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Michelle Weisfelner Bloom was appointed assistant professor in the cardiovascular diseases division at Stony Brook University School of Medicine in New York.Her practice encompassestreating patients with a wide range of advanced cardiovascular diseases at Stony Brook’s Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy Center. She comes to Stony Brook from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she completed a one-year advanced heart failure, VAD and cardiac transplant fellowship. She receivedan M.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey–Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Jenny Small’s first book, “Understanding College Students’ Spiritual Identities: Different Faiths, Varied Worldviews,” is now available. In it, she uses research-based illustrations to call on higher-education professionals and academics to more effectively and completely consider a multifaith frame to view the impact of faith diversity on college campuses.

Alumni Club of Washington gathered to watch Brandeis' Starving Artist a cappella group perform

Club president Seth Spergel ’99, Ellyn Getz ’12, Sara
Cormeny ’92 and Dan Kazzaz ’74, M.A.’74, joined more
than 100 members of the Alumni Club of Washington,
D.C.,who gathered to watch Brandeis’ Starving Artists
a cappella group perform.

She earned a Ph.D. in higher and postsecondary education from the University of Michigan. Raine Heidenberg married Randy Rollner on July 10, 2011, during a traditional Jewish ceremony witnessed by family and friends in an apple orchard at Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, N.Y. Raine recently launched her own firm, Raine Heidenberg Interior Design, after working for several years for different interior designers and architects. She earned a master’s degree in interior design at the Pratt Institute. Geoff Getz, who had an illustrious career as a middle-distance runner, will be inducted into the Joseph Linsey Brandeis Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies on March 31 in the Gosman Sports and Convocation Center. Geoff won three NCAA Division III national championships and finished runner-up twice at 800 meters. He also claimed five New England All-Division titles at that distance.

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