Nick Makanna BA ’10


Nick Makanna BA ’10 earned an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2016. He has since exhibited his ceramic work in a number of California Bay Area-based galleries, including Guerrero Gallery; / slash art; the Berkeley Art Museum; the Richmond Art Center; Alter Space; and, most recently, Gallery One, as part of a show titled Brati’s Throne, with fellow ceramic artist Maryam Yousif.


Ronald Marks BS ’78 was selected as the spring 2020 Sen. Robert J. Dole Fellow at the University of Kansas. In February 2020, he hosted a series of seven weekly seminars about spying in the age of the internet. Held at the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas, the seminars focused on topics such as the influence of new technologies and players; the shattering of old privacy norms; and career opportunities in this new cyber age of information.