Alumni in the media

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Alum wins commercialization competition prize

John Costa '17 recently participated in the FuzeHub 2021 Commercialization Competition at the NYS Innovation Summit. He won $50,000 to support SunThru, a technology startup developing energy-efficient aerogel inserts for windows in partnership with Union College's aerogel lab. Learn more in the Daily Gazette or WNYT. Costa is CEO of SunThru.

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Alumna's documentary gets an Emmy

Joanna Stern ’06 received an Emmy for her documentary, “E-ternal: A Tech Quest to ‘Live’ Forever.” This is the first Emmy for the Wall Street Journal, where Stern works as a technology reporter.

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Cyclist looks to the future

Cyclist Emma White '19, who won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics, was recently featured in the Times Union. The article focused on her racing career, from which she recently retired, and her next chapter.

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Deputy general counsel, FOX News Media

Fox Corporation announced that Stephen Potenza '97 has joined the company as deputy general counsel of FOX News Media. Previously, he was at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he was a partner in the litigation, as well as government, regulatory and internal investigation groups.

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A new way to recycle batteries

Megan O'Connor '12 was recently featured in the Boston Globe. The story focused on her discovery of a new way to recycle lithium-ion batteries. She leads Nth Cycle, a clean-tech startup company.

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Outstanding graduate student

Morgan Clark '17 has been named an outstanding graduate student at UNC-Chapel Hill by The Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Program. She is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.