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Stories in the College of Arts and Sciences

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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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Stephen Maurano '07

Biology major

Alumnus travels from Monterey to Costa Rica to Mexico conducting valuable fieldwork in biology and ecology.

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Leilani Miller

Associate Professor, Biology

Biology professor learns how cells distinguish themselves from one type to another alongside her students.

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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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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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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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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.

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Michelle Pesce '09

Biology major

Studying in the heart of the Silicon Valley opens up opportunities in the life sciences for biology major.