Vivian Pisano recently released Living in Two Worlds: A Memoir (Arc Light Books). This lyrically evocative memoir is a story of love, loss, and reflection. Vivian, born to an American mother and Chilean father, has an idyllic childhood in her father’s country. At the age of ten, Vivian’s world was disrupted as her sister’s illness […]
The Academic Council of Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski, Bulgariadecided on Dec. 18, 2019 unanimously to award the honorary degree “DoctorHonoris Causa” to Klaas Bergmann “for his outstanding contributions toscience and for his continuous commitment to the integration of EasternEurope to the European Research Area; and in particular, for hiscollaboration with researchers from the Faculty […]
Jane Kuo‘s debut middle grade novel, In the Beautiful Country, is forthcoming from HarperCollins/Quill Tree on June 14, 2022. Loosely based on the author’s own experience, the story is about an immigrant girl’s first year in America.
Prerak Juthani graduated with his MD and MBA from the Yale School of Medicine and the Yale School of Management this past month. He is excited to return back to the Bay Area to start his Internal Medicine residency training at Stanford (but we won’t hold that against him).
During covid Frank Bliss finished his first symphony the “DreamCycle” based on the business cycle of Wonder, Blunder, Thunder and Plunder. Scored for full symphony orchestra, he’s now looking to find an orchestra to do the world premier.
Having finished his PhD in political science at UC Berkeley Jonathan Rothman taught for six years at Whittier College, being promoted to the rank of associate professor. After a year of teaching he went to law school at night and finished at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles in December 1983, took and passed the bar […]
Colleen Hofstadter Hlavac completed her debut mystery novel, The Stalker in the Desert, during the pandemic. The novel has become an international seller, achieving sales in seventeen countries. Colleen’s next mystery novel, Liquid Deceptions, is scheduled to launch this summer.For more information, please visit www.Colleenhlavac.com or @colleenhofstadterhlavac on Instagram.
Matej Silecky is the Director of a documentary about Ukrainian history that began airing on PBS stations nationwide in April 2022, timing that coincided with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The film, Baba Babee Skazala, tells the little-known story of Ukrainian children torn from their homes in the crush between the Nazi and Soviet fronts in […]
Elizabeth Moore is the new Chief Communications Officer at UC Hastings as of February 1, 2022. She previously worked as the Director of Communications for Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey.
This April, Conchita Lozano-Batista joined Earthjustice as their General Counsel.
Olivia Clare Friedman published her debut novel, Here Lies, with Grove Atlantic in March 2022.
Abel Guillen ’97 MPP ’01 has been named Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond headquartered at the California Department of Education. Previously, his public service track record includes serving as a Trustee for the Peralta Community Colleges and an Oakland City Council member. He looks forward to gathering […]