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Ron Goodnough (1975)
Ron Goodnough (1975) writes, "Pharmacists love Numbers": Just a note to say that I began UM Pharmacy School fall of '67…got my first license in '76….retired from my last employment as a hospital R.Ph. on a Friday-Veteran's Day 2011 (11/11/11)…and retired that license on my 67th birthday….can't get any better than that…! Thanks UM Pharmacy School for a great education/career!

VR, Ron Goodnough, R.Ph. (Ret) class of '75 ('71)*
*Took a 4 year time out to serve in the USN..returning in '74 for my last year/graduation/career launch…!"  Click here for photo
Submitted on Feb 6 2014.

Jared Amoss (1999)
After 14 seasons with the Missoula Osprey, Jared Amoss accepted the position of Assistant Director of the Grizzly Scholarship Association in July, 2013.  
Submitted on Jan 15 2014.

James Thane (1966)
James Thane (1966) writes, "My second novel, "Until Death," was published by Thomas & Mercer on December 17. This is the second book to feature Phoenix, Arizona homicide detective Sean Richardson, following "No Place To Die," which was released in 2010."  Click here for photo
Submitted on Jan 9 2014.

Anneliese Warhank (2007)
Anneliese Warhank (2007) recently accepted a position at the Montana Historical Society located in Helena as the Archivist/Oral Historian. Anneliese recently completed her Master's in Library and Information Science with an emphasis in Archival Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. "I am very happy to be returning to my hometown to help connect the people of Montana to its rich history."  
Submitted on Dec 15 2013.

Caitlin Parker (2012)
Caitlin Parker (2012) recently accepted a position at University of Montana located in Missoula. MT as Fraternity & Sorority Involvement Coordinator.  
Submitted on Dec 13 2013.

Richard McCrea (1975)
Richard McCrea (1975) writes, "Rich McCrea (1975) writes, “My wife Louise and I live in Boise, Idaho, in the beautiful foothills area. In October I published an article in the Idaho Magazine on the Trinity Ridge Fire on the Boise National Forest. I continue to work as a consultant in wildland fire and serve on the editorial board for the Wildfire magazine, a publication of the International Association of Wildland Fire. I also volunteer with the Gulf of Alaska Keeper, an environmental organization that conducts marine debris cleanup and monitoring on remote Alaska beaches. Last year I reached a major milestone with 20 years of service as a Fire Behavior Analyst, working on wildland fires all across the western United States, My major passion is hiking and writing, and I rarely miss a powder day on the ski hill.”"  Click here for photo
Submitted on Nov 3 2013.

Gregory Smith (2008)
Gregory Smith (2008) recently accepted a position at University of Virginia located in Charlottesville, VA as a Resident Physician in Anesthesiology.  
Submitted on Oct 24 2013.

Gregory Smith (2008)
Gregory Smith (2008) received a MD in Medicine from University of Colorado in June 2013. "Alpha Omega Alpha"  
Submitted on Oct 24 2013.

Andre Bouchard (2000)
Andre Bouchard (2000) writes, "I just received my Masters in Arts Management from the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University and accepted the position of Marketing and Sales Director at Aspen Santa Fe Ballet."  
Submitted on Jul 19 2013.

Robert Tollefson (2005)
Mr. Tollefson was recently accepted to The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC for the Doctor of Medicine program. GWUSOM has the lowest acceptance rate in the country, accepting only 180 students of the 15,000+ that apply each year. Robert recently graduated from Georgetown University with a Master's of Science in Biohazardous Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases. He recently appeared on DC's WUSA channel 9 news for speaking at HHS's Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability at the National Institutes of Health with a plea to make the screening process more fair and lift the ban placed on gay men from donating blood, for life (http://www.wusa9.com/news/article/262321/158/HHS-Takes-Another-Look-at-Gay-Blood-Donation-Ban). In fact, he is part of the organization called Banned4life.org. He has resided in Washington, DC for the past 7 years since graduating from the U of M in 2005 with a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science and minor in Mathematics.  Click here for photo
Submitted on Jun 26 2013.

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Career News
 
Jared Amoss (1999)
After 14 seasons with the Missoula Osprey, Jared Amoss accepted the position of Assistant Director of the Grizzly Scholarship Association in July, 2013.  
Submitted on Jan 15 2014.

James Thane (1966)
James Thane (1966) writes, "My second novel, "Until Death," was published by Thomas & Mercer on December 17. This is the second book to feature Phoenix, Arizona homicide detective Sean Richardson, following "No Place To Die," which was released in 2010."  Click here for photo
Submitted on Jan 9 2014.

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Births & Adoptions
 
Renee (Pettinato) Mosley (1992)
Renee (Pettinato) Mosley (1992) and Charlie Mosley are proud to announce the adoption of a girl, Sofia Jane Tao Mosley . Sofia was born on August 30, 2010 in Jiangxi, China. Sofia was adopted at the age of 2 years. We brought Sofia home in November and we all have adjusted quite well. Sofia has learned English and is thriving with all the love and attention from her friends and family.  Click here for photo
Submitted on May 1 2013.

