Alumni Profiles

Poetic genius

Poet and translator Alicia “A.E.” Stallings (AB ’90) got the phone call in the middle of a busy evening of juggling dinner, bath and bedtime with her two young children. She did not expect to learn that she was named one …

Él no habla Español

William Henry “Dink” NeSmith (ABJ ’70) knew he wanted to go to UGA, even if his mother didn’t want him to. “She thought the school was too large, and that I would get lost,” recalls NeSmith. “I told her I either …

Bridging the cultural gap

As a trade facilitator for the Italian fashion and perfume industries, Martin McNeese has honed his credentials deftly: He speaks a host of European languages like a native; he earned an undergraduate degree in finance from UGA; he studied fashion management …

Calling all swingers

Kara Dyckman is a busy woman. Seven months ago, she gave birth to her second son, Colby, who joined big brother Conor, 2. She has a house and a dog and a husband, Shain. She’s an assistant professor of psychology at …

Third time’s the charm

Waco O’Guin (BFA ’00) and his partner in comedy Roger Black always wanted to have a show on Comedy Central. And now, it looks as if they will. The animated series “Brickleberry,” named after a street in Athens, is tentatively scheduled …