bank policy, living wages and decent work, and the economics of peace, development, and the environment.
retain a faculty outstanding in teaching, mentoring, and research,” says Staros. The matching program aims to significantly increase the number of new endowed chairs and professorships. “Ultimately, our faculty gains will help define our academic character and increase our contributions to the commonwealth and the nation,” Staros explains. The campus, says Staros, is deeply grateful for the gift that created this new professorship. With the endowed position, a professor will be offered a competitive salary and discretionary funding for creative endeavors and research initiatives.
As an endowed professorship in the University Matching Program for Endowed Chairs and Professorships, the new faculty position will be augmented with campus funds. UMass Amherst will match the anticipated $70,000 annual payout from the endowment, yielding a total of $140,000 in permanent annual support for the endowed professorship. “Our matching program offers a strong incentive for our alumni and friends to help UMass Amherst recruit and
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Jack and Suzy Welch: Creating Opporttunities, Changing Liv ves Since 2002, the John and Grace Welch Endowed Scholarship Fund, created by Jack Welch ’57 in honor of his parents, has been a lifeline for UMass Amherst students who graduated from Salem High School. With a new $1 million contribution from Jack and his wife, Suzy, the endowment will increase scholarship awards from $10,000 to $15,000 annually for eight students.
A Salem native, Welch, in 2000 was named Manager of the Century by Fortune magazine. During his more than 20 years as CEO of General Electric, the company’s market capitalization rose from $13 billion to $400 billion. Since retiring from GE, he continues to advise a private equity firm and other companies through Jack Welch LLC. He is currently focused on the Jack Welch Management Institute, an online global MBA program based around his management principles. Suzy is an author, speaker, and business journalist.
Ashley Gonzalez, a recipient of the John and Grace Welch Endowed Scholarship Fund.
Through their philanthropy, the Welches are transforming lives of students dedicated to learning and motivated to become leaders, by providing scholarship support for all four years at UMass. For Ashley Gonzalez ’12, a John and Grace Welch Scholarship made the difference in getting a first-class education. With limited family finances, Gonzalez had few options for college. “Coming to UMass Amherst has allowed me to grow and mature in a way that I would not have been able to do if I stayed at home and commuted to school,” explains Gonzalez. For Gonzalez, the news of receiving the scholarship will remain a memorable event. “Receiving the Welch Scholarship was and still is one of the most important things that has happened to me thus far in life. I still remember the day that Suzy called my home to let me know that I would be awarded the scholarship. I couldn’t believe that I had been selected,” recalls Gonzalez. Others who have received a Welch Salem scholarship say the gift is more than a way to help pay for a UMass Amherst education. It builds confidence, a quality Welch believes produces exceptional leaders. In his book, Jack: Straight from the Gut, he writes, “Confidence gives you courage and extends your reach. It lets you take greater risks and achieve far more than you ever thought possible.”
Jack Welch visiting with students.
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Professor James Young is the founding director of the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, which has attracted hundreds of visitors since opening in March.
New w Light on th he Da ark kest off Subjects With a cohort of 16 faculty members renowned for their expertise in genocide and memory, research and teaching on gut-wrenching issues of mass murder flourish at UMass Amherst. The campus’s standing in the field was strengthened in March when the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies opened its doors on North Pleasant Street near the Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Made possible by 11 benefactors, the institute is a showcase for scholarship and education as well as the site for a permanent exhibition, public tours, and events. “This transforms the campus and creates a permanent teaching exhibition on the Holocaust, one designed to change inwardly everyone who sees it,” says James Young, Distinguished Professor of English and Judaic Studies and the institute’s founding director. A donor who wishes to remain anonymous bought the house, valued at $400,000, and created a nonprofit organization that allows for the institute’s exclusive use of the property. A former home for a campus chaplain, the two-story building is well equipped for exhibitions, events, and research by campus and visiting scholars. It has a 100-seat hall with built-in audiovisual equipment, seminar and study rooms, offices, and three bedrooms, one for a visiting fellow and two to serve as libraries. A $250,000 leadership commitment from Pamela Jacobs ’69 and Robert Jacobs ’68 for current use and an endowment jump-started the institute and will help
ensure its financial health. “I think it is important to have something like this institute because we certainly haven’t learned from history,” says Pamela Jacobs. Robert Jacobs believes the institute will offer unique opportunities. “I see it growing to become a magnet for those who want to pursue Holocaust studies.” Others contributed to founding the institute. The permanent exhibition, “A Reason to Remember: Roth, Germany, 1933–1942,” was donated by the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts. Brenda and Al Curtis of Springfield donated the funds to install the exhibition that tells the story of the Roth family during World War II. Of 31 members from five branches, only 11 survived the Nazi regime. Other donations include paintings from the Evelyn and Ben Wilson Foundation; 700 books from Elsa and Herbert Roth, Schoen Booksellers, and the estate of Gaston Schmir. Young, whose scholarship on the Holocaust and memory studies takes him around the world, is donating his 5,000-book collection and archive of digital images. The institute has generated campus interest and inquiries from area public school teachers. UMass Amherst sophomore Anita Abure predicts that the institute will deeply engage students. “With the focus on five families,” she says, “you feel personally connected. I like the fact that it is a different way to learn about the Holocaust.” Within the first three months of its opening, nearly a thousand middle and high school students have visited the institute.
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The new living and learning complex for Commonwealth Honors College will transform the campus.
On Track k for Greatn nesss When Peter Bloom graduated from UMass Amherst in 1978, he wanted to build on the knowledge he gained as an honors student and stay in contact with friends from one of the most successful track teams in the program’s history. Now, having earned a Harvard MBA, he remains close to his former teammates. Meanwhile, the pack of UMass runners expanded to include recipients of the Ken O’Brien Scholarship, which Bloom founded in 2005 in honor of the campus’s long-serving track coach. Each August, past and current scholarship recipients gather in Boston with Bloom for a run along the Charles River and a power lunch of mentoring, camaraderie, and fundraising for scholarships. “There’s a strong sense of community among members of the track team and other Olympic sports,” Bloom says, “We have alumni events every fall and spring and this year’s run along the Charles will have about 12 runners.” He fits in the events around international travel as president of Aegis Global Quality and Customer Experience based in Dallas and Mumbai. Bloom is also a member of the Commonwealth Honors College Advisory Board and the UMass Amherst Foundation.
scheduled for completion in 2013. With the living and learning complex, the honors college will for the first time have its own home for classes and residential halls, and space for events, administration, and faculty. “To create a sense of community you need a physical building, a place for people to go,” explains Bloom. He notes that over the past decade as the honors program transformed into an honors college, the education and experience for top academically motivated students has improved exponentially. Bloom believes his gift will help attract more high-caliber students as well as give a vote of confidence to the vision of campus leadership, especially Commonwealth Honors College Dean Priscilla Clarkson. “I am certain that with Priscilla at the helm, this gift will make a difference,” he says.
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Knowing the importance of community, Bloom’s latest mission is to help build a stronger kinship among students and graduates of Commonwealth Honors College. Bloom and his wife, Denise (Colls) Bloom ’79, made a planned gift with an ultimate value of $520,000 in support of the new $182 million honors college residential complex,
Sarah Berquist studied at UMass Amherst with scholarships.
Entertainer’s Legacy Funds Student Dreams After making a fortune as a stage performer, Charlotte “Lotta” Crabtree wanted to encourage the “intelligent and active promotion of agricultural pursuits.” When she died in Boston at the age of 77 in 1924, her will named seven charities as beneficiaries of her multi-million dollar estate. The largest bequest was to Massachusetts Agricultural College, now UMass Amherst, where generations of students majoring in agriculture have been graced by a famous woman from a lifetime ago. Last academic year, Crabtree scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students totaled $167,286.
Crabtree, whose trademark was smoking thinly rolled black cigars, was the highest paid performer of her time. She was known as the darling of the California Gold Rush, where as a young child she danced for miners who paid her with gold nuggets and coins. As her career blossomed and popularity grew, so too did her wealth and shrewdness as a businesswoman. Now, her legacy lives on in the hopes and dreams of students.
Farmer’ss Markeet Man nager As a young child growing up in small town outside of Scranton, Penn., Sarah Berquist ’11 didn’t like fresh vegetables. Her tastes changed after working on a farm as part of her sustainable agriculture major. “Now I eat kale. I eat every vegetable,” she says. Berquist says her education and experience at UMass Amherst have changed more than her appetite. “I have confidence in the many skills I learned from my major and life skills like time management and balance,” she explains. She is now in her second year as the marketing manager for the Amherst Farmer’s Market, a cornucopia of 30 vendors selling vegetables, plants, baked goods, meat, eggs, and cheese.
As an out-of-state student with higher tuition payments, Berquist diligently sought scholarships to keep her college debt low. She has shouldered most of the burden of paying for her education; her mother is disabled with a chronic illness and her father is self-employed. “Without scholarships like the Lotta Crabtree I would not have gone to UMass,” Berquist explains. She has shown her gratitude for the scholarship by maintaining a 3.75 grade point average. Faculty members in the Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences Department honored Berquist by selecting her to represent the department at the College of Natural Sciences commencement. In her speech, Berquist told the graduates and their families: “If there’s one thing I’ve learned in college… it is to eat my vegetables.”
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PhD candidate Zoraia Barros won a fellowship from the Crabtree Fund and Keith Boyle, a Stockbridge School of Agriculture graduate, continued his studies assisted by scholarships.
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Zoraia Barros, on track to finish her PhD thesis in 2012, was in Brazil visiting her family when she received word that a Crabtree research fellowship was in her portfolio of financial aid. “It was a very happy moment,” she recalls. Without teaching assignments, Barros has been able to exclusively conduct research that is twofold: growing taioba, native to Brazil, and other non-native vegetables as well as developing markets for other ethnic crops. Her research is then turned over to Massachusetts farmers, who gain opportunities to diversify their fields and have some assurances that they can sell their produce. She notes that her work, which combines crop research at the UMass Amherst farm in South Deerfield and marketing, was not available to her in Brazil. “I came here for this experience and Lotta Crabtree allowed me to do it,” says Barros.
When Keith Boyle ’10S, ’12 was in seventh grade, his parents helped him land a job in a cranberry bog. “I hated it. I absolutely hated it. But I stuck with it and here I am now,” he says. Boyle is a cranberry grower with bogs he tends in East Bridgewater and Hanson, a combined 13 acres he hopes to buy someday. Why the change of heart? “For one thing I love being outside. Rain, shine, or snow. It doesn’t matter,” he notes. It also helps that he likes cranberries. “I love all cranberries, chocolate covered cranberries, or in cranberry bread.” Furthermore, cranberry growing can be profitable. Boyle learned the many facets of creating bountiful cranberry bogs at UMass Amherst and during several internships. He began his agricultural education at Norfolk County Agricultural High School, earned an associate’s degree at the Stockbridge School of
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Agriculture, and is now completing his bachelor’s degree. He has had internships at the UMass Cranberry Station, for commercial growers, and works for Satucket Cranberries LLC, the firm that owns the bogs Boyle oversees. Boyle spent the spring 2011 semester creating a 3.5-acre bog in Hanson overlooking Indian Head Pond, planting a high-yield vine that has the potential to produce more than 400 barrels of cranberries per acre. “This internship has helped me get ahead of the game,” says Boyle. He also manages a 10-acre bog in East Bridgewater. A scholarship from the Crabtree Fund helped Boyle stay in school and earn a bachelor’s degree. “Getting the Crabtree scholarship was huge,” he recalls. He explains that mentors, former employees, and faculty members encouraged him to continue his studies. “If the industry crashes, I have a degree behind me. It gives me a lot more options.”
With Success, Comes Loyalty Charles Nirenberg ’46 ’94 Hon. has been supporting a faculty chair at the Isenberg School of Management for 21 years, a generous display of loyalty to UMass Amherst he says he could not have made without first becoming a millionaire. “You can’t give money away unless you have become successful,” says Nirenberg.
Nirenberg’s story is the classic rags-to-riches tale. The son of immigrants, his first job was peddling ice cream from a truck at the age of 16. This entrée into the world of business helped him pay for college. “It wasn’t easy for me to have enough money to go to college and UMass was the cheapest way I could go,” he recalls. In return, the campus is on a long list of charities supported by Nirenberg and his wife, Janet. His commitments to UMass Amherst total about $1 million and a prime beneficiary has been Charles C. Manz, who for the last 14 years has been the Nirenberg Professor of Leadership. Nirenberg hopes he has improved the quality of education at the management school by Manz’s teaching “the kind of things I want kids to learn.”
In Nirenberg’s case his millionaire status came twice. He lost his first fortune made by pioneering convenience stores and regained it using his indomitable entrepreneurial acumen and tireless work ethic. He employed 8,000 people working in 1,200 convenience stores in 11 different states and now runs a real estate firm in East Windsor, Connecticut.
Manz has no doubt that Nirenberg’s gifts have elevated his research and impact on students and helped him educate the greater public on business principles and ethics. “The vision for the chair has been to bridge academic scholarship and practice,” says Manz. Consequently, he has been a prolific writer, publishing 20 books and dozens of articles during his tenure at UMass, a feat made possible by holding the Nirenberg chair. His teaching has led to the creation of new courses on leadership that have attracted both undergraduates and graduate students. “I give a lot of credit to Charlie and Janet for making these things happen,” says Manz.
Hisstory Bufff Beecomes Sea afoo od Entr repren neur r When Robert W. Joyce ’50 enrolled in UMass Amherst as a World War II veteran using the GI bill to get a college degree, he knew exactly what he would study. “When I was a kid in the 1930s, while others were reading comic books, I read geography and history. So when it came time to pick a major, it was history.” His admission to UMass Amherst was serendipitous. Joyce grew up in Waltham where his father worked in construction. His father’s job took him to the campus where he happened to meet the registrar. The two men discovered they were both in the same company during World War I. The elder Joyce asked his former company commander whether he could help his son get admitted. “I went with my father up to Amherst and showed my high school credentials and bam! I was in,” recalls Robert Joyce.
He parlayed his academic interest into a seafood import business he founded in 1963 in California. “The nature of the business took me to a lot of places most people don’t go. As a geography and history buff I was able to easily connect with different cultures,” explains Joyce, who continues to serve as president of Joyce Company Inc. and maintains a routine of arriving at the office by 7:15 a.m. In appreciation for UMass Amherst and the role it played in nurturing his love of history, Joyce has made a planned gift of $250,000 to the history department. “The experience at UMass was one of the highlights of my life,” says Joyce.
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As the first recipient of a four-year scholarship for international business students, Haohao Guo didn’t disappoint: he maintained a 3.9 GPA, landed a job with a major accounting firm, and earned the 150 credits needed to sit for the CPA exam. On the extracurricular side, the China native worked as a residential assistant, played on intramural basketball, softball, and soccer teams, and during a school vacation visited 20 states. When Guo donned his cap and gown at May’s commencement, his proud parents and brother, having travelled from their home in Guangzhou (known in English as Canton), were on hand. His benefactor, mentor, and friend, Paul Carney ’82 was there too. “Hao and I have developed a close relationship and I expect that I will serve as a mentor throughout his career,” says Carney, a business executive with ties to China who was the first financial executive for Google, Inc. From Guo’s perspective, the scholarship and friendship were powerful incentives. “Mr. Carney has taken an active interest in me,” noted Guo. “He included me in networking opportunities and offered guidance and advice.”
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Paul Carney, center, celebrated the graduation of Haohao Guo, second from left, with Guo’s younger brother and parents.
Like his mentor, Guo believes in philanthropic giving. He donated $1,000 to the Paul J. Carney International Scholarship Fund and plans to make annual donations to the fund at increasingly higher amounts. His example, he hopes, will inspire other Carney scholarship recipients. The gift, Guo says, also serves as an appreciation for studying at UMass Amherst and its role in launching his career as an accountant. In September, Guo became an audit associate at Deloitte and Touche’s Boston office, which will sponsor his work visa. “It’s exciting,” he says. “I can apply knowledge I learned in college to the actual world to make contributions to society.”
Where Engineeers Hone Skills Back when Kenneth A. Lloyd ’73 was an engineering student, there weren’t many places to study and brainstorm with his peers. “You either went to your room or the library. There wasn’t any one place where engineering students could gather,” says Lloyd, vice president and general manager of ElectroSwitch, a Massachusetts based manufacturer. With donations from Lloyd, other alumni, and the College of Engineering, mechanical and industrial engineering students now have the Exploratorium, a 2,500-square-foot hub in the ELab Building that fosters study and collaboration.
Donald Fisher, chair of the mechanical and industrial engineering department, led the effort to create the $150,000 space that opened in September 2010. Alumni contributed $90,000, including $25,000 each from Kenneth Lloyd and Robert Hagerty ’74. “I wanted to do something that had an immediate impact on students,” says Lloyd, whose daughter, Savannah, is a pre-veterinary senior at UMass Amherst.
The student center offers other benefits. The new space, Lloyd says, helps students improve their social and communications skills. “Teamwork is important in the business world. We need skilled engineers but ones who also have strong communication skills,” he says.
“This is where most of the work gets done,” notes Nangelie Ferrer ’13 during a day in May when most of the Exploratorium’s computers and rooms are in use.
Nangelie Ferrer uses new study space for mechanical and industrial engineering students.
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From left, students Jose Alvarez and Ryan Mones and structural engineering faculty members Scott Civjan and Sergio Brena in a testing facility on campus.
Heedin ng the Call When the call went out from the College of Engineering for gifts to build a much-needed new structural testing facility, 152 alumni from civil and environmental engineering responded. Robert B. Brack ’60 led the campaign with a $100,000 gift as well as a donation of steel valued at $36,000 for construction. “I like to focus on gifts that are capacity building,” notes Brack.
