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Institute of Medicine Elects Beyrer '81

Internationally renowned expert on AIDS, Dr. Christopher C. Beyrer '81, recently was recognized for outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service with election to membership in the Institute of Medicine (IOM), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. The IOM is one of the National Academies of Science, initiated by President Abraham Lincoln. Beyrer is a pro...  More >>

Frishman '00 Named 40 Under 40

Aaron Frishman '00, a trust and estate lawyer with Bond Schoeneck & King, PLLC, in Syracuse, N.Y., was named to the 40 Under Forty class of 2014 by Bizeventz, a company in the Business Journal News Network. "I'm flattered and honored that I was selected for the award -- it wasn't something I was expecting," says Frishman, who recently returned to the Central New York area with his wife and so...  More >>

WNY Consortium Names Alegre '73 Vice Chair

Mitchell Alegre '73, an adjunct professor at the College of Business Administration at Niagara University, was recently named vice chair of the Western New York Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium. Comprised of higher education professionals, the WNY Student Leadership and Engagement Consortium aims to spread its expertise, provide programming for students and develop the influence of th...  More >>

Vanity Fair Features Alums’ Company

Hand in Hand, a company founded by Bill Glaab '06 and Courtney Apple '08, was recently featured in Vanity Fair. The article notes the company is "leading the charge to change the world, one bar of soap at a time." For every bar of soap purchased from Hand in Hand, a bar of soap and a month's worth of clean water is donated to a child in a developing nation. "As of today, they have provided more t...  More >>

Seattle Deputy Mayor Kim '98 Profiled

Hyeok Kim '98, who was chosen by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray as one of the city's two deputy mayors in December 2013, was recently profiled in Northwest Asian Weekly. In the article, Kim, who is Seattle's first Asian American female deputy mayor, reflects that, "in the year 2014, to have those kinds of firsts is maybe a reflection of how far we have yet to go. I cannot help but also be very, very pro...  More >>