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Alumni Profiles

Gail Sheehy

A Conversation with Gail Sheehy ’58

Catching up with the accomplished author on her fascinating life, career, and the publication of a new memoir, "Daring: My Passages." 

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Vasu Sojitra skiing

Young Alumni Team Up on Inspiring Film

"Out on a Limb," made by T-Bar Films, a media cooperative founded by alumni and brothers Tyler Wilkinson-Ray ’12 and Elliot Wilkinson-Ray ’11, documents the skiing skill and determination of alumnus Vasu Sojitra ’13.

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Project helps students gain global perspective

Microphilanthropy effort provides scholarship support for life-changing study abroad experiences. 

The Invisible Man

A Conversation with David Zweig ’96, author of Invisibles: The Power of Anonymous Work in an Age of Relentless Self-Promotion

Alumni Start-up Amplifies Artisans’ Reach

Bridging markets for Peruvian artisans

A Continuous Conversation

A shared journey joined at UVM

Utica’s New World Order

Helping Utica, New York's, new Americans

A strong voice for nurses’ research

Advocate for nurses' research wisdom

Man of Many Talents

Dolphin cognition expert and science writer make perfect sense as compatible skills. But you wouldn’t expect to throw movie/television/radio voice artist into the mix. Meet Justin Gregg ’98.

After Sandy Hook

Rob Cox ’89, an award-winning journalist for Reuters, shifted his personal and professional focus after the tragedy of Sandy Hook Elementary.

Gender politics in thin air

Jan Reynolds ’78 explores the power of bringing a feminine mindset to the challenges of adventure expeditions.  

Greening Illinois

A “game-changing” environmental studies class with Amy Seidl and the cooperative experience of Slade Hall put Eric Heineman ’04 on the path tohelping lead sustainability efforts in one of the nation’s largest states. 

Learning About Learning

Stern Center celebrates thirty years 

The Call of the Wild

A character actor's career arc 

‘A way to be in the world’

Angela Patten ’86 explores her Irish upbringing in a new memoir, High Tea at a Low Table.  

Urban farmers take to the roof in Boston

Bostonians just might have alumni John Stoddard ’99 and Courtney Hennessey ’99 and their innovative urban farm to thank for that fresh arugula on their plates.

Strength, Sisterhood, Survival

Vermont’s dragonboat team, which includes alumna and former VP Karen Meyer ’70 in its ranks, is a powerful healing force in lives touched by cancer.

Farmer Informer

Helping protect agricultural workers from pesticides is a key focus for public health researcher/native Vermonter Melissa Perry ’88, professor and department chair at George Washington University.

Philadelphia Freedom

Philly teacher Zachary Wright ’05 connects his students with his alma mater

A Performer’s Life

Alumna’s career spans Broadway to kids’ television

In the Game

Intrepid alumnus takes the field, lives to write about it

Going Wild

Claire Laukitis ’12 and Peter Neaton ’11 are taking the community supported agriculture model and applying it to the icy waters of Alaskan fishing.  

Pop Star

Timothy Stewart ’09 is redefining popsicles in San Francisco's food scene.

Documenting WWII's 'Ghost Army'

Alumna helps bring work of innovative WWII unit to light

A World of Work

Patrick Murphy ’85 has helped lead U.S. diplomacy in Burma.

Following the melody

Jay Nash ’98 is poised for a new CD release and tour, the latest steps in his career as a singer/songwriter.

A Fulbright to Film

Alumna Nilima Abrams' film project documents progressive Indian school

Interview: Will Alexander G'06

A conversation with Will Alexander G’06, author of 'Goblin Secrets', winner of the National Book Award for young people's literature.

Joining science and art

Rosemary Mosco's knowledge of the natural world, skills as an artist, and sense of humor come together in creating cartoons that just might teach you something.

From lofty idea to lasting business

Building a dorm-room loft bed for a friend more than twenty-five years ago put alumnus Frank DeVita onto a business idea that’s still going strong.

On the Storm Front

A trio of UVM alumni—Leon Heyward, Trevor Jackson, and Nancy Barthold—were part of the emergency operations team that helped see New York City through Hurricane Sandy and the storm's aftermath.

Making Movies, Creating Change

In a career dedicated to advocacy on environmental issues, the latest film by Jill Rosenblum Tidman '94 is the Redford Center's Watershed: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West.

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