Tansel Baran Yasar

Tansel Baran Yasar, LA16, defended his doctoral thesis in October 2023 at ETH Zurich in Switzerland. The thesis was on the topic of ultra-flexible brain implants for the stable and minimally invasive recording of brain activity from single cells in multiple brain areas.

Jill Teitelbaum

Jill Teitelbaum, LA16, and Jason Lese, LA17, were married in 2023, with a large contingent of WashU alums in attendance. The newlyweds gathered the more than 40 WashU alumni for a group photo to celebrate the occasion.

Yvonne Osei

Yvonne Osei, GA16, has her work on display through Jan. 1, 2024, at the Saint Louis Art Museum’s The Culture: Hip Hop and Contemporary Art in the 21st Century. Osei is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice spans performance art, video, photography, textile design, garment construction and site-specific installations. In demand as a speaker, she has […]

Christine Lung

Christine Lung, LA16, is a health-care investor at Valspring Capital, formerly Bain Capital Ventures, making growth equity investments within the health-care ecosystem.

Briana Bostic

Briana Bostic, LA16, recently defended her dissertation — “Geographic Context and Teacher Perceptions: Associations with Teachers’ Job Demands and Resources, Classroom Quality, and Child Outcomes in Head Start Settings” — at The Johns Hopkins School of Education and was awarded a doctorate in education. Last year, the publishing company she founded, The Black Heron Company, […]

Caitlin Rankin

Caitlin Rankin, GR16, GR20, a geoarchae-ologist, was spotlighted in the November/December 2021 issue of National Geographic for her excavation work at the Cahokia Mounds site in southern Illinois. Her work provided new insight into why the mounds declined and were deserted.

Casey Breese

Casey Breese, LW16, joined Lathrop GPM as an associate in the firm’s Denver office in the trusts and estates litigation practice area. Previously, Breese was with Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley.

Gabriela Garcia

Gabriela Garcia, LA16, in May 2020 earned a master’s degree in water resource management from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. A water data science consultant at KISTERS, Garcia writes that she is a proud Latina in the environmental data analytics field.

Celia Hensey

Celia Hensey, LA16, began a master of landscape architecture program at the University of Oregon in fall 2020.

Janay (Sanders) Woodruff

Janay (Sanders) Woodruff, UC16, curated, produced and performed in an all-Black showcase at an empty State Theatre in Portland, Maine, to celebrate Juneteenth and raise funds for local organizations that empower the Black community. During the show, she released “Feared,” an uplifting pop/rock song about conquering fears. The performance raised more than $10,000 for Indigo […]
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