In the 1950s, a Texas school district was forcing Mexican-American students to repeat the first grade three times. When alum Enrique Aleman Jr., Ph.D., uncovered his own mother’s childhood fight in this battle against inequality, he decided to chronicle the historic struggle.
Students of David Sommer (B.B.A. ’89), Ph.D., Charles E. Cheever Chair of Risk Management, will tell you he’s the best at what he does in the classroom, but in the field of insurance, academics will tell you he’s in a league of his own.
Brian Anderson (B.A. ’93) has been calling games for nearly two decades, but he’s getting ready to tackle a whole new broadcasting adventure. Anderson will be on the air for the NFL on CBS — daunting, when you consider that the National Football League averages more than 17 million viewers per game.
This year the English and Communications Studies department decided to take an alternate approach to the annual Community Reading Experience (CRE), spearheaded by Melissa Scully, Visiting Lecturer of English and Communication Studies and Kathleen Maloney, Ph.D., Chair and Associate Professor of English and Communication Studies.
When St. Mary’s Professor of International Relations, Larry Hufford, Ph.D., is not teaching, he spends much of his time working with several international peace research and peace education organizations.
Alejandro Velez, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, is passionate about teaching at St. Mary’s and providing students with opportunities to network with professional societies. This semester Velez invited his Introductory Microeconomics class to attend a luncheon at the Plaza Club.
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With the help of a multimillion-dollar grant, updated equipment and new professors, the Forensic Science program at St. Mary’s University gives students specialized knowledge in identifying and analyzing physical evidence needed to succeed in their careers.
When serving in the United States Army, William Brown, J.D. (M.B.A. '20) now a regulatory relations attorney at USAA’s Chief Legal Office, regularly packed up and went wherever needed.
Tamales, cafecito and blessings bring the Rio Grande Valley family spirit to St. Mary’s Law students
The smell of warm tamales and hot coffee bring to mind the warmth and aroma of home for some St. Mary’s University School of Law students.