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Alumni Gym

Alumni Gym may refer to: Alumni Gym Loyola University Chicago in Chicago, Illinois Alumni Gym Elon University in Elon, North Carolina Alumni Gymnasium Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire Alumni Gymnasium Rider University in Lawrenceville, ...

                                               

Miles Kirkpatrick

Miles Kirkpatrick was an American lawyer, who served as the chairman of the Federal Trade Commission from September 15, 1970 to February 20, 1973. Kirkpatrick is credited with the re-organisation and dramatic improvements in the functioning of FTC.

                                               

Tomas Pueyo

Tomas Pueyo is a French and Spanish writer, engineer and businessman. He came to public attention in 2020 due to a series of viral articles he wrote on Medium about the COVID-19 pandemic.

                                               

Rohin Francis

Rohin Francis is a British cardiologist, writer and YouTube creator. He is also known as Medlife Crisis. He is working toward a medical doctorate on imaging techniques for acute myocardial infarction. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Francis cre ...

                                               

Taylor B. McNeel

Taylor Brantley McNeel is an American lawyer from Mississippi who is a nominee to be a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.

                                               

Eileen M. Bulger

Bulger graduated from Cornell University Medical College in 1992. Afterward, she completed her residency in general surgery at the University of Washington, where she remained to complete a fellowship in critical care medicine. Bulger is double b ...

                                               

Talauega Eleasalo Ale

Eleasalo Vaalele "Salo" Ale is an American Samoan attorney and political candidate who served as Attorney General of American Samoa from 2014 to 2020. On January 13, 2020, Ale resigned as attorney general to seek another office.

                                               

Elmer T. Lee

Elmer Tandy Lee was a master distiller at Buffalo Trace Distillery, and master distiller emeritus after his retirement in 1985. Lee died July 16, 2013 at 93. Lee is known for launching Blantons in 1984, the first modern bourbon brand marketed as ...

                                               

U. Renee Hall

U. Renee Hall is an American police officer. She has been the chief of police of the Dallas Police Department since 2017. Hall grew up in Detroit. Her father was a police officer with the Detroit Police Department, but was murdered in 1971 when s ...

                                               

Glenn Roush

Glenn Arthur Roush was an American politician. Roush was born in Helena, Montana. He graduated from Cut Bank High School in Cut Bank, Montana in 1952. Roush went to Montana State University. He served in the United States Army. Roush worked for M ...

                                               

Thompson Michael Dietz

Dietz previously worked at General Dynamics Land Systems, where he was involved in negotiating and managing federal government contracts relating to military system design and development programs. He is currently Associate Counsel in the General ...

                                               

Edward S. Anthoine

Edward S. Anthoine was an American politician and lawyer from Maine. Anthoine, a Republican from Portland, served one term in the Maine Senate representing Cumberland County. In December 1927, Governor Owen Brewster appointed him to reporter of d ...

                                               

Phinehas Barnes

Phinehas Barnes was an American lawyer, newspaper editor, and politician from Maine. Barnes was born in Orland, Maine before attending Bowdoin College. After graduating from Bowdoin, he taught at Waterville College. He eventually moved to Portlan ...

                                               

Virginia A. Clark

Virginia Ann Clark was an American statistician, professor emeritus of biostatistics at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the coauthor of several books on statistics.

                                               

Arlette Conzemius

Arlette Conzemius is an ambassador from Luxembourg who is the permanent representative to NATO and Belgium. She has also served as ambassador to the United States from 1998 until 2005. She served concurrently as the non-resident ambassador to Can ...

                                               

Dabuz

Samuel Robert Buzby, also known as Dabuz, is an American professional Super Smash Bros. player. In Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, he won several major tournaments and was ranked between 3rd and 6th best player in the world throughout the games comp ...

                                               

Angus McPhail (cricketer)

Angus William McPhail is an English former first-class cricketer and educator. McPhail was born at Ipswich in May 1956. He was educated at Abingdon School where he was a member of the first XI and was awarded the annual cricket prize. After Abing ...

                                               

Halley H. Prosser

Halley H. Prosser was born on March 13, 1870 in Lansing, Michigan. Halley was the youngest of three siblings. His father was a lawyer named Edwin A. Prosser and his mother was Esther A. Elsworth. Halley received a public school education in Lansi ...

                                               

Meena Harris

Meena Harris is an American lawyer, childrens book author, and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign. In June 2020, Harris released her first book from HarperCollins entitled Kamala and Mayas Big Idea, which is based on the real story o ...

                                               

Isabel Haynes

Isabel May Haynes was a businesswoman who managed Roosevelt Lodges in Yellowstone National Park and co-owned and -operated Haynes Picture Shops with Jack Ellis Haynes.

                                               

Minnie L. (Minnie Lucinda) Fisher

Minnie Lucinda Fisher was a civic worker and community activist. She was a native-born citizen of the town of Mound Bayou, Mississippi, an all-Black town founded by Isaiah Montgomery in 1887.

                                               

Rosalie A. Reed

Rosalie A. Reed is an American veterinarian. In 1973, Reed became the first woman to work as a vet at the Los Angeles Zoo. She was also the first African American to become a vet at a major United States zoo.

                                               

Granby Hales Calcraft

Granby Hales Calcraft, in St George Hanover Square, London, was a Whig member of parliament for the constituency of Wareham and a captain in the army.

                                               

Hillel J. Einhorn

Hillel J. Einhorn was an American psychologist who played a key role in the development of the field of behavioral decision theory. Einhorn earned BA and MA degrees at Brooklyn College, married Susan Michaels in 1966, and received his PhD in psyc ...

