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An A Cappella Rainbow
Generations of Colbyettes hold 50th reunion
   
 
A Young Trustee
Nancy Joachim '98 nominated to join board
   
        

 

ALUMNI PROFILES
Gardner Gray '64
One Last Landing

James Simon '64

David Rea '71

David Melpignano '72
Taking Stock

Maura Shaughnessy '83

Jennifer Massengill '88
Cell mate

Mala Rafik '93
Cause and effect


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James Simon '64

 

James Simon What he does Flight doctor and inventor.

What he invented A device that illuminates and clears a patient's obstructed trachea at the same time.

Who teamed up with him His son Robert, a high school junior in Tiburon, Calif.

How it works Using chemical luminescence.

How the idea was hatched When Robert Simon said, "Why don't you use those Halloween lights?"
What James Simon says about that moment "That was the breakthrough."

What happened A patent was issued to father and son earlier this year.


 

 


FEATURES:
Diversity Call Renewed: Students, President Bro Adams, faculty and others join in effort to appreciate and accentuate differences.
Making Waves: An inside look at the news you love to hear--from Colbians.
A Simple Feast: Wylie Dufresne '92 is one of the hottest chefs in New York City.
President's Page: President Bro Adams on the court and affirmative action.
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