Scott Civjan, structural engineering professor, says the new facility will attract more top-tier graduate students as well as put UMass Amherst on par with other research universities. It also will be instrumental in continuing the growth in the department. Two new faculty members were added to the group this year, bringing the total to six.
The testing facility will have a multitude of impacts. Scheduled for construction near Tillson Farm, the new building will add to the repertoire of structural testing, complementing a lab in the engineering quad that can perform only small-scale testing. More than half of the $600,000 testing center’s cost has been privately raised.
Brack, says Civjan, has been key in elevating the department and bringing depth to research areas. Brack’s gifts have funded scholarships for undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students as well as the existing testing facility that was installed 12 years ago. “Bob’s gifts of money, materials, and research ideas have panned out into great things,” says Civjan.
The new facility will allow experiments on full-size girders, columns, and other bridge and building materials. “There is a great need for testing at full scale. Many research grants require it,” says Sergio Brena, coordinator of the structural engineering group.
Brack, who has been making gifts to UMass Amherst for the past 21 years, is the former owner of Barker Steel Co. in Milford, Mass., a firm his grandfather established in 1920. He lives in eastern Massachusetts with his wife, Janet P. Bailey ’67, ’77EdD.
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A Committteed Fam milly
His wife, Jayne (Drury) Dandley is also a member of the class of 1985 with a degree in nursing. Daughter Erinn is a senior, majoring in biochemical engineering; and son, Michael, is a junior in the studio arts program. “There aren’t a lot of universities that can make the claim to be world leaders in such disparate fields as engineering and the arts,” Dandley says. The appreciation for their alma mater runs deep for both Jayne and Sean. The Dandleys express appreciation by making gifts to the campus. They made their first major gift in 2008 by endowing a technology fund for the journalism program with $25,000. Last November they pledged $50,000 to support new journalism classrooms and laboratories in a building that will be constructed near the Campus
Sean M. Dandley ’85, president and CEO of DSCI, a telecom company, knows firsthand the value of a UMass Amherst education. “For me, a broad world view with analytical and effective communication skills developed as a journalism major has helped me succeed in business,” he explains. An entrepreneur, Dandley is one of the founders of DSCI Corporation, a Waltham-based firm that offers unified communication services to more than 1,100 New England enterprises.
Photojournalism faculty member Rick Newton teaches travel photography in a campus computer lab.
Center and Student Union. “Journalists play a critical role in informing all of us. The only way to have a civilized society is to have people who are educated and informed,” says Dandley. Support for journalism, he says, is especially important today. “Journalism is in transition. There has to be a certain amount of nimbleness on both the university’s part and the student’s part. Donations will help as journalism evolves,” notes Dandley.
As a food scientist and founder of a consulting firm that helps corporations develop new products, Peter M. Salmon ’77, ’79G appreciates the value of faculty and recognizes the need to support research. “My main interest is making sure faculty have the tools to do world–class research,” explains Salmon, who founded International Food Network Inc. in 1987. With its 50 employees, the Ithaca, N.Y. firm offers product development services for the food, beverage, and nutrition industries. He has made gifts to support professorships and new laboratories with his largest contribution, $150,000, for the Peter M. Salmon Fellowship. “It is important that faculty have access to the best graduate students,” says Salmon, an original member of the food science advisory board. Tanushree Tokle, who expects to finish her doctorate in 2013, is the first recipient of the Salmon fellowship. “With the fellowship, there is some pressure to perform but it also motivates me,” says Tokle. Tokle, who arrived at UMass Amherst in 2009, is a research assistant in a lab headed by food science professor Julian McClements that focuses on delivery systems for healthy food components as well as other
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Businessman and food scientist Peter M. Salmon visits Tanushree Tokle, the first recipient of Salmon’s graduate fellowship.
ways to combat health problems such as obesity. Her research has been top-notch, winning four awards in the last academic year. Salmon believes the research has great promise for improving nutrition and wellness. The sponsorship of Tokle harkens Salmon back to his days as a college student at UMass Amherst. As an undergraduate, he won a contest to develop the best sauce for a clam sandwich offered at a regional chain of restaurants. “I realized then that I liked product development,” he notes. Upon graduation, Salmon worked for General Mills where he was one of the scientists that developed the first Fruit Roll-Up.
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Gift Funds Gateway to Success
Peter and Peg (Owen) DiGiammarino, members of the class of 1975, are familiar with the need for preparation for professional life and how even the brightest and most determined students can lack social and self-marketing skills. “Our three daughters, their cousins, their friends, and young professionals where we work have struggled with transition into the real world,” says Peg. Peter explains that young people hear adults say that “the world is your oyster” but they have no idea what that means. With a $20,000 gift, the DiGiammarinos helped support 20 first-year Commonwealth Honors College students, who participated in one of the pilot projects in the new program. “We suggested providing special coaching to top students to increase their odds of success after graduation and also of winning a prestigious scholarship,” notes Peter. The couple hopes the program will expand across the campus once elements of success have been identified.
Designed to enhance the transition to the world beyond UMass Amherst, the Gateway Program in Commonwealth Honors College began in the fall of 2010. The program gives students an edge in the competition for national scholarships, the best jobs, and top graduate schools.
Matthew Cronin is enrolled in a Commonwealth Honors College program designed to make students more competitive.
The students met once a week with Susan Krauss Whitbourne, professor of psychology and director of the Office of National Scholarship Advisement, who led seminars on research, leadership, service, and other topics. Many of the students agree that the program is helping them on several fronts. Matthew Cronin ’14 of Boston says, “This program helps you get into an environment where you have the best opportunity to succeed.” The program already has impacted Melissa Donahue ’14 from Hingham. “We are learning life skills such as how to mingle with other people and to socialize over dinner with someone who is influential,” she says.
The first permanent artists residency program has been created with a nearly $100,000 gift from the Class of 1961. “We felt the artists residency program is the kind of thing that a major university should have,” says Ronald Rossi, chair of the 50th class reunion fundraising campaign. In supporting the Class of 1961 Artists Residency Program, class members cited the gift’s potential for deep impact. “We are trying to make UMass better for students,” explains Rossi. The gift will fund an annual visit of a contemporary visual artist for the next 10 years. During the residency, the artist will create a body of work and donate one piece to the University Museum of Contemporary Art, and two to raise funds to support future residency programs. The creation of art for the campus museum is a unique aspect of the program, says Mario Ontiveros, professor in the department of art, architecture, and art history. But the new program’s most immediate impact will be on students who will be exposed to the artists and the process of making art over a sustained period of time. “That’s crucial. The sustained engagement gives students time for convening, reflection, and dialog,” says Ontiveros. 60
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Students worked on a public art project. Thanks to the Class of 1961, they will have more opportunities to learn from artists-in-residence.
Art students believe the residency program will add a new dimension to campus. Steven T. Yu ’14, notes, “While sporting events and concerts are fun, art displays inspire and add a cultural and thought-provoking perspective to campus.” Yu, an intern at the campus museum, was one of several students who helped install The Tohono-O’odhamUS-Mexico-Amherst Border Project, a mural of the Arizona border fence that divided north and south campus for several days at the end of spring 2011 semester.
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Christina Farrell received a nursing scholarship based on her high grades, leadership, and compassion.
Sc cholarsship Awarded to Pro omising Nur rse When the late Elizabeth A. Czapran ’58, ’72G created an endowed scholarship in her will, she hoped to help students like Christina Farrell ’12 whose high grades, leadership, and compassion make her nursing promise great. Czapran, who earned a bachelor’s degree in bacteriology and a master’s degree in education, established the endowment as a way to recognize the role of nurses in health care. Farrell is the 2011 recipient of the scholarship Czapran, who died in 2002, created. A resident of Sturbridge, Mass., Farrell chose to study nursing so she would be able to treat the “whole person and not just the disease.” She also likes the wide range of opportunities a nursing career can offer.
“With nursing you do a lot of patient care and I think you make a bigger difference,” she says. Like many students, Farrell is paying for her education with jobs, loans, and help from her parents. “All contributions to your education help. And even though UMass is affordable compared to other places, it is still expensive to get an education,” she notes. Farrell’s sister, Margot, is a sophomore and their father, Mark Farrell, is a 1982 alumnus. She has another sister and two brothers. “They have a long line of kids so it is nice to get the scholarship. It is also nice to feel like you have the support from the community,” says Farrell.
New Schollarsshipp a Boon for r Tomorrow w’s Teachers A new scholarship established at the School of Education both testifies to one alumna’s generosity and affirms the school’s core values. The Marylin C. Haley School of Education Scholarship will be awarded based on financial need to a graduate student majoring in secondary teacher education, early childhood and elementary teacher education, reading and writing, or special education. Marylin C. Haley ’66, who died in 2009, earned a bachelor’s degree in education and taught in public schools in Massachusetts. Retiring from the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, she then worked in elder care services as an activities director
in Watertown, Mass. Her bequest for the endowed scholarship totals $46,000 and the first award will be made next academic year. Christine B. McCormick, dean of the School of Education, notes the scholarship reflects the school’s mission and strengthens the school’s ability to advance it. “Public education,” McCormick says, “is the foundation of democratic society. It fulfills the promise of equal opportunity by providing quality educational experiences for all. The Haley Scholarship will help us encourage promising education students who will then go on to help others reach their full potential.”
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FOUNDERS CIRCLE Recognizes lifetime giving based on cash, pledges, and irrevocable planned gifts of $250,000 or more. VISIONARIES $5 million or more 1 Anonymous Donor Douglas A. Berthiaume ’71, ’05HD & Diana Berthiaume General Electric IBM
Eugene M. Isenberg ’50, ’00HD & Ronnie F. Isenberg The McCormack Foundation John F. Welch, Jr. ’57, ’82HD & Suzanne R. Welch Zurich Capital
BENEFACTORS $2.5 million–$4.9 million 1 Anonymous Donor American Chemical Society Cadence Design Systems Compaq
John P. Flavin ’59, ’99HD The Ford Foundation Howard Hughes Medical Institute John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Richard J. Mahoney ’55, ’83HD & Barbara M. (Barnett) Mahoney ’55 Microsoft Andrew T. Rudd ~ & Virginia Rudd ~
