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SCU Stories

Faculty & Staff Stories in the College of Arts and Sciences

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Michael Lasley

English Professor

English lecturer encourages students to rethink citizenship and social justice issues by engaging with the local community

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Joanne Martin

Lecturer, Theatre and Dance

Lecturer for theater department finds reward in teaching students, with no design experience, to construct costumes.

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Leilani Miller

Associate Professor, Biology

Biology professor learns how cells distinguish themselves from one type to another alongside her students.

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Laura Nichols

Associate Professor, Sociology

Sociologist lets students ride the city bus, the whole length of its trip, to study firsthand changes in social strata.

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David Pace

Resident Director, Study Abroad Program in West Africa

Photography professor's work in Burkina Faso offers students a one-of-a-kind experience

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Andrea Pappas

Associate Professor, Art and Art History

Art history professor knows how to put museums together, from choosing the pieces to giving the tours.

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David Popalisky

Assistant Professor, Theater and Dance

Director of SCU's dance program helps students create meaning in movement.

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Ed Schaefer

Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science

Cryptography and the AIDS epidemic in Africa are two strong areas of interest for this math professor.

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Richard Scott '88

Associate Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science

Seeing students understand the mathematical symmetry in nature is rewarding for math professor.

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Carolyn Silberman

Artist-in-Residence/Lecturer, Theater and Dance

Lecturer for the theater department pushes talented students to find the connection between art and spirituality.