Class Correspondent

Simon Finger, M.A.’00, is a visiting assistant professor of history and humanities at Reed College. He earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. from Princeton, specializing in Colonial and early republic United States, the history of medicine, and maritime history. Jason Horst is an associate in the San Francisco office of Crowell & Moring and a member of the firm’s litigation group. His practice includes appeals, complex commercial litigation, and representation of attorneys and law firms. Joshua Milgrim was named partner at Dechert. He is a member of the firm’s international and domestic tax practice in New York, where he focuses on the tax aspects of public and private mergers and acquisitions, business structuring, and financing transactions. Pete Skomoroch is a principal data scientist at LinkedIn in Mountain View, Calif., where he focuses on reputation systems, collaborative filtering and building data-driven products. He leads a team of data scientists focused on identity at LinkedIn and was the inventor of LinkedIn Skills.

Alumni Club of Houston
Members of the Alumni Club of Houston gathered at the Tasting Room in September for a happy hour, chaired by Aria Tatelman ’00. Club president Francyne Davis Jacobs ’95 and Brandeis staff member Beth Ann Burns talked with the attendees about ideas for upcoming events and ways to connect with the Brandeis community in Houston. Front (from left): Waeel Natah, M.A.’11, Aria, Shari Rubin Heinz ’00, Francyne, and David Bell ’71. Back (from left): Richard Hirshberg ’53, Beth Ann, Debbie Goldwasser ’98 and Jeffrey Rice ’97.
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