Success Category: Alumni

Alumna launches alternative protein business

Cheryl Powers ‘87 raises livestock that is like no other. Instead of grazing on verdant pastures, her six-legged creatures slither and crawl over each other in plastic trays, munching on wheat bran…

Zarek ’15 uses data to help Nebraska thrive

As chief data officer at the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, Jennifer Zarek ’15 works behind the scenes, crunching numbers and analyzing data, to boost her home state and ensure Nebraska continues…

Alumnus helps diversify library profession

Orlando “Lando” Archibeque ‘76 admits that when he applied to be a student employee at Perkins Library his sophomore year at Hastings College, his primary motivation was escaping his dishwashing job in…
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Alumnus advocates for Nebraska’s children

JohnCarl Denkovich ends every email with these words from 19th century social reformer and orator Frederick Douglass: “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken [adults].” The quotation is…