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Class Notes

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This is where we celebrate noteworthy achievements from fellow Bruins.
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Vito Costanzo ’84

Holland & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Litigation Partner Vito Costanzo ’84 has been named a 2017 “Client Service All-Star MVP” by the BTI Consulting Group Inc. This is the second consecutive year, and third time overall, that Costanzo has been recognized as a BTI Client Service All-Star. The 2017 list features 319 […]

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Na’ilah Suad Nasir, Ph.D. ’00

The Spencer Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Na’ilah Suad Nasir, Ph.D. ‘00 to be the next president of the Spencer Foundation in Chicago, Illinois. Nasir’s appointment follows a broad national search for an educational leader and scholar to head Spencer. Nasir currently serves as vice chancellor of Equity […]

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Lila Lee ’58

Lila H. Lee ’58 of Costa Mesa, California, lost her struggle with cancer on Jan. 8, 2017. She was 80 years old. Born in Los Angeles, she enjoyed most of her life in the Newport Beach and Costa Mesa area. Through her varied career Lee worked as a bookkeeper, corporate executive, performing artist manager, commercial […]

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Harold C. Sarmiento, M.S.N. ’16

Alumnus Harold Sarmiento has registered to participate in the AIDS LifeCycle 2017 bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles on June 4-10, 2017. LifeCycle is a 7-day, 545 mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles that raises money and awareness for the HIV and AIDS services of the Los Angeles LGBT Center and […]

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Steven J. Smith, M.A. ’86, Ph.D. ’91

Alumnus Steven J. Smith is a contributing author to a study published in the April 2017 edition of the scientific journal, Nature. The article titled, “Large historical growth in global terrestrial gross primary production” theorizes that the rate of plant photosynthesis globally has blossomed in the last century. Smith is a researcher at Pacific Northwest […]

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Beverly Hatcher Christensen ’74, M.B.A. ’77

Bruin Beverly Hatcher Christensen passed away on Feb. 28, 2017. As an undergraduate Christensen majored in political science and graduated magna cum laude, a great academic achievement. She went on to earn her M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Christensen was a proud alumna of UCLA.

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Leah Plaskin ’00

Klinedinst PC is pleased to announce the elevation of attorney Leah Plaskin to shareholder. She has been named as shareholder in the firm for her contribution and commitment in providing the highest quality legal services. Plaskin focuses her practice on professional liability defense, especially in the area of legal malpractice, and appellate matters in the […]

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Paul Johnson ’99

Bruin Paul Johnson ’99 passed away from an automobile accident on March 19, 2017. Johnson was born in Los Angeles, California and lived in the Jefferson Park area of the city. Later he moved to Moreno Valley where he graduated from high school. Johnson was accepted to UCLA as a recruit for their football athletic […]

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Janet Daniel ’45

Janet Daniel ’45, a proud and engaged Bruin, passed away on January 16, 2017 in Roseville, California. Daniel was born May 27, 1923 in Culver City, California and grew up in the Westwood Village area of Los Angeles. She graduated from University High School and attended one year at Chapman College before matriculating to UCLA. […]

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Joan Covert Doupé ’42

The UCLA Alumni Association is sad to inform the Bruin community of the passing of alumna Joan Covert Doupé. Doupé graduated from UCLA in 1942 with a Bachelor’s Degree in French. Half of a Bruin household, she was married to alumnus Robert “Bob” Laverne Doupé ’41 who graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor’s Degree in […]

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Walter E. Williams, M.A. ’66, Ph.D. ’72

Bruin Walter E. Williams, distinguished professor of economics at George Mason University, is one of four recipients of the 2017 Bradley Prize. The honor recognizes individuals of extraordinary talent and dedication who have made contributions in areas consistent with the mission of the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. Williams is also a well-known commentator and […]

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