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Stories in the College of Arts and Sciences

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Elizabeth Dahlhoff

Associate Professor, Biology

Bio professor studies beetles side-by-side with undergrad students to find ways to mitigate climate change.

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Michelle Dezember '06

Art History major, Sociology major

Working with NYC museums for inner-city kids leads art history major to win a grant to study museums in Barcelona.

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Vanessa DiCarlo '08

Religious Studies major

Through the Arrupe Center, alumna grasps the importance of community-based learning as elementary school volunteer.

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Christine Dindia '00, '03

Communication major, Environmental Science major

An alumna's passion for education takes her from SCU to Africa and back

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David Doroquez '99, '07


Biology major conducts the entire scientific experiment, from developing a hypothesis to publishing an article on his findings.

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Kevin Dowling '84

Political Science major

Political science graduate, and current vice-major of Hayward, praises SCU's faculty and thrilling basketball games.

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Allie Dunne '09

Individual Studies major

Individual studies major walks off the beaten path and designs a curriculum combining economics with health issues.

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Sandra Figueroa Renteria '03

Sociology major

Sociology major's field work at a women's shelter grounds her decision to go the social service route.

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Kellie Flint '08

Philosophy major, Studio Art major

Philosophy and studio art major journeys to Costa Rica to study primates and praises her range of experiences at SCU.

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Chris Freeburg '11

Biology major, International Development major

Can Chris Freeburg eliminate plastic water bottles on campus?