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The New York Times recently profiled comedian Michael “Myq” Kaplan, following the evolution of one of his jokes from the time he first told it in late 2011 at a New York comedy club to when he delivered it before a national audience on “Conan” in March. According to the newspaper, he tried different variations of the joke at about 80 different performances until he felt as if he had perfected it. Chad Bergeron writes, “Just wanted to drop a quick note to say my wife and I are expecting our first child in August. Future member of the Brandeis Class of 2034? Who knows?” Carol Allman-Morton was promoted to assistant director of alumni and parent programs at Amherst College. Her primary responsibilities include alumni-student engagement programs and working with young alumni on everything from professional development to reunions. “In other news,” she writes, “both of my stepchildren are now in college! Yikes.” Rick Maletsky and Heidi Sachs welcomed a daughter, Hannah Sachs Maletsky, on March 7 in New York. Hannah is little sister to David and Max Maletsky. Olympic fencer Tim Morehouse wrote “American Fencer: Modern Lessons from an Ancient Sport,” a memoir with inspirational lessons based on his journey to the podium at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Tim will be competing for the U.S. team at this year’s Summer Games in London.

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