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Spotlight Stories

Mar 7 2014
Dr. Galeleldeen with a model of DNA

In Search of a Cure

Biological Sciences prof compares normal and abnormal genes to shed light on Lou Gehrig’s disease by Chris Jarvis Ahmad Galaleldeen, Ph.D., was a doctoral student when his faculty mentor showed…

Nov 8 2013
Meghan Garza-Oswald, MBA student

Happy Coincidences

MBA student is on a path to help others by Carmel Tajonera Meghan Garza-Oswald is all about helping people in a way that is life changing and sustainable. But life…

Nov 4 2013
Engineering printer in the School of Science, Engineering and Technology

A 3-D Revolution

St. Mary’s Engineering Lab Keeps Pace with Technology Trend by Chris Jarvis The technology of 3-D printers has been common in the news, with their ability to make just about…

Nov 1 2013
Leland Blank in the UAE

Called Out of Retirement

After more than 40 years, Leland Blank is still giving back to higher education by Chris Jarvis By the time Leland T. Blank, Ph.D. (B.S. ’67), stepped down in 2005…

Oct 31 2013
Michael Galligan-Stierle (B.A. '72)

What Catholic Colleges Are Getting Right

A Q-and-A with Michael Galligan-Stierle, Ph.D. (B.A. ’72), President and CEO of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities In 2013, Michael Galligan-Stierle visited St. Mary’s, his alma mater, to talk…

Oct 31 2013
Ornate door in Turkey

An Adventurer and a Scholar

International Relations graduate student is learning the language of Turkey, and much more by Gina Farrell (M.P.A. ’11) Travis Wessler’s first experience in Turkey came a few years ago while he…

Oct 25 2013
Tom Mengler helps plant a tre in Haiti

Finding God’s Glory

by Thomas M. Mengler Scripture tells us that the Holy Spirit is most visibly present in the least among us – something I witnessed firsthand during a transformative visit to…

Oct 22 2013
Alicia Wagner Calzada (J.D. ’10)

A Camera is Not a Weapon

by Nicolette Good Alicia Wagner Calzada (J.D. ’10) spent two decades behind her camera lens as a photojournalist, capturing some of the most devastating, exciting and momentous events for magazines…

Oct 2 2013
Participants light their candles during the IPP event at the Bell Tower

St. Mary’s Joins International Pilgrimage for Peace

by Daniel Cedillo (Class of 2015) In the spirit of William Joseph Chaminade’s vision of community and diversity, St. Mary’s University played host to the interfaith, intercultural tradition of the…

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