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Tapping into Sustainability

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When St. Mary’s University revealed its first rainwater harvesting tank – a 5,050-gallon, 10-foot-tall container that irrigates landscaping previously irrigated by pumped water – David Turner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Earth Sciences, couldn’t have been happier. To some, the water tank might look like an 800-pound chunk of real estate near Garni Hall, but for Turner, it is a diving board into the future.

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St. Mary's University has been named to The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

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St. Mary's University includes about 4,000 students and 75 academic programs, including Ph.D., J.D. and pre-professional programs

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St. Mary's athletics programs have earned six national titles in basketball, baseball, softball and golf (one individual and one academic)

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The St. Mary's volleyball team has been awarded the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award seven times in the past 10 years

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The Honorable Nelson Wolff Law Early Admission Program enables St. Mary's undergraduates to earn both a bachelor's degree and a law degree in just six years