Nate Alexander '17
Otakuye Conroy-Ben '98
Lakota Researcher Supports Her Community Through Epidemiology
Alumna mends relationships between native tribes and researchers, while addressing tribal health concerns through wastewater epidemiology.
Katherine Gehl '88
Innovating to Break Political Gridlock
Alumna advocates for fairer democracy practices throughout the country
Rachel Svetanoff '15 M.S.
Empathy Drives Alumna in Global Health Adventures
Life experiences fuel alumna's drive to provide basic necessities to those without.
D.J. Reyes '79
Bringing Support and Treatment to Veterans in Need
Alum serves as an advocate for fellow veterans in Tampa's Veterans Treatment Court.
Dr. Robert Winn '87
Breaking Barriers in Cancer Care and Community-Building
As the first Black leader of a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, alum prioritizes patient care and community-building.
Patter Birsic '77
Improving Outcomes for Pancreatic Cancer and Pancreatitis Patients
Alumna harnesses loss into action to serve patients facing pancreatic illnesses.
Kate Turner '12
Advancing Equity at the Intersection of Technology and Policy
Alumna devotes research to improving socio-technical systems — making anything from public transit to nuclear power more equitable.
John Gallo '83
Representing the Least Among Us
Alum spends his second act representing the poor and underserved as head of Legal Aid Chicago.
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John Kouris '96
Keeping His Captain's Memory Alive
More than 20 years after Demetrius DuBose '93 was shot and killed by police, former teammate John Kouris '96 seeks to keep is memory alive in new documentary film.
Ben Finley '60
Building A Brotherhood on the Slopes
After a lifetime creating opportunities for Black skiers, Ben Finley '60 is set to enter the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame.
Strengthening His Community Amid Crisis and Loss
Despite a devastating loss, Global Health alum uses his passion for service to strengthen his community.
Erin Clarke '08
Making Healthy Eating Accessible — and Delicious
Alumna uses platform to make healthy eating accessible, affordable, and delicious.
Laura and Steve Brown '95
Building A Catholic Worker Community in Charlottesville
Couple has dedicated themselves to offering affordable housing and a stable community at their Catholic Worker urban homestead in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Tom Lillig '95
What’s Within You
Drive to break barriers motivates alum in nonprofit work to "unleash the potential of the human spirit."
Rudy Monterrosa '01 J.D.
Fighting for Asylum Seekers in the Legal System
Law School alum and adjunct professor practices immigration law and provides pro bono assistance to asylum seekers in Texas.
Jeanette Shakalli ’07
Making Math Education Fun and Accessible in Latin America
"I want people to continue to discover the beauty and the richness of mathematics. And in this way, we can improve math education in Panama and in the world.”