Class Correspondent

Don’t forget: Alumni Weekend, on June 8-10, marks our class’s 35th Reunion. Watch for emails and check our Facebook page for upcoming details about all the events being planned. Hope to see you there!

William Cember is the principal at law firm Cember & Cember, in New City, New York. Bill handles cases related to commercial litigation, debt collection and criminal defense. Wife Alicia is also an attorney in the firm. Their kids, Kenny, 26, and Nicole, 23, live in two cities — Kansas City, Missouri, and Boston — that Bill and Alicia love to visit. Bill’s over-40 softball team won its league championship in 2017. Benjamin Cowen was appointed CEO of ImmunoMet Therapeutics, a private biotechnology company focused on using cellular metabolism to develop novel anti-tumor and immuno-oncology therapies. He had previously served as chief operating officer. Dana Robin Goldman is vice mayor of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, where she lives with her husband, Michael Gates, and their daughter, Julia. She is a real estate lawyer at Shutts & Bowen in Miami. David Lewis is senior associate of the Americas program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a bipartisan nonprofit policy-research organization in Washington, D.C. Emanuel Lowi teaches in the First Peoples Studies program at Concordia University, in Montreal. His focus is the Inuit peoples of the Arctic. Sally Michael was named managing partner at the Boston office of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, a law firm with 400 attorneys in 15 offices. She specializes in commercial real estate. She is also a board member at the Boston Home, a long-term care facility for adults with severe neurological diseases. Sally is married to Eric Pomerantz ’82, who, after many years of working as a tax accountant and then a water-treatment company CFO, is an office manager at a health-care practice. They have two daughters: Elana is studying psychology at UMass Boston, and Shira is studying nursing at Drexel. Quamrul Mina is co-founder and CEO of Pragma Systems, a software company in Austin, Texas. Rosemary Rodriguez directed an episode of Amazon’s action-comedy series “The Tick.” She’s also producer/director for a new NBC show, “Rise.” Benita Roth is on sabbatical after having been promoted to full professor of sociology, history and women’s studies at Binghamton University. Her second book, “The Life and Death of ACT UP/LA,” was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017. Steven Sterman and his wife have lived in the Bay Area for five years. Steve works at the University of California investment office. One son lives and works in San Francisco; the other is planning a move from D.C. to the West Coast. Scott Travers filmed a video series, “Investing in Metals and Money,” about collecting rare coins and investing in precious metals. It debuted online in September. Penguin Random House published the 21st edition of “The Insider’s Guide to U.S. Coin Values,” Scott’s popular price guide. In May, The Economist featured Scott in a story about collecting rare coins as an investment. After 30 years of working as a visual artist, Elise Wiener became a singer/ songwriter and released her first CD of 12 original songs. Browse her music at

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