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Ed Walker Inducted into National Radio Hall of Fame

Ed Walker, SOC/BA ’54, is a Washington radio legend and host of WAMU 88.5's The Big Broadcast.

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Saary, Alexandra

       
       
Kogod/BSBA '04Kogod Alum to Launch New Alumni Chapter in Germany        
       

Sadick, Jess

       
       
SPA/BA '94SPA Alum a Networking Catalyst        
       

Saler, Gale

       
       
CAS/BA '72Gale Saler: Providing a Community Where Teens Can Succeed        
       

Samuels, Matt

       
       
CAS/BA '10After a Winding Road, Matt Samuels Finds His Passion in Art  

Meet the Alumni Who Won their Recent Election Bids        
       

Sanchez, Loretta

       
       
Kogod/MBA '84

Service-Minded Alumni Seek Offices Large and Small this Fall

       
       

SPA Alumni Sweep Seats in Elections Nationwide

       

Alumni in the Know Features Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

Sanchez, Roger

       
       
SIS/BA '17Freshman Role Model Recognized by First Lady        
       

Sanford, Paul

       
       
SOC/BA '98Sanford '98 Cultivates Microsoft Software and Seattle Alumni Chapter        
       

Satenstein, Paul

       
       
Kogod/BSBA '83Exec Shares Business Expertise with Nonprofit Organizations        
       
       

Savarit-Cosenza, Julie-Anne

       
       
SIS/BA '08Alumna Watches Organization Grow Into More Than Just a School        
       
       
       

Giving Unto Others

Sbih, Malek

       
       
Kogod/MBA '05Alumnus Directs Effort to Fight Disease in Haiti        
       

Schaefer, George

       
       
SPA/BA '72Renewable Energy Visionary Provides Scholarship Support to School of Public Affairs        
       

Schaefer, Lois

       
       
Kogod/BS '72Renewable Energy Visionary Provides Scholarship Support to School of Public Affairs        
       

Schmidle, Nicholas

       
       
SIS/MA '05From Newsman to Newsmaker        
       
 SIS Grad Reports from Around the Globe        
       

Schneider, Corey

       
       
Kogod/BSBA '11AU Grad Unlocks Hidden Treasures in the Big Apple        
       
       

Schneier, Bruce

       
       
CAS/MS '88Security Guru Bruce Schneier '88 Demystifies Technology        
       

Schnier, Elliot M.

       
       
Kogod/BA '71Two Alumni Honored at 11th Annual Dean's Dinner        
       

Schulze, Dutch

       
       
CAS/BS '41, CAS/MS '61Remembering Dutch        
       

Scrivner, David

       
       
CAS/MA '08A Storied Success        
       

Scruggs, Jan

       
       
CAS/BA '75, CAS/MA '76The Wall that Heals        
       

Seaman, Mark

       
       
SPA/BA '06Eagle Endowment Celebrates Legacy of Service        
       

Seaquist, Carla

       
       
SIS/BA '67SIS Alumna Writes to Showcase Modern Challenges in U.S. Identity        
       

Seawell, Mary

       
       
SOC/BA '91Seawell '91 Lands Seat on Denver Board of Education        
       

Sebert, Lagan

       
       
SOC/MA '08Sebert '08 Lands Job at Financial Times        
       

Seibert, Margo

       
       
SIS/BA '05AU Alumna Margo Seibert's Broadway Debut        
       

Seidel, Timothy

       
       
SIS/MA '03Spreading the Word of Good        
       

Siegel, Michael

       
       
SPA/BA '72Michael Siegel, SPA/BA '72, Has New Book Analyzing Presidential Leadership        
       

Shaabdullaeva, Zukhra

       
       
SIS/MA '07Feeling at Home, Away From Home        
       

Shales, Tom

       
       
SOC/BA '67        
       
       
Tom Shales, SOC/BA '67        
       
       
       

The TV Guide: Tom Shales Opines with Wit and Humor

Sharma, Neal

       
       
