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Benjamin Brawley (Com '11 ) has been promoted to associate director, senior client lead, in the Cincinnati office of dunnhumby USA. In this new role, he will be responsible for new business development among retail suppliers. Previously, he served as capability lead, responsible for supporting retail pricing and promotions.

Posted 05/22/2015

Kelly Underwood (Col '10 ) received a doctorate in veterinary medicine from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in May 2015 and was valedictorian of her class. Outside her studies, she was one of three founding student co-chairs of Virginia Tech Helping PAWS (Pet Assisted Wellness Service), a community program that provides stress relief and animal-assisted therapy to nursing homes, assisted-living centers, schools, libraries and other community locations. Dr. Underwood currently works at a small animal general practice in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Posted 05/22/2015

Anthony Greene (Col '10, Law '16 ) Reedy Swanson (Col ’12, Law ’16 L/M) and George Zaras (Col ’12, Law ’16) traveled to Myanmar over winter break to research a range of human rights issues as part of the Human Rights Study Project at U.Va.’s School of Law. The group spent 15 days in the country studying the impact of foreign investment to health care and Myanmar’s constitution, among other issues.

Posted 05/22/2015

D. Bryan Starrett Jr. (Law '09 ) has been named to Triad Business Journal’s 2015 “40 Leaders Under Forty” list, an annual listing of the region’s top young professionals. Mr. Starrett is an attorney in the Greensboro, North Carolina, office of Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard, where his practice includes business litigation, corporate law, compliance and internal investigations and employment law.

Posted 05/22/2015

James M. Cocola (Grad '09 ) has been awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor in the department of humanities and arts at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts. His research explores ideas of place in American poetry and poetics, the literary and cultural production of Americans and others of Mediterranean descent, and experiential and experimental forms of writing. Mr. Cocola has received a number of honors for his work, including a scholarship for the Clinton Institute for American Studies at University College Dublin, and a resident scholarship at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Posted 05/22/2015

Amy Price Azano (Educ '09 ) an assistant professor in Virginia Tech’s School of Education, and Carolyn Callahan, a professor in U.Va.’s Curry School of Education, have received a $2 million federal grant to study gifted education for rural students. Their program, Promoting PLACE, aims to increase the number of rural students in gifted programs, especially in high-poverty school districts. Ms. Azano and Ms. Callahan will work with rural school districts in Virginia to identify gifted and talented students and develop high-quality language arts units to serve those students capable of advanced work.

Posted 05/22/2015

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

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

Rory Francisco (Col '07 L/M) and his wife, Kristin, welcomed a son, Charles Theodore, on Jan. 8, 2015. The family resides in Richmond, Virginia.

Posted 05/22/2015

Andrew Cookingham (Col '05 L/M) has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 Texas Rising Stars in the area of business litigation. He is an attorney at Thompson & Knight in Dallas, where he represents healthcare providers, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, and other clients in state and federal court, as well as in appellate courts and in arbitration proceedings.

Posted 05/22/2015

Daniel Mazanec (Law '04 ) has joined the Miami office of Greenspoon Marder Law as senior counsel in the litigation practice group. He has more than 10 years of experience representing and advising corporations, financial institutions and entrepreneurs in complex commercial disputes and high-profile litigation matters, including class actions, multidistrict litigation proceedings and cross-border business disputes. Mr. Mazanec previously practiced at an international law firm with offices in Cleveland, New York City and Miami.

Posted 05/22/2015

Luca Sciullo (Col '03 ) and Caroline King Sciullo (Col ’03 L/M) welcomed a son, Eric Easton Sciullo, on March 12, 2015. He joins siblings Luca “Luc” Jr., 7; Marc, 5; and Sophie, 2. The family lives in Ashburn, Virginia, where Mr. Sciullo is a managing partner at ASET Partners in nearby Alexandria. Mr. Sciullo also runs Zeds Books, an online book retailer that specializes in rare antiquarian, first edition and leather-bound books.

Posted 05/22/2015

John Gekas (Law '03 ) has received the Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service from the United States District Court in conjunction with the Chicago chapter of the Federal Bar Association. He is a partner and a member of the litigation practice group in the Chicago office of Arnstein & Lehr. Mr. Gekas also serves on the board of directors of Housing Opportunities for Women, an organization dedicated to permanent solutions for poverty and homelessness.

Posted 05/22/2015

Harris S. Freier (Col '03 L/M) and Lily Morris Freier (Col ’05 L/M) welcomed a daughter, Georgia Grace, on Dec. 16, 2014. The family resides in Cranford, New Jersey. Georgia is the granddaughter of Jerold L. Freier (Col ’67 L/M) and James T. Morris (Col ’73).

Posted 05/22/2015

Richard M. Wallace (Col '02 L/M) has joined the Morgantown, West Virginia, office of Littler Mendelson, a large global employment and labor law practice. He focuses on employment litigation and traditional labor law and has experience in employment litigation in both state and federal courts. Mr. Wallace’s trial experience includes matters involving race, age, sex and disability discrimination; wrongful discharge; workplace harassment; violations of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act; and breaches of the duty of loyalty.

Posted 05/22/2015

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