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A Dream Career in Sports and Law

”Sometimes you have to create your own economy,” a friend once said to Alicia Jessop ’06, who’d just learned that a job she’d pinned her hopes on had gone to another finalist. It was advice she took to heart. This City of Aurora...

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The Rough and Tough of Diamond Mining

Geophysical engineering alumnus Eric Friedland ’86 has had an unconventional and challenging career path, most recently founding Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. His company is working to uncover what could be the most important diamond discovery in decades.

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Prospering by Degrees

Durga Prasad Kar MS ’02, PhD ’10 earned his graduate degrees in economics at Mines. In 2003, he and his wife founded Alternative Development Initiative for Rural Engagement (ADIRE), a nonprofit working to improve the lives of the rural poor in India through appropriate technology, renewable energy and local capacity building.

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