Ellen Gilmore, MA’69, who retired from a long career as a public-school librarian, is a substitute teacher at a local high school. She is also a docent at Thuya Lodge and Garden, in Northeast Harbor, Maine. Ronald Kronish, P’99, taught an Interfaith Dialogue and Peacebuilding seminar as an adjunct professor in Drew University’s Center on Religion, Culture and Conflict. In October, he was a guest speaker in a Brandeis course, Peace and War Studies, taught by sociology professor Gordon Fellman. In addition, Ron regularly blogs for The Times of Israel. Last year, he and wife Amy celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. After many years in a successful law career, Mark Moskowitz found there was something he could not successfully do: retire. An avid sports fan and former athlete who has experienced concussions, he has co-founded a company that aims to develop the next generation of protective headgear, including football, bicycle, soccer and military helmets. Mark reports he is proud of Brandeis’ strength in neuroscience research. Architect Mark Simon says he is busier than ever, with no plans to retire soon. His projects include the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, an addition to Cleveland’s Park Synagogue East, and a number of schools and houses. Roger Smith is semiretired, working as a writer in the marketing department of a consulting firm in New York. He recently published articles about Victorian writer George Gissing and Russia-born American sociologist Pitirim A. Sorokin, who once spoke at Brandeis. He blogs regularly at rogersgleanings.com and rogers-rhetoric.com.
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