SPA/BA '98        
Entreprenuer Receives First Rising Star Award for Young Alumni        
       

Sherjan, Hassina

       
       
Hassina Sherjan Returns to AU for Tea Talk about Educating Afghanistan's Girls        
       

Shorts, Dan

SPA/BA '11 The Candyman Can: A Young Alum’s Sweet Job
       
       
       
       

Shuster, Bill

       
       
Kogod/MBA '87Meet the Alumni Who Won their Recent Election Bids        
       
       
       

       
Service-Minded Alumni Seek Offices Large and Small this Fall

       

SPA Alumni Sweep Seats in Elections Nationwide

Silberberg, Allison

       
       
SIS/BA '84Making a Difference, One AU Alumnae at a Time        
       
       
SIS Alumna Elected Mayor of Alexandria        
       

Siler, Nick

       
       
SPA/BA '01        
Nick Siler, SPA/BA '01        
       

Silva, Tony

       
       
SIS/MA '94Be Curious and Stay Connected: Lessons from Tony Silva, SIS/MA '94        
       

Simmons, Sarah

       
       
SPA/BA '95, SPA/MA '97A Capital Presence        
       

Simon, Theodore "Ted"

       
       
Kogod/BS '71Legal Eagle Utilizes AU Education to Establish Domestic and International Niche        
       

Simpson, Mariam

       
       
SOC/MA '07SOC Alumna Shares Haiti Experience        
       

Sipkin, Chad

       
       
SOC/BA '83AU Students to Explore Careers in New York this January        
       

Skoric, Vladimir

       
       
SPA/BA '08A Capital Presence        
       

Smith, David

       
       
SPA/BA '82A Capital Presence        
       

Smith, Judy

       
       
WCL/JD '86Alumna Visits WCL to Show New TV Series, "Scandal," Inspired by Her Career        
       
       
The No-Joke Olivia Pope

Smith, Michael

       
       
CAS/BA '79        
Florida Mayors Greet Alumni, President Kerwin        
       

Smith, Molly

       
       
CAS/MA '76Growth in Stages        
       

Smith, Wilson

       
       
CAS/BS '05Alum Physicist Looks on the Bright Side of Green Energy        
       

Smock, Brett        

       
       
       
CAS/BS '92Brett Smock, CAS/BA '92: From Dancer to Producing Artistic Director        

Sohn, Eric

       
       
SIS/BA '10Recent Alumnus Shares Tips for Landing a Job Before Graduation        
       

Sommer, Gerry        
       

       
       
CAS/BA '67Couple Returns to Campus to Celebrate 50 Years Together        
       

Soriano, Philip

       
       
Kogod/BSBA '08Alumni Size Up Entrepreneurship in Fashion Industry        
       

Spaulding, Ian

       
       
SPA/BA '94Ian Spaulding '94 works to improve conditions in Chinese factories        
       

Specht, Mary

       
       
SOC/BA '07Profile: Mary Specht        
       

Spencer, Mark

       
       
WCL/JD '84Service-Minded Alumni Seek Offices Large and Small this Fall        
       

Spurlock, Kim

       
       
SOC/MA '97Third Student Academy Award in Three Years for SOC        
       

Stanbridge, Laura A.

       
       
SIS/BA '84Eight new members selected to join Alumni Board        
       
       

The FACTS of the Matter

       

Steinberg, Danny

       
       
Kogod/BSBA '10Steinberg Twins Are Two of a Kind        
       

Stevens, Ann

       
       
CAS/BA '67, SOC/MA '70Alumna Ann Stevens, CAS/BA '67, SOC/MA '70, Co-Authors Diplomatic Gardens Book        
       
       

Stevens, Haley

       
       
SPA/BA '05, CAS/MA '07Driving Force        
       

Stolls, Amy

       
       
SOC/MFA '00College Alumna Appointed NEA Director of Literature        
       
       

Storelli, Elizangela

       
       
