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Spotlight Stories

Jun 18 2014
Charles Merkel

Mr. Globetrotter

Alum has traveled to nearly 150 countries. Top that. by Gina Farrell (M.P.A.’11) Charles Merkel’s lifelong fascination — some might call it an obsession — with travel can be traced…

Jun 18 2014
Gabriel Sanchez, Ph.D.

Politics, Race and Numbers

St. Mary’s alum is in the thick of the public debate about how changing Hispanic demographics are influencing policy and politics in the U.S. by Gina Farrell (M.P.A. ’11) Let…

Jun 4 2014
Susan Oxley

Chemicals by Design

by Chris Jarvis Susan Oxley, Ph.D., doesn’t mince words when explaining chemistry’s place in the world. “You can be a doctor and help thousands of people, or you can be…

Jun 4 2014
Albert Hindrichs

A Champion for Clean Water

When Albert Hindrichs (B.A. ’83) talks to community members about water sustainability, he often asks the same question: “Who thinks water quality is better today than it was 40 years…

Jun 4 2014
Cristina Dominguez-Eshelman

Alum Wants Community Farming to be About More Than Food

Cristina Dominguez-Eshelman (B.A. ’02) is a foodie, but not the cooking-show-watching, dinner-party-hosting kind of foodie. She’s passionate about food’s role in public health, as well as its impact on social justice…

May 7 2014
Nicole Trahan

A Nun for Our Times

by Candace Kuebker (B.A. ’78) Nicole Trahan wasn’t a practicing Catholic growing up, and she didn’t hear about the Marianists until after college. But at age 38, she took final…

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