Alumni & Campus Stories

Alumni Awards

2019 ALUMNI AWARDS

  ALUMNI ACHIEVEMENT AWARD CURATIVE CHEMIST Dale Kempf followed his groundbreaking research on HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C by focusing on neglected diseases In 1991, the AIDS epidemic was raging and there seemed to be...

Story Teller

Growing up, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, MFA ’15, felt absent from the fiction she was reading. “I didn’t see a lot of black nerds,” is how she explained it to NPR’s Audie Cornish when interviewed for...

A Reader Writes

When Lisa Dunick, PHD ’10 LAS, was a youngster and her mother urged her to go outside and play, she preferred to stay inside and read—even the back of the cereal box was fair...