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Laurie Laird

Associate Director, Ignatian Center

Director coordinates community-based experiences to support students learning in the Jesuit tradition.

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Michael Lasley

English Professor

English lecturer encourages students to rethink citizenship and social justice issues by engaging with the local community

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Tammy Madsen

Associate Professor, Management

Tammy Madsen wants students to use class content at work the next day, and uses case studies and group projects to accelerate the process.

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William Mains

Leadership Lecturer, Undergraduate Business Programs

Business lecturer leads students on an immersion trip through Alaska about leadership sustainability.

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Joanne Martin

Lecturer, Theatre and Dance

Lecturer for theater department finds reward in teaching students, with no design experience, to construct costumes.

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Jennifer Merritt

Director of Community-based Learning in the Ignatian Center

Director of Community-based Learning Jennifer Merritt helps further Santa Clara?s educational mission through the Thriving Neighbors Initiative

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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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Samiha Mourad

Professor, Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering professor provides an interactive approach among busy Ph.D. students through research.

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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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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