Department: Alumni Archive

Raffi Wartanian plays the oud

Exploring the Ancestral Homeland

Issue: Fall 2013

Raffi Wartanian ’08 recently returned from his ancestral homeland of Armenia after 10 months there as a Fulbright fellow.

Gail McGovern '74, president and CEO of the American Red Cross

Resilience Amid the Rubble

Issue: Fall 2013

Every new leader faces a baptism-of-fire moment, but few have it as rough as Gail McGovern ’74 did when she became president and CEO of the American Red Cross in 2008.


Capturing the Faces of Addiction

Issue: Fall 2013

The photography of Chris Arnade, PhD ’94, as seen in his Flickr series, “Faces of Addiction,” exposes a range of human experience in the South Bronx.

Jami Attenberg '93

A Hunger to Write

Issue: Fall 2013

For the past year, Jami Attenberg ’93 has been on the road promoting her critically acclaimed third novel, The Middlesteins. Now she can return to what she loves most: writing fiction.

Violence Claims Life of Young Diplomat

Issue: Spring 2013

The Krieger School community mourns the untimely loss of Anne Smedinghoff ’09, a U.S. diplomat who was killed April 6 during a suicide bomber attack in Afghanistan.

Cutting Through the Noise of News

Issue: Spring 2013

As managing editor of the Los Angeles Times, Marc Duvoisin ’77 oversees all news departments.

An Eye on Gender and Health

Issue: Spring 2013

Janine Austin Clayton ’84 was recently appointed director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health.

Trying to Build Bridges with Syria

Issue: Spring 2013

In January 2011, Robert Stephen Ford ’80 became the first U.S. ambassador to Syria in more than five years.

The Missing Perspective in the Middle East (and Elsewhere)

Issue: Fall 2012

Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein ’87 offers his unique perspective of the Arab Spring.

Jeffrey Bolster and Gregory White holding the book Black Jacks

Sea Tales Inspire Former Inmate

Issue: Fall 2012

A book—and its author—helped a former bank robber chart a new course for his life.