AMBASSADORS $1 million–$2.49 million 2 Anonymous Donors Harold Alfond * & Bibby Alfond * American Cancer Society American Heart Association John A. Armstrong ’03HA & Elizabeth Armstrong ’03HA Estate of Mildred S. Barber ’43 Wilmer D. Barrett ’34 *~ Baystate Health Paul J. Carney ’82 Lotta M. Crabtree Trust DuPont ExxonMobil Frederick J. Francis ’54PhD * v Dorothy (Dunklee) Gavin ’43 & Joseph G. Gavin, Jr. HA * Steven M. Gluckstern ’74EdD, ’03HD & Judith Gluckstern Google Dev V. Gupta ’77PhD ~ & Linda A. Gupta ~ Susan Hagedorn ’77 The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation
Hewlett-Packard Intel Patricia A. (Gilgut) Johnson ’64 & Weldon H. Johnson * W.M. Keck Foundation Alma W. Keilty W.K. Kellogg Foundation Estates of John W. Lederle ’70HD v & Angie K. Lederle Estates of W. Torrey Little & Doris T. Little J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation Massachusetts 4-H Foundation Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Terrence Murray ’01HD Nellie Mae Education Foundation Charles Nirenberg ’94HD & Janet Nirenberg The David & Lucile Packard Foundation Jerome M. Paros ’60 & Linda L. Paros Charles F. Perrell ’71, ’72MBA & Elizabeth Guillaumin Perrell
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Michael G. Philipp’75, ’82MBA, ’04HD & Cheryl L. (Edmonds) Philipp ’76 Procter & Gamble Raytheon John F. Smith, Jr. ’60, ’93HD Earl W. Stafford ’76 & Amanda L. Stafford TMA/Avanti VISTAGY
GIFTS SUPPORTING CHANGE Fellows $500,000–$999,999 6 Anonymous Donors 3M Aetna Alcatel-Lucent Alpha Tau Gamma American Diabetes Association Estate of Walter R. Amesbury, Jr. Ronald M. Ansin ~ L.G. Balfour Foundation Arnold & Mabel Beckman Foundation Estate of Jane H. Bemis John W. Bennett ’52 Nicholas N. Boraski ’50, ’91HD & Ruth Boraski $ Robert B. Brack ’60 & Janet P. Bailey ’67, ’77EdD Randolph W. Bromery ’79HD v & Cecile T. Bromery George G. Burke ’56, ’96HD & Sandra B. Burke Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association Janet W. Dakin * David Educational Foundation Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation Eastman Kodak Krikor Ermonian ’52 Ernst & Young Ford Motor Company Robert I. Glass * ~ & Sandra A. Glass ~ Jeremy A. Goldberg & Jane A. Goldberg Albert H. Gordon * Henry L. Hall, Jr. ’53 & Jean E. Hall Michael G. Hluchyj ’76 & Theresa (Murphy) Hluchyj ’77 Estate of Mr. Leonard J. Horwitz William F. Hubbard ’87, ’89MBA & Lee A. Bartow ’83 Human Frontier Science Program Robert D. Jacobs ’68 & Pamela (Meadows) Jacobs ’69 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation The Max Kade Foundation The Kresge Foundation William P. MacConnell ’43 * & Shirley (Nestle) MacConnell ’39 * Robert M. Mahoney ’70 & Kathleen S. Mahoney ’70 Edward P. Marram ’59, ’61MS Massachusetts Fruit Growers Association MassMutual Monsanto
Estate of John W. Northcott, Jr. Ocean Spray Frank R. O’Keefe, Jr. ’51 & Patricia F. O’Keefe Pact PepsiCo Estate of Marvin D. Rausch v The Rockefeller Foundation Estate of Edith L. Robinson Estate of Elizabeth M. Rountree Marilyn Schoenbaum Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Sun Microsystems Helen E. Symons ’65 Verizon Waters Corporation Margaret J. (Pew) Zube ’70MA, ’74PhD *
Patrons $250,000–$499,999 Acushnet Company All States Asphalt Altera American Institute for Cancer Research Analog Devices Apple Applera Estate of Barr G. Ashcraft ’66MA Association for Schools of Public Health Autodesk Ball Horticultural Bayer Channing Bete Biogen Idec Roger C. Biron and Vivian B. Biron Peter L. Bloom ’78 & Denise A. (Colls) Bloom ’79 BOC Edwards BP Global James R. Buonomo ’74, ’76MBA Estate of Marjorie Sells Carter Estate of Eunice F. Chappuis Stanley E. Charm ’50 I. Mike Chase ’50 * & Rona Chase * The Commonwealth Fund Con-Agra Cooley-Dickinson Hospital Arthur W. Coviello, Jr. ’75 John L.M. Crouse ’56 $ The Nathan Cummings Foundation Ray P. D’Alonzo ’77PhD $ The Danforth Foundation Estate of Russell B. Davis ’36S George A. Dickerman ’61, ’92HD & Sherry (Farbman) Dickerman ’63, ’84MS $ Estate of Harold G. Dickey ’17
George R. Ditomassi, Jr. ’57, ’96HD Dow Chemical Barry R. Duke James D. Ellis & Trish Farrington Julius Fábos v & Edith Fábos Kenneth R. Feinberg ’67, ’02HD & Diane S. Feinberg Charles Feldberg ’54, ’08HD & Mildred (Velleman) Feldberg ’55 Financial Accounting Foundation General Motors Charles N. Glynne ’36 * Goldman Sachs William T. Grant Foundation Robert C. Gunness ’32, ’63HD * Charles J. Hoff Holyoke Gas & Electric Jay Howland ’68 ~ & Ingrid Howland ~ Melvin Howard ’57 & Vivien Weissman Howard Richard W. Hubbard ’35 * Ideal Consulting IKOS Systems Martin G. Jacobson ’68 Arlindo Jorge ’50 John F. Kennedy ’76MSBA Arthur F. Kinney v Estate of Ruth M. Klingener Susan G. Komen for the Cure Kraft Foods Stephen R. Levy ’61, ’01HD & Sandra R. Levy The Lipp Family Foundation M/A-COM March of Dimes Foundation Elaine (Nicpon) Marieb ’69PhD, ’85MS & Harvey Howell Massachusetts Arborists Association Massachusetts Turf & Lawngrass Association May Department Stores MCI Communications Jerome M. Mileur v Monster.com Nabisco National Grid National Multiple Sclerosis Society New England Foundation for the Arts New York Farmers Newmarket International Nonprofit Finance Fund Robert W. Osterman, Jr. The Pew Charitable Trusts Pfizer Qlik Tech Research Corporation E. Paul Robsham HA, ’92HD *
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Janice (Rittenburg) Rossbach ’49 $ RSA Security Russell Sage Foundation Schering-Plough Research Institute Sharp Labs of America Shell Silicon Graphics Estate of Isobel M. Smith ’56 James M. Smith ’67, ’07HD Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation Solutia Sprint Surdna Foundation TABB Group Milton C. Taft ’54 * Laszlo N. Tauber Family Foundation Joseph Troll ’65PhD v & Yolanda Troll Union Carbide United Technologies University of Massachusetts Amherst Alumni Association, Inc. The Valley Advocate The Wallace Foundation Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission Whitehall Foundation John Wiley & Sons
* Deceased $ Matching gift or claim ~ Parent v Current faculty, staff, or emeritus faculty HA Honorary alumnus or alumna HD Honorary degree recipient S Stockbridge alumnus or alumna
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Leeader rship Giviing g Circle Recognizes annual giving based on cash received from July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011 Pioneers $100,000 or more 2 Anonymous Donors Douglas A. Berthiaume ’71, ’05HD & Diana Berthiaume Vivian B. Biron Robert M. Mahoney ’70 & Kathleen S. Mahoney ’70 + Estate of Jean S. Muller Earl W. Stafford ’76 & Amanda L. Stafford John F. Welch, Jr. ’57, ’82HD & Suzanne R. Welch Estate of Margaret J. (Pew) Zube ’70MA, ’74PhD
Pacesetters $50,000–$99,999 Ronald M. Ansin ~ + Estate of George L. Balestri Estate of JoAnn (Waite) Bennett ’42 Robert B. Brack ’60 & Janet P. Bailey ’67, ’77EdD +++ Stanley E. Charm ’50 James D. Ellis & Trish Farrington Robert L. Epstein ’67 & Linda (Litvin) Epstein ’67 Michael G. Hluchyj ’76 & Theresa (Murphy) Hluchyj ’77 ++ Robert D. Jacobs ’68 & Pamela (Meadows) Jacobs ’69 +++ John F. Kennedy ’76MSBA ++ Lynn Margulis v + Wade C. Martin ’96MS Charles Nirenberg ’94HD & Janet Nirenberg ++ Roberto Padovani ’83MS, ’85PhD & Colleen (McLevedge) Padovani ’75S, ’82 $ Peter Satir & Birgit Satir Ernest T. Selig v & Rae N. Selig
Partners $25,000–$49,999 Joan (Bracker) Barksdale ’66 & Edgar W. Barksdale, Jr. ++ Peter L. Bloom ’78 & Denise A. (Colls) Bloom ’79 + John C. Brouillard ’70 & Elaine Brouillard + Alan S. Curtis & Brenda Curtis Estate of Elizabeth A. Czapran ’58, ’72MED Estate of Edna M. Dahlquist ’62 Deborah L. Daniels ’76 & Piet Bleyendaal ++
David J. Der Hagopian ’72 ++ Estate of Walter E. Dickinson + Arthur Elkins ’57 v & Barbara R. Elkins + Krikor Ermonian ’52 +++ Joseph J. Floyd ’83 ~ & Janet Floyd ’08 ~ ++ Dev V. Gupta ’77PhD ~ & Linda A. Gupta ~ Robert C. Hagerty ’74 Michael R. Haley, Jr. ’65 & Joan Haley ++ Edward S. Harris & Faye C. Harris Thomas P. Heiser ’84 & Mary E. Heiser Timothy T. Hilton Kerry J. Hueston ’00, ’00 + Stanley S. Jez * Arlindo Jorge ’50 * ++ Jeffrey S. Katz ’69 Kenneth A. Lloyd ’73 ~ & Sylvia Loran ~ + Edward P. Marram ’59, ’61MS Anne Marie McDonald ~ George H. Millman ’47 ++ $ J. Brian Palmer ’95 + $ Arthur I. Poland ’64 & Helen M. Poland Steven W. Rizk ’84PhD Masha K. (Kabakow) Rudman ’70EdD v ++ James M. Smith ’67, ’07HD ++ John N. Spinney, Jr. ’87 Elizabeth J. Taft Rachel E. (Allen) Tierney ’62, ’74MS, ’90PhD ++ Sidney Topol ’47, ’85HD & Lillian F. Topol + Thomas K. Whitford ’77 & Margaret B. Lehr-Whitford Isaac E. Young
Marjorie (McKee) Blanchard ’76PhD & Kenneth H. Blanchard Daniel J. Bonelli ’78 & Patricia A. (Pepe) Bonelli ’78 + $ Nicholas N. Boraski ’50, ’91HD & Ruth Boraski +++ $ Brent B. Bottamini ’98 & Deirdre Bottamini + $ Samuel S. Bowles v David B. Breed ’69 ~ & Marta Breed ~ + Dennis F. Burke ’76 & Jayne (Driscoll) Burke ’77 + $ George G. Burke ’56, ’96HD & Sandra B. Burke +++ Edward J. Callahan ’79 & Erin M. (Moynihan) Callahan ’78 + Gary A. Cameron ’10 James E. Chaney ’79 & Marina L. (Morbeck) Chaney ’81
Scott D. Chaplin ’89 Carl R. Christenson ’82, ’84MS & Kimberlee B. Christenson John L.M. Crouse ’56 $ John M. Cryan ’58 + Kevin S. Delbridge ’85MBA ++ George A. Dickerman ’61, ’92HD & Sherry (Farbman) Dickerman ’63, ’84MS +++ $ Richard Dieter ’66MS +++ Peter F. DiGiammarino ’75 & Peg (Owen) DiGiammarino ’75 ++ George R. Ditomassi, Jr. ’57, ’96HD + Charles W. Donovan, Jr. ’63 Jennifer L. Dutkowsky ’04 + Robert Dutkowsky ~ & Lorraine Dutkowsky ~ + Paul D. Engel ’74 & Deborah M. Engel ~ Kathleen Farris Daniel E. Feder ’84 & Mary (Howard) Feder ’85 + Sponsors $10,000–$24,999 Charles Feldberg ’54, ’08HD & 8 Anonymous Donors Mildred (Velleman) Feldberg ’55 ++ Thomas F. Ackerman ’76 & Robert S. Feldman v & Cynthia Ackerman Katherine E. Vorwerk ++ Jeffrey J. Anderson ~ & Edward C. Fleck ’84 $ Mary Ellen Anderson ++ Robert T. Foote, Jr. ’62 ~ & Noel E. Anderson ’74, ’77MS, Marianne D. (Dunn) Foote ’77 ++ ’80PhD + $ Elliot M. Fratkin & Martha A. Nathan Gabriel I. Auerbach ’41 Daniel M. Glosband ’66 & Larry G. Benedict ’67, ’70MED, Merrily (Cotton) Glosband ’68 ++ ’73EdD & Susan (McGuinn) Benedict David A. Goldstein ’61 $ ’69, ’71MED, ’79CAGS, ’87EdD ++ Edward C. Gray ’73 + Peter Benes Kurt M. Grazewski ’78
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June I. Guild ’72 & Joel M. Halpern ~ v ++ Barry L. Haase ’62 + Hugh F. Hall ’91, ’91 & Deborah A. (Voelker) Hall ’90 D. Gibson Hammond, Jr. ’77MS & Susan C. Hammond ++ $ David N. Hansen ’74 $ Li-Bo Hao Benjamin R. Happ ’98 & Amy L. (Wiswell) Happ ’98 Anne R. Harris Channing Harris & Theresa L. Harris Melvin Howard ’57 & Vivien Weissman Howard ++ James G. Hunt ’77 & Ellen (Katz) Hunt ’77, ’93MS ++ Amy Johnson Robert Johnson Paul H. Kaplan Paul G. Kelliher ’74, ’75MBA v & Joanne F. Kelliher ++ $ John S. Kendzierski ’78 ~ & Patricia Kendzierski ~ ++ Deborah A. (Grossman) Krasnow ’80 ~ & Todd Krasnow ~ Gary R. Lapidus ’84 & Clare R. Scherrer Raymond E. Laplante, Jr. ’87 & Marie P. (Swiatlowski) Laplante ’87 ++$ Alan L. LeBovidge ’64 & Carol S. LeBovidge + Madeleine Lenz ++ Gilbert A. Leveille ’56 & Carol A. Leveille ++ $ Ann C. Levinger ’77MED, ’82EdD & George Levinger v Stephen R. Levy ’61, ’01HD & Sandra R. Levy ++ Estate of Celeste M. Loughman ’71PhD Thomas J. Lyden ’72, ’73MS & Denyse A. Lyden ++ $ Richard J. Mahoney ’55, ’83HD & Barbara M. (Barnett) Mahoney ’55 + James M. Malandrinos ’01 & Lucy A. Alman ’05 + Robert J. Manning & Donna M. Manning Elaine (Nicpon) Marieb ’69PhD, ’85MS & Harvey Howell James R. Marshall ’49 & Alice (O’Neil) Marshall ’49 ++ James P. Mendrek ’57 +++ Paula J. (Connor) Meyer ’86 + Michael J. Morris ’80 +
GIFTS SUPPORTING CHANGE Kristin Morrison Vincent G. Murphy ’67MS, ’71PhD + Robert P. Neil, Jr. ’78 ~ & Mary (Martins) Neil ’78 ~ ++ $ Raymond A. Noga ’75MS & Karen (Murphy) Noga ’74 Mark J. Notkin ’86 & Kimberly S. Notkin Kenneth L. O’Brien ’63 ~ v & Claudia O’Brien ++ Judith A. (Wilkinson) O’Connell ’93 $ James P. Palermo ’77 & Maureen F. (Craig) Palermo ’77 $ Robert B. Perlman ’88 & Serena Perlman ++ William S. Price ’79 & Linda (Mitchell) Price ’77 James R. Ralph & Edith A. Ralph ++ Estate of Winifred C. Rice Janice (Rittenburg) Rossbach ’49 ++ $ Christine G. (Solt) Savage ’92 + Nadine E. Shank v + Andrew I. Shapiro ’82 & Ruth Bonsignore ’83 + Brian M. Silva ’73S, ’76 Edwin V. Sisson ’68 Barry F. Smith ’76 + $ J. Gordon Smith ’77 Richard S. Stein ’92HD v & Judith Stein Ting-wei Tang v & Shirley S. Tang ++ H. Brian Thompson ’60 ++ Mark J. Tobin ’76S, ’78 ~ & Mary Beth C. Tobin ~ Pamela L. Trefler Estate of Esther M. Wallace HA v Esther M. Warner ’59 ++ Erin Weintraub Robert Weintraub Geraldine C. Wise ’61 & Richard A. Wise $ William E. Woodburn, Jr. ’56 +
