ALUMNI MAKING NEWS
Carole (Goldsmith) Howard '66 is the author of About Face (Warwick Associates, 2011), the serious-but-funny story of a woman of a certain age who's trying to reconcile the pragmatic corporate executive she is with the idealistic Peace Corps volunteer she used to be.
Howard M. Klein '77 was named a 2013 Philadelphia Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers of America, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal industry. Klein, a shareholder of Conrad O'Brien, was recognized for his success in representing companies in mass tort litigation and class actions. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as a Lawyer of the Year.
Barbara (Bonanno) Scofidio '84 and her husband, Ian, have opened two Noa Jewelry, Fine Handcrafts & Gifts stores. They were voted 2012 Editor's Choice for "Best Artisanal Gifts" by Yankee Magazine. Say hello at either of their two locations (88 Charles St., Boston, or 86 Commonwealth Ave., W. Concord, Mass.)
Faith Rogow, MA '83, PhD '89 is co-author of The Teacher's Guide to Media Literacy: Critical Thinking in a Multimedia World (Corwin, 2012). This text, by two veteran media literacy educators, is a combination of theory and practical application appropriate for students in methods courses as well as teachers in the field, administrators and policy makers. Rogow was the founding president of the National Association of Media Literacy Education and the founding editorial board member of the Journal for Media Literacy Education.
Jennifer Miller '89, MBA '91 co-authored the career planning textbook Creating Career Success: A Flexible Plan for the World of Work (Cengage Learning , 2013). The book is designed to help students navigate the twists and turns they may encounter upon entering the workforce by developing a self-directed, proactive plan to launch and manage their careers over the years to come.
Tara F. Hall '98 co-edited Bedtime Shadows (Melange Books, 2012), a mixture of horror, speculative fiction and romance-stories of ghosts and vampires, future dystopias, travel through different dimensions, a holiday romance that changes everything, and a new twist on an ancient myth. Learn more at tarafoxhall.com.
Kristin Hohn '10 has joined the firm Teston, Marshall & Discenza, LLP as a staff accountant in the tax department, serving a variety of clients in the Syracuse, N.Y., area.