Class Correspondent

Dmitriy Kozlov started his own web design and marketing company, Purpose Inspired Marketing. Adina Moskowitz attends graduate school at the New York School of Interior Design. Andrew Litwin is pursuing a master’s in biomedical sciences from Tufts University School of Medicine and hopes to apply to medical school after earning his degree. Susan Paykin lives in Washington, D.C., where she works as a legislative assistant at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. Sean Petterson is a litigation paralegal at Boies, Schiller & Flexner in New York. He writes, “My work has shown me the inside of the legal world, a tremendous experience that has prompted me to apply to law school.” Sean lives in Brooklyn and enjoys hanging out with other Brandeis alums in the city. Ayal Weiner-Kaplow is a fellow with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee’s Service Corps. He lives in Israel, works on community gardening projects, and serves as a mentor and adviser for at-risk immigrant youth from Ethiopia. Ian Reichek is a business adviser for Ernst & Young in New York. He spent the winter months working for a client in Mettawa, Ill. Ian lives on the Lower East Side of Manhattan with two fellow alumni, Shirah Moses and Matthew Fowler. Daniela Montoya Fontalvo spent her fall semester in Milan, Italy, taking courses in management and finance while an exchange student from the Brandeis International Business School (IBS). She returned to Waltham to finish a master’s degree in international economics and finance. She hopes to find a job in public relations or marketing after graduation. Shelly Alchanati is also pursuing a master’s in international economics and finance at IBS. Josh Mandell lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., with Lauren Reibstein. He is an assistant account executive at Grey Advertising and works on the DirecTV account (you know those baby giraffe commercials). Josh often spends time with other Brandeis grads at weekly trivia events and plays Frisbee with Sean Petterson. Andrew Glynn is working as a permanent substitute teacher at Marshfield (Mass.) High School. In his spare time, he is planning his wedding with his fiancée, Elyse Tompkins. Ben Hornstein is studying molecular virology and microbiology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Leigh Nusbaum had an amazing summer in Istanbul, where she worked for the Intercultural Dialogue Platform, interviewing religious leaders and academics about interfaith relations in Turkey. She earned a degree from Brandeis in December. Matt Fowler is pursuing an M.F.A. in dramatic writing from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. His play about a bathroom attendant was chosen for a concert reading at the school’s 2011 Ten Minute Play Festival. Jen Abidor lives in midtown Manhattan with Robin Lichtenstein. Jen earned a master’s degree in media studies from the New School while holding down a job at M magazine, a national publication for girls ages 9–14. When she gets the chance, Jen tries to make it to trivia nights with her fellow NYC Brandeis alums.  Matthew Kriegsman is in the accelerated program at Cardozo Law School and serves as the program’s class president. A certified private pilot since 2007 and co-founder of the Brandeis Aviation Club, he hopes to merge his flying experience and his legal training by pursuing a career in aviation law. Andrew Hogan is in his first year at Georgetown Law School. Judah Marans is doing criminal defense investigation work in Washington, D.C., as an intern at Georgetown Law’s Criminal Justice Clinic. Kristine Posadas works at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where she focuses on renal oncology. She is the primary study coordinator for four clinical trials dealing with metastatic and/or advanced renal cell carcinoma. In December, Kristine went to Barcelona for an investigators’ meeting to open a new protocol with Genentech/Roche Pharmaceuticals. Jake Crosby is pursuing an M.P.H. in epidemiology at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. He is also a contributing editor to Age of Autism. Adina Moskowitz attends graduate school at the New York School of Interior Design. She is an intern with Julie Hillman Design while she is in school.
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