Andia Augustin-Billy, MA ’09, PhD ’15, was the first Black faculty member to receive tenure in the 196-year history of Centenary College. Now, she strives to be a mentor to younger faculty like she was mentored while she was at WashU.
After a distinguished career in international banking and hospitality investing, Albert Ip, BSAMCS ’73, advocates for WashU in Hong Kong.
In the midst of a global pandemic, Betty Bayer, AB ’11, started a bookstore specializing in comics and graphic novels — and the timing couldn’t have been more perfect.
As founder and CEO of City Winery, a national chain of music venues that offers wine and fine dining, Michael Dorf, AB ’84, BSBA ’84, has made it his mission to provide an experience that will “indulge the senses.”
Mary Bartling’s website on banned books aims to help us become better readers and better global citizens.
Josh Mandel-Brehm’s biotech company, CAMP4, is harnessing the power of RNA.
Brenda Barnicki, BSChE ’86, parlayed a candy-making hobby and job loss into a nonprofit for children’s charities.
Former WashU basketball player David Fatoki, BSBA ’15, is working his way up the administrative ladder of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors.
Leah Nixon, BFA ’11, survived a construction accident that severed her spinal cord. Illustrating the children’s book “Best Day Ever,” became part of her recovery.
David Rogier earned a degree in political science in 2005, and has never let himself — or us — stop learning. In 2015, he created MasterClass as an online school for the rest of our lives.
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