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Tricia Rose Burt, BA’82

Tricia Rose Burt, BA’82

Tricia Rose Burt’s one-woman show, How to Draw a Nekkid Man, was selected for the 2011 New York International Fringe Festival.

Sam Nackman (SpaceX)

Sam Nackman, BE’10

SpaceX launch engineer Sam Nackman is responsible for designing and overseeing construction of the launch pad’s hydraulic, fuel and nitrogen systems.

Aaron Clamage

Jim Shepherd, BA’89

Jim Shepherd oversees earthquake repairs at the historic Washington National Cathedral.

Amanda Parkhill

Gary Roberson, BA’69

Cave Man At age 11, Gary Roberson crawled into a cave on his very first Boy Scout camping trip and fell in love. To this day he’s still enamored, especially when he sets foot in undiscovered territory. “Caving is one of the few things in the world that allows youRead More

Rick Lee

Roslyn Clark Artis, EdD’10

Lift Ev’ry Voice “First-generation students who don’t have cultural capital, who don’t come to the table with college-educated parents or economic resources—for those kids to walk across the stage at graduation makes every single day worthwhile,” says Roslyn Clark Artis of her work in higher education. In July, Artis becameRead More