Humans of the U

HUMANS OF THE U: ALEXIA ADAIR

March 17, 2018

“Opera gives you a chance to really dive into human nature and the reasons people do the things they do, what drives them. A lot of arts come together — dance, song, acting, music, set artists, costume designers, composers, writers — to do this one thing.”



HUMANS OF THE U: CELINE CAVANAUGH

February 27, 2018

“Lassonde is the place where I can make my dreams a reality. Seeing my grandfather suffer a stroke and lose his motor skills and independence, and being wheelchair bound was heartbreaking. This is why I want to utilize Lassonde’s resources to create a wheelchair pulley system.”



HUMANS OF THE U: ROB MACLEOD AND CHRISTOPHER BUTSON

February 20, 2018

Professors Rob MacLeod and Christopher Butson are both avid bikers and advocates for sustainable transportation.



HUMANS OF THE U: CHRIS GALLI

February 6, 2018

“I landed at the U through my love of paragliding. In 2001 I was sitting on the side of Mt. Olympus, ready to launch one afternoon and I met a professor here in atmospheric science who was also flying paragliders. He said “I heard you’re into programming – Are you interested in working at a university?” I said sure.”



HUMANS OF THE U: GLENDA PALOMINO

January 25, 2018

“During my first year at the U, I became involved with the student organization of Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlan (M.E.Ch.A.)…[it] encouraged my desire to live socially conscious by striving for equity and social justice, particularly for historically marginalized groups in the country, and to promote education through a critical lens.”