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Roujin Mozaffirimehr '08

Political Science major, Italian Studies major

The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics allows alumna to spur conversation regarding ethics in the Middle East.

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Lindsey Nguyen '13

Marketing major, English minor

The LEAD Scholars Program helps first-generation student excel at academics while inspiring her to build a stronger community.

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Laura Nichols

Associate Professor, Sociology

Sociologist lets students ride the city bus, the whole length of its trip, to study firsthand changes in social strata.

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Kirstin Nosé '06

Research Associate, Genencor

Research associate praises her undergraduate and graduate experiences in shaping her career.

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Terra Oldham

Mechanical engineering graduate

Mechanical engineering student draws connections between science, technology, and society in her senior Pathway essay.

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Henry Olson '14

Operations and Management Information Systems major

Business student explores unexpected interest in technology and engineering through Design Thinking pathway, which eventually sent him down a different career path.

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Gabe Ozorowski '06

Ph.D. student at UC Irvine

Alumnus' experience researching the causes of cancer at SCU urges him to join research in the biotech field.

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David Pace

Resident Director, Study Abroad Program in West Africa

Photography professor's work in Burkina Faso offers students a one-of-a-kind experience

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Alex Panelli '91

Mechanical Engineering major

Silicon Valley entrepreneur credits his mechanical engineering background as a key to his success.

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Andrea Pappas

Associate Professor, Art and Art History

Art history professor knows how to put museums together, from choosing the pieces to giving the tours.