ALUMNI MAKING NEWS
Dr. Mark Wolraich '66 is co-author of ADHD Diagnosis & Management – A Practical Guide for the Clinic & the Classroom (Paul H. Brookes Publishing, 2010). The book emphasizes how "health professionals, educators and families can best work together to optimize treatment."
Bill T. Jones is among the recipients of the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors. He will be honored at the 33rd annual national celebration of the arts, which will take place in Washington on Sunday, Dec. 5. Once again, the ceremony will be broadcast on the CBS television network. Read more about Bill's accomplishments in the University magazine and at the Kennedy Center website.
Timothy Masters '80, who writes under the pen name "Sandy Samson", published a full-length novel, Red Dust and Bones (Purple Sword, 2010), a science-fiction thriller. Find out more at SandySamson.com.
Chrys Ballerano '85 works for the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault in Albany, where she is co-director of the sexual assault and mental health project "Building Connections". She was instrumental in bringing the program to the Binghamton University campus for a one-day conference earlier this month. She and her colleagues will present the program in several locations across the state; visit the agency's website to view the schedule.
Anastasia Courtney '88 will open the solo photography exhibit "Fragments" on Thursday, Sept. 30 at the Learn Italy New York gallery space - located at 226 W. 37 St., 10th floor (between 7th and 8th avenues) in Manhattan. The show will be open for about a month. Find out more at Courtney's website.
Brian G. Becker '90 opened a law firm, Becker & Associates, P.A., in Boca Raton, Fla., which focuses on immigration law. He also writes a weekly column on various immigration topics in El Sentinel newspaper, and has appeared on radio and television programs to give his expert opinions and legal advice.
Larry Tuxbury '90 co-wrote the novel Benjamin Franklinstein Lives (Putnam, 2010), the story of young Victor Godwin, who discovers that Benjamin Franklin has been sleeping in suspended animation in a secret basement beneath his house. Find out more at benjaminfranklinstein.com.
Caroline LaGuerre-Brown '94 is vice provost for institutional equity at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She was formerly associate vice provost for institutional equity and has worked to strengthen fairness, inclusion and diversity guidelines, programs and initiatives at Johns Hopkins.
Thomas Brucie, PhD '02 published a chapbook of poems, Moments Around the Campfire with a Vietnam Vet (Cervena Barva Press, 2010). Find out more at the publisher's website.