Class Correspondent

Robert Rein practices law in Los Angeles and enjoys his three children and two grandchildren.

Since retiring in 2000 after a career as an English teacher at Waltham High School, Ira Steinberg has worked as a personal trainer at Boston Sports Club.

Judith A. (Kaden) Lewis, Ph.D.’85, retired as a full-time professor from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is teaching as an adjunct, working on a genetics text for undergraduate nursing students, traveling and knitting.

Mary Huff Stevenson
has retired from her job as professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, but remains there on a post-retirement part-time contract. She writes, “I have started an encore career as a fitness instructor for seniors.”

Jean Wolman recently retired but stays busy traveling, hiking, playing tennis and being involved with community organizing and nonprofit boards.

Gwenn Karel Levine founded a mentoring program, the Peterson Youth Photography Project. She is semiretired.

George Baral founded Green Building Solutions, a contracting firm specializing in energy efficiency.

Lois Galgay Reckitt works at Family Crisis Services and is finishing a stint as national president of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Her letter notes, “I’m still happily living with my partner (Lyn Carter) in Maine — and trying to get legally married (alas). I have three grandkids!”

Joseph Perkins is working, going on road trips and enjoying his grandchildren. He writes to say, “Hopefully, I’m bringing joy to my myriad interactions with other world travelers.”

Joel Perlmutter sends this news: “Janet Strassman ’80 and I just moved to our dream house in Stow, Mass.”

Celeste Matilda Andrade launched a career in media services journalism and community television. She travels regularly.

Judith Schub is an art historian who conducts research to identify and help recover works of art looted by the Nazis.

Michael Moscovich writes, “I’m trying to organize a dignified withdrawal from my law practice. I’m awaiting my first grandchild.”

Gary Jacobs retired from MGM Mirage and has returned to private practice. He’s active in business and community affairs. His wife, Robin Benoff Jacobs, is a practicing psychologist.

Terry Merris Hurlbert has retired. She works to improve her small town, enjoys her family and grandchildren, and is getting better at bridge.

Stephen Wiesner reports that he does half of his cooking with a solar collector and works on energy projects.

Victoria Hilkevitch Bedford retired to become professor emerita at the University of Indianapolis in 2009, but continues to pursue research. She writes, “I’ve also become politically and musically active. I have an 8-month-old grandson and two beautiful sons-in-law.” 
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