Archive for the ‘Alumni News’ Category


Things I’ve learned: Josh Gray ’15

Things I’ve learned: Josh Gray ’15

This Eagle Scout became a White House Communications intern last year, then, in January, accepted a full-time job as the White House media monitor.

Stephen Lambdin, Olympian, has heroes

Stephen Lambdin, Olympian, has heroes

On Aug. 20 in Rio de Janeiro, Lambdin will be in a position to appraise his accomplishments in the 22 years since his parents gave in and enrolled him in taekwondo.

Relax, Tegucigalpa

Relax, Tegucigalpa

Beyond my for for a nonprofit in the Honduran capital, I instruct yoga classes and invite my students to release their heavy loads.

Painted tributes

Painted tributes

Artists Jerry Sawitz ’74 and David Paul DeMars, Class of ’73, didn’t just assist in organizing an alumni exhibition in honor of two admired late professors.

Thu Ho Meecham’s excellent Shanghai  adventure

Thu Ho Meecham’s excellent Shanghai adventure

Meecham had never been to China and didn’t speak the language. “But I was single, in my early 30s, and it sounded like an exciting adventure … so why not?”

How a ‘titan’ of mangoes put college first

How a ‘titan’ of mangoes put college first

Chuy Loza’s mother filled a seat on the school board, in spite of limited English, and his father attended statewide education conferences.

Next big investment? Blind pitches

Next big investment? Blind pitches

Bias is everywhere. There’s every reason to think it costs you.

Farewell, one-and-only art director

Farewell, one-and-only art director

In print, this alumni magazine has always looked the way Michael Lynn Adams ’72 thought best.

Top anesthesiologist teaches readiness on Ebola

Top anesthesiologist teaches readiness on Ebola

Dr. Laureen L. (Spinas ’83) Hill was part of the team that successfully treated the first two U.S. Ebola patients. Now she advises far-flung colleagues on how to run a department during an outbreak.

How to lend a hand from 8,000 miles

How to lend a hand from 8,000 miles

While exposing a lot of unmet need, the Web and online social networks offer new twists on old ways to help friends, family and also strangers.