More than 260,000 UB alumni are making a difference in every state and 148 countries around the world. Among our celebrated graduates are:

  • Industrialist and former Indonesian minister of state-owned enterprises — Tanri Abeng
  • Former executive director of World Education Services — Mariam Assefa
  • Former astronaut and NASA mission specialist — Ellen Shulman Baker
  • Award-winning journalist for CNN — Wolf Blitzer
  • Rising Hollywood actor — Winston Duke
  • Executive producer and host of NPR’s “Fresh Air” — Terry Gross
  • Co-founder of Baidu.com, the largest Chinese-language search engine — Li Yanhong (Robin Li)
  • Superstar NFL linebacker — Khalil Mack
  • Founder of New York Fashion Week — Fern Mallis
  • President of Somalia — Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
  • Director of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center — Christopher Scolese
  • Pulitzer Prize–winning editorial cartoonist for The Washington Post — Tom Toles
  • President and CEO of Girls, Inc. — Judy Vredenburgh
  • Former Chinese minister of education and current president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering — Zhou Ji