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noun as in graduate (fem.)

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Local actor Jennifer Mendenhall gets the ball rolling performing Ruhl’s “An Uplifting High School Graduation Speech” in which an alumna lays out the facts.

It includes a cameo appearance by Virginia Tower Norwood ’47, the alumna behind the original Landsat multispectral scanner.

Laura Ball is a journalist-in-residence at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, a Thiel Fellow, and an alumna of the Math Prize for Girls program.

The ‘SNL’ alumna is back with her first film since ‘Bridesmaids.’

A WASP-y Smith alumna named Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) has a lesbian affair after college.

"Women are expected to do everything, do it well, and look hot while doing it," one alumna told the commission.

“You are buying into that network,” says one recent Harvard alumna.

“They claim me as an alumna, though I did not alum,” she said.

It was founded by an alumna for marked proficiency in English with general excellency in other lines.

To the alumna and the student, the picture called up by those words is sufficiently definite and demands no amplification.

A young alumna of the preceding class had welcomed the proud graduates.

A debate was sometimes introduced, a Shakespeare reading, or an address by an alumna student.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alumna, such as: alum, graduate, old grad, and postgraduate.

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