GS Class of 2009

Jan, 2021

Christine Baumgarthuber ’09 AM, ’12 PhD wrote Fermented Foods: The History and Science of a Microbiological Wonder, which will be coming out March 15, 2021, from Reaktion Books.

Aug, 2020

Ramadan Hussein ’04 AM, ’09 PhD, now at the University of TÜbingen in Germany, stars in the National Geographic four-part series Kingdom of the Mummies. Contact Ramadan at

Apr, 2020

Kaitlin Moran ’09 MAT launched Juntos Boston to support undocumented, unaccompanied youth in the greater Boston area. Visit


Nov, 2019
Digging for Answers
An archaeologist finds clues in the wilds of central Alaska Read More
Jul, 2019
Puzzling Days
Powerful brains at work for the annual MIT Mystery Hunt Read More
May, 2019

Jennifer Pallay Bassan ’09 ScM and her husband, Matthew, announce the Feb. 4 birth of their son, Elliott Reese Bassan.

Mar, 2019

Kathleen Lavery and Lucas Renick were married on Aug. 18 in Greenwich, Conn. The bride and groom met during their senior year. The wedding party included matron of honor Wesley Royce, Lauren Falkoff Eggert, Jacquelyn Rudis MacDonald, Jamil McClintock, and Emily Anderson Press. The bride’s brother, Michael Lavery ’02, did a reading at the ceremony. The wedding brought together many friends, including David and Kathryn Bannon Hearington, Deshaun Mars ’09 AM, Jasmine Plummer, Ari Press, and Paul Raymond. Kathleen writes: “It was a joyful celebration filled with love, laughter, and dancing to many Fish Co classics, until we sailed away into the night.”

Kathleen Lavery ’08 wedding photo

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