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Alumni Spotlight: Garrick Hu

Most students never know just how much that first job out of college can influence your career. For Garrick Hu, the University of Michigan played a central role not only in advancing his academic journey but shaping his industry focus with that one first job....

Alumni Spotlight: Roy Hudson

Roy Hudson didn’t start out with aspirations to be a university president. He didn’t consider executive management a potential career option. He figured his options were fairly straightforward, hoping he could extend his GI bill to cover most of a Master’s degree...

Alumni Spotlight: Babette Benken

“I told my mom from age 5 that I was going to be a math professor.” Babette fulfilled that early childhood goal – and then some. Currently an Association Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at California...

Alumni Spotlight: Margaret Gupta

Business can be a force for good. And it should be. With this conviction in mind, Margaret co-founded Apex CoVantage in 1988, to pursue business for the right reasons, in the right way, challenging norms, and channeling the resources generated by the business to...

Alumni Spotlight: Carl de Boor

Carl de Boor is extremely humble about his accomplishments over the course of his long career in mathematics. “My contribution is relatively small; I was at the right place at the right time. I saw what needed to be done. Any competent person would have done the...

Alumni Spotlight: Gisselle A. Vélez-Ruiz

Gisselle has been hanging around Rackham for a long time. Initially, she came to participate in the Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) when she was an undergraduate student at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez. Through the program, she was drawn...