Class Notes Extras

Why I give

I am the namesake of my grandfather, J. Howard Neisler, who by any standards used was a fine and excellent fellow. I had the very good fortune to have been given a large portion of his name at my birth, John …

Sole survivor

Parvati Shallow (right, with fellow contestant Amanda Kimmel at the final tribal council) won the 16th installment of the CBS reality series “Survivor” in May, taking home $1 million for her win. Set in the Rock Islands of Palau, Micronesia, the …

Where are they now?

Fred Manget (AB ’73) thrives on intellectual challenges. After graduating summa cum laude, he won a Rhodes Scholarship to study philosophy, politics and economics at Oxford University. Then he earned a law degree from Vanderbilt and began practicing in Atlanta. Eventually …

Carter adviser, alumnus dies

Hamilton Jordan (AB ’67) died May 20 after a long battle with cancer. He was 63. The political strategist, businessman and author had close ties to the University of Georgia as an alumnus, an employee and a member of the distinguished …

“Somebodies” filmed in Athens

Hadjii (ABJ ’98) gets attention from the makeup and wardrobe departments on the set of “Somebodies,” a new sitcom filmed entirely in Athens and premiering on the BET network this fall. Based on Hadjii’s film of the same name that screened …

Former prof dies

Col. Warren A. Thrasher (BSC ’40, MBA ’67), UGA professor from 1963 to 1984, died June 8 in Athens at the age of 94. A professor of military science during his initial four years, he moved to the Terry College of …