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Bernard Frank L'38 of the Allentown law firm of Frank, Frank, Penn & Frank, P.C. received the Wallenberg Tribute Award from The Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding of Muhlenberg College on March 19, 2000, in recognition of his work that reflects the values of Raoul Wallenberg.

Hon. Wilson Bucher L'48 of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, retired from the bench after 29 years of practice. Bucher had been a senior judge in Lancaster and several other counties since retiring as a Court of Common Pleas judge in 1981.

Stanford Shmukler W'51, L'54 was recognized by Who's Who in America in its 2000 Millenium Edition. Shmukler is a sole practitioner in Philadelphia.

William A. Whiteside, Jr. L'54 has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Community College of Philadelphia Foundation.

William H. Brown III L'55, partner in Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis' labor and employment litigation department, was inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. In addition, he was honored with the Penn Law Alumni Society's 2000 Alumni Award of Merit.

James R. Cooper W'52, L'55 was recognized by Who's Who in America 2000 Millenium Edition for his work as a legal studies educator. Cooper is the founder of Cooper Commonage Union, a Hardwood Forest Research Farm in Athens, Georgia, dedicated to promoting bio-diversity in American Forests.

Jay G. Ochroch L'57, partner in the financial services department of Fox Rothschild O'Brien & Frankel in Philadelphia, was appointed to the Montgomery County Redevelopment Authority.

Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Judge Clement J. McGovern, Jr. L'59 has retired from the bench as of March 3, concluding a legal career of more than 40 years. McGovern plans to devote more time to his role as a deacon in the Roman Catholic Church.

Thomas B. Moorhead L'59, Vice President for Human Resources at Carter-Wallace Inc. in New York, was elected a vice president of the International Labor Organization (ILO) conference held in Geneva, Switzerland in July. Formed in 1919 as part of the Treaty of Versailles, the ILO provides an international forum for discussion of world labor and social problems and sets minimum international labor standards. Moorhead is only the sixth American employer representative to serve the ILO's conference as a VP. He also serves as Chairman of the Town Council in New Canaan, Connecticut.