Department: Alumni Archive


Putting the Virgo Cluster on the Map

Issue: Spring 2015

Laura Ferrarese ’95 PhD says she pursued her graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University at just the right time. It was the early 1990s, and the Hubble Space Telescope was sending its first images back to Earth.

"The Professor" Who Hit the Big Leagues

Issue: Spring 2015

Dave Leonhard ’62's tenure with the Orioles coincided with the team’s glory years, including three consecutive trips to the World Series.

Improving Life for Kids with Facial Deformities

Issue: Spring 2015

For nearly 25 years, Ethylin Wang Jabs ’74 has been a mutation hunter. Her ultimate goal? To improve life for the hundreds of children born each year with facial deformities, by finding genetic causes and developing drugs for prevention and treatment.

Safe Travels

Issue: Fall 2014

Damien Newton '99 is editor and founder of Streetsblog Los Angeles, a nonprofit news site that addresses livable street issues and transportation policies.

The Horror! The Horror!

Issue: Fall 2014

Paul Harris Boardman '89 doesn’t scare easily, but he knows how to terrify people. In fact, he does it for a living.

The Passionate Non-Partisan

Issue: Fall 2014

Deborah Jeffrey ’82 serves as inspector general of the Corporation for National and Community Service, the nation’s largest grant maker for service and volunteering.

Filling a (Dental) Need

Issue: Fall 2014

Peter Fuentes ’01 founded Dental Groups of New Jersey, which now includes five dental practices, several in poverty-challenged, underserved cities.

Finding the Silence

Issue: Spring 2014

An award-winning veteran journalist and public radio reporter, Joanne Silberner '77 has tackled the toughest stories.

Field of Dreams—and Stats

Issue: Spring 2014

Rany Jazayerli’s '95 analytical approach has added a whole new dimension to the world of professional baseball.

The Prescription for Community Health

Issue: Spring 2014

Aletha Maybank ’96, an assistant health commissioner in New York City, is a pediatrician by training but mostly works as a preventive/public health physician.