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Cynthia Leyva '12

Psychology and Ethnic Studies Major, Spanish Minor

A recent graduate channels SCU coursework with the community into post-graduate endeavors

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Michael Lynch '07

Political Science major

Political science alumnus and military veteran publishes thesis in military journal noting importance of empathy in reserves.

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Chris Malachowsky '86

M.S. in Computer Engineering, Co-Founder of NVIDIA

Alumnus and co-founder of NVIDIA helps the next generation of Broncos learn from his real-world experience as a leader in Silicon Valley.

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Tracy Matray '91

Associate Director, Chemistry; Ph.D Colorado State University

Associate chemistry director studies DNA strands to relieve people of hay fever and allergies.

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Denise Melone '06

Marketing major

Graduate praises SCU's business school for prepping her for the executive marketing position she holds today.

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Kirstin Nosé '06

Research Associate, Genencor

Research associate praises her undergraduate and graduate experiences in shaping her career.

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Terra Oldham

Mechanical engineering graduate

Mechanical engineering student draws connections between science, technology, and society in her senior Pathway essay.

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Gabe Ozorowski '06

Ph.D. student at UC Irvine

Alumnus' experience researching the causes of cancer at SCU urges him to join research in the biotech field.

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Alex Panelli '91

Mechanical Engineering major

Silicon Valley entrepreneur credits his mechanical engineering background as a key to his success.

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Chris Pitt '05

Professional Engineer, LEED AP

Civil engineering major puts his education to work in the world through volunteer efforts with Engineers Without Borders.