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Scott Atlas

Stanford’s Hoover Institution

Alumni Achievement Award

Bill Baker

Structural engineer

Alumni Achievement Award

Nancy Brinker

Founder, former CEO

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Roxanne Decyk

Former oil industry executive

Held top posts at Shell, Amoco

Mohamed El-Ashry

Senior fellow

United Nations Foundation

Robert Falls

Tony-winning director

Goodman Theatre, Chicago

Jeff Brown

Dean, Gies College of Business

Margot Lakonishok Professor of Business

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An education that proves your purpose

Bill Geist

Author, columnist, humorist

Won Emmys in 1992, 2005

Freeman Hrabowski

President, UMBC

One of Time’s ‘Most Influential'

Mannie Jackson

Basketball Hall of Famer

CEO, Harlem Globetrotters

Donald Johanson


Discovered Lucy skeleton

Sheila Johnson

BET founding partner

WNBA team president

Dale Kempf

Abbvie distinguished research fellow

Director of Neglected Diseases Research

Bob Liebeck

Pioneering Boeing aerodynamicist, aerospace engineer

Grainger College of Engineering Hall of Famer

John McDonald

U.S. ambassador

Died in May 2019

Lynn Morley Martin

21st Secretary of Labor

U.S. Rep, 1981-91

Laura Niklason

Yale professor

Alumni Achievement Award

Brad Oltmanns

Global board director


Arnyce Pock

Colonel (retired)

U.S. Air Force

Sylvia Puente

Leads Latino Policy Forum

Alumni Achievement Award

Clifford Saper

Harvard professor

Groundbreaking neuroscientist

Don Scifres

Laser physics pioneer

UI Engineering HOF

Phillip Sharp

Renowned geneticist, biologist

Shared 1993 Nobel Prize

Tom Siebel

Software entrepreneur

Donated $157 million-plus

Angela Sinickas

2020 Alumni Achievement Award

International corporate communication researcher