Trav Newton ’68

Dan McGilvray and Trav Newton rode the Huntington Trail last January on Alum Day through rain squalls, snow on the ridge, and a rainbow over the valley. In memory of nurse Betty Saunders, they ask classmates who took photos of ’68 who visited her at her home last June to please send images to us, […]

David Laylin ’55

I continue participating in scientific exchange programs with Iran. Aside from the direct benefits – to both countries – this is important “Track Two” diplomacy, at a time when the US and Iran badly need some. In July, I was the only American ecologist at the international SDS (sand and dust storm) Conference in Tehran […]

Meredith Bressie Herrenbruck ’94

Our lives are going well in San Anselmo. Our chickens and two dogs happily co-exist. Our want-to-be sustainable garden is slowly coming along, with lots of great fruits and veggies being enjoyed by us and the squirrels. My first book Becoming Ridiculously Awesome will be coming out in a few months. Writing that was more […]

Karl Kroeber ’67

I have a new granddaughter, Noa, now 21 months, who is, of course, brilliant and beautiful, walking and talking up a storm, and absolutely terrific, except that she lives in St. Louis, which means a long slog every couple of months when the overwhelming need to “see that little girl” hits us. Amazing and wonderful. […]

David Laylin ’55

Greetings, I just returned from a three-day scientific symposium in Iran, focused on the tragic status of Lake Urmieh in the NW and that of the Helmand Hamouns on the Afghan border (very large shallow wetlands formerly fed by the Helmand river). Due largely to mismanagement, both are almost completely dry. This has caused huge […]