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Elico Teixeira '08

Engineering physics major

For engineering physics major, Santa Clara's emphasis on community set him up for success in research and graduate school.

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Megan Thompson '07

Psychology major

SCU's hands-on learning prepares alumna for the brain scans and neuropsychological experiments she does today.

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Deborah Thurtle '08

Biology major

Research in the lab to better biofuels inspires confidence in biology major for graduate school research.

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Hailey Trefethen '08

Anthropology major

Anthropology major's trip to Costa Rica exposes her to the realm of field research with primates.

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Maggi Van Dorn '08

Religious Studies major

SCU prepares alumna for what to do for the rest of her life: explore religion and spirituality creatively.

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Rathi Venugopal '10

Engineering management major

The Engineering Management Program keeps grad student ahead of the technology curve.

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Joyce Viloria '03

Biology major

Evaluating DNA enzymes as an undergraduate research student drives alumna to success in graduate school.

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Heidi von der Mehden '97

Chemistry major

Alumna discovers the chemistry between creating computer monitors and making great-tasting wine.

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Andrew Vu '09

Chemistry major

Thinking and solving problems like a scientist are major talents honed by this chemistry major.

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Catherine Waite '09

Business Management and Spanish Studies major

A business and Spanish double major finds how well these degrees complement each other in California, and abroad.