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SCU Stories

Alumni Stories in the College of Arts and Sciences

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Rebecca Glover '08

Math major

Santa Clara's attention to detail for its students gives math major confidence to pursue graduate school.

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Jeremy Herb '08

English major

Working on SCU's weekly student paper prepares journalism major for political reporting.

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Scott Hickey '09

Biochemistry major

Work in a research lab prompts biochemistry alumnus to continue research after graduation.

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Demetra Kalogrides '03

Sociology major

Conducting sociological research as an undergraduate prepares this sociology major for graduate school.

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Cynthia Leyva '12

Psychology and Ethnic Studies Major, Spanish Minor

A recent graduate channels SCU coursework with the community into post-graduate endeavors

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Michael Lynch '07

Political Science major

Political science alumnus and military veteran publishes thesis in military journal noting importance of empathy in reserves.

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Tracy Matray '91

Associate Director, Chemistry; Ph.D Colorado State University

Associate chemistry director studies DNA strands to relieve people of hay fever and allergies.

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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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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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Melissa Segura '01

Spanish Studies major, Communication major

Small town communications and Spanish major proves she can make it big through many internships and helpful professors.