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ALuisa Snyder, DMD '13, and Nathan Snyder, DMD '13lumni News

The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin and its sister papers, including the Contra Costa Times, ran a story during WesternU’s Commencement Week about Luisa Snyder, DMD ’13, and Nathan Snyder, DMD ’13, graduating together in the College of Dental Medicine’s first class.

Faculty News

Assistant Professor Jerry Minsky, BS, DDS, was appointed Chair to the SCDA Hospital Dentistry Group.

Dr. Vicki Wedel has been invited to join the editorial board of the Journal of Forensic Investigation, the journal published by the International Association for Identification.  The journal is received by forensic sciences including forensic medicine, anthropology and criminalistics.  She also received a commendation from Sheriff Adam Christiansen of Stanislaus County, CA, for her work in helping his department re-analyze their cold cases, the oldest of which they’ve been successful in identifying was a 1971 Jane Doe. Most recently, Dr. Wedel has been invited by the United States Department of Health and Human Services to review and comment on the training modules its National Disaster Medical Services uses to train anthropologists who are going to be deployed in disaster responses.

Student News

Read the latest updates from the students themselves in the latest Student Government Association Newsletter.

Upcoming Events

August 28: Alumni Summer Mixer. Celebrate summer and reminisce with fellow WesternU Alumni. Join us for an evening of complimentary appetizers, drinks and lively conversation as you meet up with former classmates at Buster’s Lounge at Dave and Busters, Ontario Mills Mall, 6:30-8:30 p.m. To RSVP, contact Susan Terrazas at sterrazas@westernu.edu or 909.706.3476 or Austin Braunwalder at abraunwalder@westernu.edu or 909.469.8495 by August 26.

October 24: WesternU’s Pumerantz Lecture in the evening on campus. Details to follow.

November 9: WesternU’s A Tribute to Caring at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA. Save the date!

See a full list of upcoming events on the Online Alumni Events page.

For more information or to RSVP for these events, please contact the Alumni Office at (909) 469-ALUM or alumni@westernu.edu. 


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