Charles “Chuck” Ortner

Charles “Chuck” Ortner, LA67, retired as a partner at Proskauer Rose LLP after 50 years representing leading music creators such as Lady Gaga, Madonna, John Legend and Michael Jackson, as well as major recording and music publishing companies. He remains a board member of several nonprofits and will continue as an executive producer of film […]

Perci Chester

Perci Chester, FA67, had an exhibition of his new sculptures and works on paper, “Othering Mothering: Detonation of a Notion,” on display at the Traffic Zone Center for Visual Art in Minneapolis, September-October 2022.

James Schwartzman

James Schwartzman, LA67, an attorney with Stevens and Lee and the chair of the firm’s Ethics and Professional Responsibility Group, was elected president judge of the Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline, which hears complaints against judges in the state. He and his wife, Nancy, and their children and grandchildren live in the western suburbs of […]

Steven Bloomfield

Steven Bloomfield, LA67, and his firm, Bloomfield/Schon, were recognized by the state of Ohio for the renovation and repurposing of the Peters Cartridge Factory into a mixed-use community. It was the firm’s fifth major historic renovation project.

Susan Wilson Krechel

Susan Wilson Krechel, MD, LA67, HS75, penned How to Navigate the Minefield That Is Dementia with Your Loved One: A Guide Borne of Experience (Christian Faith Publishing, March 2021). Written for a lay audience, the book explains dementia and the latest research into cause, treatment, prevention and cure, and sets out a roadmap for obtaining care for […]

Robert W. Duffy

Robert W. Duffy, LA67, wrote and edited at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for some 40 years and at the St. Louis Beacon, an online publication he helped found. For 30 years, he has served as an adjunct at WashU, teaching in the Sam Fox School’s fine arts division, the College of Architecture, University College and […]

Anna Katherine “Kay” Behrensmeyer

Anna Katherine “Kay” Behrensmeyer, LA67, a senior research geologist and curator of vertebrate paleontology in the Department of Paleobiology of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, was elected to the American Philosophical Society (APS) in April. Founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin for the purpose of “promoting useful knowledge,” the APS is the oldest learned […]

Victoria Lonergan

Victoria Lonergan, LA67, and her husband, Richard, moved to Clayton, Mo., after 50 years in San Francisco. Lonergan writes that St. Louis is a much easier city to live in than San Francisco, and they don’t have to worry about drought or wildfires.

Perci Chester

Perci Chester, FA67, displayed her “Body of Work” sculpture series at the NE SCULPTURE | Gallery Factory in Northeast Minneapolis in late 2020. 

Anna Katherine (“Kay”) Behrensmeyer

Anna Katherine (“Kay”) Behrensmeyer, LA67, is a senior research geologist and curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Smithsonian Institution. She is known for her pioneering research in taphonomy, the branch of paleontology that deals with the processes of fossilization. Much of her career has involved paleontological and geological field research on the ecological context of […]
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