All Spotlights

Nov 17 2015

Tiny Brains, Big Science

In the world of neuroscientist and St. Mary's University alumna Denise Ramirez, Ph.D., minds are a terrible thing to waste — literally. In this case, the brains in question belong to mice and rats. Read this story »
Nov 16 2015

Summer Jobs for A New Generation: Sarah Cantu, Senior Marketing Major

By the time Sarah Cantu started looking for her senior year summer internship, she had already done work two summers before in software branding and social media — not surprising for a Marketing major. But Cantu knew that for her third summer, she wanted something different. Her summer internship focused on business-to-business marketing for a company that manufactures residential construction supplies. Read this story »
Brittany Sullivan
Oct 29 2015

A Rewarding Risk

St. Mary's University alumna Brittany Sullivan is a budding actuarial analyst whose job is to assess everyday-life risks that help her company determine insurance policy rates. Read this story »
Aleman's mom's third grade class
Sep 8 2015

Common People, Uncommon Activism

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. Read this story »