Susan Cole, M.A.’71, Ph.D.’72, president of Montclair State University in New Jersey since 1998, was named to NJBIZ’s list of the 100 most powerful people in New Jersey business. Susan, who was ranked 38th, was the only academic on the list.

Emory professor Deborah Lipstadt, M.A.’72, Ph.D.’76, recently published “The Eichmann Trial,” a fresh look at the 1961 trial in Israel of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann. In the book, Deborah contends that, despite a couple of courtroom blunders, the prosecutor presented overwhelming incriminating evidence to prove that Eichmann’s claim that he was just a low-level bureaucrat was a lie.

Jan Wald, Ph.D.’77, has joined Morgan Keegan & Company as a senior equity research analyst following the medical device industry. Jan has worked at Noble Financial Group, Stanford Group Company, A.G. Edwards and George K. Baum. The Food and Drug Administration approved a new antibiotic to treat a potentially deadly intestinal infection. The drug was developed by Optimer Pharmaceuticals, which was founded by Michael Nientse Chang, Ph.D.'79, and Tessie Chang, Ph.D.'80.

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