Alumni Stories

  • Where there’s a will, there’s a way to make an impact

    Charitable bequests are often the most significant donations nonprofit organizations receive, yet only about 40 percent of U.S. adults have a will, according to a recent Gallup poll.

  • Thrill of discovery inspired alumna to pursue research career

    Inertial navigation systems helped put a man on the moon.

  • Using data to unlock the full potential of Google products

    Over 3 billion people—more than a third of the Earth’s population—all have one thing in common: they are active monthly users of a Google product.

  • With artificial lung, researcher hopes to breathe new life into respiratory disease therapies

    Lower respiratory diseases are the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., claiming the lives of more than 150,000 people in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Empowering African students to learn and lead

    Growing up in Bozeman, Mont., Ben Dickensheets never imagined he would one day live and work in Burundi, an east African nation literally and figuratively half a world away.