A Run to the Top

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini ’88 reached No. 1 on the NYT paperback fiction bestseller list.

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini ’88 reached No. 1 on the New York Times paperback fiction bestseller list in March and has been on the list for more than 30 weeks. In an interview in the winter 2003 issue of SCM, Hosseini said that one of the best parts of his book tours has been hearing from SCU classmates. Hosseini’s brothers, Walid ’89 and Daoud ’95, are also graduates, as is a cousin, Mariam Hosseini ’00. For more information, visit www.kiterunner.com.

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Teaching Empathy, Growing Peace

Seeing war and studying for his Ph.D. taught Bill Stover that empathy can make peace possible. It’s something he spent the rest of his life teaching others. 

Growing Support

Jay MacIntosh ’86 kickstarted a nonprofit to help former foster kids make the transition to adulthood.

Stopping Stigma

Srisruthi Ramesh ’17 works in Southern India to eliminate stigma associated with important parts of a woman’s life. 

Collecting Success

Following stints as a scriptwriter on Happy Days to producing Hannah Montana, Barry O’Brien ’79 is tackling his biggest role yet as showrunner of The Bone Collector TV adaptation.