Len Carapezza has an orthodontic practice in Wayland, Massachusetts. Tufts University School of Dental Medicine recognized him for 45 years of dedicated service, leadership and teaching. Gerald Guttell, P’86, G’22, reports his oldest grandchild, Maya, graduated summa cum laude from Tufts as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Her brother, Sammy ’22, plays on the Brandeis varsity soccer team. Suzanne Hodes has been asked to join the Denman Waldo Ross Society at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, which has two of her prints in its collection. She invites friends to visit her studio during this year’s Waltham Mills Open Studios, on Nov. 2-3. See walthammillsopenstudios.com for information. Arnold Jacobson and his wife, Jo-Ann, are active in the Jewish community, both locally and worldwide, and are committed supporters of AIPAC. They have two children and four grandchildren. Susan B. Kahn was scheduled for knee replacement surgery in June and hoped to finish writing a new book during her convalescence. David Koulack submitted a note to, in his words, “brag a little”: “This year, I’ve made more money from my writing than I have any other year — more than 300 bucks! Not sure what I’m going to do with all that money. If you want to contribute, buy ‘Marvin’s Novel’; that’s the one many people have dubbed my ‘dirty book.’ It’s funny, and it’s also an honest take on university education.” Lew Lorton, who lives in Manhattan, has started a scholarship at Brandeis in memory of his late wife, Jacqueline.

A group of students in 1956 sing, some playing guitars

A JOYFUL NOISE: In 1956, great tunes were pouring out of America’s radios — “Heartbreak Hotel,” “The Great Pretender,” “Be-Bop-a-Lula” — but, in the absence of any evidence, we’re left guessing about what the Class of 1960 harmonized on at this Orientation gathering. When class members reassemble for their 60th Reunion next year, it’s safe to say one 1956 hit will ring especially true: “Memories Are Made of This.”

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