Advocates $5,000–$9,999 3 Anonymous Donors Joseph C. Aiello ’74 ~ & Mary Mitchell ’76 ~ + Jack T. Ampuja ’70 + Henry L. Barr ’68 & Andrea (Rose) Barr ’68 ++ David P. Barry ’73 & Nancy (Walsh) Barry ’73 + Ivette A. Bassa ’86MS $ Carolyn Bemis * John W. Bennett ’52 ++ Marc L. Berman ’80 & Elizabeth H. Stone +
Channing L. Bete ~ & Marie A. Bete ~ ++ Bradford G. Blodget ’78MS Bradley A. Blubaugh ~ & Ann L. Blubaugh ~ Maury B. Bohan ’02MED & Joseph F. Bohan III Matthew D. Borden ’94 & Rebecca L. Borden $ Nicholas S. Bowen ’92PhD Elizabeth M. Brackett ’80 & Thomas D. Radcliff David W. Briggs ’68 & John F. Benton II ++ Scott D. Burke ’84 Gordon E. Cadwgan, Jr. ’76PhD & Ruth J. Cadwgan Steven P. Carlson ’80 + $ Joseph A. Carnevale ’71 & Mary C. Carnevale ++ Paul J. Carney ’82 +++ Stephen C. Chambers ’69 ~ ++ $ Herbert L. Cheever ’65 + $ Philip G. Condon ’73, ’76MBA Brian L. Crowley ’78 & Jane (Carroll) Crowley ’77 Ray P. D’Alonzo ’77PhD ++ $ Sean M. Dandley ’85 ~ & Jayne T. (Drury) Dandley ’85 ~ + Charles J. Dockendorff ’76 Abraham L. Doneger ’73 & Valerie J. (Familant) Doneger ’75 Joseph W. Donohue, Jr. v ++ John E. Dowling ’76MS & Jacqueline S. Dowling ’00PhD Patricia A. Driscoll Jacob Epstein ’69, ’76MM + Stephen R. Etkin ’81 $ David R. Evans ~ v Wendy S. (Shankel) Evans ’79 & Morris Evans John J. Farrelly ’73 & Donna (Foley) Farrelly ’73 $ James D. Flynn ’79 Carl M. Fortin ’64 & Janice Fortin ++ Christopher L. Frank ’82S + John Friar II ’65 & Kathleen B. Friar ’85 James W. Gamble ’87S Gary Garretson Robert M. Gorman ’63 + Timothy P. Grady ’93 + $ Harold Grinspoon HA & Diane Troderman ++ Richard B. Gulman ’79 & Susan J. (Mann) Gulman ’81 ++ Janet G. Haas + Richard G. Haas ’58S * + Peter J. Hadelman ’88 Henry L. Hall, Jr. ’53 & Jean E. Hall
John J. Harney ’83 & Margo (Kennedy) Harney ’84 + Jeffrey F. Hatch ’74MED, ’91CAGS & Joyce M. Hatch ’88MBA v + Robert F. Hatch ’86 $ Eric Haversat ~ & Patricia Haversat ~ Patrick J. Hayes ’71 ~ Robert A. Henry ’70 ++ George K. Hertz ’69, ’73MPA & Camilla B. Hertz Kenneth D. Hintlian ’76 ~ ++ Robert C. Holub v & Sabine S. Holub Richard T. Horan ~ & Joan F. Horan ~ + Jay Howland ’68 ~ & Ingrid Howland ~ +++ John H. Hubbe ’84 ++ $
Ronald J. Nathan ++ Jennifer L. Nicolai ’94 ~ & Richard J. Miller ~ + Thomas H. Nolan ’79 Kenneth E. Nowak ’68 & Mary A. Nowak Peter E. Nowak ’72 Gordon N. Oakes, Jr. ’63, ’88HD & Pamela (O’Donnell) Oakes ’63 + James O. Pearson ’78 Jaime Pereira ’76 & Cindy Pereira ~ ++ $ Karen M. (Holland) Peters ’87 ~ & Charles J. Peters, Jr. ~ + Gary W. Pritchard ’80 & Christine M. (Mahoney) Pritchard ’79 Marilyn A. Purdy ’70 & Mary K. Steere Linda E. (Cotton) Ronan ’82 ++
Charles K. Hyde ’66 ++ Maui Ing & Karen B. Ing + $ Robert P. Jacobs ’81 $ Jason R. Janoff ’93 & Stefanie L. (Rappaport) Janoff ’93 $ David Johnson ++ Robert W. Joyce ’50 ++ Paul W. Kamienski ’69 + $ Anne (Shecrallah) Kandilis ’82 $ Samuel C. Koch v Curt P. Kohlberg ’80 & Allegra K. Manacher ’83MED ++ Ronald L. LaBarre ’73 $ Philip G. LeBlanc ’83 ++ Linda L. Letcher ’84MS ++ $ Elaine (Norton) Linscott ’62 ++ R. C. Locke ’75 Diane (Leung) Lopez ’91 $ Mary M. Lutcavage v William C. MacLeod ’63 ++ $ Ann R. (Shutty) Maggs ’61 + Christopher Makepeace David Manganaro Lawrence S. Martin ’67 Robert P. Marzilli ’75S, ’77 & Christine E. Marzilli ++ Mark Matteson & Annette C. Matteson Daniel K. Mayer ’93S, ’95 F. Ward McCarthy ’73 + Thomas J. McCarthy ’78 v & Wei Chen ’97PhD Stephen M. McKelvey ’86MS v William L. McQuaide ’80, ’82MBA + Robert D. McWilliams ’85 ~ & Deborah T. McWilliams ~ $ Paul J. Milbury ’74, ’75MBA Robert A. Mionis ’85 Michael Motta Gary J. Murphy ’82 Robert L. Mushkin ’61 +
Michael S. Sarli ’75 ++ $ Marvin O. Schlanger ’72MS & Eva (Listman) Schlanger ’70MA + John J. Schwartz ’85 & Lynda M. (Harbold) Schwartz ’86 $ Nicholas J. Scuderi ’88 Salvatore C. Scuderi Stephen P. Scuderi ’74 & Shirley M. Scuderi ’97 + Janet A. Secatore ’69 + Elizabeth Segers ’81 Harvey Seline & Ann P. Seline Nilesh Shah ’85PhD & Jean M. Brady ’87PhD ++ $ Joel F. Shamon ’87 Andrew Sinauer ~ Elvira R. (Suarez) Sisolak ’67 & William H. Sisolak ++ Dennis J. Skrajewski ~ & Debra A. Skrajewski ~ Jay H. Solowsky ’76 & Ellen G. Solowsky Aaron D. Spencer James E. Stanchfield ’74 Michael P. Stansky ’80 & Jill (Metlitz) Stansky ’81 Paul E. Steffen, Jr. ’89 & S. R. Gifford-Steffen ’86MS, ’89PhD ++ $ Christopher Stockwell ~ & Joan Stockwell ~ John W. Sullivan ’94MS + $
2011 Annual Report of Donors
* Deceased + 5 to 9 consecutive years of giving ++10 to 24 consecutive years of giving +++ 25 or more consecutive years of giving $ Corporate matching gift ~ Parent v Current faculty, staff or emeritus faculty HA Honorary alumnus or alumna HD Honorary degree S Stockbridge alumnus or alumna
A CAMPUS TRANSFORMING Advocates (continued)
Kevin F. Sullivan ’76 & Jean E. (Bratlie) Sullivan ’76 ++ $ Michael J. Susco ~ & Jill A. Gold ~ + $ Samuel A. Thompson III ’88PhD & Beth M. Thompson $ Karen Utgoff + Edmund F. Ward ’75, ’77MBA +++ Paul C. Washburn III ’81, ’84MBA & Elizabeth L. (Baker) Washburn ’84 +++ Carol A. Wentworth-Bete ’76 & Michael Bete ++ David R. White ’77, ’78MS + $ Richard L. Wikander ’84MA, ’91PhD v
Associates $2,500–$4,999 2 Anonymous Donors Daniel N. Adams ’86, ’88MS $ George T. Albrecht, Sr. ’68 Thomas S. Aldrich ’86 & Elizabeth A. Aldrich Kenneth D. Allen ’81 & Susan (Barber) Allen ’81 + Alexander E. Ambroz ’05 Donna M. (Fafard) Anderson ’76, ’78MS + Ronald Anderson ~ & Patty Anderson ~ Stephen G. Anderson ’74 & Gail M. Parker ++ Todd Bacis + Paul J. Banks ’81 ~ & Nancy J. (MacDonald) Banks ’80 ~ Peter D. Beaton ’67S Richard J. Bedard ’73 Paul N. Belval ’84 & Janet E. Harver Belval ’84 ++ Sol Berg Nathan J. Bergeron & Michele Bergeron Mark B. Bradley ’79 + David A. Brown James W. Brown ’72 ~ & Karen A. Brown ~ +++ $ Dennis M. Bushe ’65 + $ Barton B. Byg v & Jan E. Whitaker ++ Gregory J. Caetano ’84 + Christine S. Callahan $ Christopher C. Campolettano Joseph J. Cancellieri, Jr. ’75 ++ Gregory J. Cannella ’88 v ++ Kelley R. Carr ’88 ++ Lim C. Chhuy ’64, ’66MS & Dorothy (Haskell) Chhuy ’66 +++ Daeje Chin ’79MS Grady W. Chism ’73PhD ++
Martin P. Chotiner ’76 +++ $ Matthew T. Ciaschini ’94 + Scott A. Civjan v Maryanne (Barcus) Clark ’77 + $ Douglas R. Cliggott ’78 & Annemette Cliggott-Perlt Fergus M. Clydesdale ’66PhD & Lynn Clydesdale ++ $ Diana J. Cohen ’94 ++ $ Robert C. Cole, Jr. ’59 & Margaret A. Cole +++ Paul Connett Peter L. Conrad ’80PhD & Janice Marchut Conrad ++ Frank J. Consoli ’75 + Douglas C. Cooney ’73, ’76MA & Joanne Grzybowski ’82 $ Charles F. Corcoran ’73 ++ $ James L. Craig ’96MED, ’96CAGS v & Christine L. Craig ++ Richard W. Crawford ’78 + Maryteresa (Santry) Crealese ’86 $ Neil G. Daboul ~ Peter J. Daboul James H. David ’55, ’63PhD & Jacqueline A. (Aube) David ’61 ++ Cynthia Delia Coddington ’81 & D. Mitchell Coddington + Sean J. Dolan ’84 & Linda D. (Murray) Dolan ’84 Stephen P. Driscoll ’73 + Donna (Cohen) Eden Cohen ’78 W. Eric Egan ’82 & Margot T. Egan ++ Gerald A. Epstein v Richard B. Fairbanks ’67, ’69MS + David L. Feinberg ’69 Saul F. Feingold ’54 ++ Paul B. Ferraro ’89, ’92MS & Ellen J. (Martin) Ferraro ’89, ’94PhD + John M. Ferriter ’71 & Sandra M. (McPherson) Ferriter ’71++ William C. Field ’86 $ Daniel E. Flynn ’87 Thomas C. Foley ’57 + Christopher J. Fontaine ’79 + Ian H. Fraser & Pamela Bartlett + Karen A. (MacKenzie) Freedman ’93 & Jason R. Freedman $ Todd M. Fruhbeis ’89 & Jennifer E. (Gagnon) Fruhbeis ’89 David G. Fubini ’76 & Bertha P. Rivera Julius Fábos v & Edith Fábos ++ Michael J. Garrity ’81 & Linda L. (Lewis) Garrity ’80 ++ Edwin C. Gentzler v & Jenny S. Spencer v Jeffrey D. Glassman ’90
Judith A. Glaven ’82 Laurence A. Godard, Jr. ’79 ~ & Susan Godard ~ ++ Marjorie S. Golden ’80 Steven H. Goldsher & Frances M. Goldsher ++ Robert M. Goodhue ’70, ’80MS ~ & Jeananne W. Goodhue ~ ++ $ Gay L. Goodwin ’96 ~ & Steven D. Goodwin ~ v + Robert F. Goulart ’84 Alfred S. Graham Brady L. Green ’86 & Natalie J. (Dury) Green ’88 + Howard C. Greene ’79 & Michele M. Greene ++ $ Donald A. Greenhalgh ’73, ’76MBA ++ Stephen P. Gross ’75 + $ Stephen J. Gulo, Jr. ’66 ++ $ Allen Guttmann Charles D. Hadley, Jr. ’64, ’67MA ~ ++ William R. Handrich, Jr. ’63S & Priscilla Handrich ++ Richard P. Harland ’59 + Roderick P. Hart ’66 & Margaret L. (McVey) Hart ’68 $ Ethan Haslett ’97MS $ Cindy H. (Figler) Hill ’91 + $ Lew Hoff ’62 ~ & Hannah T. Hoff ~ + William S. Hogan, Jr. & Karen C. Hogan ++ Chang G. Hwang ’86PhD Todd M. Ingwersen $ Motoko Inoue + David C. Jeanes ’73 Marshall G. Jones ’72MS, ’74PhD & Annie R. Jones ’73MBA ++ Anthony C. Jordan ’96 James F. Kane ’70 ~ & Andrea D. (Segal) Kane ’70 ~ ++ Richard A. Kane ’92 + John P. Keenan ’72 & Dagmar (Schorkhuber) Keenan ’73 Arthur S. Keene v & Maura Keene Harold P. Kelley, Jr. ’56 ++ $ James P. Kelley Paul W. Kelley ’67 + Paul J. Kenny ’87 + Lothar W. Kleiner ’75MS, ’78PhD ++ $ Clifford J. Knox ’50 ++ $ Marc E. Lamere ~ & Virginia C. Lamere ~ $ Charles M. Lang, Jr. ’69 ++ Irene J. Lang ’74 $ Michael J. Langer ~ Robert L. LaPalme ’77, ’78MBA ++
2011 Annual Report of Donors
Glenn LaPlante + William J. Lawrence ’83MBA $ James P. Leheny v + Jay A. Leonard, Jr ’85, ’06MBA & Christine V. Leonard $ Steve Lerner Robert A. Lowry ’98 & Catherine (West) Lowry ’96, ’01MBA v Clark F. MacKenzie, Jr. ++ William E. Mahoney ’55 & Josephine S. Mahoney ++ Frederick S. Marius ’87 Carol (Cranmer) Marrion ’68 Joseph E. Mauger, Jr. ’57 & Nancy (Telfer) Mauger ’58 ++ Christopher P. McCarthy ’96 John J. McCarthy III v & Ellen M. Woolford v + Mary E. McGoldrick ~ + $ Melinda C. McIntosh v + David J. McLaughlin ’84, ’89PhD v & Ann (Frei) McLaughlin ’90MA Michael F. McLaughlin ’79 ~ Michael McMahon ~ ++ Richard J. McNulty ’75 + Margaret M. Melozzi Dwight H. Merriam ’68 + Glenn W. Meurer, Jr ’80, ’85, ’87MS ~ $ & Barbara (Weldon) Meurer ’80 ~ Thomas V. Milbury ’79 & Robyn B. Glazer Milbury ’79 + $ Kendall G. Miller ’79 & Carla A. (Ray) Miller ’82, ’85MS + John W. Moore ’58S ~ & Marcy E. (Rosenfield) Moore ’82 ++ Ross J. Moore ’86 Stephen T. Moreland III ’86 & Audrey J. (Keithe) Moreland ’87 Jason P. Morgan ’97 $ Michael P. Morrill $ Mara A. Motherway + William D. Motherway ’87 + $ James E. Mulcahy ’60S, ’66 Thomas K. Mullen ’74 ~ & Dorothea (Pazurchek) Mullen ’75 ++ Kenneth A. Mundt ’86MS & Elizabeth A. Mundt Robert W. Munroe ’82 & Erin L. (Heath) Munroe ’82 + Basant Nanda ’92MS $ Robert E. Newman ’89MS Daniel S. Newton ’90 $ Clifford M. Noreen ’80 ~ + Thomas O’Brien HA +++ Cuneyt L. Oge ’80MS & Margo T. Oge Richard N. Palmer ~ v & Elaine S. Palmer ~ Louis Panaccione ’80
GIFTS SUPPORTING CHANGE Eric M. Patey ’89 & Charlene (Douville) Patey ’88 $ Keith M. Paul ’06, ’06 & Michael R. Chunyk Richard A. Peck ’94 $ Linda M. Peters ’03PhD v & James C. Peters Frederick J. Pevey, Jr. ’72, ’82MBA + David Plantier $ James Powell Anita Raja ’98MS, ’03PhD & Cephas P. Swamidoss Robert S. Reisman ’71 ~ & Maria (Garro) Reisman ’71 ~ Jill C. Richardson ’76 ++ J. Melinda Rigney ’86EdD & Lloyd W. Ortman, Jr. ++ James P. Robertson, Jr ’92 + John E. Robison + Joseph Roif & Judith Roif ++ Sander B. Ross ’70 & Carol F. Ross ++ Pierre A. Rouzier ~ v & Arlene Rouzier ~ ++ Charles T. Rozea, Jr. ’97 & Shannon K. (Gormley) Rozea ’98 Edward B. Rudner ’72 Charles J. Ruma ’64, ’65MBA & Marcia (Lockhart) Ruma ’65 James J. Ryan ’82 + $ Matthew B. Sawa ’98 + $ Gerald L. Schafer v ++ Donald N. Schulz ’71PhD & Kathleen (Ware) Schulz $ Richard M. Scofield ’60 & Cornelia (Love) Scofield ’61 Gordon L. Scott ’73 ~ + James H. Sexton ’74, ’79MS & Marcia (Wiechert) Sexton ’76 ++ Walter L. Shaw ’70 + Gregory S. Sherowski ’70 + $ Steven L. Shray ’79 J. Curtis Shumway ++ Kenneth T. Slovin ’89 & Ann A. Slovin ’88 + $ Dick Smith ’66 & Sally (Minich) Smith ’66 ~ +++ Donald W. Smith ’75 & Gail E. Matthews v ++ Ronald E. Smith ’90 James V. Staros v & Alice C. Harris v Kane Stewart Roseann C. (O’Malley) Stichnoth ’77 + Herbert A. Stone ’55, ’58MS ++ Daniel J. Sullivan ’65 + Robert Sullivan & Patricia Sullivan ~ Spencer W. Sullivan ’76 + $ Joseph J. Tabacco, Jr. ’71 ++ Ralph J. Takala ’62 & Meredith (Mawbey) Takala ’61 $
William J. Taylor Fred L. Tepperman ’56 & Barbara Tepperman Paul J. Theberge ’63 Edwin L. Thomas ’69 ~ + Frederick C. Tillis v & E. Louise Tillis ++ Wendy Tiner ’82 + $ Lois B. (Beurman) Torf ’46, ’86HD Betsy L. (Lahteine) Trobaugh ’82 William H. Truswell & Lynn Truswell ~ Eugenia Ulasewicz ’75 ~ & Robert F. Labbancz Patrick J. Veale ’79 ~ & Karen M. (Carbone) Veale ’80 ~ ++ Marcel D. Veilleux ’81 Stephen T. Vinter ’83MS, ’85PhD Jeffrey M. Waxman ’90 + David B. Weisblat ’75 ++ Karen A. Winger ’00, ’06MBA Richard P. Wynn ’50 ++ Jonathan O. Yorks ’83 ~ & Susan K. (Keene) Yorks ’83 ~ ++ Richard S. Zajchowski ’85 $ Qifeng Zhou ’81MS, ’83PhD, ’10HD
