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Jul 10 2018

Language grad makes cultural, career connections

The Linguist by Anndria Flores (B.A. ’12, M.A. ’16) Michelle Michimani Leyva remembers asking her high school Spanish teacher if she could use glue and recalls how her teacher admonished her for using slang, rather than more…

Jul 10 2018
Samantha Franklin and Melanie Call stand in full roller derby gear.

Roller derby members bring track lessons to St. Mary’s

How They Roll by Robin J. Johnson (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’13) “Just put a Band-Aid on it.” This was Melanie Call’s nonchalant response after receiving a busted lip playing for the Alamo City Roller Girls (ACRG), San…

Jul 10 2018
Moipei triplets and Father Solma stand in front of Reinbolt.

St. Mary’s advances Marianist mission through interdisciplinary approach

Defining Catholic Education by President Thomas M. Mengler, J.D. While attending our annual banquet for student-athletes recently, I experienced first-hand why maintaining St. Mary’s University’s Catholic identity and Marianist charism is so important. Soccer player Kiernan Akers,…

Jun 12 2018

History lesson fit for royalty

Spanish nobles with ties to St. Mary’s visit campus by Matthew Barsalou St. Mary’s University celebrated the 300th anniversary of San Antonio’s founding in royal style. The St. Mary’s community welcomed Spanish nobility — the Duque de…

Jun 12 2018
Aisha Denis

Law student juggles motherhood, volunteering, work

by Destinee Russell (J.D. ’18) St. Mary’s University School of Law student Aisha Denis (B.A. ’17) — a single mom and frequent volunteer — knows a bit more about time management than the average J.D. student. In…

Apr 16 2018

Law student’s art book brightens futures for refugees

By Frank Garza When the Syrian refugee crisis seemed to reach its peak, future St. Mary’s University School of Law student Annie Bright felt compelled to do something. One particular scene shown on TV struck her: a…

Apr 12 2018
Student Rebeca Gurrola stands with research group at Yellowstone.

St. Mary’s student produces hot research on supervolcano

Deep Impact by Alex Z. Salinas (B.A. ’11) A small team of scientists, including St. Mary’s University student Rebeca Gurrola, embarked on a journey at Yellowstone National Park in Summer 2017. The sights at the nation’s first…

Mar 29 2018
Brother Brian Zampier with his origami cranes.

Marianist creates flocks for peace

by Amanda Bustos Each day, Brother Brian Zampier, S.M., handcrafts an origami crane, decorated with colorful designs, and places it somewhere on the St. Mary’s University campus, to be discovered by someone as a gift. After completing…

Mar 26 2018
Minerva De La Garza's photo from a yearbook.

Breaking Molds

Early St. Mary’s alumna’s love of chemistry leads to career in aerospace, cancer research by Alex Z. Salinas (B.A. ’11) Minerva De La Garza (B.S. ’67) ranks among the first female undergraduate students to earn her degree…

Mar 23 2018

Coaching for Impact

Women’s Tennis player and Greehey Scholar forms bond with Vietnamese children by Chad Peters (B.A. ’06)  Hannah Petersen heard stories of how difficult it would be to say goodbye to her new friends in Vietnam after a…

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