Anthony Zuccarini (2001)
Anthony Zuccarini (2001) and Aileen Zuccarini are proud to announce the birth of a baby boy, Ethan Francis. He was born on April 19, 2012 in Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri, and weighed 3 lb., 13 oz. His brothers include Aden Zuccarini, 8, and Cael Gibbs, 4.  Click here for photo
Submitted on Oct 17 2012.

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Marriages & Commitments
 
Theresa (Heisler) Rosado (1998)
Theresa (Heisler) Rosado (1998) is happy to announce her marriage on September 20, 2003 at St. Mary's, Ridgefield CT. She and her husband currently reside in Danbury CT.  
Submitted on Aug 9 2012.

Rose Kommers (2002)
Rose (Connelly-Bennett) Kommers (2002) and Mark Kommers are happy to announce their marriage on September 4, 2010 in Great Falls, MT. They currently reside in Great Falls, MT. Rose is a graduate of the UM Skaggs School of Pharmacy with a BS in 2002 and a PharmD in 2010.  
Submitted on Oct 19 2010.

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Catching Up
 
Ron Goodnough (1975)
Ron Goodnough (1975) writes, "Pharmacists love Numbers": Just a note to say that I began UM Pharmacy School fall of '67…got my first license in '76….retired from my last employment as a hospital R.Ph. on a Friday-Veteran's Day 2011 (11/11/11)…and retired that license on my 67th birthday….can't get any better than that…! Thanks UM Pharmacy School for a great education/career!

VR, Ron Goodnough, R.Ph. (Ret) class of '75 ('71)*
*Took a 4 year time out to serve in the USN..returning in '74 for my last year/graduation/career launch…!"  Click here for photo
Submitted on Feb 6 2014.

Steve Laughrun (1967)
Steve Laughrun (1967) writes, "Steve Laughrun '66 (retired) and brother-in-law, Keith Richardson (ASU grad) getting ready for the September 8, 2012 showdown in Boone, N.C. GO GRIZ! Hope it's another classic game like the last meeting of the two schools in Missoula."  Click here for photo
Submitted on Jan 24 2012.

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Educational News
 
Gregory Smith (2008)
Gregory Smith (2008) received a MD in Medicine from University of Colorado in June 2013. "Alpha Omega Alpha"  
Submitted on Oct 24 2013.

Robert Tollefson (2005)
Mr. Tollefson was recently accepted to The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC for the Doctor of Medicine program. GWUSOM has the lowest acceptance rate in the country, accepting only 180 students of the 15,000+ that apply each year. Robert recently graduated from Georgetown University with a Master's of Science in Biohazardous Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases. He recently appeared on DC's WUSA channel 9 news for speaking at HHS's Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability at the National Institutes of Health with a plea to make the screening process more fair and lift the ban placed on gay men from donating blood, for life (http://www.wusa9.com/news/article/262321/158/HHS-Takes-Another-Look-at-Gay-Blood-Donation-Ban). In fact, he is part of the organization called Banned4life.org. He has resided in Washington, DC for the past 7 years since graduating from the U of M in 2005 with a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science and minor in Mathematics.  Click here for photo
Submitted on Jun 26 2013.

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General
 
Richard McCrea (1975)
Richard McCrea (1975) writes, "Rich McCrea (1975) writes, “My wife Louise and I live in Boise, Idaho, in the beautiful foothills area. In October I published an article in the Idaho Magazine on the Trinity Ridge Fire on the Boise National Forest. I continue to work as a consultant in wildland fire and serve on the editorial board for the Wildfire magazine, a publication of the International Association of Wildland Fire. I also volunteer with the Gulf of Alaska Keeper, an environmental organization that conducts marine debris cleanup and monitoring on remote Alaska beaches. Last year I reached a major milestone with 20 years of service as a Fire Behavior Analyst, working on wildland fires all across the western United States, My major passion is hiking and writing, and I rarely miss a powder day on the ski hill.”"  Click here for photo
Submitted on Nov 3 2013.

Whitney Stohr (2008)
Jason Hendrickson (2008) writes, "Whitney Stohr (2008) published an article in the Journal of Law and Education (Jan. 2013), entitled "Coloring a Green Generation: The Law and Policy of Nationally Mandated Environmental Education and Social Value Formation at the Primary and Secondary Academic Levels.""  
Submitted on Apr 4 2013.

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In Memoriam

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Robert Swan ()
Robert Swan (1942) died on April 7, 2009.  
Submitted on Jan 28 2010.

Robert Garmoe (1950)
Robert Garmoe (1950) died on December 26, 2009.  
Submitted on Jan 28 2010.

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