Michelle Albarado (Col ’95 L/M) and Kendrick Burner (Col ’95 L/M) welcomed a son, Andrew Scott, on Sept. 21, 2013. Andrew joins big sister Gabbi and big brothers Will, Jack and Jefferson. The family resides in Culpeper, Virginia.
Amy Rosenberg Allshouse (Col ’95 L/M) and her husband, Marshal Allshouse, welcomed a son, Jacob Rosenberg Allshouse, in May 2013.
Todd Friedlander (Arch ’95 L/M) was recently named a principal at ACG Architects in Washington, D.C., a firm that specializes in residential, hospitality, commercial and diplomatic projects. He will share in the operational responsibilities for the firm while continuing to perform his ongoing project duties. Mr. Friedlander is the son of Mark P. Friedlander Jr. (Col ’51, Law ’57 L/M).
Martin D. Gallivan (Grad ’95, Grad ’99) has published The Powhatan Landscape: An Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake (University Press of Florida). The book traces native place-making in the Chesapeake from the Algonquian arrival to the Powhatan’s clashes with the English. The book is the first in the University Press of Florida’s Society and Ecology in Island and Coastal Archaeology series, which focuses on how people came to live along coastlines in the past and present.
Matthew Harvey (Col ’95 L/M) has published the textbook Geometry Illuminated: An Illustrated Introduction to Euclidean and Hyperbolic Plane Geometry (Mathematical Association of America Press). Mr. Harvey is associate professor of mathematics at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
Charles J. “C.J.” Higley (Col ’95) has been named partner in the real estate and land use group at Farella Braun + Martel in San Francisco. He represents property owners, developers and cultural institutions with complex development projects in the Bay Area and Northern California. He focuses on assisting clients with land use entitlements, acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, design and construction law and compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act.
Kirsten Mattes Kahle (Col ’95) and R. Neal Kahle (Engr ’96 L/M) welcomed a daughter, Elsbeth Mattea, on Feb. 26, 2014. Elsbeth joins siblings Maxwell Murphy, 8; Annika Marie, 7; and Theodore Neal, 4. The family lives in Indianapolis, where Dr. Kahle is a hospice and palliative medicine physician and Mr. Kahle is a software engineer.
Jerome A. Magat (Col ’95 L/M) is a seminary professor at St. Mary’s Seminary and University in Baltimore, effective July 2015. Previously, he was a seminary professor at St. Patrick’s Seminary and University in Menlo Park, California, where he taught liturgy and homiletics.
Frances “Francy” Magee (Educ ’95) has been appointed assistant provost and dean of students at Clark University. She previously worked as dean for campus life at the New York Institute of Technology for 10 years and in a number of positions in student affairs at Columbia University.
Mandy Moore (Col ’95 L/M) and her husband, David Burnie, welcomed a son, Hayden Regnier Burnie, in July 2014. Hayden joins big sister Adele, 7; and big brother Zach, 3. Hayden is the nephew of Ryan Moore (Col ’93). The family currently resides in Toronto.
Greg Mullin (Arch ’95) has joined PGAL, an international architecture, engineering and planning firm, as principal of its Atlanta, Georgia, office.
Chad Owen (Col ’95 L/M) was appointed records management coordinator at the Library of Virginia in May 2016. He leads the records management section, which analyzes and schedules public records for all state and local government agencies in the commonwealth. Mr. Owen was previously an associate professor at the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections, where he served as archivist for records management and curator of the university’s extensive collections of Edgar Rice Burroughs material.
John D. Pullen (Com ’95 L/M) and Brandy L. Wilson (Col ’01) were married on Nov. 21, 2014, in Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico. The couple resides in Smyrna, Georgia, where Mr. Pullen is a strategic accounts director for Salesforce Inc., and Ms. Wilson is a team leader for Randstad Engineering.
Gail Pinsky Rand (Com ’95 L/M) was part of a team preapproved by the state of Maryland to pursue a Maryland Medical Cannabis Grower license. She will serve as chief financial officer and patient advocate of ForwardGro and looks forward to helping patients throughout the state.
Kristin Riddick (Col ’95 L/M) and her husband, David Kirkwood, welcomed a son, Emory Thomas Kirkwood, in November 2015. Ms. Riddick had her third book in the “Kat McGee” series, Kat McGee and the Thanksgiving Turkey Train (2015), published by In This Together Media, a company founded by Saira Rao (Col ’96) and Carey Albertine (Col ’96 L/M). Her previous two books are Kat McGee and the Halloween Costume Caper (2013), and Kat McGee Saves America (2014). Ms. Riddick currently works doing voice-overs for television and film in Los Angeles.
Salman Tajuddin (Com ’95 L/M) and his wife, Mahnaz, welcomed a daughter, Camila Gisele, on Dec. 15, 2014. Camila joins big sister Inara, 3. The family resides in Arlington, Virginia, where Mr. Tajuddin is managing director at Capstone Advisory Group, a restructuring and turnaround advisory firm, in nearby Washington, D.C.
Sean L. Younis Wells (Arch ’95 L/M) won first place in a competition of the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries, which represents 52 independent lottery organizations. Her Day of the Dead-themed artwork was released on New Mexico Lottery scratchers. A fifth-generation traditional Spanish Colonial artisan, Ms. Wells exhibits at the prestigious Traditional Spanish Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her artwork has appeared on internationally distributed beer labels (Cerveza de los Muertos), national wine labels (La Catrina Vino), and the scratchers. It also has contributed to the branding and logos of many local nonprofits, such as the Day of the Tread Albuquerque bike race, which unveils a new piece by Ms. Wells each year.