Class Notes, Fall 2013

Featuring Ryan Nakagawa '10, Megrez Mosher '08 and Kelvin Tang OD '04.

Kelvin Tang 2004

Kelvin Tang 2004

Kelvin Tang OD ’04 works as an assistant clinical professor at the University of California Berkley School of Optometry, where he recently was invited by a student to perform his first “hooding” at a graduation ceremony. Tang also works at his own practice in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Megrez Mosher 2008

Megrez Mosher 2008

Megrez Mosher ’08 moved to New York in 2011, planning to focus on writing and comedy. She now has a career as an aerialist, a freelance circus performer, and “acts whenever the opportunity presents itself.” 

Ryan Nakagawa 2010

Ryan Nakagawa 2010

Ryan Nakagawa ’10 was named to the annual Forty Under 40 list honoring accomplished young business leaders in Hawai‘i by the Pacific Business News. Nakagawa is a loan officer for Honolulu HomeLoans. 

General Comments

Sadie Bliss

Sadie Bliss and husband Laughlin Chanler welcomed daughter Juno Priscilla on Aug. 19, 2013. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and joins big brother Marvin. 

Aimee Ault Elliott '02 with son Lennon

Aimée Ault Elliott

Aimée Ault Elliott recently accepted a full-time tenure-track position in culinary studies at University of Montana. She and husband Jonah welcomed son Lennon Sage Kealiimahiai on Oct. 14, 2013. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 21 inches long.

Ryan Stanley

Ryan Stanley and wife Rebecca welcomed son Hunter Ryan Stanley on Aug. 21, 2013. He weighed 7 pounds and measured 19 inches long. 

Kara Yedinak

Kara Yedinak earned a PhD in engineering science from Washington State University in September. Her research involved studying the interactions between wildland forest fires and the atmosphere with computer models and field measurements.

Jill (Remiticado) Uyeda

Jill (Remiticado) Uyeda and husband Howard welcomed daughter Sidney on Oct. 11, 2013.

Randall J. Kempfer ’03, OD ‘06

Randall J. Kempfer ’03, OD ’06 was named Young Optometrist of the Year by the Minnesota Optometric Association at its 2013 fall meeting. His primary practice is with InVision Eye Care in Fergus Fall, Minn.

Anahita Nemat

Anahita Nemat married Christopher Renner on Oct. 13, 2013, in Pittsburgh. They live in Northern Virginia.