alum alum  /ˈæ ləm/


  1. (n) a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
  2. (n) a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum
  3. (n) a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
  4. (n) a double sulphate of aluminum and potassium that is used as an astringent (among other things)


  1. Teach for America alum Tom Torkelson is proving that children from low-income communities can achieve.
  2. His latest endeavor is the Comedy Central show Michael and Michael Have Issues, which debuts July 15 and co-stars fellow State alum Michael Showalter.


  1. Local Roundup: SLV alum Andy Levitre makes practice debut with Tennesse Titans

    San Lorenzo Valley High alum Andy Levitre, who signed a six-year contract with the NFL's Tennessee Titans in February, made his practice debut with the team Tuesday after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery earlier in the offseason.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel

  2. Evangel's First Baseball Alum Drafted Into Majors Picked Up By Cardinals

    Blake McKnight became the first Evangel University baseball alum to be drafted by a major league baseball team after the St. Louis Cardinals selected him in the 38th round of the First-Year Player Draft on June 8, 2013.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: KTTS 94.7

  3. 'American Idol' alum Carrie Underwood reveals she has not been approached to judge upcoming season of 'Idol'

    Following reports that American Idol will revamp its judging table with AI alum, Grammy Award winner and former Idol winner Carrie Underwood has revealed that she has not b read more
    on June 9, 2013     Source:

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  1. "It was good to see the seniors and let them know I appreciate it as a Villanova alum and just to keep it up," Foye said on Wednesday.
    on Mar 26, 2009 By: Randy Foye Source: Washington Post

  2. "I have been contacted and, as an alum, I want what's best for them. And if I can help I would certainly be excited," Neuheisel told The Associated Press in Owings Mills, Md., where he was helping prepare the Ravens for Sunday's game at the...
    on Dec 19, 2007 By: Rick Neuheisel Source: ESPN

  3. "That goes without saying right there," Welker said Wednesday. "I definitely have to take care of my end (Sunday). I'm just a fan now, just a proud alum now."
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Wes Welker Source:

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