In Action

John Shen (MS '03)

And now the easy part: Medical School. Congratulations are in order for John Shen, MS ‘03, who has been accepted to the UC Irvine School of Medicine for the fall.


Alex Holt (MS '07)

Read all about it: Alex Melamed, MS ‘07 is quickly collecting bylines as a roving reporter for the Daily Pennsylvanian, an independent newspaper for the University of Pennsylvania, where he writes on energy and environmental issues.


John Fahy (MS '02)

Couldn’t have planned it better: this summer, two Scholars will be married on the same day. Best wishes for a wonderful July 19th to John Fahy, MS ‘02 and his bride, Angelica Sandrea, and to Sophia Malamud, MS ‘97 and her groom, Robert Gillham.


Kibwei McKinney (MS '97)

Can you say Otorhinolaryngology quickly three times? Congratulations to Kibwei McKinney, MS ‘97 as he will be awarded his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania this summer and will depart for residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the fall.


Erik Shirokoff (MS '98)

Heavy jacket required. This January, Erik Shirokoff, MS ‘98, will begin a year-round deployment to the U.S. South Pole Station in Antarctica, where he will take part in wave telescope cosmology research with NASA and the National Science Foundation.


Florentino Salazar (MS '04)

Milken Scholar teaches for America. Florentino Salazar, MS ‘04, began his service with T.F.A. at Daniel Webster Middle School in Los Angeles as an eighth grade resource teacher in their special education department.


Kathleen Gutierrez (MS '06)

Traditional Japanese drumroll please. UC Berkeley junior, Kathleen Gutierrez, MS ‘06, has been named the director of Cal Raijin Taiko for the 2009-10 school year..


Pamela Escobar Smith (MS '05)

Next stop: medical school. Brown senior, Pamela Escobar, MS ‘05, will enter the Warren Alpert Medical School after graduation as part of Brown’s Program in Liberal Medical Education.


Jalondra Brown (MS '02)

Jalondra Davis, MS ‘02, has accepted the position of adjunct professor at Cal State University of Dominguez Hills, where she will teach classes in their Africana Studies Department.


Emanuel Yekutiel (MS '07)

Bringing people together, one college student at a time. Emanuel Yekutiel, MS ‘07, is continuing his service on the Williams College student council as its sophomore representative.