Category: Alumni profiles

Mark Teague: Drawing on experience

Cowell ’85, U.S. history

By Amy Ettinger, March 2019

Ada Recinos: Council crusader

College Ten ’15, sociology

By Peggy Townsend, October 2018

Darrick Smith: A mission to give back

Oakes '96, sociology

By Amy Ettinger, October 2018

Jeremy Strick: Living artfully

Cowell ’77, art history

By Amy Ettinger, October 2018

Gia Voeltz: Cell sleuth

Crown ‘94, biochemistry and molecular biology

By Peggy Townsend, October 2018

Lisa White: Fueled by fossils

Ph.D. '90, Earth sciences

By Peggy Townsend, March 2018

Carolina Fuentes: Singing out

M.A. '10, social documentation

By Peggy Townsend, March 2018
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Carolina Fuentes: Extended Q&A

M.A. ‘10, social documentation

By Peggy Townsend, March 2018

Rolando Perez: Free from fear of failure

Kresge ’15, bioengineering

By Peggy Townsend, March 2018

Tom Killion: A life in color

Cowell ’75, history

By Peggy Townsend, March 2018

Roshawnna Novellus: The Wealthy Yogi

Rachel Carson ’01, business management economics (B.A.) and engineering (B.S.)

By Ann Parker, October 2017

Adolfo Mercado: An authentic life

Kresge ’98, anthropology

By Ann Parker, October 2017

Susannah Rogers: Stage presence

Stevenson ‘94, theater arts

By Ann Parker, October 2017

Nick Vasallo: Hitting all the right notes

M.A. ’09, music; D.M.A. ‘11

By Ann Parker, October 2017
Axel Alonso stands in front of a mural of Captain America

Axel Alonso: Diversity’s superhero

Cowell ’87, sociology

By Peggy Townsend, March 2017
Jennifer Andaluz speaks to a group of students

Jennifer Andaluz: Providing the stepping stones to college

Oakes ’94, American studies

By Peggy Townsend, March 2017
Portrait of Niketa Calame

Niketa Calame: Acting with purpose

Oakes ’02, theater arts

By Peggy Townsend, March 2017

Alan Lovewell: Fishing for change

Cowell ’05, art

By Peggy Townsend, March 2017

Shakina Nayfack: Creating change

Transgender actress Shakina Nayfack is creating a lot of change these days—not only through her one-woman shows and her theater company, but also through her new role as the transgender Lola in Hulu's hit show Difficult People.

By Peggy Townsend, October 2016