The Exchange Club of Lawrence (Mass.) presented Mark Newman ’71 the inaugural Champion of Children Award in April. Newman, associate justice of the Essex County Juvenile Court, presides over mock trials to educate schoolchildren, identifies and provides support to at-risk families, and works with kids in a basketball league. ♦ Owners of Two Loons Farm in South China, Maine, Paige Tyson ’76 and Spencer Aitel ’77 were featured in articles about Maine’s Own Organic Milk (MOO Milk). The longtime farming couple first spoke about joining the cooperative, then talked about challenges for organic dairy farms when MOO Milk temporarily stopped production in May. ♦ Amy Davidoff ’79 is running for the Maine House of Representatives District 10 as a Democrat. Davidoff is a professor of pharmacology at University of New England. ♦ Computational geneticist Jonathan Haines ’79 was selected as director of the new Institute of Computational Biology spearheaded by Case Western Reserve in partnership with Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals. Haines will also serve as professor of genomic sciences and chair of the department of epidemiology and biostatistics at Case.