CAS/MA '09Alumna Storelli Advances in Sociology and Aging Project        
       

Strauss, Paul

       
       
SPA/BA '87, WCL/JD '93Service-Minded Alumni Seek Offices Large and Small this Fall        
       
       
       

       
SPA Alumni Sweep Seats in Elections Nationwide

       

Strickland, Tate

       
       
CAS/BA '10National Gallery Intern Ponders His Experience        
       

Stringer, Jasmine          

         
       
Kogod/BSBA '01Jasmine Stringer Wants You to Seize Your Life        

Strohl, Jeff

       
       
CAS/PhD '02Jeff Strohl (PhD '02)        
       

Stupca, Marissa

       
       
CAS/MA '07Alum Builds Better Bandwith        
       
       
       

Sullivan, Patrick

       
       
CAS/BS '08Peace Corps Turns 50 - and AU Alum Looks Back on Service        
       

Summerford, Ben

       
       
CAS/BA '48, CAS/MA '56AU Alumni Exhibit Is Artists' Take on School Spirit        
       
       

Sutch, Brendan

       
       
Kogod/BSBA '99Alumni Couples Share Their Stories in Time for Valentine's        
       

Sutch, Kelly

       
       
Kogod/BSBA '99Alumni Couples Share Their Stories in Time for Valentine's        
       

Sylvia, Mark

       
       
SPA/BA '96, SPA/MPA '98Green Czar: Mark Sylvia Leads Massachusetts' Environmental Future        
       
       

Mark Sylvia Attributes Success to American University

 

Taft, Patricia

    
SIS/MA '03A Capital Presence      

Tallmadge, Katherine

    
SOC/BA '94, SPA/BS '94Katherine Tallmadge Has the Recipe for Success      

Tapscott, Ed

    
WCL/JD '80When Eagles beat the mighty Hoyas      

Tatevosyan, Sam

    
 Washington Semester Program Experience Leads to Exceptional Career      

Taylor, Clyde

    
SIS/MA '61"A Skillful Advocate": Former Ambassador Named Alumnus of the Year                   

Former Ambassador Credits Career to SIS

                   

SIS Grads Who Became Ambassadors Share Insights

Taylor, Erin

    
SPA/BA '03It's Not All About the Cookies: Alumna's Career at Girl Scouts      

Taylor, Kyle

    
SIS/BA '06Kyle Taylor '06 Attempting to Swim the English Channel      

Taylor, Tony

    
CAS/BA '09Passion Makes the Difference for AU Alum      

Tannenbaum, Lee

    
CAS/BA '80Alumnus Uses Family Business Experience to Assist Others      

Tenor, Randall

    
SPA/BA '68You've Got to Read This: Alumni Librarians Share Their Favorite Books      

Teske, Johanna

    
CAS/BS '08Less Shine on the Crazy Diamond      

Thomas, Jorhena       

    
SIS/MA '04From AU to Homeland Security     

Thomason, Betsy

CAS/BA '66 Alumna Betsy Thomason Says, “Just Breathe Out”

Thompson, Marshall        

     
CAS/BA '03"Braven" The Odds      

Tillou, Susan

    
SIS/MA '95SIS Alumna Sees World Through Her Own Lens      

Tisei, Richard

    
SPA/BA '84SPA Alumni Sweep Seats in Elections Nationwide      

Tomasek, Toni        

    
CAS/MA '02Life, Interrupted      

Tranfaglia, John

    
SPA/BA '13Providing Solutions to Preserve the Maine Lobster Industry      

Tullman, Jennifer

    
SIS/BA '04Alumna celebrated 30th birthday by raising ten thousand dollars for charity      

Underwood, Kristin          

       
SIS/BA '02Organic Clothing Entrepreneur Walks/Wears - and Sells - the Talk        

Uckert, Merri          

       
SIS/BA '77SIS Alumna Defeats Hiring Trends and Defines Service

Vacanti, Anthony

     
CAS/BS '72, SPA/BA '02      

 

