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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.

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Missy Malkush (’06): A helping hand

Missy Malkush (’06) has volunteered in four countries to help those who’ve lost limbs to war, disease or injuries.

Sam Smartt films during Chi Rho's service trip to Zambia.

Sharing music’s universal language

Documentary filmmaker Sam Smartt (’09) captures Chi Rho’s joyous journey to Zambia.