Topic: tulanians

Portrait of Nina King wearing Duke blue color dress

Impression: Nina King

Growing up in Tampa, Florida, Nina King (L ’05), vice president and director of athletics at Duke University and adjunct professor of business, didn’t play sports, but was a dancer and was always a sports fan.

Ali Vitali stands in front of Capitol Hill and reports in front of a TV camera.

Impression: Ali Vitali

Ali Vitali [SLA ’12], Capitol Hill correspondent for NBC News, loved writing and knew she was interested in government and politics when she headed to college, and she learned to fuse those passions — along with her love of talking to and meeting new people — at Tulane.

Bill Smith and William Rawlings pose with their book.

Ampersand: William Rawlings & Bill Smith

A true crime story connects William Rawlings (M ’73, PHTM ’73) and Bill Smith (L ’66): But neither is the criminal or the victim.

Erin Chandler stands wearing U S Navy camouflage uniform

Impression: Erin Chandler

For Erin Chandler (SLA ’18) the choice to attend Tulane was an easy one.

Juan Carlos Monterrey Gomez smiles in outdoor setting

Impression: Juan Carlos Monterrey Gomez

Generations have often wondered what kind of world they might leave to their successors.

Ellie Helman Dylan sits in front of tree trunk wearing black jacket

Impression: Ellie Helman Dylan

“When he got diagnosed, he said, ‘I’m going to beat it.’ And we thought, ‘Why don’t we just film it?’”

Judy Cooper holds her camera and stands in front of mural depicting second line dancers

Impression: Judy Cooper

Many colors flash through the mind when thinking of New Orleans culture.

founder of beauty company stands indoors with tropical plants and photo of a woman that is a beauty product maker

Impression: Christina Tegbe

Beauty is big business, but Christina Tegbe (B ’07) of Houston knew that natural ingredients often work as well as high-tech ones.

Trivia Frazier stands in her science lab in a blue dress

Trivia Frazier: Research Scientist & Business Innovator

Trivia Frazier (SSE ’08, M ’12, B ’18), president and CEO of Obatala Sciences, is passionate about her company’s work and is thrilled to be blazing a path for others interested in bioengineering research.

Billy Witz sits with reporter's notebook by sports field

impression: Billy Witz

Billy Witz followed in his father’s footsteps to Tulane 41 years ago and took the road less traveled in becoming an award-winning sports journalist.