Members $1,000–$2,499 9 Anonymous Donors Katherine F. Abbott ’77S, ’80 Mary P. (Greig) Abbott ’79 Joseph J. Acerra ’76 ++ Douglas W. Adler ’75MBA v ++ John F. Adler ’85 + Carmen D. Alberghini Mary K. Alexander ’74MS, ’85EdD & Lillian R. Goodman Matthew F. Alexy ’85 Glenn S. Allan ’75MED, ’77EdD & Paula A. Allan + Elva (Foerster) Anderson ’48 ++ Mark M. Andrew ’86 & Jill C. (Siflinger) Andrew ’86 ++ Stephen C. Appe ’80 $ Paul R. Appleby ’69, ’70MED & Marie T. (Sienkiewicz) Appleby ’69, ’80MED ++ Peri A. Aptaker ’83 Mark D. Argentine ’91MS, ’93PhD $ Dorrie Arnold Stephen M. Arthur ’79 Souheil Asmar ’76 + Walter J. Atwood ’86, ’91PhD & Sheila A. Haley ’90 + Roger C. Avery ’66 ++ Brenda J. (Lunna) Axelsen ’61 + Mary A. (Blais) Bacas ’61 Rosalyn Bacherman + Richard A. Bachman ’77MBA ++
Charles J. Baczek, Jr. ’72 & Linda A. (Vosburgh) Baczek ’72 ++ $ William Baczek + M. Lee Badgett v Thomas C. Baillie ’83 John B. Baillieul ’67 ~ & Patricia (Pfeiffer) Baillieul ’68 ~ + Andrew D. Baker ’74 & Marie G. (Kimtis) Baker ’75 ++ Francis M. Baker + Iyamoro B. Baker ’96 Richard A. Baker ’61 & Patricia K. (Stec) Baker ’63 ++ Les D. Ball ’75PhD ++ Arthur J. Ballard ’56 Maria A. Balzarini ’78 $ Carolyn E. Banks ’75 Clif Banner ’70 & Linda M. (Laine) Banner ’69 ++
Vered Bisker-Leib ’02MBA, ’03PhD & Eyal Leib $ Steven L. Bissonnette ’88MBA + Dianne B. Bittokeleit ’81 Michael J. Blauer ’76 Donna M. Bliznak ’93, ’03MBA & Ronald J. Tomasauckas $ Richard V. Blomstrom ’63 ~ + Donald M. Boettger ’85 Robert J. Bogart ’83 & Patricia Bogart + Peter Bogdan ~ & Pamela Bogdan ~ + Timothy M. Bolden ’06 Vincent S. Bonanno ’81 + Claire M. (Bizzozero) Bonasoni ’60 ~ $ William E. Bond ’93 Robert F. Borawski Leo R. Boudreau ’76 &
Adam J. Baran $ Jane A. Baran ’72, ’74MA v & David E. Hoffman Elaine (Chomyn) Barker ’63, ’69MA & Allen V. Barker v ++ Amy C. Barkin Carol A. Barr ’91MS, ’94PhD v Stephanie J. (Firth) Barry ’97MED & Sean Barry ’92 + David M. Bartley ’56, ’61MED, ’80HD, ’88EdD ~ Ronald J. Bartos ’80 $ Sigrid Bauschinger v Andrew L. Beall ’00 ++ Pamela Beaubien Richard L. Beauchine ’73 Bevin A. Beaudet ’69 Paul G. Beaulieu ’82 + Garret S. Bedrin ’02 + James G. Bennas ’39 & Nina Bennas ++ Laurie Benoit ’99 v & Barry DelCastilho + Lucy Wilson Benson ’69HD ++ Heidi S. Berenson ’79 John E. Bergstrom ’72MBA Eric N. Berkowitz ’71, ’73MBA v & Sandra (Brouck) Berkowitz ’72 Joel D. Berkowitz ’63 ++ Michael J. Berland ’90 Ellen L. Berman $ Hal M. Berman ’77MS John G. Bestgen, Jr. ’55 Rajeev Bhalla ’86 $ Nehru T. Bhandaru ’91MS & Malini K. Bhandaru ’98PhD $ E. Diana Biagioli ’86 & Aram H. Flores $ Lorrey J. Bianchi ’69 & Kathleen M. Casey-Bianchi + Lindsay E. Bibeau ’03 $
Louise F. Snow $ Wayne T. Boulais ’85, ’88MS Ann C. (Sheehy) Bourgeois ’60 ++ Jo-Ann Bourguignon v + David E. Bourque Stephen P. Bowen + $ Phyllis (Brunner) Bower ’48 Kenneth D. Boyd ’75MS $ Richard W. Boyle ’57, ’60MS + Jennifer L. Bozek ’97 ++ Robert J. Braathe ’97 Jennifer (Cabranes) Braceras ’89 & Roberto M. Braceras + Linda L. (Lovell) Bradley ’64 + Ben S. Branch ~ v + Robert J. Brannan ’00, ’00 $ Brandon Braxton & Anna R. Dael + Kenneth L. Brayman ’77 & Kerrie (Lipsky) Brayman ’79 Sergio F. Brena v Paul F. Brenc ’75 ++ Howard L. Breslau ’86 & Jane G. Breslau L. Squire Bressor & Carol Bressor + Bette A. Bridges ’72 & Kenneth W. Brody Sharon Bromberg ’81 + John L. Brooks ’72, ’73MBA & Susan A. Brooks Nancy Brooks
2011 Annual Report of Donors
* Deceased + 5 to 9 consecutive years of giving ++10 to 24 consecutive years of giving +++ 25 or more consecutive years of giving $ Corporate matching gift ~ Parent v Current faculty, staff or emeritus faculty HA Honorary alumnus or alumna HD Honorary degree S Stockbridge alumnus or alumna
A CAMPUS TRANSFORMING Members (continued)
Jacqueline A. Brousseau-Pereira ’00MPA, ’15EdD v + Edward B. Brown III ’83 + Stanley M. Brown & Elizabeth R. Brown Marda F. Buchholz ’65 $ Raymond H. Buckley ’52 + $ Robert J. Burbank ’60 & Sandra (Morse) Burbank ’61 ++ Thomas J. Burgomaster ’86 ~ & Lori Ann Burgomaster ~ Cynthia A. Burke ’83 ++ Edward D. Burke ’72 & Marilyn J. Burke ’84, ’02MED John P. Burke ’86 Matthew J. Burns ’77 $ David E. Bussone ’71 Catharine F. Butterfield ’94MED & D. Anthony Butterfield HA v Leslie (Horner) Button ’77, ’88MS v & Leroy J. Button III ++ Lynn A. Cabana ’78 John F. Cain ’61 ++ Roger J. Calantone ’76PhD Marta B. Calas ’87PhD v & Linda M. Smircich v ++ Hugh B. Calkin ’61 + Angela B. Callahan ’85 & Shelby Conrad ++ J. Philip Calvi ’69, ’73MS Franklyn W. Carlson ’63S John A. Carriere ’75 ++ Richard Cashin & Lisa Cashin Stewart M. Casper ’75 + Richard P. Catalini ’60 Jay A. Catelli ’05 + $ Joan M. Centrella ’75 Carrie E. Champigny ’04 $ Thomas Y. Chandler & Michele T. McDermott Carol E. (Smith) Chatham ’74, ’76MBA Judith (Segzdowicz) Chelte ’94PhD + Derek Y. Chen ’96 & Huiya Wu ’96, ’96 Yair Chervony ~ & Nancy Chervony ~ Hsinyung Chin ’90MS, ’93PhD Anthony L. Chinappi ’69 Paul W. Cichocki ’91 & Cynthia M. Ostrowski ’91 + Michael E. Claffey Stephen W. Clarke ’86 & Elizabeth W. Clarke ++ $ David J. Clarkson ’73 ~ & Ellen M. Clarkson ~ + Barbara Clayton Barbara (Turoff) Clement ’75 ++ Rika Clement v
Arthur S. Clifford, Jr. ’77MA ~ & Suzanne K. Lorimer ’80MA + Lawrence D. Clough ’77 + Alan S. Cohen ’66 & Natalie K. Cohen Bob S. Cohen ’55, ’63MS & Iris C. (Sidman) Cohen ’57 Morton I. Cohen ’82 + $ Philmore H. Colburn II ’86MBA Herbert N. Colcord ~ & Deborah S. Colcord ~ George F. Cole ’56, ’62MA Justin L. Cole ’04 David J. Colella ’75 ++ Daniel A. Collins ’89 Dennis M. Collins ’72 Kevin Collins ~ & Barbara Collins ~ Peter G. Colton ’78 + John E. Condon ’91 $ Leonard W. Condon ’64 Paul M. Conlin ’88 + $ Carol Connare v Heidi A. (Donahue) Connelly ’82 ~ & Michael Connelly ~ Elinor L. (Ubertalli) Connors ’56 ++ Linda M. Conway ’80 James H. Cooper ’65 ++ Kyle W. Cooper ’85 Scott R. Cooper & Susan L. Cooper Dawn M. (Munday) Toohey Costa ’70, ’73MED Peter J. Costa ’84PhD & Anne R. Costa + James Costantino ’58 James A. Counihan ’92 Sabina G. Cournoyer ’79MA + Richard B. Covell ’77 ++ Dennis M. Coyne ’84, ’84, ’91MA & Chae C. Choi ’84 Gerald S. Creem ’67 +++ $ Eric G. Crockwell ’94 & Angie (Lee) Crockwell ’93 $ Christina J. Cronin ’84, ’88 + Corey J. Cronin ’93 Kevin M. Cronin ~ & Patricia A. Cronin ~ Gary A. Cross ’60 Kelvin F. Cross ’75, ’77MS & Caren P. Arnstein ’77 ++ Gail A. (Osbaldeston) Croteau ’61 Dennis M. Crowley, Jr. ’59 ~ Eugene Crowley ’80 & Gay E. Crowley William P. Cunningham, Sr. James E. Curley ’66, ’68MS, ’70PhD + $ Charles B. Curtis ’62 & Rochelle (Bates) Curtis ’63 Joseph P. Cutrone ’90 $ Jeffrey A. Cutter ’88
Paul R. Cutts ’66 & Dana (Paul) Cutts ’64 ++ $ Vince A. Daboul ’87 & Mary D. (Dolce) Daboul ’87 Nadine Daher ’91 $ Stephen P. Daniel ’81 + Jody J. Daniels ’93MS, ’97PhD Donald F. Dargie ’65 ~ Anatoly M. Darov ’94, ’96MS Harold I. Dash ’70, ’72MA Steven K. Daury & Alejandra Daury Jon T. Davenport ’05, ’06MS + $ George B. Dean ’75 & Leslie K. Meyer ++ Eric A. Decker ’89PhD v ++ David C. Degon ’89 Stephen B. Delaney ’73MED, ’01EdD & Angela A. Delaney ~ Rocko DeLuca v Joseph L. DeMarco ’74 & Aline J. DeMarco ’03 ~ + James F. deMelo ~ & Holly G. deMelo ~ Carolyn J. DeMoranville ’76, ’92PhD v ++ Allyson P. (Fish) DeNoble ’89 & Edward V. DeNoble ++ Seren Z. Derin ~ Lisa B. (Freedman) Desforge ’87 Celeste (Dubord) Devaney ’43 ++ Frederic Dexter $ Todd Diacon v & Moema Furtado v Sally Dillon Peter D. Dion ’86 + Anne (Chase) Dobson +++ Edward M. Doherty ’77 + Paula M. (Lizotte) Doherty ’69 & Raymond R. Doherty ++ $ Robert C. Doiron ’76 & Mary-Frances P. (Sullivan) Doiron ’75 $ Robert W. Donald ’56 Mark Donovan ’78 Richard F. Donovan ’86 + $ Jacqueline F. Dorfman ’82 Thomas Dougherty, Jr. ’85 ++ Kathy Douglass Philip M. Doyle ’73 & Michelle L. (Champigny) Doyle ’73 ++ Emily J. Drake ’66 ++ Marcy P. (Perkins) Driscoll ’76MS, ’78PhD + Sheldon M. Drucker ’67 Kenneth M. Drumm ’70 ++ Jian J. Duan ’94PhD John F. Dubach v & Copper F. Giloth v + Christopher J. Dubord ’83 $ Scott L. Dunavant & Amy M. Dunavant
2011 Annual Report of Donors
Edmund H. Durfee ’84MS, ’87PhD ++ M. Katherine Dwyer ’71 Stewart W. Ehly ’71 ++ Kent M. Elwell ’83 Todd S. Emrick v Edith (Smith) Engel ’68 ++ Paul English ’60 ~ & Linda (Daffinee) English ’61 ~ David T. Evans ’71 + Daniel D. Ewing III ’70 & Carol (McLellan) Ewing ’71 ++ $ J. Michael Faherty ’69 Dorothy J. (Woodley) Fairweather ’76 Paul E. Fallon ~ Nicholas I. Fandetti ’92 Deborah (Meyer) Fanning ’64 +++ Donna M. (Marshall) Farber ’86 + Charles V. Fay ’51 Thomas M. Feeley ~ Marc A. Feinberg ’91 & Mindy Feinberg ++ Heather E. (Hewitt) Felder ’95 John Feldmann ~ & Katherine Feldmann ~ Zhengzhu Feng ’05PhD $ Roger E. Finck & Joanne Finck ++ Michael R. Fiorini ’86 Steven D. Fitz ’87 & Cynthia L. (Brown) Fitz ’87 Shaun P. Fitzgerald ’71 ++ William A. Fitzgerald $ William T. Flaherty ’79 Nancy A. Flavin ’87 ++ David E. Floreen ’70 ~ & Carol M. Floreen ~ ++ Devon M. Flynn ’00, ’00 James F. Flynn Kevin J. Flynn ’74 ~ & Jane A. (Williams) Flynn ’75 ~ + $ Ruth-Ann (Kirby) Flynn ’63 ++ David H. Forand ’05 Andrew B. Forbes ’91, ’94MS & Jennifer H. Lewis-Forbes ’93 + Stephen J. Forde III ’81, ’89MS & Dawn (Kalinen) Forde ’80 ++ Adam M. Fox ’88 ++ Howard D. Fox ’77 + James B. Francis ’86 $ Daniel J. Frazier v Marsha A. (Porta) Fredericks ’70 ~ Robert F. Fredette ’74 ~ & Louise I. (Faille) Fredette ’74 ~ +++ Patricia A. (Keck) Fredrickson ’74EdD ~ & Ronald H. Fredrickson ~ v ++ Patty S. Freedson v Kenneth M. Freeman ’86 & Akiko Freeman ++ Margaret H. (Rawson) Freeman ’70MA, ’72PhD & Donald C. Freeman ++ Michael M. Frerker ’96MS
GIFTS SUPPORTING CHANGE Paul Friedmann ’00MBA Bruce B. Friend ’79 & Esteka Friend Richard E. Frost Dorothy (Cochran) Fullam ’56 +++ James M. Fuller ’87PhD + John D. Fuller ’89 & Michelle M. (Radey) Fuller ’89 Virginia A. (Boire) Funk ’60 Cathy (Giebitz) Higgins ’89MED ~ & Richard Higgins ~ Richard M. Gaberman ’60 & Elizabeth H. Gaberman + David R. Gaboury ’76 & Mary E. Gaboury + Keith J. Gabrielli ’01 $ Denis G. Gagnon ’72 ~ & Nancy Gagnon ~ + Richard F. Gallagher, Jr ’94 & Jennifer J. Gallagher ’93 + Peter P. Gallinaro ’74 ++ Helen Kay Galloway ’61 + Judd E. Galloway ’03, ’05MS & Elizabeth M. (Abbanat) Galloway ’03 Robert R. Gamache ’76MS, ’78PhD Beth C. Gamel ’78MS ~ & John E. Gamel ~ ++ Paul T. Gannon ’74 ~ & Janet (Sullivan) Gannon ’74 ~ ++ Francis M. Garahan ’76 Matthew H. Garber ’08 Gary R. Gardinier ’69 & Arleen (Ruder) Gardinier ’69MED $ Joseph H. Gareau ’73 Francesco Garofalo ’85 & Julie M. Lanza ’86, ’90MA Nancy L. Garrabrants ’77, ’87MS v + Karen L. Garvin ’66 + Judith L. (Fleischer) Gass ’59 + Matthew A. Gattuso ’93 $ Dorothy (Dunklee) Gavin ’43 & Joseph G. Gavin, Jr. ’HA * +++ Jay H. Gelb ’93 & Denise H. (Geiringer) Gelb ’93 + William G. Gelb ’70MS, ’71PhD & Penny H. (Lewow) Gelb ’70 ++ Harvey W. Gendreau ’72 ++ Ronald R. Gerace ’84 & Juliane M. (Sicard) Gerace ’85 + Edwin A. Gere v Burton R. Gesserman ’75 Donald L. Gibavic ’72 & Nancy A. (Suprenant) Gibavic ’78 + Marc R. Gibbs ’85 & Megan L. Motherway James F. Gillooly ’81 & Anne M. (Dutka) Gillooly ’81 + $ James W. Gilman ’42 & Harriet (Kelso) Gilman ’43 +++ Gwendolyn Glass ++
Kenneth M. Gloss ’73 ~ & Joyce A. Kosofsky ’75 ~ Dennis P. Godfrey ’75 ~ Richard A. Goldman ’82 & Judith W. (Rubin) Goldman ’83 + Donald P. Goldstein ’79 & Janet B. Goldstein ++ Joseph I. Goldstein v & Barbara H. Goldstein ++ Robert A. Gordon ’69MED, ’71EdD James G. Gorman & Mary L. Gorman Colleen R. Gould ~ Joseph D. Gould Ronald R. Gould ’69 + $ David A. Goulet ’87 & Ruth C. (Boule) Goulet ’88 Pamela (Forsythe) Grange ’79 ++ Brian D. Graves ’64 Stephen P. Greeley ’77 & Elizabeth (McManus) Greeley Barbara C. (Saver) Greenberg ’45 Jeffrey P. Greene ~ Sharyn A. (Areano) Greenstein ’82 & Gary Greenstein + Christopher C. Greer ’88 & Kristine E. (Maxcey) Greer ’90 Richard J. Gregory ’86PhD & Gillian M. (Norman) Gregory ’82MS, ’86PhD ++ Alfred L. Griggs & Sally Griggs + Hollis J. Grizzard & Marise McDermott Jeffrey A. Grodsky Ronald Grodsky Leonard T. Grybko, Jr. ~ & Diane Grybko ~ Frank W. Guidara ’68 Lillian (Marrewa) Guilmartin ’71 + Haohao Guo ’11 Flora M. (Mueller) Guzik ’66 ~ & Richard J. Guzik ~ ++ Myron D. Hager ’40 & Gladys A. (Archibald) Hager ’41 + Gary J. Hagopian ’62 Jayant Haksar $ Johanna (Reiser) Hale ’72 Richard P. Halgin v & Lucille F. Halgin v Sarah J. Hammann ’80 Shane P. Hammond ’91, ’95MED Stanley L. Handman ’55 & Penny Bix-Handman + Nora E. Hanley ’78 ~ & David P. Jablon ~ Dennis M. Hanno ’90PhD & Susan C. Hanno ’92MED Kenneth Hanover ’73 & Sylvia T. (Pazics) Hanover ’73
