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Michael W. Carroll, MSA '80, is executive director of the Rutgers University Foundation and vice president for development and alumni relations. He previously was associate vice president for university development for Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Elizabeth Grace Winkler, BA '81, MA '89, recently returned from Costa Rica, where she was conducting research for her doctoral dissertation. In January, she presented "Limon Creole: A Case of Contac t-induced Language Change" at the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics meeting in New York City. Indiana University Linguistics Club Publications has published her book, A Kpelle-English Dictionary.

Greg Bauer, BFA '82, was elected mayor of Portsmouth in November. He is a former Portsmouth city councilman; owner of Bauer Graphics, an advertising and design business; and president of Knauff Printing Co.

Martin Lammon, MA '82, PHD '91, is the Fuller E. Callaway Endo wed Flannery O'Connor Chair in Creative Writing at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville. His collection of poems, News from Where I Live, recently was selected for the Arkansas Poetry Award and the Pablo Neruda Prize in Poetry. Those poems were published in the fall 1997 awards issue of Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry, published by the University of Tulsa.

Melanie McMillan, BS '82, has joined Mintz & Hoke Advertising and Public Relations in A von, Conn., as public relations account supervisor. She lives in Unionville, Conn.

Daniel Powers, BFA '82, a children's book author and illustrator, had his artwork featured in an exhibition of children's book art at the Museum of American Illustration in New York City. Powers' From the Land of the White Birch, a picture book of three Ojibwa legends, also was displayed. Four of Powers' works recently were acquired for the Mazza Collection at University of Findlay. Powers lives in T ijeras, N.M.

Gary Duffy, BSC '83, was hired as account director for LMImpact, the advertising business unit of Lehman Millet Inc., a global medical marketing communications agency based in Boston. Duffy formerly was with Lowe McAdams Healthcare in New York City.

Steve Ruxton, BSC '83, is an anchor/reporter for CBS affiliate WBBM-AM and WCIU-TV in Chicago. A registered investment adviser, he also hosts and produces his own financial radio talk show, "Your Money," broadcast in the Midwest.

George David Miller, MA '84, was named 1997 Illinois Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The award included a $1,000 prize. Miller is associate professor of philosophy and director of the graduate philosophy program at Lewis University in Romeoville, Ill.

John Mirth, BSME '84, is associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. His research activities involve software development for mechanism design and compliant mechanism design.

Steven Renner, BFA '84, is in his second season as managing director of the Theaters of Southern Indiana. He oversees the management of the New Harmony Theatre, a summer theater in New Harmony, Ind., and the Lincoln Amphitheatre in Lincoln City, Ind.

Robert Joseph Chapman, BSC '85, is director of marketing for Professional Governmental Underwriters, based in Richmond, Va.

Carol Knightly, MA '8 5, contributed a chapter to the fourth edition of Children With Disabilities, a best-selling reference book on living with disabilities. Knightly authored a chapter titled "Hearing: Sound and Silences." She is director of audiology at the Children's Seashore House, a regional hospital for children with developmental disabilities and chronic illnesses in Philadelphia.

Kelly Franklin, MA '86, is the 1998-99 vice president for standards for the American Association of Intensive Eng lish Programs. Franklin is responsible for collecting and assessing appraisals of the group's more than 200 member programs. He is director of the Center for English Language Learning at Maryville College in Maryville, Tenn.

Corinne Colbert, BSJ '87, MA '93, and her husband, Doug Pettit, AB '93, celebrated the birth of their son, Maxwell Douglas, on Nov. 4. The family lives in Amesville.

Susan Rosebrook, AA '87, is a showroom consultant for Ferguson Enterprise Inc. and a member of the American Society of Interior Designers. She lives in Baltimore, Ohio.

Matt Giansante, BSC '88, is senior sales and accounts manager for Tavco Direct Corp., a direct video marketing and sales development company in Buffalo, N.Y. He also is treasurer of the new Upstate New York Chapter of the OU Alumni Association.

Adam Green, BFA '88, a cartoonist, published Adam Green's Book of Hollow Days, a collection of cartoons poking fun at annual holiday celebrati ons. The book was published in November. Green lives in Chicago.

Paul Stewart, BBA '88, is chief financial officer of Gateway Investment Advisers in the Cincinnati area and treasurer of the four Gateway-managed mutual funds. Prior to joining Gateway in 1995, he was an audit manager with Price Waterhouse.

Curtis Novaria, BSED '89, a Navy petty officer 3rd class, participated in the multinational Exercise Bright Star '97 while on a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea aboard the ship USS Guam. Novaria joined the Navy in July 1994.

Paul Rupert, BBA '89, is a manager in the tax department of Ciuni and Panichi Inc., a certified public accounting and business consulting firm in Beachwood.

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