Alumni Profiles

Capturing a country’s legacy

And as the folks who remember ‘how it used to be’ grow older and die off, the history of this area will die off with them...Another 20 years or so, and it will be just another patch of grass. No …

Starting from scratch

For the last decade, Hamdan K.C. Ahammu (MA ’88) has been involved in a truly monumental task—building a new city to relocate the federal government of Malaysia. “Ten years ago, this 11,000 acres was an oil palm plantation,” Ahammu (MAJ ’88) …

500 dresses and counting

Like many little girls, Anne Barge Clegg (BSEd ’69) dreamed from a young age about weddings. But in her fantasy, she wasn’t the bride—she was the bridal designer. “I always knew,” she says. “There was never a day that I can …

Pioneering communications

Though Betty Hudson’s resumé includes top positions at NBC, the Reader’s Digest Association, iVillage and the National Geographic Society, she often sounds like she’s just returned from a nice vacation. Hudson (ABJ ’71) has visited Peru’s Machu Picchu three times …

Where are they now? Back to the future

From a helicopter hovering over Canada’s Yukon Territory, Beth Shapiro (AB, MA ’99) spotted what appeared to be chocolate ice cream on top of a big scoop of vanilla. “It was probably millions of pellets of ancient caribou poo,” says …