Category: Alumni Featured

Roving the Sidelines

November 30, 2011 |  by Sean Chaffin

“It’s still football, and guys are going to get hurt,” says Baltimore Ravens head team physician Leigh Ann Curl.

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Passion First, Precision Second

November 23, 2011 |  by Jennifer Walker

Through OrchKids, Dan Trahey is helping underserved children from West Baltimore develop a passion for music.

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A Sure Bet

November 23, 2011 |  by Sean Chaffin

A.J. Jejelowo found an unusual way to pay for grad school—he won over $235,000 in a poker tournament.

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Puzzles and Promises

August 31, 2011 |  by Lisa Watts

One size fits all? Not anymore. How reading our genes may transform health care.

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Push for Parks

August 31, 2011 |  by Mike Field

A new film from Rebecca Messner, A&S ’08, celebrates Frederick Law Olmsted and the U.S. urban parks movement.

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The Accidental Historian

August 31, 2011 |  by Lisa Belman

Peg Leiendecker, Nurs ’65, didn’t set out to create a museum in her home—it just happened.

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Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age

May 31, 2011 |  by Brian Shields

The Volunteer Summit explores how students and faculty can capitalize on the best of both the virtual and the actual world.

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Lost and Found

May 31, 2011 |  by Leslie F. Miller

Orphaned at 11, a Lost Boy returns to South Sudan in a new role: founding father.

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World Lit

May 31, 2011 |  by Leslie F. Miller

Erin Ganju, A&S ’91, SAIS ’92, traded corporate success for her dream job—increasing literacy around the world.

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Flash Nonfiction

February 28, 2011 |  by Gadi Dechter

It took years for human trafficking whistleblower Kathy Bolkovac to turn her story into a major motion picture. It took Cari Lynn, A&S ’97 (MA), just six weeks to write the book.

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