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May 14 2014
SET student with a fifth grader

Environmental Science majors introduce 5th graders to nature

Most children would rather be outside than in a classroom anyway, so when a group of Environmental Science majors from St. Mary’s University treated students from Ingram Independent School District to a day of outdoor learning last…

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 vows and became one of them. Nicole…

Mar 21 2014
Wilson Guthungu uses faith to transform conflict in Kenya

Conflict Transformation in Kenya

The Academic Certificate in Conflict Transformation is a global classroom geared toward people working on the ground in conflict and post-conflict zones. It is marked by the same academic rigor of the University’s master-level courses, and its…

Mar 11 2014
Lianna Duran in her ranger uniform, standing in front of snow-capped mountains

Every day is an adventure

“Close your eyes for a moment and think about home,” Lianna Duran tells visitors to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. “Now, open them.” As an interpretive park ranger at Yellowstone National Park, Lianna Duran (B.A. ’11) gives…

Mar 10 2014
Kate Fannin

The Modern Marketer

Business School alumna makes her mark in the world of beauty by Katherine Benavides (B.A. ’13) Kate (Szecsy) Fannin (B.B.A. ’95) sits in her Seattle office looking at beauty blogs, magazine clippings, fashion sketches and makeup samples….

Mar 10 2014
Tennis player Michael Maciel on the St. Mary's tennis courts with a racket hitting a tennis ball toward the camera

Serving Up Service

Tennis player and Greehey Scholar Michael Maciel wants kids to have a chance in his sport of choice. by Robin Johnson (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’13) As a St. Mary’s freshman, Michael Maciel already is a decorated member…

Mar 10 2014
Beverly Lindsay

Diplomacy Through Education

Alumna puts her educational experience to work in international projects by Gina Farrell (M.P.A. ’11) At her core, Beverly Lindsay, Ph.D., Ed.D. (B.A. ’69), is a diplomat. “Diplomacy occurs in so many ways – through international relations,…

Mar 7 2014
Aaron Tyler

Lessons in Peace

Aaron Tyler believes that faith – any faith – can be the foundation for transforming conflict by Nicolette Good Aaron Tyler grew up in the Baptist religious tradition, the son of an Air Force chaplain. It was a…

Mar 7 2014
Jessie Smith - Blame it on Facebook?

Blame it on Facebook?

Some people are social media gurus. Some are relationship experts. Jessie Smith is both. by Andrew Festa The St. Mary’s doctoral student in the Marriage and Family Therapy program recently co-authored a study with University of Missouri…

Mar 7 2014
Lorenzo Gonzalez

The Unknown Cost of Agent Orange

Alum’s search for answers ends in milestone achievement for Vietnam vets living with Parkinson’s by Chris Jarvis Lorenzo Gonzalez (B.S. ’79) served three tours during the Vietnam War, but his days of fighting are far from over….

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