Arches Summer 2019

Summer 2019: Living a Life of Service

We all make an impact on the people in our lives and the world around us. Small gestures of kindness and a willingness to approach the unfamiliar with empathy, humility, and curiosity can have far-reaching effects. But then there are the people who dedicate their lives to humanity. They have a vision for a more just and equitable world, and the courage and determination to implement real and lasting change.

In this special issue of Arches, we continue to explore the meaning of success by telling the stories of alumni who have achieved it on their own terms, with a focus on those who strive to make an impact. From a small Texas border town to cities in China, India, and the Pacific Northwest, operating as individuals or within nonprofits and government agencies, these alumni are working to make a difference in the lives of others.

Summer 2019

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Features

The Room Where the Stories Emerge: Sara Ramey ’05

The Room Where the Stories Emerge
Sara Ramey ’05 is the driving force behind the Migrant center for Human Rights, which helps asylum-seekers build their cases.
Rooted to the World: Ravi Mantha ’94 Rooted to the World
Ravi Mantha ’94 brings new meaning to grassroots change with his organic farm-to-table cafe in Hyderabad, India.
Archivist With a Cause: Megan Mitchell ’12 Archivist With a Cause
Musician, archivist, and media equity advocate Megan Mitchell ’12 directs attention to the obscure and undersung.

Departments

Dispatches Dispatches
Goings-on around campus. 
President's Book Club: President Crawford shares his thoughts on "Factfulness" by Hans Rosling. President's Book Club
President Crawford shares his thoughts on Factfulness by Hans Rosling.
Explorations: The Long Game Explorations
How Jim Mullinax ’90 is building the framework for a better world in China.
Connections: Little City Connections
The expansive reach of beloved high school principal Bernadette Ray ’99, M.A.T.'01.
Andrew Gardner: The Human Condition Q&A
The Human Connection: Prof. Andrew Gardner's work in Qatar.
Sketchbook: Brain Amulet: Maria Jost ’05 Sketchbook
Maria Jost ’05: Brain Amulet.

Classmates

Class Notes Class Notes
Your paper-and-ink networking site since 1929—now online!
In Memoriam In Memoriam
Honoring the legacies of Loggers who have passed.
A Change of Heart: Sarah Webb ’12 Profiles
Sarah Web ’12 on using business expertise to impact women's health policy; Ben Reuler ’99 on building a community of volunteers; Meg Garvin ’91 on victims' rights law.

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