Joseph F. Harding ’72 & Janet R. Harding ’75 ++ Kenneth W. Harju ~ & Bettygene Harju ~ Gary E. Haroian ’76 William J. Harrington ’51, ’52MA + Benton N. Harris III ’74MA, ’82PhD & Ann C. Harris + Gail A. (Goldberg) Harris ’77 ~ ++ Kevin B. Harris ’94 Robert P. Harris III ’61 ~ H. Ames Harrison ’55 Michael P. Hart ’79MS William J. Hart, Jr. ’44, ’47MS Bryan C. Harvey ’77, ’97EdD v & J. Lynn Griesemer ++ Thomas F. Hastings, Jr. ~ v & Barbara E. Hastings ~ v + James Haug ’88MFA & Alexandra Kennedy ’88MFA + William O. Hayden ’77 ++ $ R. Bradley Hayward ~ Roy D. Hegedus ’85PhD $ Martha R. Heimann ’78 Lawrence G. Herman ’73 Thomas A. Herrmann ’77 Leslie J. Herzog & Jacqueline Beckley $ Marie A. Hess ’94MS Mary Ann Higgins ’72 + Brian W. Hill ’69 ~ & Susan C. Hill + Willie L. Hill, Jr. v & Beverly G. Hill v ++ Lynne A. Hillenbrand ’95PhD Scott E. Hiller ’90 & Kelly Hiller-Amonte R. Paul Hirt ’81 & Lynn M. Campana ’81 ++ Sumesh C. Hirway ’75PhD + Donald Hodgman ’68 + Hugh F. Hoffman III ’81MA ++ Paul J. Hohenberger, Jr. ’87 v John C. Holdsworth & Justine G. Holdsworth + Garrett G. Hollands ’75MS ~ & Brenda Hollands ~ Juanita M. Holler v Ruth W. Holmes ’71MS & G. Burtt Holmes David S. Hoopes ’81 + Bryan C. Horling ’98MS, ’06PhD $ Marguerite E. Horn ’70 Barbara C. Howard ’78 + Marie C. Hultin ~ Stephen O. Hultin John C. Hunt ’88 & Sari T. Korman ’89 Alan D. Hurvitz ’72 + Richard T. Hussey ’86 ++
2011 Annual Report of Donors
Paul D. Hutchen ’02 Gordon J. Hutchins, Jr. ’70 + Robert W. Hyers v Laurie Ingwersen $ Roger Ingwersen $ Basil H. Istwany ’89 & Laura J. (Sutherland) Istwany ’97 Mary A. Jablonski ’77 ++ Thomas M. Jacob ~ & Deborah H. Jacob ~ Dennis P. Jancsy ’69, ’72MBA ++ Jung-Il Jin Martha (Whelan) Johnson ’69 Paul E. Johnson, Jr. ’69 + Ronald P. Johnson ’77 ~ & Kristina (Irvine) Johnson ’71 ~ Steve Johnson Jennifer Johnsrud + Gerald R. Jolly ’67S & Dolly G. Jolly ’00 +++ Jennifer (Siddall) Jones ’94 & Gerald L. Jones Wayne C. Jones ’66 + Christopher J. Joyce ’93S, ’95 & Alison T. Joyce Joseph A. Joyce, Jr. ’75MS + $ Raymond J. Kaleda ’66 & Laurel V. Kaleda ++ $ Frances M. Kalinowski ’77 + Karen A. Kalmakis ’93MS, ’08PhD v Lisa (Vuillemenot) Kanwischer ’87 & Stephen M. Kanwischer + David B. Kaplan ’74, ’76MS & Deborah (DiBona) Kaplan ’77 $ Paul E. Kaplan ’66 + Steven R. Karas ’80 ~ & Lynne Satlof-Karas ’79 ~ Jay J. Kaufman ’75 ~ & Lesley E. (Rosenthal) Kaufman ’77 ~ ++ Lisa V. Kautz ’83 + Kristin A. (Bibeau) Keating ’89 $ John R. Keilty ’73 Gareth A. Keith ’58 ++ John J. Kelleher, Jr. ’69 + Richard M. Kelleher ’73 ~ & Nancy (Spilman) Kelleher ’71 ~ Christopher L. Kelley ’79 & Pamela A. Kelley ++ Kevin J. Kelley ’61 & Lee Kelley Michael F. Kelley ’88 & Elizabeth Tyminski * Deceased + 5 to 9 consecutive years of giving ++10 to 24 consecutive years of giving +++ 25 or more consecutive years of giving $ Corporate matching gift ~ Parent v Current faculty, staff or emeritus faculty HA Honorary alumnus or alumna HD Honorary degree S Stockbridge alumnus or alumna
A CAMPUS TRANSFORMING Members (continued)
Derek W. Kellogg ’95 v & Nicole P. Flory-Kellogg ’97 Stephen R. Kellogg, Sr. ’72 & Carol G. Kellogg ~ Fred R. Kern ~ & Anne M. Kern ~ + Colleen (Beaudin) Kettle ’84 Thomas E. Kida ’78PhD v & Kathryn T. (MacDonald) Sullivan ’93PhD ++ Robert J. Kieras ’75 ++ Jean (Davis) Kim ’73, ’77MA, ’81EdD v & Adrian Tio Mitchell S. King ’77 Lynn E. Klock v & Laura C. Klock v Hanumantha R. Kodavalla ’88MS + $ John H. Kokoski ’69S & Elaine Kokoski + John J. Kominski ’59, ’90HD +++ E M. Kornfield ’02, ’04MS Mitchell A. Kosh ’83MED, ’84PhD & Anne M. (Coache) Kosh ’82MED Borislava Kostova ’06PhD $ Jeffrey A. Kotowitz ’88 $ Daniel Krause, Jr. ’66, ’72PhD ++ Steven A. Krol ’77 $ Brett J. L’Esperance ’96 & Emily A. (Dinneen) L’Esperance ’95 Margaret G. Labat ’73EdD Eugene Labrie Robert S. LaCava ’79 & Sandra R. (Adelman) LaCava ’78 $ Nelson J. Lacey v Michael A. Lanciloti ’79 ++ Seth A. Landau ’92 & Alissa (Spitzer) Landau ’93 David J. Lane ’58 ++ Edward F. Lange, Jr. ’81 & Kimberly S. Lange Douglas J. Lantigua ’92 Joseph A. Larkin ’82 ++ William F. Larson ’61 ++ Frank P. Lattuca, Jr. ’64S, ’81EdD ~ v & Nancy Lattuca + Ida N. Lauter Steven N. LaValley ’81 ++ $ James K. Lavin ’61 John J. Lazzaro ’93 & Kathleen A. Lazzaro Patrick G. Leary ’99MBA Kevin J. Lebo ’83 ~ & Marina (Wolf) Lebo ’86 ~ John LeClair Howard M. Ledewitz ’60 & Carolyn Ledewitz ’88MBA Karen Leff ~ John J. Legere ’80 Jeffrey Leonard Harold Leppo ’59 & Elaine (Zeitzoff) Leppo ’64 +++
George M. LeVan ’68 & Patricia A. (Long) LeVan ’70 ++ Leslie J. (Silverman) Levick ’79 Howard L. Levin ’75 ++ Franklin Lewenberg ’67 ~ & Betsy (Singer) Lewenberg ’68 Chunming Li ’99PhD $ Kathryn M. Liedell ’13 $ Tucuong Lien ’70 & Jennifer (Chen) Lien ’71 + $ Jane C. Lin ’95 $ Mark D. Lincoln ’71 $ Mark A. Link ’80 & Judith A. (Hennrikus) Link ’81 Robert F. Littleton, Jr. ’71 & Wendy Littleton-Kozma Edward M. Livingston ’70 + Traci A. Logan ’82, ’84MS Eva B. Lohrer ’85MS ++ Henry D. Lord ’87 Elizabeth L. Loughran ’81EdD ++ Francis P. Lucier ’50, ’77HD +++ Michael E. Lueders Michael C. Lyle ’73 $ Jean H. Lynch Robert L. Lynch, Jr. ’71 Timothy E. Lyons ’92 & Caroline J. Down-Lyons ’91 + Michael J. MacDonald ’91 & Jane MacDonald ++ $ R. Kirk Mackey ’78 ~ & Lise M. Mackey ~ + Richard F. Mackey ’66 ++ David W. MacLaughlan ’70 + Lewis C. Mainzer ~ v & Caden Mainzer ~ ++ James F. Mallet ’91 v & Jennifer C. Southgate ++ James P. Malley ’84MS, ’88PhD, ’88 + Michael F. Malone ’79PhD v & Christine A. Lau ++ Kathleen F. Malynoski ’91MED & Gregory Malynoski ++ Arthur P. Mange v & Elaine J. Mange Glenn E. Mangurian ’70, ’73MBA ~ & Gail B. Mangurian + Charles H. Manley ’68MS, ’69PhD & Eileen (Alderson) Manley ’67 ++ Mark A. Marchand ’80 ++ $ Robert K. Marcum + Efrem Marder ’80MA & Marit Cranmer Marder Raymond H. Marr ’58, ’70MED & Marilyn (Doering) Marr ’59 Mira N. Marshall ’75 Andrew S. Martin ’81S ~ & Kristine Martin ~ ++ Irwin G. Martin ’80PhD + John E. Masaschi ’55 ++
Lisa L. (Pike) Masteralexis ’87 v & James Masteralexis ++ Wayne C. Mathisen ’93MBA + Wallace J. Matthews, Jr. ’67 + Edward J. Matz v George E. Maurice ’50 Andrew W. May ’85 Douglas R. McCallum ’75 & Diana L. Neff ++ E. Joseph McCarthy L. Scott McCormick Richard J. McCraw, Jr. ’79 ++ Brian G. McDermott ~ & Lori B. McDermott ~ John J. McDermott & Patricia McDermott Paul J. McDonald ’66 & Gail M. McDonald Maureen K. McDonnell Mari-Kate E. McEntee ’07 $ Vincent E. McEntee ’90 Sutzi McGovern ’71 Timothy J. McGrath ’98PhD Carol A. McKenna ’84 + Joseph J. McLaughlin ’79 ~ & Diane McLaughlin ~ + Jayne (Arnold) McMellen ’64 ~ +++ John B. McNamara ’81, ’82MS ~ & Deborah A. McNamara ~ Jeffrey T. McReynolds ’76 + Judith A. (Dorfman) Mendelsohn ’85MED Deborah A. Merriam ’71 Richard J. Messina ’84 Charlotte (Roberts) Messner ’55 & Warren A. Messner $ James E. Methe ’73 ++ Spyros Michail ’88MS, ’91MS & Yazmin (Alvarez) Michail ’89 Ronald A. Michalski ’68 Alison (Hiers) Micucci ’87 + $ Jerome M. Mileur v ++ Mary L. Milkey-May ’81MM & Ernest D. May ~ v ++ Adam S. Miller ’93 Jane K. Miller v ++ Edward W. Millette III ’86 + Caleb J. Mills ’04 James L. Milton ’70MS, ’73PhD & Martha (Sailor) Milton ’74 ++ Rosemary A. Minior-Walker ’77S + Todor D. Mitev ’96MBA David J. Mollica ~ & Donna J. Zimmer Mollica ~ + Brian J. Mone ’79 Jill M. Mongeau ’86 Estate of Edwin L. Moore Edwin L. Moore ’38, ’40MS, ’42PhD Charles Moran v & Kay J. Moran ++
2011 Annual Report of Donors
Karen Morely Westcott ’71 + Vance N. Morgan ’54 + John P. Moriarty ’66MS + Steven R. Morin ’92, ’00MS $ Maureen A. Morley ’72 ++ $ Kevin P. Morris v Matthew D. Morse ’85, ’03MBA & Barbara S. (Feldman) Morse ’74 Robert J. Morse ’77 Alan L. Mosher ’65MS ~ & Christine Mosher ~ ++ Sally D. Motherway ++ James A. Mucci ’78 ~ Andrea E. Muccini ’85 Michael C. Mullane ’78 Andrew S. Mullin ’83 ++ $ Walter J. Mullin ’70 & Kathleen (Palmer) Mullin ’88MBA + Edward M. Murphy & Marilyn Murphy + John T. Murphy ’65 + Thomas P. Murphy ’91 ++ Donald R. Muzyka ’60 Ladimer S. Nagurney & Anna B. Nagurney v ++ Robert A. Nakosteen v & Nora C. Groves ~ v Mark P. Napierkowski ’90 & Cynthia M. (Whitcomb) Napierkowski ’87 + David J. Narkewicz ’90 + Saul J. Natansohn ’85 + $ John M. Naughton ’59 ~ Mark E. Nelson ’60 ++ Kenneth Nicewicz Barbara H. Nielsen ’00PhD Philip E. Norment ’81, ’84MBA & Maureen A. Shiels ’82, ’84MBA Stuart J. Novick ’72 & Katherine (Smiles) Novick ’73 ++ Lawrence M. Nugent ’56 & Elizabeth A. Nugent ++ John N. Nunnelly ’82MBA $ Elizabeth M. Nuss David Nussbaum Philip Nyman ’58 Richard D. O’Brien ~ v & Susan K. Whitbourne ~ v +++ Edward J. O’Day, Jr. ’54 + Cathy A. (Fergerson) O’Neil ’93 William D. O’Neill ’60 & Carol M. (Mentor) O’Neill ’61 James S. O’Sullivan ’65 ++ $ Timothy M. O’Toole ’95, ’10MBA, ’12MBA & Elizabeth V. (Seiler) O’Toole ’00 $ Alexander F. Ogonowski ’42S ++ $ Tayo L. Oguns ’07 $ Peter S. Orenberg ’92MS & Hilary Orenberg $
GIFTS SUPPORTING CHANGE John V. Osmun ’40 Carol A. Ottaviani ’66 Robert W. Otto ’79 & Bonita E. Otto v + Ron N. Paasch Dean A. Paddock Mark A. Padolsky ’77 & Linda Padolsky Susan L. (Berry) Pakula ’69 Gordon B. Palley ’74 & Cynthia (Mis) Palley ’77, ’85CAGS ++ Michael C. Palmer ’79 + Peter Paniczko + Russ G. Paparo ’86 & Leslie A. Paparo ’87 + Mark L. Parent & Sandra Parent ++ Stephen J. Paris ’60 & Roberta L. (Bernstein) Paris ’61 Young J. Park ’83PhD John R. Parker ’60 Martin A. Parks ’60 Andrew S. Parlin ’84, ’86MA & Anne-Louise Parlin ’86MA Bert W. Parmenter III ’70 ++ $ Vozken A. Parsegian v James R. Pascale John J. Pasteris ’54 ++ $ Siddharth Patel ~ & Nihita Patel ~ Mark J. Pawlik ’77, ’79MBA, ’81MS $ Henry E. Peach ’92 & Deborah K. Nowers ’92EdD ++ Philip C. Pedersen ’74 & Brenda E. Johnson ’72 + $ Roy D. Perdue ’73 +++ Joseph R. Perrozzi Greg G. Peters ’76 ++ $ Dale Peterson & Lorna Peterson ++ John J. Peterson ’84 ++ James K. Petros, Jr. ’74 $ Raymond S. Pierson ’79 ++ Victor J. Pietkiewicz ’53 ++ $ Richard C. Placek & Marcia S. Placek ++ Robert R. Plantier + Christine (Kosmas) Plette ’73, ’92MA & Anne J. Herrington v ++ Joseph R. Polino & Maria T. Polino + Stephen J. Pollino ’01 Trent A. Poole ’73, ’73, ’75MS & Paula (Fortes) Poole ’74 Mark A. Popovsky ’72 & Andrea L. Lavender Catharine C. Porter ’92EdD v ++ Larry M. Post ’75 ++ Robert A. Potash v & Jeanne Potash +++ Charles A. Powers, Jr. ’40 + Robert J. Powers ’61 ++ David M. Pozar v & Judith A. Pozar Michael J. Prendergast ’96, ’99MS
Richard T. Rogers v & Julie A. Caswell v Elizabeth F. (Fowle) Rome ’81 & David L. Rome Jerome C. Rose ’73PhD & Dolores Rose + David H. Rosen ’59 ~ + Robert M. Rosen Stan C. Rosenberg ’77 + Theodore Rosenberg ’74 & Laurel A. Glocheski Jonathan W. Roskill ’85 ++ $ Nina Rossi David P. Rossiter III ’79MBA + Gary L. Roth ’76, ’78MED Brian T. Roughan ’98 + Mark Rovelli ’79 + $ Kenneth S. Rubin ’76, ’78MBA & Jeanette B. (Flynn) Rubin ’78 Benjamin A. Rudnick ’10, ’13MA Jeffrey S. Rudsten ’71 Jill Rulfs ’73 ~ & James B. Broadhurst ~ ++ Douglas A. Reed ’69S, ’73 & Jerome G. Ruzicka, Jr. Ann C. Pickrell Charles W. Saber ’76 Pamela (Katsounakis) Reed Stephen T. Sadler ’76 & ’80 * ~ ++ Melanie Sadler + Bernard J. Regenauer, Jr. ’83 + $ Mohan F. Sancheti ’90MS Lisa A. Reilly Scott A. Sandler ’83 + Patrick D. Reis ’91 & Christopher H. Sands ’76 ~ & Sharon M. (Mello) Reis ’90 Betsy D. Sands ~ + $ William J. Rex ’54 ++ Lee H. Sandwen ’72 + $ Marcel E. Ricciardelli ’90 Scott T. Santarella ’87 Emily Richardson ~ Louis M. Santoro ’67 & Gary A. Richardson ’76 & Linda J. (Lewis) Santoro ’68 + Joanne R. (Bolton) Richardson ’75 ++ Edward M. Sargavakian ’88 ++ $ Linda J. Richardson ’74 Gerard J. Sarnie ’75, ’78MBA +++ Meredith (Fernald) Richardson ’58 Heidi I. Sarver ’86, ’88MM Steven G. Richter ’77 & John G. Savage ++ Tammy Richter + Carmen J. Scarpa ’62 & Scott A. Ricketts ~ & Joanne R. (Romano) Scarpa ’62 + Jean F. Ricketts ~ Margaret (Conley) Schadt ’85MS ++ William T. Riddell ’90 & Cory B. Schauer ’91 $ Georgia K. Wood ’87 Adam R. Schepp ’03, ’03 & David Rifken + Jeanie I. Gorlovsky-Schepp ’03 $ Peter J. Riley ’71MS, ’75PhD & David G. Scherer v & Louise R. (Auclair) Riley ’73 $ Christine B. McCormick v + Ellis F. Rinaldi ’84 Manfred J. Schindler ’82MS Frank B. Riordan ’91 William Schleuse & William J. Riordan ’79 & Virginia P. McDermott Patricia E. (Donaldson) Riordan ’79 + Timothy P. Schmitt ’72S ~ & William J. Ritter ’83 ~ & Karen (Cearnal) Schmitt ’73 ~ $ Mary (Craig) Ritter ’83 ~ Marc Schneider ’81 Guillermo Rivas ’66MS Sigrit J. Schutz ’77PhD & Jim M. Roane James E. Cathey + Norman R. Robertson ’72 Benjamin M. Scott ’99 + Brian A. Rockett ’76 & Colleen M. Scully Dowd ’00 $ Helaine R. (Hughes) Rockett ’75, Richard W. Sears ’58 ++ ’84MS + Jaime L. Seguin ’00MS v + Michael A. Rodman ’61 ++ Christopher M. Price ’00 John B. Pride ’82 ++ $ Jay M. Primack ++ Andre E. Proulx ’61 William Pullman ’80MFA, ’08DFA & Tamara Hurwitz Pullman ’81 Duncan Pyle ~ & Polly Pyle ~ Sean Quinn ’88 Jason L. Radlo ’49 & Irene (Frank) Radlo ’51 ++ Thomas E. Radlo ’69 ++ Thomas A. Raffin ~ & Pamela M. Raffin ~ Barry W. Randall ’86 Susan P. Rauch ’95EdD + Robert W. Rauh ’69MBA & Cheryl Rauh ++ Jane M. Rausch v Dick Raymo Catherine A. Reardon ’88 Richard D. Reardon ’58 & Shirley (Niedbala) Reardon ’57 ++ David A. Reed ’80 ~ ++
2011 Annual Report of Donors
