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SCU Stories

Student Stories in the College of Arts and Sciences

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Noelle Lopez '09

Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Spanish Studies major

First woman in SCU history wins Rhode's scholarship and places her mark as distinguished scholar athlete.

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Mary Lucas '09

Biochemistry major

Hands-on learning in medicine as an undergraduate preps biochemistry graduate for medical school.

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Stephen Maurano '07

Biology major

Alumnus travels from Monterey to Costa Rica to Mexico conducting valuable fieldwork in biology and ecology.

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Roujin Mozaffirimehr '08

Political Science major, Italian Studies major

The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics allows alumna to spur conversation regarding ethics in the Middle East.

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Michelle Pesce '09

Biology major

Studying in the heart of the Silicon Valley opens up opportunities in the life sciences for biology major.

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Stuart Poulter '08

History major

History major connects to campus by cheering alongside fellow Ruff Riders.

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Samantha Precup '09

Communication major, French and Francophone Studies minor

The endless study abroad options at Santa Clara cements communication major's decision to come here.

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Gabriel Sattayapiwat '09

Mathematics major, Asian American studies minor

Mathematics major takes his studies abroad to the hustle and bustle of China.

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Megan Scovil '10

Dance major, general business minor

Dance major and director helps talented individuals combine art and spirituality to produce a great show.

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Elizabeth Stillman '11

Communication major

Communication major gains the experience needed to keep up with a fast-paced world.