Georgia Dunn ’04 is hanging with the big cats now — online and in print. The author of the comic strip Breaking Cat News has signed a syndication deal that has her intrepid feline correspondents, Elvis, Puck and Lupin, bringing the news of their day to 150 newspapers nationally.
Things Brittany Diamond ’14 could, theoretically, lift: one full oil drum, one empty dumpster, a piano, a motorcycle.
Hannah Woodhouse embarked on her violence prevention crusade while still in high school — when working with inner city and underprivileged students.
Elizabeth St. Pierre ’85 grew up knowing that her grandfather had come back from World War II a changed man. He’d been shot twice and seen things in the field that returned to him, years later, in nightmares and flashbacks.
To call Camp Runamuck — the homeless community that sprang up under Providence’s Crawford Street Bridge in 2009 — a tent city? That was to give it airs.
Under Armour’s Chief Marketing Officer Andrew “Andy” Donkin ’84 has been called one of the 50 most innovative CMOs in the world.
Growing up in a Taiwanese family, Kalvin Cho ’19 spoke Mandarin Chinese. He watched Chinese cartoons. He grew to have an appreciation for the complexity of the language but never learned how to read or write in Chinese.
A young accountant sits in a bar, nursing a beer, brooding about crunching numbers for the next 50 years. He strikes up a conversation with a stranger, a woman, over their mutual love of country music and she invites him to follow her on Twitter.
Comic greats like Steve Martin, Garry Shandling and Nora Ephron will tell you all of life is material. Even the bits that seem anything but. Amma Marfo ’07 understands this.
Knowing if a hurricane is a doozy or a dud can mean the difference between life and death. URI oceanographer Isaac Ginis makes it his business to predict the power of these ferocious storms.
Things denied or delayed: They’re fuel for Aria Mia Loberti.
The first legally blind United Nations Youth Delegate, Loberti has been a delegate at the U.N. International Human Rights Summit, representing the U.S. and women with disabilities.
Do animals know that sex makes babies?
Think about it.
Nature Channel fans might be inclined to say yes. Who hasn’t seen those shows where young lions or male silverback gorillas enter a group, drive off or kill the leader, and then kill their young?