B-Connected Profiles


Dog blogger Sarah Oren

Dog blogger Sarah Oren

Sarah Oren '08 publishes a website, Foster Dogs in New York City, seeking temporary homes for shelter dogs who face euthanization and finding "forever families" for dogs already in foster care. >> MORE

 
NASA advisor Linda Billings

NASA advisor Linda Billings

Linda Billings '74 a researcher and top-level advisor to NASA, answers entertaining and sometimes frightening questions as she helps the space agency explain the science of astrobiology - the study of life in the universe - to the public. >> MORE

 
Probation chief Vincent Schiraldi

Probation chief Vincent Schiraldi

As commissioner of New York City’s Department of Probation, Vincent N. Schiraldi ’81 is no stranger to challenges. He manages a department that supervises 40,000 people on probation, including 3,000 juveniles. But it’s his commitment to serving that makes him a success, he says. >> MORE

 
MoMath whiz Joshua Brandoff

MoMath whiz Joshua Brandoff

Joshua Brandoff ’08, MS ’09, thinks science museums only scratch the surface when it comes to teaching children about math. That’s one reason he’s excited to be a key player in an unusual project: a museum of mathematics. >> MORE

 
Francine Friedman Griesing, on her own

Francine Friedman Griesing, on her own

Francine Friedman Griesing '78 founded Griesing Law LLC, a boutique, woman-owned and -operated firm in Philadelphia, serving clients in hospitality, travel and leisure, food service, technology and real estate. >> MORE

 
Haiti healer Kerry Forrestal

Haiti healer Kerry Forrestal

As an emergency room physician, Kerry Forrestal ’86, MBA ’92, has seen his share of trauma. However, what he experiences daily at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md., doesn’t compare to dashing to an emergency down dark dirt roads, where the only light comes from roadside fires, or hiking in wilderness so thick the natives carry machetes. >> MORE

 
Chefs have chili down to a science

Chefs have chili down to a science

Brad Kaminsky, MBA ’00 and Dan Polhamus ’00 - leaders of the Alumni Association's cooking team, Smoldering Spoon - take their chili seriously, and they have the spreadsheet to prove it. >> MORE