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Class Notes

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This is where we celebrate noteworthy achievements from fellow Bruins.
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Sheila Rose ’69

Sheila Rose ’69 of Beverly Hills passed away Aug. 9 at the age of 71. Born to George and Syde Leventhal in Los Angeles, Rose attended Hamilton High School and earned her B.A. degree at UCLA in sociology. She had a successful career in real estate that spanned over four decades, serving clients throughout Los […]

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Brandi Woo ’14 and Gregory Golden ’14

Brandi Woo ’14 and Gregory Golden ’14 (Life members) announced their engagement, the wedding to take place in May 2020. Woo, who is pursuing her M.D. at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (expected graduation 2020), received her bachelor of science degree in molecular, cell and developmental biology with a minor in public health. Golden, who […]

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Glen Egstrom, M.S. ’56

Emeritus professor Dr. Glen Egstrom, M.S. ’56, recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on diving, passed away Oct. 7 at his home in Mar Vista, Calif., a few days before his 91st birthday. Born in Jamestown, N.D., Egstrom was very involved in athletics in high school and college. Upon graduation from high school, […]

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Edwin Siswanto ’94

Edwin Siswanto ’94 was promoted to be Lippo Cikarang Tbk Procurement Division Head, overseeing Corporate Purchasing Department, Project Purchasing Department and Major Bulk Material Purchase Department for Meikarta mega real estate development project in East Jakarta. Lippo Group is one of Asia’s largest and most diversified conglomerates, Indonesia’s largest services group, and one of the […]

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Leo M. Pomerantz, M.D. ’63

Leo M. Pomerantz, M.D. ’63, passed away on November 28 at the age of 91. Dr. Pomerantz served as the president of the Phi Delta Epsilon fraternity while he was in medical school. After graduating, he completed his internship and residency at the Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, where he served as head resident. He […]

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Glen Egstrom, M.S. ’56

Emeritus professor Dr. Glen Egstrom, M.S. ’56, recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on diving, passed away Oct. 7 at his home in Mar Vista, Calif., a few days before his 91st birthday. Born in Jamestown, N.D., Egstrom was very involved in athletics in high school and college. Upon graduation from high school, […]

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Ari Galper ’88

CEO Magazine has published a profile of Ari Galper ’88, CEO and founder of CEO Legacy Books, a sponsor of the magazine’s 2019 Executive of the Year Awards. The winner of CEO of the Year will receive the gift of a Legacy Book.

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Stacy Dukes, M.A. ’69

Designer Stacy Dukes, M.A. ’69, passed away in Santa Ana on Sept. 19 at age 85. Dukes was perhaps best known for his colorful Efebo and Efebino molded plastic chairs, designed for the Los Angeles Public Library in 1965 and manufactured by Artemide in Italy. During the years he was associate professor at Cal State […]

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Kevin Gilligan ’90

A photography and video exhibition by 2016 UCLA Public Service Award winner Kevin Gilligan ’90 was featured in October at the Resn Gallery in Hermosa Beach. Read more in this Alumni Connect article.

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Neil Larry Shumsky ’66

Neil Larry Shumsky ’66, associate professor of history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of associate professor emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. The emeritus title may be conferred on retired professors, associate professors and administrative officers who are specially recommended to […]

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Bud Kling ’69, M.S. ’72

There is a new “King of Swing” is California prep annals. Palisades Charter High School Coach Ernest “Bud” Kling ’69, M.S. ’72 (Life member), become the winningest high school tennis coach in state history with the Pali Dolphins Girls Tennis Team’s victory over Bishop Gorman (Nev.) in the third round of the Lightning Classic at […]

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