Elizabeth Alexander received a lifetime achievement award from Marquis Who’s Who in recognition of her leadership in the field of law. With two other lawyers, she also earned an award from the Council on Court Excellence for her work on a class-action suit regarding the treatment of children committed to two juvenile-detention facilities in Washington, D.C. “On a much sadder note,” she writes, “I continue to mourn the passage of Marilyn Black Liederman, my undergraduate roommate, one of the nicest persons I have had the opportunity to know.” Elise Feingold Jackendoff sends in an update: “Alive and old in western Massachusetts. Performing music at various churches in the Pioneer Valley. Single for many years, grandmother of five, COVID long-hauler since March 2020. Simple, solitary, quiet life.” Retired educator Amika Kemmler-Ernst writes online profiles of people who participate in Boston Public Schools programs that recruit, train and support teachers of color. She’s also working on a book about her mother, “Don’t Call Me a Housewife.” Psychiatrist L. Ari Kopolow has completed writing “Being Extraordinary,” a book based on his studies with Abraham Maslow and his treatment of thousands of patients using Maslow’s principles. It’s the first practical guide to self-actualization written by a student of Maslow, who taught psychology at Brandeis from 1951-69. The latest book by Allan Lichtman, “13 Cracks: Repairing American Democracy After Trump,” was published by Rowman & Littlefield in November. The book examines the urgent threats to American democracy and proposes practical, lasting remedies. Michael Segal still owns and runs his Boston-based business, InstaTrac. He and his wife, Cathy Dunham, spend much of their time in Sarasota, Florida, and make trips to Chicago to see their son, daughter-in-law and three grandkids. Lynn Cooper and Barbara Weller Wolf live near Michael and Cathy in Sarasota. Mary Anne Winig, P’95, reports she’s thrilled to be getting back to concerts, museums and communal life.
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