Alumni Updates

German Dubois III sitting infront of mural

Painting a Brighter Future

German DuBois III uses art to help youths at a Miami juvenile detention center through his HOPE Murals organization.
David Borton sitting with Solar panels

Powered by the Sun

David Borton ’65, a retired physics professor at RPI, lives in a passive solar house and builds solar-powered boats.
Nicol Svajlenka sitting in a chair

Turning Data into Human Stories

Nicole Prchal Svajlenka ’08 is trying to facilitate reform in the immigration system by scrutinizing changes and analyzing the efficacy of systems.
Lagasse in gear skiing down mountain

The Skier Taking on Global Warming

Brennan Lagasse '02, a ski guide and sustainability professor at Sierra Nevada College, travels the world to educate others on climate change.
Susanne Brooks '04 leaning on a tree

A Climate of Change

As senior director of the Environmental Defense Fund, Susanne Brooks '04 seeks market-based solutions to climate change.
Joe Cazzavino headshot

The Contamination Cleaner

Through his company Cherokee Investment Partners, John Mazzarino ’74 cleans up environmentally contaminated businesses, which profits investors while also benefiting the environment.
Chris Gardner posing with bike

Eat Your Vegetables

Christopher Gardner ’81, Stanford University’s director of nutrition studies, looks into how our food choices affect the environment.
Richard Sobelsohn standing on Willow Path

LEEDing the Way

Richard J. Sobelsohn ’82, P’19 discusses the ins and outs of green building standards.