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  • Jayme Guokas '97 started out with a hobby of teaching himself how to remodel homes on the weekend. He ended up with a fully operational business that designs and constructs interior spaces.

  • The psychologist, researcher, professor, and author discusses her most recent book Left to Our Own Devices: Outsmarting Smart Technology to Reclaim Our Relationships, Health, and Focus.

  • Thanks to its flexible Create Spaces, and resources and support, the new Visual Culture, Arts, and Media building has made possible a surge in faculty-inspired, curriculum-related, and student-initiated creative projects on campus.

  • William Harris '47 has led a medical career dedicated to innovating new and improved forms of hip replacement surgery, making the proceedure far safer and more affordable as a result.

  • Photo by Holden Blanco '17

    As one of the lawyers featured in both seasons of Making a Murderer, Steven Drizin ’83 plays an important supporting role in the Netflix hit. While the series’ popularity has brought Drizin celebrity, it’s also brought him something more important: a much larger platform to advocate for change in the legal system’s treatment of juveniles.

  • Tom Barbash '83 reflects on the life experiences and intergenerational relationships that informed his most recent novel, The Dakota Winters.

  • By analyzing compounds from animal bones, archaeologist Kevin P. Smith '81 and colleagues are revealing climate conditions in the distant past.


  • This past December, Joan Gabel '88 was named president of the University of Minnesota, making her the first woman to be appointed to that post in the university's 167-year-history.

  • Essayist and senior managing editor of Washingtonian magazine Bill O'Sullivan '83 on why you should attend Alumni Weekend 2019.

  • Jonah Salz ’78 was grappling with end-stage kidney disease, facing 12 hours of dialysis a week and a long wait for a donor kidney. Then classmate Rick Rybeck stepped forward and changed his life.

  • CEO Amanda Lannert outside Jellyvision's Chicago offices.

    In an industry that celebrates rapid change, gender barriers are slow to crumble. 

  • Emma Eisenberg in a floral shirt standing against a brick wall in Philadelphia

    When Emma Eisenberg ‘09 couldn't find the literary community she was looking for in Philadelphia, she created her own.

  • Dr. Michael Fine in one of his health stations

    Family physician and former Rhode Island state health department director Michael Fine ’75 believes health care should be for people, not for profit.

  • Griffin Vance in the factory where his environmentally conscious clothing line is made

    Disturbed by how much castoff clothing goes into the trash stream, Griffin Vanze ’05 launched a company that makes womenswear out of recycled fabrics.

  • Oscar Wang in the hallway of the Community College of Philadelphia

    Wang is the CEO of CollegeTogether, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting Philadelphia’s underserved students through the college admissions process, and recently started Hospitality Together, a program that places ambitious college-age youth in paying jobs at some of the city’s top restaurants and prepares them for careers in the industry.