Booeymonger Owner Leads by Example   


             

van der Vorm, Tobie

     
CAS/MED '81, CAS/PhD '95Career Expert Learned Work Ethic from the Ground Up, Literally      

Varela, Keosha        

     
SOC/BA '07, SOC/MA '08Keosha Varela: Journey through Digital Space      

Vavonese, Stephanie

     
SPA/BA '06Taking the World by Storm: Two Alumnae Inspired to Travel      

Velkes, Matthew

     
SIS/BA '84Matthew Velkes, SIS/BA '84      

Veloric, Gary

     
Kogod/BSBA '82Annual Kogod Dean's Dinner Honors Commitment to School      
       

Venichand, Thelma

     
Kogod/BSBA '89Entrepreneur Brings Progress to Africa with Clean-Cook Stoves      
       

Venuto, Mike

     
SPA/BA '67, SOC/MA '73Vietnam Veteran Turns to Art, Activism      

Vidulich, Joe

     
SPA/BA '08Four New Members Selected for AU Alumni Board      

Alumni Board Member Joe Vidulich is Always an Eagle

Meet New Alumni Association President Joe Vidulich

Vieira, David

     
SPA/BA '97Meet the Alumni Who Won their Recent Election Bids      

Viener, Hilarie

     
SPA/BA '92Downward Economy Opens Doors for Three Entrepreneurial Alums      

Vyas, Shefali

     
SOC/MA '10Public Comm Grad Lands Job at Ogilvy      

Vogel, Danielle

WCL/JD '07 Two Alumnae Mix Business with Conscience

Vogel, Ron

     
CAS/BS '72Booeymonger Owner Leads by Example      

Wagner, Holger

      
SIS/MA '02Helping to make a difference in the fragile Horn of Africa       

Wahab, Bilal

      
SIS/MA '07Building a Better Iraq       

Walens, Lauren

      
SOC/BA '10Recent SOC Grads Offer Advice in Panel Discussion       

Walker, Ed

      
SOC/BA '54WAMU 88.5 Legend Ed Walker Inducted into National Radio Hall of Fame       

Wall, Tighe

      
Kogod/MBA '11Social Innovation with a Global Focus       

Wallace, Kori Hill

SPA/BA '06 “Ketching” Up with AU Alumna

Walsh, Kenneth

      
SOC/MA '70What Is Obama Like? White House Reporters Share Views       

Walsh, Sarah Meyer

      
SPA/BA '05Alumnae Turn Old Letterpress into Creative New Business       

Walter-Steinberg, Sandra

      
Kogod/BSBA '86Alumna Generates Return on Investment - for Herself and Others              

Convocation Kicks Off New Year with AU Traditions

Washington, Kermit

      
CAS/BA '73Fasting for the Greater Good              

Former NBA Star Aims to Net Big for African Hunger Relief

Washington Enlists AU's Help to Fight Hunger

Wasserman, Craig

      
CAS/PHD '75Alumni, Best Friends, Co-authors, and Business Partners       

Watson, Rayneisha

      
Kogod/MBA '08From Cancer Research Scientist to Healthcare Consultant       
               

                Weatherford, Carole Boston

      
Kogod/BA '77Inspired by Lady Day, Carole Boston Weatherford, KSB/BA '77, Writes Jazzy Poetry and Prose       

Webster, Lindsay

      
SOC/BA '032009 Rising Star Award Winner Produces Career in Hollywood              

Alum's Star Is on the Rise

             

Once An Eagle, Always An Eagle: Alumni Award Winners and Miss D.C. Return to Campus

Weickert, Steve

      
SPA/BA '78 , SPA/MPA '81Steve Wieckert, SPA/BA '78, SPA/MPA '81: Alumnus is Organ Donation Trend Setter       

Weiner Cohen, Rachel

      
SPA/BA '04, WCL/JD '08Alumna Invites Classmates to Share Stories at Five-Year Reunion             
            
