30 Antioch University alumni and faculty

Thirty Antiochians on Our Future

We asked some of our most visionary alumni, students, faculty, staff, and board members to think about the years and decades to come—and to tell us how they see Antioch University and its alumni contributing. These are their answers.

Shameika Hanson

Climate Change Is Changing Everything. Meet the Alums Working on Adaptations.

The image we have of climate activism is often one of direct action: scientists chaining themselves to the doors of a Wells Fargo branch to encourage the bank to divest from fossil fuels; Greta Thunberg leading a school strike. But that’s not the extent of what climate activism can be. If we look closer, individuals and communities across the nation and planet are regularly making decisions in their day-to-day lives that impact climate change both today and in the future.

Bill Groves

Message from the Chancellor

As we wrap up a year of forward-looking changes here at Antioch, I am delighted to introduce the sixth annual Antioch Alumni Magazine, “The Future Issue.” In these pages you…

A fabric sculpture on a pedestal, showcasing a blend of various materials in an artistic form.

What’s Broken Is Still Beautiful: The Sculptures of Deborah McDuff Williams

This summer, in the center of the main gallery of the Center for Social Justice & Civil Liberties in Riverside, California, there stood a giant assembled artwork: a bouquet of wood with sticks, diverse colored beads, ropes, and dowels of different sizes sticking out in all directions, all topped off by a barrel that represented the hull of a ship, filled with a few dozen dried, carefully decorated palm fronds. An intricate assemblage full of story and suffering.

Altars at Dia de Los Muertos

Antioch’s Ofrenda

Every year, in the weeks leading up to Día de Los Muertos, Gloria Molina Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles fills with altars to the dead. This year, the altars…