Archive for the ‘Alumni News’ Category
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?”
Chuy Loza’s mother filled a seat on the school board, in spite of limited English, and his father attended statewide education conferences.
Bias is everywhere. There’s every reason to think it costs you.
In print, this alumni magazine has always looked the way Michael Lynn Adams ’72 thought best.
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.
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.
Erin Boettcher ’11 monitors purification systems at schools and a training program to help women in Somali refugee camps protect themselves and their families from water-borne diseases.
Minnesota’s bragging rights as “the land of sky-blue waters” have a staunch defender in Jenn (Cline ’08) Radtke.
Owing to speedy growth in the renewable energy sector and his own strengths, Les Fritzemeier works with startups that are pushing advances in solar and wind power.
Ideas for keeping infection in check made the animal shelter a better place and led to more adoptions.