Dennis James Sweeney

Dennis James Sweeney, LA10, penned You’re the Woods Too (Essay Press, May 2023). Formally inventive and grounded in personal story, You’re the Woods lives in the thicket where the forest becomes human and the human becomes a journey into intimacy, flight and the need to find ourselves in the natural world.

Lauren Elizabeth Peters

Lauren Elizabeth Peters, LA10, wrote Fashion Before Plus-Size: Bodies, Bias, and the Birth of an Industry (Bloomsbury Academic, July 2023). It is the first book to trace the origins and history of plus-size fashion and the nature and evolution of weight bias in the fashion industry. Peters is an assistant professor in the Fashion Studies […]

Franklin Drumwright

Franklin Drumwright, GM10, has retired after 35 years as a science teacher at Arsenal Technical High School and Pike High School, in Indianapolis. Drumwright expressed gratitude and extended thanks to WashU, where he earned a master’s degree in biology and met “fantastic teachers and faculty from across the country and experienced a mind-expanding time.”

Laura Mart

Laura Mart, FA10, was promoted to associate curator at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. She co-curated the original exhibition “‘I’ll Have What She’s Having’: The Jewish Deli,” which had national tour stops in New York City (New York Historical Society); Houston (Holocaust Museum Houston); and Skokie, Ill. (Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center).

Alexander Esche

Alexander Esche, EN10, earned a fellowship in the Society of Actuaries. He lives in Noblesville, Ind., with his wife, Melissa, a rabbit and four guinea pigs.

Daniel Cozzi

Daniel Cozzi, LW10, a partner with Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth, was named to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s 2021 list of 40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch from a field of more than 1,200 nominees. Cozzi practices in the medical malpractice and mass tort defense area. When not in the courtroom, he tutors underprivileged ­­grade-school […]

Mary Bartling

Mary Bartling, GR10, GR18, launched, an online literary community that revolves around the close reading of books that have been banned or challenged. The website also provides tools that help readers discover everything a book may have to offer. Website:

Nikhil Agrawal

Nikhil Agrawal, LA10, specializes in reconstructive plastic surgery with an additional focus on hand and nerve surgery at Long Island Plastic Surgical Group. Before joining the practice, Agrawal completed a Hand and Peripheral Nerve Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Earlier, he had a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery in the Texas Medical […]

Jessica Wilson

Jessica Wilson, LA10, is a resident physician in radiation oncology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

Brian Weidenbaum

Brian Weidenbaum, BU10, is a software engineer at Google.
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