Alumni Success

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Nebraska’s astronaut lands on home turf

The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum near Ashland, Nebraska, has displayed mementos and artifacts from the life of Clayton “Astro Clay” Anderson ’81, the state’s first and only astronaut, since the…
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Paths to service started at Hastings College

While at Hastings College, RuAnn (Ulmer) Root ‘86 was skeptical about her classes in writing, public speaking and nonprofit accounting — requirements for her Human Service Administration degree. “To be honest, I…
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Woman of Steel: Sally Jurgensmier ’93

On her family farm, near Minden, Nebraska, artist Sally Jurgensmier ’93 uses a wire welder to transform cold scrap metal into wondrous, expressive sculptures that fill her farmyard and showroom: a giant…