Skyler Place is leaving academia to join a Boston-based health technology startup. * Chris Blier returned from India, where he had been living and working since early December. He traveled throughout India, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the UAE, and Oman—a great experience but he is happy to be back. * Alicia Burrows will graduate in May from William & Mary’s Mason School of Business with an M.B.A. She is still on active duty in the Army and is heading just north of Baltimore for her next duty station. * Thomas ’03 and Karima Ummah Jackson welcomed their second baby girl, Nala Grace, July 10. Mom, dad, and big sister, Nia Bella, are so grateful to have her around. Karima took a position at the University of New Haven as director of the international services office. * Chrissy Jones relocated to the D.C. metro area in October after living in Boston for six years and working at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. She took a job with Booz Allen Hamilton as a senior consultant on the health team. She often sees Jason and Jennifer Kalman Beal and their daughter, Mackenzie, since they live in the area. * Jordana Pickman completed her M.P.H. at the University of Washington last spring and now lives in Aspen working for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Office of Planning and Partnerships. She is getting married this August to Topher Sabella in the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington State. Jordana also attended Zoe Hallowell’s wedding in Bozeman, Mont. Zoe married Bob Downs on Bridger Bowl ski mountain with all in attendance wearing one-piece ski suits. * B.L. Lippert married Jessica Hopkins in 2010 and they have a son, Case Robert, born last August. * Ted ’05 and Katie O’Neill Farwell moved to Minneapolis after they graduated from business school at the University of Wisconsin. She is working in marketing at General Mills on the Progresso brand. She saw Erica Bauer and Pete Morelli ’02 at a XC ski race called the Birkebeiner. * Kate Sweeney graduated from Dalhousie University with a D.D.S. and will be working at East Milton Dental in Milton, Mass. (obviously she would LOVE to have some fellow Colby grads as patients come June… fingers crossed). She is getting married in September to Michael Regan, a St. Anselm’s alumnus. * Kirsten Helmcke lives in Chicago and works as a medical writing program manager for Astellas Pharma. * Diane Nelson Iachini finished a general practice residency in dentistry at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center last July. She married Errol Iachini last October in Madison, Va. She is working as a dentist and living in Richmond, Va. * Andrew Mckenna-Foster went to Kyrgyzstan in January to visit his brother. It brought back fond memories of some of the super cold winters at Colby. He has not gotten married yet and, as far as he knows, he is not expecting children anytime soon. * Christina Dotchin is coaching the girls varsity ice hockey team at Proctor Academy. They won the New England Prep School girls ice hockey championships for Division II this season. * Ian Cochran left his job as a paramedic to start med school this fall at the University of New England. He is slightly terrified yet very excited! * Kirsten “Kaz” Zarnetske graduated with her doctor of physical therapy from the University of Vermont in May 2011 and relocated to Anchorage. where she works at the only long-term acute care hospital (St. Elias Specialty Hospital) in the state. She has spends her time rock climbing, hiking, ice climbing, fly fishing, and back-country skiing. * Nick Gambino and wife Meghan were thrilled to welcome their first baby, Emma Catherine, in March 2011.