Alumni News

  • Nick Brown (BA 2012) was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to teach English at EAN University in Bogota, Colombia. He was previously a member of Teach for America corps, instructing elementary reading and language arts in Mississippi. Fall 2015/Winter 2016

  • Lucy Flores (BA 2007) announced her candidacy to represent the 4th Congressional District of Nevada. She has served as a state assemblywoman for four years. Fall 2015/Winter 2016

  • Dennis Bullock (BA 2003) is running for the 43rd California State Assembly District in the 2016 election. He serves as dean of students at Providence High School in Burbank, CA. Fall 2015/Winter 2016

  • Nicholas Buccola (MA 2004; PhD 2007) received the Samuel H. Graf Faculty Achievement Award from Linfield College in Oregon. The award recognizes a faculty member who has made an outstanding contribution to the life of the college that extends beyond regular duties. Fall 2015/Winter 2016

  • The International Municipal Lawyers Association honored Aleshire & Wynder partner Tiffany J. israel (BA 1993) with the Amicus Service Award for legal advocacy. The award recognized her for preparing and filing an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court for a case arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Fair Housing Act. Fall 2015/Winter 2016

  • The Hollywood Reporter named Petra Flannery (BA 1995) the most powerful stylist in Hollywood. Her clients include Emma Stone, Gwen Stefani, Amy Adams and Mila Kunis. Fall 2015/Winter 2016

  • Sophie Jacobson (BA 2011) has officially committed to Yale's Political Science Ph.D. program.  Yale has provided her with fully-funded fellowship support for the entirety of her doctoral study.  She will begin her studies in Fall 2014.  Congrats, Sophie! Spring 2014

  • Recently named one of The Fix's "40 Under 40" rising political stars, Nevada state assemblywoman Lucy Flores (BA 2007) is running for Nevada Lieutenant Governor.  Flores, a fierce advocate for her community, was elected to the Nevada Assembly in 2010, becoming one of the first Hispanic women to serve in the Nevada legislature.  She has served as Assistant Majority Whip, Vice-Chair of the Legislative Operations and Elections committee, and Chair of the Ways and Means Government sub-committee. Spring 2014

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