Minkler ’85 named federal prosecutor

josh minklerJosh Minkler ’85 is the new U.S. Attorney for Indiana’s Southern District.  Click here to read the news release.

Since last August, Josh has been the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana. After Wabash, he earned his JD from the Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington.

Congratulations, Josh!






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U.S. attorney’s office.

Sommer ’15 interns with BKD

Nick Sommer ’15 is a summer staff intern with BKD, LLP in its Bloomington, IN office.  BKD, LLP is a national CPA and advisory firm, serving individuals and businesses.

Nick was an Economics and Spanish major at Wabash.  He is pursuing a M.Acc. degree at Indiana University.

Cameron ’14 receives writing awards

Scotty cameron 062215Scotty Cameron ’14 was named Managing Editor for The Paper of Montgomery County last month.  Recently, its parent company, Sagamore News Media, presented Scotty with four writing awards, which means his work goes on to be entered in a state press association contest.

Congratulations, Scotty!









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The Paper of Montgomery County.

Ebert ’72 named to power attorney list

kim ebertKim F. Ebert ’72 was recently named to Human Resource Executive magazine’s 2015 list of the “Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys.” This is the third consecutive year that Kim has been selected for inclusion on the Most Powerful list.

Kim is the managing shareholder of law firm Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), Indianapolis, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management.

After Wabash, Kim earned his JD at Indiana University School of Law.   Congratulations, Kim!






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Ogletree Deakins.

Deleget ’94 moves art gallery to DUMBO

matthew delegetMatthew Deleget ’94 and his wife, Rossana Martinez, are founders/directors of MINUS SPACE, an art gallery in Brooklyn, NY.  Minus Space just moved to its new location in the Dumbo (Down Under Manhattan Bridge) area.

Matthew was an Art major at Wabash, and then he earned an MS and an MFA at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.  Click here to watch a video interview with Matthew.

Congratulations, Matthew and Rossana!







Murrell ’12: singer/songwriter, composer in NYC

John Murrell ’12 is the composer of The Bipartisan, a new satirical musical to launch in NYC.  The Bipartisan has a Facebook page:  “Welcome to the official Facebook home of The Bipartisan; an original musical comedy with Book and Lyrics by Joseph Rasmus and Music by John Murrell of the band Robbing Johnny!  Stay tuned to this page for information about this exciting new show as it is prepares for a New York Premier in August!”

John was a Spanish and Music double major at Wabash and a member of the Wamidan World Music Ensemble, focusing on ethnomusicology with Professor James Makubuya.  John is also a music specialist at Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ), a community organization providing social health and recreation services to children and adults in Central Harlem.

John performed two of his own compositions on jazz piano at his senior recital in Salter Hall.

John performed two of his own compositions on jazz piano at his senior recital in Salter Hall.




Hall ’36 remembered at the Fred T. Hall Nature Center

The memory of Fred T. Hall, Wabash Class of 1936, was honored on June 14 with a 40th anniversary celebration of the Fred T. Hall Nature Center at Beaver Meadow near Buffalo, New York.  Fred, who is deceased, was a Crawfordsville native and a Biology major at Wabash who graduated in 1936.  Fred went on to become a nationally known as ornithology expert.

Click here to read the news story about Fred  and the Fred T. Hall Nature Center.

Atkins ’97 joins Mainstreet

Chris Atkins ’97 will join Mainstreet in Carmel, IN as Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Analytics at the end of June.  Mainstreet is the nation’s largest developer of post-acute health care properties.  Click here for a news release.

Chris has been the Director of the Indiana Office of Management and Budget, reporting to Governor Mike Pence, since 2012. Prior to this role, he served on the Governor’s campaign, as OMB General Counsel and Policy Director for Governor Mitch Daniels, and in a variety of other roles regarding fiscal and tax policy.

After Wabash, Chris earned a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.), Public Finance at Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs –Bloomington, and a JD at Indiana University School of Law—Bloomington.

Congratulations, Chris!

Coy ’92 joins Taft IP staff

Coy_Greg_Candid1Greg Coy ’92 has joined Taft law firm in Indianapolis as a partner in patent and intellectual property law.  His practice covers numerous technologies, including biotechnology, medical and biomedical devices, agriculture, mineral processing, and commercial manufacturing processes.  Click here to read the news release.

After his degree in Biology at Wabash, Greg earned his J.D. from Indiana Maurer School of Law.

Congratulations, Greg!




Photo courtesy of Taft.