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trademarks and trade secrets. u W. Franklin Horn
(’06 AB) of Goleta, Calif., has received a master’s
degree in anthropology from the University of California-Santa Barbara. While a master’s student, Horn conducted research on religious attitudes in Kenya and
was nominated for the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. u Hannah Faith Little (’06 JD) of Charlotte has been named an associate at Garfinkel
Immigration Law Firm. Little handles family-based
immigration cases, naturalization and removal work.
Ashley Elizabeth McAulay (’06 AB) and Jeffrey
Kevin Moore II (’07 AB) of Cary. u Blair Donald
Shwedo Jr. (’06 BSMDS) and Emily Ann Lesher of
’07 Daniel Patton Malloy (’07 ABJM) of Pittsburgh, a reporter with the Pitts- burgh Post-Gazette, accompanied his
editor on an interview with President Barack
Obama in the Oval Office. Malloy asked Obama
about his experience playing ball against the Tar
Heels during his campaign, to which the president
replied that he was exhausted while the team didn’t
break a sweat. u Lauren Rene Pope (’07 BSBA, ’08
MAC) of Greensboro has received the Certified Public
Accountant certification. Pope is a tax associate with
McGladrey and Pullen LLP. u Melissa Brooke
Williamson (’07 ABJM) of Athens, Ga., has started a
business offering documentary wedding photography
and fine art portraiture throughout the Southeast.
Megan Marie Ferrara (’07 AB) and Paul Tuorto of
Cary. u Jeffrey Kevin Moore II (’07 AB) and Ashley
Elizabeth McAulay (’06 AB) of Cary. u J. Blair
Waggett (’07 ABEd) and Christina Lorraine Lucas
(’05 AB) of Durham.
’08 Kristen Marie Strauss (’08 ABJM) of Nashville, Tenn., has been promoted to associate account executive at McNeely
Pigott & Fox Public Relations LLC. u Pablo Martin E.
Vega (’08 BMUS) of Chapel Hill has created a musi-
cal score for the game AI War: Fleet Command by
Arcen Games. In addition to his work for Arcen, Vega
has a role in a children’s TV pilot, The Rusty Bucket
Kids Club, filmed in the Triangle, and was musical
director for the 2009 N.C. State Fair concert by
classmate Anoop Manoj Desai (’08 AB).
Lindsay Alicia Fisher (’08 BS, ’09 PD) and David
Brendan Dearie of Wilmington.
Erin Brett Lindsay-Calkins (’08 AB), 26, of Efland;
Dec. 22, 2009. Lindsay-Calkins was a research
assistant at the Center for Spirituality, Theology and
Health at Duke University Medical Center. She vol-
unteered as a crisis hotline responder with Family
Violence and Rape Crisis Center in Pittsboro and
with her family’s animal rescue program.
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’09 Nancy Elisa Johnson (’09 MBA) of Riverview, Fla., has been named super- visor of strategic media and marketing
development at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa,
Fla. u Alexa Spence Robinson (’09 ABJM) of Irving, Texas, has been named the “tweetologist” for
Pizza Hut after holding the first-ever “twinternship”
with the company. Robinson’s job title was selected
from entries in a contest sponsored by Pizza Hut.
She manages the company’s voice on Twitter.