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Marisa Guterman

As an Interdisciplinary Studies Field major, wearing many different hats on her debut feature film LOST & FOUND IN CLEVELAND felt organic for writer-producer-director Marisa Guterman ’10. Using the foundation of her created focus at Berkeley – Art’s Potential for Social & Political Change – she put her studies into action. LOST & FOUND IN CLEVELAND is a look at the […]

Roberta Satow

Roberta Satow ’66, Ph.D., is a practicing psychoanalyst in Washington, CT. She is a senior member of the faculty and control analyst at the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis. Roberta is Professor Emerita of Sociology at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. In addition to her non-fiction book […]

Mary-Margaret Anderson

Mary-Margaret Anderson ’73, a retired administrative law judge with the California Office of Administrative Hearings from 1997 until 2017, has been elected chair-elect, or 2025 chair-in-waiting, of the Board of Trustees of The National Judicial College, the nation’s oldest, largest, and most widely attended school for judges. In 2009, she was appointed to the Medical […]

Judy Kutulas

Judy Kutulas ’75 writes: “Enjoying retirement, but I’ve just published one last scholarly work, Sitcom Mom: The Evolution of a Classic Television Character, on Lexington Press.”

Jill Cheng

Jill Cheng (BA Architecture, 1996), AIA, LEED AP BD+C, was recently promoted to Associate Principal at Los Angeles firm CO Architects. She has more than 20 years of experience in planning, design, and project management in institutional projects, include healthcare, higher education, justice, and K-12 facilities. A member of the firm from 2001-2017, Jill rejoined […]

Keith Hatschek

Author and educator Keith Hatschek’s (’73) most recent book, The Real Ambassadors: Dave and Iola Brubeck and Louis Armstrong Challenge Segregation, was selected for the prestigious ASCAP Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Book on Popular Music for 2023. Hatschek majored in History and says that the research methods he learned during his undergraduate years […]

Jason Anderson

Jason Anderson (2004 MBA, Haas School of Business) says: “While my Haas classmates would never have predicted this from my horrible showing in speech class, in early January I became a candidate for the Kansas Senate legislature. Recent years found me working on public education advocacy work back home in the Kansas City suburbs, and […]

Elaina Dente

Elaina Dente ’13 was promoted to Associate by Delawie (San Diego, Calif.) in 2023. Dente joined Delawie in 2021 and boasts over a decade of architectural experience. She supports Delawie’s Science + Technology endeavors and is the Project Manager of several ongoing projects in the Sorrento Valley and Torrey Pines neighborhoods of San Diego.

Michael Ackley

Michael Ackley (Journalism, ’66) has self-published “A Contemporary Bestiary,” poetry about things learned from animals. (Available via Amazon.) His introduction says, in part: “It is common for the aged to look back over the scribblings they have collected . . . and decide they really ought to be shared. As I am no different in […]

Sneed Collard

Sneed B. Collard III, Class of 1983, received the 2024 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for his children’s picture book, Border Crossings (Charlesbridge Publishing). The book, illustrated by Howard Gray, takes a look at the impact of the border wall on wildlife. The Orbis Pictus is the nation’s oldest children’s nonfiction award and is given out […]

David Wurtzel

David Wurtzel ’70 has just published his second novel, The Chosen City: Hollywood in the 1930s, with Discript Ltd. (available on Amazon). Having been born in Hollywood himself, David has taken inspiration from his own family’s involvement in the motion picture industry over the last century. The narrator, Bobby, is the outsider member of a […]

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Trump’s claims notwithstanding, U.S. elections are more secure than ever 

By Tom Kertscher

Elections expert David Becker says voters should have full confidence in the 2024 presidential vote.