Grayson Swaim ’12 and his wife, Brynne, were married this month. Grayson lost his hearing when he was just a few months old, and through the benefit of cochlear implant technology at a young age he has successfully faced challenges during his lifetime. Click here for the story of how he met Brynne, and their first date which lead to their new life together.
Quentin Dodd ’94 will open his featured photography show this Friday at the Athens Art Gallery in downtown Crawfordsville. “Invisible Town” begins with a reception open to the public on Friday, June 30 and runs through August 2. In addition to photography, Quentin’s love of Art extends as established musician and author. Click here for the news story.
Quentin is the Network Services Administrator in the IT Services department here at Wabash.
Lt. Col. James R. Lisher II ’01 was promoted in the Air Force JAG Corps on April 1, 2017. He will move to Hanscom AFB where he will be Deputy Staff Judge Advocate over a 30-attorney office.
After Wabash, Jim earned his J.D. at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and his LL.M. Masters of Law at The George Washington University Law School.
Steve Kobold ’81 and Joe DesJean ’03 will be inducted into the Montgomery County Basketball Hall of Fame on June 17 at 1:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend the annual event, which is held in the nostalgic old Crawfordsville High School Gymnasium, now known as the Athena Center.
Dr. Richard B. Gunderman ’83 has two books with release in 2017:
Hoosier Beacons is a compilation from a series of articles he wrote for the Indiana Business Journals’ “Hoosier Beacons” column during Indiana’s bicentennial celebration. The collection of biographies highlights well known people in U.S. history who have Hoosier roots in Indiana.
We Come to Life with Those We Serve: Fulfillment through Philanthropy, to be released in October, suggests that “the most meaningful and rewarding path in life . . . is service at its best bringing us to life.”
Dr. Gunderman is Chancellor’s Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy, and Medical Humanities and Health Studies at Indiana University. After Wabash, he received his MD and PhD (Committee on Social Thought) with honors from the University of Chicago, and MPH from Indiana University. He has published over 600 scholarly articles and 10 books.
Dr. Todd E. Clark ’85 was promoted to senior vice president and research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, effective July 1. He will continue to oversee the macroeconomic policy section within the Bank’s Research Department.
Todd joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in 2010 as a vice president and research economist. Prior to joining the Cleveland Fed, Clark was a vice president and head of the macroeconomics group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He is currently a co-editor of the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.
An economics major/mathematics minor, after Wabash, Todd earned an MA and a PhD in economics from the University of Michigan.
Aman Brar ’99 is the CEO of a startup called Canvas Talent, Inc., which enables employment recruiters to use text conversations as the first step in organizing candidates they want to schedule for further live interviews. Click here to hear Aman talk about the text messaging platform.
Aman is the former president of the Indianapolis IT firm Apparatus, until he left last fall to start Canvas Talent.
Nathaniel Quinn ’00 was made an Honorary Member for induction into the Cum Laude Society at Culver Academies this month, which is Culver’s equivalence to an Honorary Degree at Wabash. After Nate’s induction, he spoke to the 2017 Commencement Convocation audience about “The Marriage Between Success and Failure.” Nate is a 1996 graduate of Culver. To read his induction introduction and listen to his Commencement speech, click here.
Nate is an artist in Brooklyn, NY. His life is an amazing story.
Ryan Lane ’85 and Mark Brosmer ’85 are collaborators in an artwalk exhibit this month at the Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts gallery in Los Angeles. Their work is in the Paintings/Mixed Media category. Click here for information about the “Chroma” exhibit, from June 1-30.
Ryan and Mark were Art majors at Wabash. Mark is an award-winning Los Angeles artist. Ryan is a painter who has expanded his art to fine furniture builder.
Dan Couch ’89 is a country songwriter in Nashville, Tennessee. Dan performed at the Delphi (IN) Opera House on June 3 with the Nashville Songwriter’s Round, where songwriters take turns singing their songs and telling the stories behind their songs. Click here for the news story.