Accomplished Alumna: Rachel Weiner Cohen

Weiss, Amy

      
SOC/BA '87Communications Expert Amy Weiss, SOC/BA '87, Gives Back on the AU Alumni Board       

Wetzler, Jennryn

      
SIS/BA '08Thailand Service Changes Student's Views       
               

Wexler, Robin

      
Kogod/BS '68Phi Ep Brothers Host 100+ at 40-Year Reunion       

Wheeler, Douglas

      
CAS/BA '62, CAS/MA '64Arts Alum Combines Culture and Community       

Whiting, Valerie

      
CAS/MA '09The Alum Connection       

Whyman, Paula        

     
CAS/MFA '00Linked by Stories      

Wilcox, Brad

      
CAS/BA '02Sustainable Livelihoods Flourish with Alumnus's NGO       

Williams, Dana         

      
SIS/BA '86SIS Alumna Helps to Raise Funds for Small Nonprofits in NYC       

Williams, Josh

      
SOC/MA '07Josh Williams       

Williams, Kimberly

      
SOC/BA '00Alum's Research Has a Good Beat              

Eagle Endowment Celebrates Legacy of Service

Williams, Russell

      
SOC/BA '74Insights to Oscar Night with Professor Russell Williams              

Russell Williams Returns to Oscarland

Williamson, Brook

      
SOC/BA '96San Diego chapter leaders have much in common       
               

Willie, George S.

      
Kogod/BS '71, Kogod/MBA '74Two Alumni Honored at 11th Annual Dean's Dinner       

Wilson, Adam

      
SPA/BA '81Need Something New to Read?       
               

Wilson, Ward

      
CAS/BA '80No Winning Weapons       

Winsor, Curtin

      
SIS/MA '64, SIS/PhD '71SIS Grads Who Became Ambassadors Share Insights       

Winter, Steve

      
SOC/BA '77Class Chats with Big-League PR Professionals       
               

Witryol, Amy Hope

      
CAS/BA '79Service-Minded Alumni Seek Offices Large and Small this Fall       
               

Wodon, Quentin

      
CAS/PhD '02Quentin Wodon (PhD '02)       
               

Wolpoff, Sharon

      
CAS/BA '74, CAS/MFA '81AU Alumni Exhibit Is Artists' Take on School Spirit       

Worley, Michael

      
SPA/BA '12An Eviction Notice Sparks an Award-Winning Career       

Wrigley, Drew

      
WCL/JD '91Meet the Alumni Who Won their Recent Election Bids       

Yale, Alex

Kogod/BSBA '09 Business School is a Marathon - and a Sprint

Yates, Gary

SPA/BA '67 California Wellness Leader Helps At-Risk Teens

Yi, Hyong

SPA/BA ’94, SPA/MPA ’95 Hyong Yi, Passionate Public Servant and Love Advocate

Yoshida, Akinori

Kogod/MBA '00, SIS/MA '00 AU Alumnus Beefs Up His Skills

Yunis, Alia

SOC/MA '91 Abu Dhabi-Based Alumna’s New Novel Boasts Global Appeal

Zangara, Nicole          

       
CAS/BA'06Nicole Zangara, CAS/BA '06, Has New Book Analyzing Female Friendships        

Zelen, Marvin          

       
CAS/PhD '57Thank God for Marvin Zelen        

Zimmerman, Chris

SPA/BS '81 Service-Minded Alumni Seek Offices Large and Small this Fall

Zannetos, Alexa Pappas          

       
SPA/BA '90For Alexa Pappas Zannetos, Not Landing Her Dream Job Led to a Dream Career        

Zirinsky, Susan          

       
SOC/BA '74Profile: Susan Zirinsky        

SOC Alum Speaking at Commencement        

Zizzi, Colin          

       
Kogod/BSBA '10Alumnus Plays Soccer, Leads Abroad Course in Spain