John A. Conners '63, MS '70, wrote Groundwater for the 21st Century: A Primer for Citizens of Planet Earth (McDonald & Woodward, 2013). His book offers a rare and comprehensive overview of the science of groundwater; the long, diverse and intensifying use of this resource by people; and the need for humans to utilize groundwater science when making or evaluating decisions about its use.
Marcia Naomi (Fisch) Berger '66 is the author of Marriage Meetings for Lasting Love: 30 Minutes a Week to the Relationship You've Always
Wanted (New World Library, 2014). Berger's mission is to help people create the marriage
they've always wanted, one that fosters the growth and vitality of both partners in
all the important ways: emotionally and spiritually, as well as physically and materially.
She blogs at marriagemeetings.com.
Martin Luskin '77 (left) was elected chair of the Professional & Leadership Division of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His term began July 1. For more than 50 years, the division has provided a continuous source of lay leadership and philanthropy at Einstein. He will lead an initiative to support the development of innovative drug treatments for cancer, diabetes and other major illnesses at Einstein's Center for Experimental Therapeutics. Luskin serves on the executive committee for law firm Blank Rome and holds the position of client development partner.
Sherrie (Shamoon) Schneider '80 is co-author of Not Your Mother's Rules: The New Secrets for Dating (Grand Central Publishing, 2013), which People magazine called a 2014 "must read." This book on playing hard to get in the era of new technology is the latest installment in the best-selling The Rules series, which Schneider has produced with co-author Ellen Fein.
Kenneth L. Baum '89 (left) was recently named one of "Bergen County's Top Lawyers" by (201) Magazine. He is a partner in the bankruptcy and corporate restructuring department of Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A., in New York and Hackensack, N.J.
Dominic DePersis '95 is a member of the New York State Bar Association President's Committee on Access to Justice. Association membership consists of more than 75,000 lawyers and is the oldest and largest voluntary state bar organization in the United States.
B-CONNECTED with other graduates! B-connected is a secure virtual community only for Binghamton University alumni. Update your personal profile, search for alumni, and submit and read Class Notes.
NEW SEASON, NEW JOB? To help you move ahead in your career, the Alumni Association offers two LinkedIn groups. Make new connections in our Professional Network group and search for jobs posted by alumni in our Job Forum group (and share postings if you have them).
SHARE YOUR EXPERTISE WITH US! The Alumni Relations office is asked to recommend alumni who are expert speakers. If you are well-versed, because of your education and professional experience, in subjects including national security, politics, technology, career networking, environmental studies or etiquette, please contact Melinda Holicky, associate director for volunteer engagement. Include your name, class year, and a brief description of your experience and expertise. Supporting material could include a c.v. or link to your website.
The Alumni Association and Uncommon Goods (founded by David Bolotsky '85) offer the opportunity to purchase banks made from mailboxes salvaged from Newing Dining Hall. This can be a great keepsake of your time as a student at Binghamton. Banks also make great gifts! Purchase a bank today.