Alumna Has Next-Level Intelligence
The senior director of AI4Science at Microsoft Research, Bonnie Kruft ’07 hopes to solve some of humanity’s most intractable problems by combining artificial intelligence with the natural sciences.
Beloved Professor Couldn’t Be More Connected
Raised on a small farm in Tanzania, where water and electricity shortages were commonplace, Lancie Affonso ’96 (M.S. ’08) couldn’t be more plugged in today, teaching in three different schools at the College.
Creating a Level Playing Field for Women Athletes
On the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, the landmark legislation that guaranteed equal access and treatment in all areas of education, we look back at its impact on the College.
Oh, the Places Soccer Has Taken This Student-Athlete
A dual citizen of Sweden and Jordan, men’s soccer player Zakaria Amro has racked up the miles – and playing opportunities – thanks to his talent.
Student Furnishes Dignity With His Nonprofit
With service in the family genes, John Michael Stagliano started a nonprofit at age 12 that helps provide furniture and housewares to those transitioning out of homelessness.
Endowed Fund Will Have Lasting Echo
In memory of their son, Matt Christie ’13, and in honor of his mentor, Leslie Sautter, Dan and Claire Christie created a seafloor mapping support fund.
Becoming a Medical Bridge Between Families and Hospitals
The child life master’s degree prepares students like Melanie Orama for a career supporting children receiving medical care.
Alumna Lets the Truth Be Told in Her Books
A licensed Charleston tour guide for more than two decades, Leigh Handal ’81 also gives readers a great virtual tour of the Holy City and its environs through her books.
Alumna is Getting Some Northern Exposure
A fisheries biologist and kayak-tour operator based in Kodiak, Alaska, Jennifer Newby Gardner ’13 (M.S.) researches crab populations to inform catch decisions.
Alumnus Has Found His Zone With the City of Charleston
A chance encounter impacted the career trajectory of Earnest “Omar” Muhammad ’21 (M.A.), who is now making an impact of his own as a zoning planner with the City of Charleston.
New Alumnus Responds to Tug of War
This new alumnus went from wearing a white tuxedo jacket at graduation to a flak jacket in Ukraine covering the war for U.S. news outlets.
Alumni News & Notes
From food to music to gardening: here are some alumni getting noticed.
Past is Present With the Opening of the International African American Museum
Bernard Powers, director of the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, reflects on the upcoming 2023 opening of the International African American Museum, a seminal event in the city’s history.