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Tinkering with medical history
It was an ordinary enough night when Helen Collison-London '45 was thunderstruck by an idea. She knew she had to tell the story of her father, whose surgical engineering inventions made it possible to save lives. Read her profile.

A balancing act
Dr. Samuel W. Jones '93 MS has a challenging, rewarding job — caring for children and adults who have suffered burns severe enough to bring them to one of the nation's top burn centers. Read his profile.

Sawdust in the veins
When Scott Beane '98 and his wife wanted to build their first home and a contractor wouldn't do what they asked, Beane got his contractor's license and built their home himself. Lately, he's been giving his time and resources to building a home for a veteran who suffered a spinal-cord injury that left him paralyzed from the waist down during his deployment in Afghanistan. Read his profile.

A born teacher
When Sara Childress Kesler '03 was growing up, she knew exactly what she wanted to be — a teacher. Read her profile.

Comic timing
Sayjal Joshi '00 earned a BA in drama, but she's made her home among comedians. “These are my people,” she says proudly, “and we are all weirdos together.” Read her profile.

 

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Dr. Allen W. Trelease
Dr. Allen W. Trelease, emeritus professor of history and author of “Making North Carolina Literate: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro from Normal School to Metropolitan University,” died July 15 at the age of 83. Read this article.

 

 

 

 

 

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