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The bonds of Casa Artom

Friendships formed in Venice still unite these alumni, 40 years later.

Shahedah Fornah ('12), at right, and her cousin, Zainab Kamarah, co-founded Pearls of Wata.

Shahedah Fornah (’12): Fighting Ebola

With the Ebola crisis increasing, Shahedah Fornah (’12) shows what one person can do to help.

Cassie Freund and a rhinoceros beetle in Borneo.

Saving the orangutans

Cassie Freund (’10) uses her biology degree to save wild orangutans in Borneo.

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Bucking the trend

Mark Titus Hoover (’10) takes the road less traveled to the U.S. Embassy in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

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A model education

Cecilia Silva (’74) builds a thriving school in her native Argentina based on what she learned at her alma mater.

Lauren Gaston's current project is costume design for a production of 'Romeo and Juliet.' (Photo by Don Ipock)

Her costumes capture moments in time

“Fashion is trend forecasting,” says Lauren Gaston (’09). “Costume design involves digging into a moment in time much like an anthropologist would.”

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Beth Braxton (’66): A call to serve

The Rev. Beth Pirkle Braxton (’66) revisits the gift she received 50 years ago.

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Assessing the Boston Marathon bombings

Counterterrorism expert Daveed Gartenstein-Ross (’98) examines the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Daveed Gartenstein-Ross (’98): Why we’re still losing the war on terrorism

Counter terrorism expert Daveed Gartenstein-Ross (’98) on why the greatest threat facing us today isn’t terrorism, but the national debt.

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Sona Tatoyan (’00): Passion and bravery

Producer and actress Sona Tatoyan (’00) is tackling one of the darkest periods in world history for her next film.