Anne Wynter

Anne Wynter, LA06, created her first picture book, Everybody in the Red Brick Building, and it has received an Ezra Jack Keats Honor award for writing. The book also received honors and recognition from the Junior Library Guild, the Writers’ League of Texas, The Boston Globe, and the Texas Institute of Letters, among others.

Robyn d’Avignon

Robyn d’Avignon, LA06, assistant professor of history at New York University, wrote A Ritual Geology: Gold and Subterranean Knowledge in Savanna West Africa (Duke University Press, August 2022). The book tells the history of West Africa’s centuries-old indigenous gold mining industries and its shared practices, prohibitions and cosmological engagements.

Maggie Konich Fiock

Maggie Konich Fiock, LA06, GR08, with her husband, Frank, and their daughter, Susie, ­welcomed Rosanna (“Rosie”) Bernardine to their family and St. Louis home, Nov. 3, 2021.

Samuel Jaffee

Samuel Jaffee, GR06, marked nine years on the Spanish faculty at the University of Washington, which recently honored him with the 2022 Distinguished Teaching Award, the highest university-wide recognition for innovative instruction, curricular development and mentorship. He writes that he’d welcome news from any of his former WashU students, whom he thanks for their generosity, […]

Anne Wynter

Anne Wynter, LA06, has written two more books for children: Hands On! and One Big Day (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins, January 2022). Both are board books illustrated by Alea Marley.

Alona (Banai) Fisher

Alona (Banai) Fisher, LA06, and Tim Fisher, LA06, met serendipitously in Chicago 12 years after graduating from WashU. The two married in 2019 and welcomed a son, Miles Aubrey Fisher, in July 2020. The family, along with their Corgi, Dennis, resides happily in Seattle, where Tim works in transfer pricing at Amazon and Alona cares […]

Lauren M. Hoye

Lauren M. Hoye, SW06, an attorney with Willig, Williams & Davidson, was named among the 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.

Anne (Newsome) Wynter

Anne (Newsome) Wynter, LA06, authored a children’s book that will be released this fall: Everybody in the Red Brick Building (Balzer + Bray, October 2021). The picture book tells the story of an apartment building and the dynamic city sounds that awaken residents until soothing city sounds lull them back to sleep

Ashley Hairston Doughty

Ashley Hairston Doughty, FA06, is an assistant professor of art at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Also a designer and storyteller, she incorporates socioeconomic, racial and gender-based issues in her work.

Justin Wilke

Justin Wilke, EN06, SI07, with his wife, Holly, and their three children, Logan, Claire and Lauren, welcomed another child, Alice, to the world, March 19, 2020. Alice’s birth was an extra-special present for Holly, who has the same birthday as Alice. 
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