Inventors, Entrepreneurs, Leaders and Wildcats for Life
Photos from Space
Astronaut Don Pettit, PhD 1983, took thousands of photos during his three missions to the International Space Station and has published a book of mesmerizing images.You need to have some means of relaxing, and I like to refer to it as ‘orbital scrimshaw’ – in other words, a space-based hobby.
In recognition of her work in STEM outreach, Procter & Gamble executive Bonnie Curtis, BS 1980, received the College’s 2015 Professional Achievement Award. The mother of four children is also a popular speaker on overcoming the challenges of working motherhood.My passion is lifting up girls.
After a decade in the energy industry, Ryan Kanto, BS 2007, is using science and technology to reinvent the way craft spirits are made. He and his wife Sarah founded Quantum Spirits, a distillery in Carnegie, Pennsylvania.You know, it’s cool to be a nerd now. In pop culture, there’s a pervasive influence of engineering, science and science fiction.
Erica Clevenger, BS 2017 and 2016 UA Club Sportswoman of the Year, excelled academically while clocking up victories on the cycling circuit, proving that undergrads don’t have to choose between being top athletes and successful students.I admire the people fighting for equality in the sport now, because it is the next generation of athletes who will really reap the benefits of their hard work.
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers has recognized rising star Laura-Ann Chin, BS 2010, for her efforts to diversify the field. The process engineer at Jacobs Engineering designs biopharmaceutical facilities worldwide.I stuck to my roots and my passion. The UA played a pivotal role in laying down a sound foundation that has shaped my career.