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March 15, 2017

Behind the Scenes Scientist

Got a groundbreaking research idea? Ariana Evensen (General Science, ’13) can help you get it funded.

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January 19, 2017

Hunting heads for Google

Sarah Morse (Psychology,’14) finds top talent for the multinational technology company.

 

 

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Thirst-quenching Career

Brian Coombs (Chemistry, ’11) puts his science background to work brewing up barrel-aged beers.

 

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Putting the Peppermint in Peppermint Gum

Jon Colligan

Jon Colligan (Chemistry, ’08) has used his chemistry skills for industry consumer-products leaders like Wrigley and Colgate.

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The Magic Touch

Jason Wilson (Chemistry, ’11) works with digital technology as a materials engineer with Microsoft.

 

 

 

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January 12, 2017

A Storybook Career

Rachel Espinoza (Theatre Arts, ’14) has the job she longed for as a young girl: dressing up Disney’s cast of characters.

 

 

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November 30, 2016

Rock-Solid Foundation

The leap from rocks and minerals to wood products wasn’t difficult for Amanda Orth (Geological Sciences, ’13).

 

 

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October 25, 2016

Change Agent

Diana Salazar (Ethnic Studies, Planning/Public Policy/Management, ’14) helps vulnerable groups.

 

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September 15, 2016

From Sea Squirts to Banana Slugs

Christy Stumbo

Christy Stumbo (Marine Biology, ’14), who enjoyed her hands-on education, decided to become a teacher of the natural world.

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September 8, 2016

Creating Opportunities

Sheree Speaks (General Social Sciences, ’14) helps open doors for those with disabilities.

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August 30, 2016

An Adventure Every Day

Brittany Dayley (Geological Sciences, ’15) is locked in a never-ending battle against the Earth a quarter mile below ground.

 

 

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August 5, 2016

The Psychology of Hope

Mara Tandowsky

Mara Tandowsky (Psychology, ’14) makes a difference for women in need with her knowledge of how the brain works.

 

 

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August 4, 2016

The Physics of Problem-solving

Peter Adamski

Peter Adamski (Physics, ’12) uses problem-solving skills to develop software programs that work around the world.

 

 

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July 21, 2016

Think About It

Kenzi Amodei (General Science, ’12) uses the hard sciences to help people make better decisions.

 

 

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July 12, 2016

In the Field

Aaron Ennis

Aaron Ennis (Anthropology, ’08) is digging his way to success as an archaeologist for the Bureau of Land Management.

 

 

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A Taste for News

Brenna Houck

Brenna Houck (Anthropology, Journalism, ’13) covers restaurants in Detroit, and nationwide.

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June 27, 2016

Making a living playing—and building—games

Max Kohl

Max Kohl (Computer and Information Science, ’16) is a software engineer who makes video games.

 

 

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Business Skills in Full Bloom

Jeramie Bloom (Judaic Studies, ’05) travels the globe while bringing yoga equipment to market.

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June 25, 2016

Energized on the Environment

Joel Iboa

Joel Iboa (Sociology, ’14) works with lawmakers to ensure environmental protections for all.

 

 

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June 22, 2016

A Shooting Star

Alyssa Rasmus (Cinema Studies, ’14) is doing video work for Amazon while running her own multimedia company.

 

 

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June 21, 2016

Logic and Lobstermania

Jodi Manela

Jodi Manela (Math, Physics, ’08) writes the code that runs some of the internet’s popular casino games.

 

 

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Logic and Lobstermania

Jodi Manela

Jodi Manela (Physics, Mathematics, ’08) writes the code that runs some of the internet’s popular casino games.

 

 

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June 17, 2016

Classics and “Corporate Professional”

Cayla Prokop (Classics, ’14) uses communication and research skills for an upscale property company.

 

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June 6, 2016

An Eye For Detail

Danit Trau

Danit Trau (Linguistics, ’11) serves families engaged in a spiritual experience with her analytical skills and eye for detail.

 

 

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May 3, 2016

A job with German roots

Sage Limpp-Wagner’s interest in German started her on a path that ended at Google.

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April 28, 2016

A Farm-fresh Education

Hayden Hockett (Environmental Studies, ’13) combines his love of the environment with a passion for farming.

 

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A Therapist and a Friend

Kylee Schaefer and student

Kylee Schaefer (Psychology, ’13) works one-on-one with kids having behavioral problems at home or in school.

 

 

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April 26, 2016

In the Emergency Room

Dylan Haynes

Dylan Haynes (Biology, ’14) turned his degree into a job as a medical scribe in an emergency room—now he’s onto a career in medicine.

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Theory of Relativity

Cindy Hardin

Cindy Hardin ’12 helps caregivers and their patients come together in positive relationships.

 

 

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February 16, 2016

Body of Work

Levi Dumont

Levi Dumont (Human Physiology, ’14), as a strength and conditioning coach, draws on his experience in a UO cadaver lab.

 

 

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February 5, 2016

Seeing the Big Picture

Kristen Donheffner

Kristen Donheffner (History, ‘10) turns dense texts into bullet-point brilliance as a policy staffer for a U.S. representative.

 

 

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January 29, 2016

From UO Geography to Apple

Riley Champine

Riley Champine (Geography, ’15) turned his passion for digital mapmaking into an opportunity as a GIS technician.

 

 

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Fluent in German, French and … software design?

Carlie Rames

Carlie Rames (German, ’09) uses her skills in German and French to act as translator for another language—software design.

 

 

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January 28, 2016

Into the Wild

Natasha Steinmann

Natasha Steinmann (Environmental Studies, ’12) got up-close-and-personal with the natural world after completing her degree.

 

 

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November 17, 2015

Blue Jeans Economics

Alex Compton

Alex Compton (Economics, Business, ’15) developed skills in econometrics that landed him a job at Levi Strauss.

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November 10, 2015

On Track For Success

Crystal Parker

Crystal Parker (Linguistics, ’12) helps kids and teenagers with behavioral challenges get the skills they need to succeed.

 

 

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November 6, 2015

History Degree Pays Off for Investment Banker

Mark Kolt

Mark Kolt (History, ’10) uses research skills to help investors find The Next Big Thing.

 

 

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Tell Me Your Story

Scott Erdman

Scott Erdman (Latin American Studies, ’12) used filmmaking skills to help immigrants win citizenship.

 

 

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November 5, 2015

Flexing His “Mental Muscles”

Will Ritter (English, Folklore, ’06) credits his specialization in folklore with helping him land a job as a literature teacher.

 

 

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November 4, 2015

Culturally Competent in Tokyo

Jeff Cummings (Asian StudiesJapanese, ’06) is an executive recruiter in Tokyo.

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A Navigator For Troubled Times

Jonathan Dodson

Jonathan Dodson (Sociology, ’13) helps reunite families torn apart by poverty and other societal ills.

 

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Opening Minds, Opening Wallets

Rebecca Sprinson

Rebecca Sprinson (Women’s and Gender Studies, ’09) raises funds for education.

 

 

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