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Richard (Chad) Bergeron and his wife, Amanda, welcomed their new daughter, Evelyn Grace, in January. Son Jasper started kindergarten in the fall. Chad celebrated 10 years of working at Brandeis this summer. Arudra Burra moved back to India five years ago, following a stint at UCLA as a postdoctoral fellow in law and philosophy. He teaches at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, a short walk from where he grew up. He writes, “It is an interesting experience — fun as well as challenging — to try to give engineering students a taste for philosophy and law.” In December, he married Swathi Sukumar, an occasion for a Brandeis get-together. The star guests were associate professor of philosophy Jerry Samet and his wife, Debbie. Rachel Glasser, who graduated from Brooklyn Law School and lives on New York City’s Upper West Side, is director of digital privacy at GroupM, the world’s largest media investment agency. She was recently promoted to senior partner there. Jennifer Green was selected to participate in the American Psychological Association’s Committee on Children, Youth and Families work group, which will develop a policy brief on racial and ethnic disparities in children’s mental health. A report Jennifer co-authored, commissioned in 2015 by the William T. Grant Foundation, will serve as a basis for the brief. She is an associate professor of special education at Boston University. Elisabeth Ioannides, curator at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens since 2002, collaborated with Eginition Hospital on the first art/psychotherapy program created for a museum in Greece. She recently published an article in the journal Museum International about using museums as therapeutic environments. She also wrote a chapter for the forthcoming book “The Contribution of Art Psychotherapies in the Psychiatric Therapeutic Process.” Elisabeth lives in Athens with her husband, daughter, three cats and dog. Cori Robinson established her own law firm, a New York/New Jersey practice focused on trusts, estates and elder law. She is married to Gavriel Bellino ’99, the rabbi at NYC’s 6th Street Community Synagogue. Their children are Choni, 12, and Keshet, 6. Scott Silverstone married Yael Rosenzweig in 2014. The couple made aliyah and live in Jerusalem. Scott works in high-tech business strategy and mergers at Jerusalem Equity, an Israeli investment bank. Hu Alaric Toy earned his clinical doctorate in acupuncture from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He spent the past three years studying and interning at the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Hospital and private clinics in Nanjing.

Family members with Elmo at Sesame Place.

TICKLE HIM ELMO: Galete Levin ’00, husband Jonathan, and children Ari and Lia hang out with Elmo during the fifth annual Brandeis Alumni Association-sponsored visit to Sesame Place, in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Nearly 100 alumni and their families enjoyed the day. Denise Silber Brooks ’84, P’16, president of the Alumni Club of Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, chaired the event.

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