Barry A. Perlmutter

Barry A. Perlmutter, SI76, edited Integration and Optimization of Unit Operations (Elsevier, June 2022), which offers engineers advice on increasing their skill levels in various disciplines so they can develop, commercialize and optimize processes. Perlmutter is president of Perlmutter & Idea Development LLC, in Matthews, N.C.

Allan Trautman

Allan Trautman, LA76, performs two regular characters in the latest The Barbarian and the Troll series on Nickelodeon (also streaming on General Skelly and the wizard Horus Scrumm. You can also see his work on Disney+, which is streaming the original Dinosaurs series from the 1990s. Trautman is Fran’s puppeteer as well as many […]

Barry M. Wyman

Barry M. Wyman, DE76, writes that he “finally hung up his handpiece on July 1, 2020, after 44 years of a mostly enjoyable dental career.” Wyman served 22 years in the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy as a general dental officer and practiced with the U.S. Public Health Service in Alaska for 22 years. […]

Susan (Schonfeld) Silver

Susan (Schonfeld) Silver, LA76, GR77, is a psychotherapist in Chicago specializing in couple’s therapy, women in transition, and grief and depression. Silver and her husband love traveling the world and spending time with their three children and two grandchildren. As a member of Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project, she is involved in educating people about […]

Neal Robbins

Neal Robbins, LA76, who majored in Chinese and Asian studies, has published a book, Venice, an Odyssey: Hope, Anger and the Future of Cities (Local Secret Publishing, 2020), which has been called “an evocative, engaging and perceptive portrait of Venice, Italy — the ultimate city, a place with stories on every street and in every […]

Lilita (Zvejnieks) Hardes

Lilita (Zvejnieks) Hardes, SW76, published her mother’s WWII experiences in A Memoir of Home, War and Finding Refuge – Biruta’s Story. A first-generation American, Hardes documented her maternal family’s flight from Latvia in 1944 when the Soviets occupied the Baltics. Hardes, who is a licensed clinical social worker, counselled children and families in the Milwaukee […]

David Goldman

David Goldman, LW76, is the author of several books that are used as textbooks by medical schools: The Goldman Guide to Psychiatry with DSM-5 Update (Goldman Group, 2016 and 2017), The Goldman Guide to Medical Jurisprudence and Medical Ethics (Goldman Group, 2014) and The Goldman Guide to Psychiatry Review Guide (Miracle Press, 2012). He also […]

Ruth DeFries

Ruth DeFries, LA76, wrote her second book, What Would Nature Do? A Guide for Our Uncertain Times (Columbia University Press, 2020). In it, DeFries details how a handful of fundamental strategies — investments in diversity, redundancy over efficiency, self-correcting feedbacks and decisions based on bottom-up knowledge — enable life to persist through unpredictable, sudden shocks. 

Alisse C. Camazine

Alisse C. Camazine, LA76, was named one of the top 10 lawyers in Missouri and Kansas by Super Lawyers, the only woman and the only family law attorney on the list. Camazine is a principal with Paule Camazine & Blumenthal, P.C., in Clayton, Mo.

Allan Trautman

Allan Trautman, LA76, was the lead animatronic puppeteer for the title character in “Earth to Ned,” a show on the Disney+ streaming service that follows Ned, a blue-skinned alien, and his lieutenant Cornelius, who were sent to scout Earth for an eventual invasion.
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