VLS Alumni in the News


LOQUITUR: The Magazine of VLS

Loquitur—our award-winning alumni magazine— will keep you up-to-date on campus news, faculty highlights, and alumni news. Every alumnus receives a copy of Loquitur twice annually through the mail, in the summer and the winter. Please up-date your mailing address to assure we can get your copies to you.

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Spring 2016


Class Notes

The Class Notes section are some of the most popular pages in Loquitur. Readers love to read what alumni are doing after graduation, both professionally and personally. We rely on your information for these updates, so help us keep abreast of your news so we can share it with your classmates and the wider VLS community.

Submit Your News

Please follow these steps to submit your news for publication in Loquitur and in our other alumni communication channels:

  1. Register with vlsConnect, if you haven't already done so.
  2. Once you are logged in, click on the "Manage my Notes" link below, on this page, in the "Search for Notes" section.
  3. After you've clicked "Manage my Notes", click on the "Add New Note" link, and give us your update about career changes, wedding and birth announcements, alumni gatherings, and other information. Thank you!

vlsConnect users can also use the "Search for Notes" feature on this page find the most recent news submitted by friends and classmates.

Class notes are only available through vlsConnect back to the Fall 2011 issue. To view notes submitted prior to Fall 2011, you can read Loquitur online.


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Class Notes Peter H. Van Tuyn 12/11/2012  
Peter Van Tuyn (a VLS adjunct professor as well as an alum) wrote a chapter for a book edited by Randall Abate focused on climate change and indigenous peoples of America's Arctic. The book is titled Climate Change, Indigenous Peoples and the Search for Legal Remedies and will be published in early 2013. Peter is also drafting a chapter for a book on Peak Oil, with his chapter focused on why the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is neither an appropriate or meaningful place to be drilling for oil.
Class Notes Karen L. Witherell 3/8/2012  
Karen Witherell says, "I just wanted to let you know that I received the Ernest M. Haddad Award from Boston University's Graduate Tax Program at graduation. It is 'presented to the member of the class who best exhibits overall ability, taking into consideration academic achievement, character and potential to serve the public interest.' I was very surprised (OK, shocked) and touched that they chose me. Thank you again to Stephanie Willbanks for all of her support and help with my application to the program. Hope that things are going well and I look forward to catching up in person at some point."
Class Notes Karis L. North 8/24/2016  
Karis North '95 was named to the Board of Directors of the Straits Pond Watershed Association, a local advocacy organization which promotes and educates surrounding residents about the 100-acre tidal estuarine pond, which is a Massachusetts Area of Critical Environmental Concern.
Class Notes Ellen J. Crivella 8/5/2016  
Ellen Crivella received the Women of Wind Energy Rising Star award, which is given to one woman annually at the American Wind Energy Association conference.
Class Notes Jessica S. Fox 8/8/2016  
Jessica S. Fox JD/MSEL '07 will be awarded the first ever President's Special Recognition Award by the Ingham County Bar Association. Jessica has served on the Board of Directors for the ICBA since 2009. She has served as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-President, and it is anticipated that she will be President-Elect during the 2016-2017 bar year and President during the 2017-2018 bar year.
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