Margot McIlwain Nishimura, Ph.D., is working for The Newport Restoration Foundation as Deputy Director for Collections, Programming and Public Engagement. Prior to this Margot was the Deputy Director and Librarian at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University. She has three daughters and lives in Providence, not far from Abby Stranahan '83.
Zuri is an Emmy award winning television personality and actress. In July of 2015, E! News released a press statement announcing that Zuri would be the newest addition to E! as an on-air correspondent for E! News. She will also continue to host the Aftershows for MTV's popular reality game show 'The Challenge' (formerly Real Word vs. Road Rules). Zuri will be featured in an upcoming article for Black Enterprise, and she recently launched the #AlphaBabe social media movement -- a movement that aims to celebrate and empower young, ambitious women. For more visit: ZuriHall.com.
Connor Vargas '11
Connor Vargas married Ashley Globig on May 24 at The Toledo Zoo in the Formal Garden, with the reception in the newly renovated Aquarium. Connor and Ashley first met at Beverly Elementary School and then reunited at the University of Toledo during their freshman year.
Sam Fixler ’13 & Linnea Johnson '13
This fall Linnea, (Wooster) and Sam (Connecticut College) are part of a program entitled “Australia: Rainforest, Reef, and Cultural Ecology” through the School for International Training (SIT), which brings 20 students from throughout the United States to study in tropical North Queensland. Over the course of the semester, they perform field research on the Great Barrier Reef and in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, embark on a camping trip led by an Aboriginal elder, and complete a month long Independent Study Project under the supervision of an expert in a field of our choice. Between excursions, Linnea and Sam are taking courses in the city of Cairns. “It is the adventure of a lifetime, and will undoubtedly inspire us during our final years at The College of Wooster and Connecticut College”.