Arthur B. Semle ~ & Norma B. Semle ~ + Brian D. Semle ’86 ~ & Susan (Bova) Semle ’88 ~ + A. Christina (Sokoloff) Severin ’89 Edward J. Shankle ’74 & Joan (Fanning) Shankle ’77 ++ Gary P. Sharpe ’70 Luke Sharpe IV ’67MS Garrett C. Sharpless ’76 & Kathy (Gruber) Sharpless ’77 Robert P. Shaughnessey ’75, ’03 & Sandra M. Kamins + William R. Shea, Jr. ’84 & Cecilia (Carmody) Shea ’83 + Peter A. Sherlock ’88MBA ++ Norma L. (Jewell) Shiatte ’54 ++ James G. Shields ’60 & Marilynn (Kolazyk) Shields ’61 ++ $ Anil J. Shrikhande ’73PhD + Craig D. Shuffain ’70 Michael G. Shuman ’87 ++ Klyde W. Siegfriedt ’80 ++ $ Joan Silverman Paul J. Silverman ’69 + Walter R. Silvia ’62, ’65MBA & Diann (Coyle) Silvia ’62 ++ $ Scott J. Simenas ’71 ++ $ David L. Simmons ’75 ~ Laura N. Simon ’98, ’01MED v Norman Simonson & Stacy B. Simonson Jodi Simpson James S. Skesavage, Jr. & Joan Skesavage ~ Linda L. Slakey Emil J. Slowinski, Jr. ’46 & Emily D. Slowinski George A. Smith, Jr. ’55 & Linda Smith ++ Howard R. Smith ’75 + $ Nathaniel M. Smith ’78 + Wayne P. Smith ’58S Joseph Smullin ~ & Alix Smullin ~ ++ Betty A. Snow ’88 $ Leslie (Peterson) Soiles ’85MA ++ Donald J. Sokolnicki ’76 Ilhun Son ’88 PhD Vivek K. Soni ’82MS, ’86PhD & Ameeta (Narula) Soni ’82MS + * Deceased + 5 to 9 consecutive years of giving ++10 to 24 consecutive years of giving +++ 25 or more consecutive years of giving $ Corporate matching gift ~ Parent v Current faculty, staff or emeritus faculty HA Honorary alumnus or alumna HD Honorary degree S Stockbridge alumnus or alumna
A CAMPUS TRANSFORMING Members (continued)
Donald J. Southwick ’71 ~ & Sandra (Desjourdy) Southwick ’73 Barbara L. Sparks ’70 ++ Scott M. Sparr ’80 ~ & Melissa A. (Mark) Sparr ’80 ~ William C. Spat ’54 * + Eric J. Spiel ’83 Guy A. Spinelli ’73 + James P. Spinelli, Sr. ’69 ~ + $ John G. Spitzak ’85, ’96PhD & Jessica L. Rosenberg ’00PhD ++ Edward J. Stanek ’77MS v & Anne Z. Stanek ’03MM Gary E. Stanitis ’80 ~ & Judith A. (Bell) Stanitis ’80 ~ John F. Stanne ’83 ++ $ Jane E. (Isgur) Stein ’82MS ~ v & Peter B. Stein ~ ++ Paul D. Stenard ’49 & Barbara Stenard ++ Glenn R. Stephens ’91 Jim Stern ~ Jackee E. (Harsip) Stigliano ’75 ~ & Neil Stigliano ~ + $ Ivan L. Stokes ’81 ++ Michael Stolpinski ~ & Nancy Stolpinski ~ Shirley C. (Hodgkins) Stolte ’64 & Robert R. Stolte ++ $ Mark Stone ’67 & Linda Stone + Michael B. Stone ’82 v & Cynthia P. Stone Robert E. Stone III ~ & Lorraine S. Stone ~ + Robert M. Stone ’78 & Diane E. Christensen ’78 $ Walter Storozuk, Jr. & Evelyn Storozuk Ian M. Striffler ’97 $ Elizabeth S. Stuart ~ v David A. Sturgis ’00 + $ Thomas A. Sturgis ’00 $ Stacey M. Styles + J. Jeffrey Sullivan ’95MBA James F. Sullivan ’55 & Sally Sullivan ++ John P. Sullivan, Jr. ’72 Neal Sullivan ~ & Martha Sullivan ~ Raymond J. Suris ’92 & Heather J. (Leonovich) Suris ’92 + Elizabeth (Brice) Surtees ’58 & Robert E. Surtees $ Richard C. Swain ’55 ~ & Sandy J. Swain ~ +++ Howard B. Swartz ’78 & Kathleen M. Keohane ++ Charles Swider + Alan R. Symington ’75S, ’79, ’86 & Anna G. (Ronghi) Symington ’76S, ’79, ’83MS v ++ Edward G. Szupel ’61
Rosemary Tambouret ~ ++ Michael B. Tannenbaum ’91 + Philip J. Tarpey, Jr. ’55 + James A. Tauras ’62 ++ Gordon E. Taylor ’52 & Marion Felton) Taylor ’54 + John S. Teixeira ’83 Ann M. Testarmata ’77 N. Ralph Testarmata ’50 * ++ $ Gregory N. Tew v Alexander C. Thole ’84 & Lori I. Weiss-Thole ’84 + Elisa C. Thomas ’95 Kenzie K. Thompson v Eva (Mitchell) Thomson ’78, ’80MBA & David E. Artzerounian, Sr. ~ + $ Zina Tillona v ++ Barbara (Shannon) Tincher ’72 + Leonard A. Todd ’50 ++ Melissa J. Tong ’98 $ Thomas P. Tooley ’79 Paul M. Torpey ’78 & Leslie A. Torpey + James L. Torres ’82 & Suzanne M. (Jacek) Torres ’82 $ Louis G. Tortoriello ’68MS + $ Richard J. Trant ++ Paula Treder Nicholas Patrick Triano III ’83, ’83 ~ & Jane M. Owens Triano ~ + Peter F. Trow ’76 William F. Troy III ’76 & Karen (Izbicki) Troy ’76 Jay E. Turnberg ’78, ’79MS ~ & Ann (Muri) Turnberg ’77 ~ Dennis J. Twohig ’61 & Loretta G. Twohig ++ Carol M. Tyler ’77 + Steven C. Upton ’71 ~ & Patricia Upton Victor A. Utgoff Robert L. Vadnais Matthew T. Valade ’93, ’95MS John C. Valdivielso ’94 & Judith L. (Swoboda) Valdivielso ’94 + $ Maureen T. (Tracy) Venti ’72 & Edward G. Venti Stephen P. Vibert ~ & Maureen R. Vibert ~ Paul Vitali ’87 Patricia J. Vittum v ++ Richard J. Volungis ’55MS & Mildred (Spelman) Volungis ’56 +++ Scott W. Wadland ’95 $ Thomas A. Wagner ’00PhD Lesley A. (Kulp) Walczak ’82 & Stephen P. Walczak + Penny J. Walsh ’90 ++ Zhuang Wang ’85MS +
Edward C. Warner ’43 & Mary E. (Martin) Warner ’44 ++ Stephanie (Sabloff) Wasser ’75 Melvin K. Webster ’78 + James H. Weeks ’52 Steven J. Weisman ’70 Michael E. Weissel ’89 & Karen S. Weissel ++ Peter H. Wells + Janet M. Westley ’67 Gary C. Wheeler ~ & Alice F. Wheeler ~ Lisa (Rose) White ’91, ’06, ’12PhD Carol J. Wigg ’72, ’78MA ++ Mark F. Wilding ’79 Richard J. Williams ’57 + $ Cleve E. Willis & Barbara A. Willis + John A. Willis ’78 & Jennifer P. Willis + James B. Wills, Jr. ’82 + Kimberly (Warner) Wissemann ’77 ++ $ William F. Witz ~ & Kathleen D. Witz ~ v Seth Wohlberg ~ & Debra Wohlberg ~ Gerard H. Wolf ’66 ++ Patricia L. (Frank) Wolff ’89 Thomas S. Wood ~ & Karen S. Wood ~ Hilary Woodcock ’93PhD ~ v & Christopher Woodcock ~ v + Linda P. Woodwell ~ Peter C. Wright ’70 & Mary A. (Peck) Wright ’70 ++ Pei-Fen Wu ’84MS $ Ping Xuan ’98MS, ’02PhD Guy E. Yeager ’96MS $ Pati A. Young ’87 Paul W. Young ’68MS ++ Susan (Dewar) Zajac ’54 + Karen B. Zarrow ’86 + William C. Zaslow ’93 Robert Zelis ’60 Xiaoqin Zhang ’98MS, ’02PhD Matthew Zieper ’90 Drea Zigarmi ’70MED, ’74EdD David Zonderman Michael K. Zuschlag ’87MS, ’89PhD, ’96MS Marjorie A. Zyirek-Bacon ’85
Affiliates Recent Alumni ($250 for those with degrees in the most recent 5 years and $500 for those with degrees in the past 6–10 years)
Sherief M. Abdallah ’06MS, ’06PhD Nathan W. Adams ’06 v + Lydia Alvarez ’09MPH Andrew J. Armington ’08
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Lindsey P. Athanasiou ’11 Simone R. Backstedt ’07MED, ’07CAGS Andrew C. Bail ’02 + John P. Baillieul ’08 Joshua T. Bajgot ’10, ’13MED James J. Barber, Jr ’08, ’08 Courtney J. Beard ’09 Mark A. Becker ’08 Michael A. Bell, Jr. ’05, ’08 & Michelle C. Bell ’11 Travis L. Benanti ’08PhD William A. Biermann ’09MBA Zachary H. Bissonnette ’11 Caitlin A. Blacker ’08 $ Mario K. Bordonali ’10MS J. Peter Bouvier ’06S + Stephan A. Boyamian ’02 $ Juma D. Bridgewater ’06PhD $ Jeffrey R. Carson ’00 & Wendy (Mrozek) Carson ’07 + David Catrambone ’09MED v Shuokui Chen ’07 Venkatesh Chittari ’09MBA Stephanie Chueng ’09 Richard D. Cocci ’06, ’06, ’08MS $ Sarah E. Collier ’11, ’11 Kevin E. Cotreau ’10 $ Caitlin C. Cousins ’10 Matthew J. Crete ’09 Karen D. Curran ’01MBA Lara R. Curtis ’04, ’06MA, ’13PhD Kathleen E. Czarnecki ’09, ’10 Kenneth A. Dabkowski ’04 Christopher R. Deubert ’06 + Michelle G. Doyle ’09MBA Matthew P. Doyon ’09 Wesley J. Dunham ’00 v & Nicole J. Dunham ’14MBA v + Christopher E. Durken ’03 $ Ryan W. Durkin ’08 Laurene Dykiel ’09 Michelle Evanich ’11 Bingfeng Fan ’03PhD + Nicholas W. Ferron ’05 L. Carl Fiocchi, Jr. ’10MA, ’13PhD & Jean B. (Braconier) Fiocchi ’74S Holly J. Frank ’09MS Matthew R. Frascella ’01, ’01 & Diana L. (Lapointe) Frascella ’03 + Kenneth R. Fredette ’03 Lori Friedman ’08MBA Matthew A. Gannon ’10 $ Zoe E. Gardner ’06MS, ’12PhD Darrel W. Grant II ’94, ’05MED, ’05MS & Laura (Gosselin) Grant ’09MBA $ Ian G. Hale ’08MM Christopher D. Halloran ’01 Matthew W. Heath ’04PhD $ Kurt T. Honigschmidt ’07MBA $ Andrew E. Jeffrey ’06, ’08MS
GIFTS SUPPORTING CHANGE Julie P. Jenkins ’05 William C. Kaplan ’10 Peter T. Kelly-Joseph ’07 & Lauren M. (MacDonald) Kelly-Joseph ’07 Edward J. Kosinski ’02 & Athena E. (Estavillo) Kosinski ’00 + Christopher H. Langseth ’09 Maxwell P. Leabo ’10 Gregory P. Leger ’02 & Jayme L. (Brown) Leger ’03 + Denise Leonardi ’10MBA Michelle R. Libby ’10 Candice W. Lo ’09 $ Sheree L. Loftus ’08PhD Julius B. Lowe ’11 Katherine E. Lupien ’07 Judy S. Lyzak ’06MBA Aixin Ma ’08PhD Amanda L. Maksymiw ’08 Eric Marcoullier ’04 & Jennifer (Messina) Marcoullier ’09MBA Paul M. Martin ’09MBA ~ & Margaret Martin ~ + John J. McColgan ’07 Laura L. McGlynn ’08 Julia W. Morgan ’11 Sean D. Musselman ’06 Janet Muzzy ’05 v ++
Quan V. Nguyen ’09MS Saundra L. Norden ’09 Chad A. O’Connor ’01, ’01 + Nancy B. Ortiz ’10 Eric J. Paradis ’09 Mehul C. Patel ’08 Minal D. Patel ’10 David M. Pavone ’09 & Clara M. Pavone ’93 Sabrina E. Peduto ’07 Thang M. Pham ’07 Dejah L. Pires ’08 Jay Poswolsky ’02MBA ~ & Sheila Poswolsky ~ + Sarah A. Potts ’08 Jeremy T. Racine ’06 Lisa M. Ramirez ’10MBA Reuben J. Rappe ’08 James A. Rebello ’08S, ’11
Alexander O. Schwerin ’03 Owen M. Scollan ’05 $ Cory A. Sheasby ’10, ’11MS Robert B. Shepherd, Jr. ’07 Seth T. Sibley ’07 & Nicole (Giannini) Sibley ’07 + Brad T. Sloan ’10 Allison L. Smith ’10, ’11MS, ’13MS $ Michael R. Smuda ’05 Peter W. Suchcicki ’08 $ Mark F. Sullivan ’07 & Mary J. Sullivan ~ Cynthia A. Suopis ’02PhD v + Robert E. Till ’08PhD + Darrell C. Troie ’06, ’09MBA v Leo Voloshin ’03 $ Aaron B. Walker ’01PhD & Maryanne B. Morris ’95 Shari M. Warden ’08 Joshua O. Rhein ’08 $ Rachel B. Weiner ’08 Matthew R. Romoser ’08PhD & Samuel H. Westover ’05 & Elizabeth R. Elam ’86 Shelley (Sabin) Westover ’05 Teri L. Rooney ’02 & Michael H. Wilson ’04 $ Christopher T. Morgan Xiaoyu Yang ’04PhD & Adam M. Roy ’03, ’04MS $ Ling Y. Yang ’94MA, ’00PhD + Nathan C. Roy ’04, ’06MS & Justin P. Zeimetz ’06 + Christine H. (Bonczar) Roy ’04, ’05MS Haizheng Zhang ’02MS, ’06PhD Hilary A. Sandler ’04PhD v Bernd F. Schliemann ’03MBA, ’12PhD v +
Loyalty Circle Donors who have given consistently to UMass Amherst are now recognized as members of the Loyalty Circle. This Circle honors those who have made gifts for at least five consecutive years. Loyalty Circle members are identified with the symbol that corresponds to the number of consecutive years of giving. Go to http://umass.edu/ giving/loyalty.pdf for a full listing of Loyalty Circle members.
* Deceased + 5 to 9 consecutive years of giving ++10 to 24 consecutive years of giving +++ 25 or more consecutive years of giving $ Corporate matching gift ~ Parent v Current faculty, staff or emeritus faculty HA Honorary alumnus or alumna HD Honorary degree S Stockbridge alumnus or alumna
Matchin ng Companiees The following provided matching gift support for Founders and Leadership Giving Circle members. Abbott Laboratories Fund Adage Capital Management, LP AEGON Transamerica Foundation Aetna Foundation, Inc. Air Liquide America Corporation Alexander, Aronson, Finning & Company, PC Amgen Foundation, Inc. Amica Mutual Insurance Company Arbella Mutual Insurance Company AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP AT&T Foundation Aviva Charitable Foundation Babson Capital Management, LLC BAE Systems Bank of America Bank of New York Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Callaway Golf Foundation Cameron International Corporation Campbell Soup Foundation Cargill Champlain Investment Partners, LLC CIT Group Foundation Covidien Deerfield Associates Executive Search, Inc. Dell Corporation
Deloitte Foundation Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation Dow Chemical Company DST Systems, Inc. Ernst & Young Foundation ExxonMobil Foundation Fidelity Investments FM Global Foundation FMC Foundation Freddie Mac Foundation H.B. Fuller Company General Electric Fund GlaxoSmithKline GMO Goodrich Foundation Google John Hancock Hasbro Charitable Trust Home Depot Houghton Mifflin Company HSBC - North America IBM International Foundation Illinois Tool Works Foundation Intel Corporation International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. Jacobs Associates Johnson & Johnson
KBR, Inc. Kinder Morgan Foundation KPMG Foundation Kraft Employee Involvement Programs Legg Mason & Company, LLC Eli Lilly & Company Foundation Liz Claiborne Foundation Lockheed Martin LPL Financial Advisors Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company McKesson HBOC Foundation Merck Company Foundation Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Microsoft Corporation Nationwide Insurance Enterprise Foundation New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. New York Life Foundation Northrop Grumman Foundation Northwestern Mutual Life Foundation, Inc. NSTAR Foundation Owens-Corning Foundation, Inc. People’s Bank PepsiCo Foundation, Inc. Pfizer Foundation Pitney-Bowes, Inc.
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PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP Procter & Gamble Company Progressive Insurance Foundation Prudential Foundation QUALCOMM, Inc. Raytheon Company Saint Jude Medical, Inc. Sensient Technologies Foundation, Inc. Shell Oil Company Foundation A.O. Smith Foundation, Inc. State Street Tower Group Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc. UBS Foundation USA Unilever US Foundation, Inc. United Asset Management Corporation United Technologies Verizon Foundation Wachovia Foundation, Inc. Wells Fargo Foundation White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.