                                               

Alexis de Tocqueville Award

The Alexis de Tocqueville Award may refer to a number of awards named after the prominent Frenchman who wrote Democracy in America. The current known awards include: The Alexis de Tocqueville Award for Excellence in Advancement of Educational Fre ...

                                               

Patrick MacLarnon

Patrick Craig MacLarnon is an English former first-class cricketer and educator. MacLarnon was born at Nottingham in September 1963. He was educated at Loughborough Grammar School, before going up to St Peters College, Oxford. While studying at O ...

                                               

CMAC (UChicago)

CMAC: The University of Chicago Glee Club is a choral ensemble at the University of Chicago, singing music for tenor and bass voices. Formed in 2005 as the sole glee club at the university, the group consists of both undergraduate and graduate si ...

                                               

Friedrich Wagner

Friedrich E. Wagner is a German physicist and emeritus professor who specializes in plasma physics. He was known to have discovered the high-confinement mode of magnetic confinement in fusion plasmas while working at the ASDEX tokamak in 1982. Fo ...

                                               

Nadja Verena Marcin

Nadja Verena Marcin is a German performance and media artist known for remaking the 1940s instructional film How to Undress in Front of Your Husband.

                                               

Tong Shijun

Tong Shijun Chinese: 童世骏 ; born September 14, 1958 is a Chinese philosopher and Chancellor of New York University Shanghai. From 2011 to 2019, Tong served as professor of philosophy and party secretary at East China Normal University ECNU, whe ...

                                               

Jonah Ratsimbazafy

Ratsimbazafy received his PhD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in Physical Anthropology in 2002, and afterwards became Training and Conservation Coordinator for Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust in Madagascar. He has publish ...

                                               

Stacie L. Hixon

Stacie Hixon is a judge on the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals. Governor Kevin Stitt appointed her on March 10, 2020 to replace Jerry Goodman. Hixon claimed Owasso, Oklahoma as her birthplace and home town, and graduated from Oklahoma State Unive ...

                                               

Monifa Phillips

Monifa Louise Phillips is the first black woman to receive a Doctor of Philosophy in physics from the University of Glasgow, which was founded in 1451. Phillips did her PhD within the Materials and Condensed Matter Physics group and defended her ...

                                               

Alan Brisdon

Alan K. Brisdon is a British chemist and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at The University of Manchester. His research in general is based on fluorine chemistry, including on HCFCs, fluorine-containing organometallic systems, flu ...

                                               

Seuula Johansson-Fua

Seuula Johansson-Fua is an academic and educational researcher from Tonga. Her research explores how indigenous concepts of leadership can be tools in education systems across the Pacific region. She is currently Director of the Institute of Educ ...

                                               

Robert Gamgort

Robert J. Gamgort is the Chairman and CEO of Keurig Dr Pepper, the seventh largest food and beverage company in the United States. Gamgort became President and CEO in July 2018, upon the completion of the merger between Keurig Green Mountain and ...

                                               

Elizabeth Garber

Elizabeth Garber is an American historian of science known for her work on James Clerk Maxwell and the history of physics. She is a professor emerita of history at Stony Brook University.

                                               

Curtis A. Buzzard

Buzzard graduated from the United States Military Academy West Point in 1992 and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the 82nd Airborne Division as a rifle platoon leader. He went on to serve in numerous command roles within company-level c ...

                                               

Hou Yanqi

Hou Yanqi is a Chinese diplomat who is serving as Ambassador to Nepal since 2018. She was born in Chinas Shanxi province.

                                               

Jurgen Nuhrenberg

Jurgen Nuhrenberg is a German plasma physicist. Nuhrenberg studied physics at the University of Gottingen and the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, where he received his doctorate from Arnulf Schluter in 1969 translated: Linear and Toroidal ...

                                               

Liz Seward

Liz Seward is Senior Strategist at Space Systems for Airbus. She has worked on several projects during her career including meteorological satellites and landers for missions to Mars and a comet. She is also involved with programmes supporting in ...

                                               

Edward Thomas (plasma physicist)

Edward Thomas, Jr. is an American plasma physicist. The Charles W. Barkley Endowed Professor at Auburn University, he was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2015.

                                               

Richard Smallwood (doctor)

Richard Alan Smallwood is an Australian doctor and Chief Medical Officer of Australia between 1999 and 2003. Smallwood graduated from University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery in 1960 and Doctor of Medicine in 1964. ...

                                               

Christopher Man

Educated at Eastbourne College and Emmanuel College, Cambridge, Man was commissioned into the Middlesex Regiment on 22 June 1934. After serving with the 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment in the Second World War, he became commanding officer of th ...

                                               

Peter Glover (British Army officer)

Educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, Glover was commissioned into the Royal Artillery on 22 June 1934. After serving in the Second World War, he became Commander, Royal Artillery for 1st Armoured Division in February 1959, Commandant of the R ...

                                               

Sam Hay (Chemist)

Sam Hay is a chemist from New Zealand and a Reader in the Department of Chemistry at The University of Manchester. His research in general is based on computational chemistry and theoretical chemistry, specifically on the areas of In silico Enzym ...

                                               

Edward Halliday

Edward Irvine Halliday was a British painter, known for his portraits and his murals in the 1920s. He also worked in television and radio as a host.

                                               

Theodora Greene

Theodora Whatmough Greene was a chemist, most well known for authoring the book Protective Groups in Organic Synthesis, which summarises the use of protecting groups in organic synthesis.

                                               

Ellen Mills Scarbrough

Ellen Mills Scarbrough was a Liberian educator and politician. She was elected to the House of Representatives in 1959, becoming the first woman in the Legislature.

                                               

David Vela

Vela grew up in Wharton, Texas. At a Senate hearing, he described himself as the oldest grandchild of a sharecropper. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in recreational parks and tourism sciences in 1982.