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Alumni Spotlight: Alfredo Gutierrez

“Our favorite destination is always the next one,” Alfredo Gutierrez says of the extensive travel he and his wife Luz Maria undertake. One of the trips Alfredo frequently makes is back to his graduate alma mater in Ann Arbor. As a former member of the Rackham Board of...

Alumni Spotlight: Larry Crosby

Larry loves his job: ”Being a dean is a general management job. It has all of the functions that go into the president or a general manager of a business. I can apply everything I’ve learned in my Ph.D. and M.B.A. every day of the week. I make decisions around...

Alumni Spotlight: Juliette Okotie-Eboh

When you look around Juliette’s office, you see walls adorned with signed posters from the Detroit Jazz Festival, framed articles on Juliette from local publications, and inspiring artwork from local artists, all representing the deep level of engagement she has with...

Alumni Spotlight: Martha Rolingson

“I wasn’t a typical grad student.” While Martha lived in Ann Arbor for only two years, she accomplished a significant amount in that short time frame. She recalls, “People were surprised I was in and out as quickly as I was. Most students in anthropology seemed to...

Alumni Spotlight: Hugh Kendrick

Hugh Kendrick was chased by a lion twice when on foot, found a home away from home via a ship from England, and spent his career hiring and being hired by U-M alumni. Rackham alum Hugh Kendrick is preparing for a reunion trip with a group he and his wife Wendy met on...

Alumni Spotlight: Christal Sheppard

Christal admits, “I’ve been a little bit of everywhere.” Her career path has evolved in a non-traditional way, and she wouldn’t have it any other way. Following her U-M Master’s and Ph.D., Christal obtained a law degree from Cornell and began her career as a patent...