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The Willlia am Sm mitth Cla ark Soc cietty The following have designated UMass Amherst as a beneficiary of estate plans through wills, trusts, life insurance, life income gifts, retirement plans, and retained life estates. We recognize them for their commitment to the future of UMass Amherst. Herschel G. Abbott # v & Beth L. Abbott # * Elizabeth Acheson ’51 Andrea Adams ’89, ’91MPA Douglas W. Adler ’75MBA v George H. Allen ’36, ’67HD * Mary P. Anderson ’66, ’71MS Frederick N. Andrews ’35, ’36MS, ’62HD * Margaret E. (Truran) Angelini ’39 * Barr G. Ashcraft ’66MA * Gabriel I. Auerbach ’41 Theodore S. Bacon, Jr. v George L. Balestri * Mildred S. Barber ’43 # * Ellsworth Barnard ’28, ’69HD # * v & Mary (Taylor) Barnard ’34 # * John B. Barr ’33 # * Wilmer D. Barrett ’34 * ~ Virginia A. Beal v Karakian Bedrosian ’54 James M. Begin ’85 * Carolyn Bemis * Larry G. Benedict ’67, ’70MED, ’73EdD & Susan (McGuinn) Benedict ’69, ’71MED, ’79CAGS, ’87EdD George N. Bennett * JoAnn (Waite) Bennett ’42 * John E. Bennett ’43 John W. Bennett ’52 J. Leonard Benson * v Neoma M. Berger Norman A. Bergeron ’63S Lorrey J. Bianchi ’69 Edward L. Bike ’24 # * & Elsie (Nickerson) Bike ’26 # * Richard J. Bonomi ’66 & Joan I. Bonomi Cecile M. Bouchard & Nancy E. Webster Linda M. (Lemieux) Bouley ’65 Juanita (Ford) Bradspies ’59 Joseph Brine Randolph W. Bromery ’79HD v Robert N. Brooks Roger W. Brown, Jr. ’40 * Kenneth L. Bullis ’39MS * George G. Burke ’56, ’96HD Mary Jane (Parisi) Burke ’59 Clarice A. Burrell # * Theodore C. Caldwell # * Samuel D. Cannavo ’69 # Mary (Ireland) Carlson ’46 * Edward S. Chang ~ Michael J. Chapman ’97PhD I. Mike Chase ’50 # * Miriam U. Chrisman * ~ v Michael J. Clifford ’50, ’53MS # Charles J. Clock ’78EdD Robert W. Coburn Julie A. Cohan Charlotte M. Cooke * Theodore F. Cooke, Jr. ’34 * John C. Corr ’61
Tony D. Crespi ’85EdD & Cheryl S. Crespi John M. Cryan ’58 Janet W. Dakin * Jeanette L. (Dipaoli) Damon ’83CAGS Judith A. Davidson ’83PhD Anastasia L. Davis * Harriet (Rayner) Derry ’43 * Robert J. DeValle ’58 # Robert O. Dewey ’47 * George A. Dickerman ’61, ’92HD Leslie A. Dierauf ’70 Mark Donovan ’78 David A. Dunlavey ’67S, ’70 Christopher R. Dunlea ’89 Robert L. Duval ’58 Stephen E. Elmont ’64 * Jean E. Ferson ’52 Irene F. Fogg # * Martin Fonseca ’29 # * Gail (Mandell) Fox ’65 Donald C. Freeman Benedict F. Galas ’51 # * Helen Kay Galloway ’61 Karen L. Garvin ’66 Dorothy (Dunklee) Gavin ’43 George J. Gibavic ’50S * & Annette (Nelson) Gibavic ’64 * Charles L. Gleason ’40 * & Martha (Shirley) Gleason ’42 * Rose B. Gorin * Betty A. Green ’60, ’66MED William A. Green ’65 # & N. Bonny (Clapp) Green ’66 # Peter F. Grigas ’62 Robert C. Gunness ’32, ’63HD # * Myron D. Hager ’40 # & Gladys (Archibald) Hager ’41 # Joel M. Halpern ~ v D. Gibson Hammond, Jr. ’77MS Shane P. Hammond ’91, ’95MED Stanley L. Handman ’55 & Penny Bix-Handman William B. Harmon ’65 William J. Harrington ’51, ’52MA & Joyce (Gibbs) Harrington ’45, ’52MS * Robert A. Henry ’70 Martha B. Hill ’42 * Jonathan A. Hite ’78 # Norman C. Holcomb ’66 ~ Doris R. Holden ’75, ’80MS Jean (Gould) Hollis ’46 Frank F. Homeyer ’28 * Rhoda S. Honigberg Leonard J. Horwitz ’49 * Douglas W. Hosmer ’44 E. Vickery Hubbard * Richard W. Hubbard ’35 # * Richard F. Jackson ’49, ’55MS, ’57PhD Dana A. (Nadison) Jacober ’80 & Joseph Jacober
Mary (Ingraham) Jones ’27 # * Robert W. Joyce ’50 Raymond J. Kaleda ’66 & Laurel V. Kaleda Marie B. Kelleher ’42 * Diane E. Kelton ’45, ’62PhD Evelyn (Davis) Kennedy ’26 * Barbara Kerewsky-Halpern ’74MA, ’79PhD ~ Louis J. Kirsch III ’55 Suzanne C. Knapp ’51 J. Henry Korson * David J. Lane ’58 Gilbert W. Lawall v John W. Lederle ’70HD * v & Angie K. Lederle * Maurice W. Leland ’42 Wilfred R. Lenville & Frances D. Lenville Ruth (Raphael) Levens ’48, ’50MS # W. Torrey Little * & Doris T. Little * Linda G. Lockwood * Richard D. Lundy ’47 # * Douglas V. MacBrien ’76, ’79MBA * William P. MacConnell ’43 * John A. Maginnis ’18, ’68HD * Elaine (Nicpon) Marieb ’69PhD, ’85MS Esther (Coffin) Martin ’47 Thomas J. Mathews ’76 & Linnea L. Koons Michael A. Mendelsohn ’66 & Elizabeth M. Ferry ’66 Charlotte (Roberts) Messner ’55 Edwin L. Moore ’38, ’40MS, ’42PhD * Donald G. Moriarty ’60 ~ Roy E. Morse ’40, ’41MS, ’48PhD * John H. Morton ’66 James E. Mulcahy ’60S, ’66 Jean S. Muller * Gerald W. Murphy ’57 Stephen J. Nojeim ’81MS John F. O’Connell, Jr. ’70, ’72MBA Carl S. Oberg ’50 Dorothy Ornest * John V. Osmun ’40 & Dorothy (Morley) Osmun ’40 * Wayne S. Paige ’58 * Elizabeth Schneck Palter ’62, ’75PhD Bradford O. Parker * Thomas F. Parker ’72 William A. Patterson III v Charles F. Perrell ’71, ’72MBA Victor J. Pietkiewicz ’53 # Arthur I. Poland ’64 Marjorie (Aubertin) Pratt ’45 Thomas E. Radlo ’69 Margarita H. Rand * Marvin D. Rausch # * v & Jane M. Rausch # v J. Melinda Rigney ’86EdD & Lloyd W. Ortman, Jr. Edith L. Robinson *
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Mary (Carney) Rockwell ’45 * Israel J. Rogosa ’42 * Steve Rollin ’70EdD Harold D. Rose ’39 * Daniel Rosenfield ’53 John J. Ross ’48S * Janice (Rittenburg) Rossbach ’49 B. Robert Rubin ’66 Robert H. Ruf, Jr. ’52S, ’55 * & Patricia A. Ruf * Janet C. Sargent ’35 * Donald T. Savage ’60 & Patricia A. Savage Neil Scanlan ’67 Manfred E. Schmaizl ’60 Judith (Broder) Sellner ’52 Robert A. Shanley v Gary P. Sharpe ’70 Alice K. (Monk) Shepard ’43 Julian S. Shock, Jr. ’68S * Edwin V. Sisson ’68 Don H. Smith ’34 # * Frederic S. Smith III ’63 # ~ Norman A. Smith ’79, ’91MBA ~ Susan C. Soloyanis ’75MS, ’78PhD Barbara L. Sparks ’70 Diane (Presz) Stengle ’72, ’80PhD ~ Frank P. Stetz ’73MED, ’75EdD * Doris (Dyer) Steward ’39 * Judith L. Streeter ’75 Helen E. Symons ’65 # Jesse A. Taft ’30, ’48MS * Milton C. Taft ’54 * Barbara L. (Beebe) Takahashi ’81 Paul H. Terry ’59MS, ’63PhD Donald N. Thatcher ’49 * & Janet (Sanctuary) Thatcher ’49 Kasha V. Thayer ’44 * Robert P. Thimot ’53 & Barbara A. Thimot * Hayden B. Tibbetts, Jr. ’60 Zina Tillona v Rose N. Vali # * C. Lynn Vendien # * v Marguerite (Merritt) Walker ’45 Esther M. Wallace * HA v Nancy R. Webber ’42 # * Millicent (Carpenter) Wettstein ’40 David R. White ’77, ’78MS Kenneth D. Witt ’42 * William E. Woodburn, Jr. ’56 John M. Zebb ’75 Ervin H. Zube ’99HD * & Margaret J. (Pew) Zube ’70MA, ’74PhD * * Deceased # Charter Member ~ Parent v Current faculty, staff, or emeritus faculty HA Honorary alumnus or alumna HD Honorary degree recipient S Stockbridge alumnus or alumna
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With grants, Sofiya Alhassan, faculty member in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, works to increase physical activities of preschoolers in Springfield.
Im mpr roving Liv vess, Im mprov ving g Commu unitiees When she conducts research in local communities, Sofiya Alhassan, faculty member in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, adheres to the principle of leaving a place better than before you started. “The whole idea of doing community-based research is to improve our society, to improve our community,” she says.
the rates of obesity and related diseases low. “We have to take into account cultural differences in our studies and dance is a big part of African American culture,” explains Alhassan. Based in Springfield, the project will have multiple phases centered around a core group of 75 daughters and mothers.
With $623,754 in funding from two different sources, Alhassan will be spending the next few years in Springfield on projects designed to reduce obesity and diabetes in girls and their mothers as well as increasing physical activity of preschoolers. The National Institute of Health awarded Alhassan a four-year $448,782 grant, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a two-year $174,972 grant.
In the Robert Wood Johnson funded study, Alhassan is working with teachers and preschoolers enrolled in 10 schools in Springfield. Her goal is to change physical activity requirements at school and to design programs where young children get maximum benefit from physical activity.
With the NIH grant, Alhassan will study the use of Afrocentric dance as a way to increase activity of elementary school girls and their mothers and keep
In both of the projects, Alhassan, who has been teaching at UMass Amherst for the last four years, involves the community and participants at all levels. “You have sustainable change when the community is involved in every step of the way,” she notes.
Org ganiza ations The following corporations, foundations, and other organizations supported a broad range of programs and activities with gifts of $25,000 or more. Corporations (including Corporate Foundations) 3M Acushnet Company + Alli, Alliance of Action Sports Alpha Omega Electromagnetics
Arbella Insurance Barker Steel Bayer + Baystate Health ++ Cargill + CEM Corporation Coca-Cola ++
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Compass Foods ConAgra Foods + Cryptography Research DuPont ExxonMobil + Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund ++ General Motors
A CAMPUS TRANSFORMING Corporations (continued) Goldman Sachs + Google Hotel Marlowe IBM ++ Intel ++ Liberty Mutual Marriott Mars, Inc. + MassMutual Millipore National Grid + NEC Laboratories America Nestlé + NewLANS, Inc. NSTAR Ocean Spray ++ Panasonic PepsiCo Procter & Gamble ++ Quali-Pro Raytheon ++ Sumitomo Chemical TABB Group Unilever UpToDate, Inc. Valent BioSciences Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program ++ VISTAGY Waters Corporation Wolf Greenfield +
Foundations (including Family Foundations) Avon Foundation for Women Barksdale Family Fund ++ Bonefish & Tarpon Trust The Boston Foundation + John and Elaine Brouillard Fund + Common Ground Foundation Lotta M. Crabtree Trust ++ Davis Educational Foundation Clarence and Anne Dillon Dunwalke Trust EDUCAUSE The Elsevier Foundation Robert L. Epstein Family Foundation Florence Heiman Charitable Remainder Trust Pamela Meadows Jacobs Family Trust Jewish Endowment Foundation of Western Massachusetts ++ Robert Wood Johnson Foundation The Lipp Family Foundation + Richard Lounsbery Foundation Massachusetts 4-H Foundation ++ McCormack Foundation The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation The John Merck Fund Nirenberg Foundation ++ O.J. Noer Research Foundation The David & Lucile Packard Foundation Passport Foundation Gustavus and Louise Pfeiffer Research Foundation Research Corporation for Science Advancement The Spencer Foundation The John F. Welch, Jr. Foundation
Other Organizations AICPA Foundation American Chemical Society ++ American Diabetes Association American Federation for Aging Research American Heart Association + American Institute for Cancer Research California Institute of Technology Cape Cod Cranberry Growers’ Association + The Center for Popular Economics + The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Corporation for Public Broadcasting + English Literary Renaissance Foundational Questions Institute + Human Frontier Science Program Institute for New Economic Thinking Institute of Food Technologists March of Dimes Foundation Mount Holyoke College National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance National Multiple Sclerosis Society National Radio Astronomy Observatory The New York Farmers + PERI Support Fund + Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Research Support Fund ++ Sociologists for Women in Society TREE Fund University of California, Los Angeles
+ 5 to 9 consecutive years of giving ++10 to 24 consecutive years of giving +++ 25 or more consecutive years of giving
Nursing Scholarshipp Honors Professsor
“Uncle George valued Ann and his family. Education came next,” explains niece Camille F. Balestri, herself a nurse practitioner. However, it was through Sheridan, she maintains, that Balestri developed an abiding interest in nursing and the school’s students, faculty, and alumni. With her background in pediatric nursing, Sheridan personified to him a commitment to excellence in nursing education. A UMass Amherst faculty member from 1965 to 1998, Sheridan also served as interim director of the then Division of Nursing from 1986 to 1988 and worked
They were long-time, devoted companions, traveling the world together and faithfully attending School of Nursing events. So before he died in 2009 at the age of 88, civil engineer, architect, and philanthropist George L. Balestri made plans to honor the work and career of his dear friend, E. Ann Sheridan ’83EdD, professor emerita of nursing. Now his bequest of $50,000 has established an endowment bearing her name. E. Ann Sheridan
tirelessly both to forge bonds with alumni and to gather and preserve the history of nursing instruction on campus. Starting next year, The Dr. E. Ann Sheridan Scholarship Fund will endow an annual scholarship for a student in the four-year baccalaureate program. Sheridan is pleased with the idea of a legacy that may help others follow in her footsteps and become, as she was, a recognized leader, educator, and practitioner in pediatric nursing.
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Commemoration ns The following were honored or memorialized by members of the Founders and Leadership Giving Circles. IN HONOR OF J. Gary Bernhard ’84EdD Cheryl L. Brooks ’15EdD v Stephen P. Driscoll ’73 Ernest A. Gallo v Harold D. Grotevant v Stephen J. Harris ’81 v Joyce M. Hatch ’88MBA v Helen Haversat Carl Johnson & J. Margaret Johnson ~ Kathryn L. Kern ’10 Robert A. Nakosteen v Janet M. Rifkin v Barbara J. Roche ’78 v Andrew T. Rudd ~ & Virginia Rudd ~ Geraldine Shank
Ronald L. Snell v Richard S. Stein ’92HD v IN MEMORY OF Doris E. Abramson ’49 v Geneva J. Baillieul Brett Berenson Melvyn S. Berger Edna Cook John Eddy Diane S. Foster Gerald J. Grady HA Eileen F. Hayes ’88MS, ’97PhD ~ v Ernest H. Hofer v Bronislaw M. Honigberg Saul B. Klaman ’41
Andrew C. Knowles III ’57, ’82HD G. Stanley Koehler v William G. Kornegay v Milton D. Morin ’67 Lois C. Norman George N. Parks HA ~ Helen S. Perry Barbara Rose ~ George W. Spiro ’71MS David J. Styles ’95EdD Carl P. Swanson ’37, ’57HD v Jeffrey M. Tenenbaum Joseph N. Testamarta ’50 N. Ralph Testarmata ’50 Romolo Testarmata ’50 Estelle Wallenius
Helen V. (Eaton) Walsh ’71 James M. Warchol ’72 Catherine T. Warka Marion Whalen Mary M. Whittaker-Webster ’85 Adam M. Wishnow ’89
~ Parent v Current faculty, staff, or emeritus faculty
Founders and Leadership Giving Circle members also made gifts to the following commemorative funds. Alviani Masterclass Fund Katherine Antunes-Smith Memorial Scholarship Endowment Scott J. Bacherman Fund Joan E. Barr Memorial Scholarship Elizabeth Alice Gaucher Beary Memorial Scholarship Kathleen Horan Berman Nursing Scholarship Ann Elder Bestor Memorial Scholarship Fund In Music Roger C. Biron Memorial Scholarship John J. Bonsignore Library Fund for Legal Studies Materials Richard J. Clark Memorial Fund George and Rose Daboul Scholarship Fund Edna M. Dahlquist Scholarship James W. Dietz Crew Fund David Dillon Memorial Lecture Fund John H. Dittfach Scholarship Endowment Charles T. Donovan Scholarship Endowment John W. Eldridge Graduate Fellowship in Chemical Engineering Simon & Satenig Ermonian Memorial Scholarship Fund Richard J. Farris Memorial Fund in Polymer Science Dr. F.J. Francis Graduate Scholarship Fund Vic Fusia Endowed Scholarship Robert L. Gluckstern Distinguished Professorship of Physics Carolyn Harper Memorial Fellowship
Joseph Hartshorn Graduate Scholarship in Quaternary Geology Eileen Hayes Scholarship Nancy B. Hellman Award William Heronemus Scholarship Fund Herbert O. Hultin Food Science Scholarship Fund Patricia Hunter Fund for the Western Massachusetts Writing Project W. Scott Jeffery Fund Corinne A. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Bill Kamienski Scholarship Endowment Robert W. Lenz Memorial Endowment for Graduate Scholarships Professor Victor Lesser Graduate Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence Celeste M. and John F. Loughman Memorial Scholarship Kerry Dunn MacKenzie Scholarship for Study in Paris Eugenie M. May Award for Piano Performance Maia Felisse McDermott Memorial BDIC Scholarship Rose Cecelia Beary McDonald Memorial Scholarship William E. McEwen Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund in Chemistry Joseph E. Motherway Fellowship Dean Thomas O’Brien Endowed Chair Dr. Brian O’Connor Honorary Gift Fund Julian Olevsky Memorial Scholarship in Violin Nancy Jean Lahteine Palmer Memorial Scholarship Fund
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George N. Parks Memorial Award Fund Joseph Perrozzi Memorial Scholarship Fund James P. Petri Scholar in Forest Ecology & Conservation Fund Lawrence Dana Pinkham Memorial Scholarship Robin Popplestone Fellowship in Robotics & Artificial Intelligence Ronald J. Prokopy Memorial Endowment Jack Ragle Endowed Fund in Chemistry Winifred C. and Jesse L. Rice Memorial Fund Michael S. Roif Award in Film Studies Alice S. and Peter H. Rossi Lecture Series Dr. E. Ann Sheridan Scholarship Fund Emily Silverman Book Collecting Award Enid S. Silverman Nursing Scholarship Fund Professor Richard H. Simpson Endowed Professorship Joyce E. and Benedict J. Smar Endowment for Angel Tickets H.T.U. Smith Memorial Geology Fund Ned Taft Internship Fund in Environmental Science Marilyn & Richie Tannenbaum Scholarship Endowment Paul Utgoff Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Machine Learning Lance Corporal Eric Paul Valdepeñas Scholarship Lawrence and Anna Wikander Scholarship Cleve E. Willis Experimental Economics Laboratory Fund Stanley Young Memorial Scholarship
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