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Jason Baer (Col '08 ) and Emily Nix (Col ’09) were married on Oct. 11, 2014, at the Willowwood Arboretum in Far Hills, N.J. The couple currently resides in New York City, where Ms. Nix is a third-year law student at New York University and Mr. Baer works as a consultant.

Posted 12/08/2014

Katherine “Katie” Calogero (Col '08 L/M) was named to the 2014 list of Washington, D.C., Rising Stars. She is an attorney in the government contracts and investigations practice group at Jackson Kelly. Her practice focuses on government contracts, including all aspects of contract formation, administration and dispute resolution.

Posted 09/03/2014

Nicole “Niki” Davila (Col '08 L/M) and Johnny McCarthy were married on March 8, 2014. The couple resides in Honolulu, where Ms. McCarthy works for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Mr. McCarthy is a third-year medical resident with the U.S. Army.

Posted 09/03/2014

Adam Duggins (Darden '08 ) is managing partner of New Page Capital, a private equity firm based in Greensboro, North Carolina, that he established with Rick Ramsey (Com ’01, Darden ’07 L/M). Previously, Mr. Duggins worked as vice president of operations at Care Services and as a manager in Bain & Co.’s private equity group.

Posted 05/22/2015

Melissa Michelle Hudson (Col '08 L/M) and Justin Arthur Ritter were married on May 16, 2014. Ms. Ritter is the daughter of Michael J. Hudson (Engr ’73 L/M). The couple resides in Charlottesville, where Ms. Ritter is an attorney in the law firm of Tremblay & Smith.

Posted 06/24/2014


Ryan Kelly (Col '08 ) and Stephanie Haldy were married on June 14, 2014, at the Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. In attendance were brother of the bride John Haldy (Col ’11), Ryan Nizolek (Col ’10), Mike Timms (Col ’08, Com ’09), Kevin Carroll (Col ’10, Com ’11), Brian Carroll (Col ’10 L/M), Max Pomper (Col ’09, Educ ’13), Steve Giannone (Col ’09), Charlie Glazer (Col ’06 L/M), Gavin Gill (Col ’09), Pike Howard (Col ’08), Drew Garrison (Col ’08) and assistant men’s lacrosse coach Marc Van Arsdale.

Posted 09/16/2014

Lelia Otmani (Col '08 ) has published The Protection of the Environment and Access to Patented Technologies: Interpreting the TRIPS Agreement in light of the human right to health, an academic book that examines the connection between human health and the environment.

Posted 05/22/2015


Carolyn Sherry (Col '08 ) received an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in June 2015.

Posted 05/06/2015

Tara Schaefer Tulip (Col '08 L/M) and Christopher M. Tulip (Col ’04 L/M) welcomed a son, Daniel James, on Dec. 27, 2013. He joins big brother Samuel Christopher, 4; and big sister Abigail Christine, 2. The family resides in Dayton, Ohio, where Maj. Christopher Tulip is currently stationed with the U.S. Air Force.

Posted 12/08/2014

Corrie Williamson (Col '08 ) received the 2014 Perugia Press Prize for Sweet Husk, her debut collection of poetry.

Posted 12/08/2014

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SAVE THE DATE Class of 2008 Five-Year Reunion June 7-9, 2013

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A Civil Occupation

One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.

Did You Know?

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Capital Replacement

Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.

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