Tanya Roth

Tanya Roth, GR08, GR11, penned Her Cold War: Women in the U.S. Military, 1945–1980 (UNC Press, 2021), an examination of how the armed forces handled permanently integrating women into the military, a traditionally understood all-male bastion. By challenging traditional gender conventions and perceived gender roles, women serving in and with the nation’s military renegotiated the meaning of equality […]

Chad Fite

Chad Fite, LA08, is vice president and head of data at Machine Learning – Data Science Company. His work centers on improving lives by deriving actionable insights from unstructured and structured data in an automated fashion. Fite has delivered keynote addresses on applying artificial intelligence solutions to industry at several conferences.

Sebastian Deken

Sebastian Deken, LA08, penned Final Fantasy VI: Boss Fight Books #28. In the book, he conducts a critical analysis of the musical structures of the Final Fantasy VI video game, which pushed the Super Nintendo’s sound capabilities to their limits and launched composer Nobuo Uematsu’s reputation as “the Beethoven of video game music.”

Adam Greenstein

Adam Greenstein, EN08, was honored in November 2020 by the Washington, D.C., section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, which tapped him for the Amy Polk and Selman Altun Young Professional of the Year Award. 

Erin Valentine

Erin Valentine, EMBA08, was promoted to vice president of business development at McCarthy Building Companies in 2020. She is a member of the leadership team that guides strategic business operations across the company’s 28-state central region. Valentine was recognized as a 40 Under 40 business leader by the St. Louis Business Journal and as a […]

Ivo Rozendaal

Ivo Rozendaal, GA08, was recently appointed to lead the SmithGroup’s newest workplace studio, operating out of its Madison and Milwaukee offices. In this role, Rozendaal collaborates with experts across the firm’s nationally recognized workplace practice to create high-performing office spaces that improve productivity and enhance employees’ physical and emotional health and well-being.

Melissa Reinckens

Melissa Reinckens, LW08, was promoted to partner at DLA Piper, based in the firm’s San Diego office. She advises clients on intellectual property litigation matters involving false advertising, trademarks, trade dress, copyrights and patents.