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Alumni Spotlight

Born in Mexico, Diana Martinez grew up in Granbury, Texas, and earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing in 2012. She earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Tarleton State University in 2015. 832 more words

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Alumni Spotlight: Lucas Viana

Ever since he started his undergraduate studies in Brazil, studying in the U.S.A. had been Lucas’s dream. He knew he needed to learn English, but studying the language in Brazil was not as effective as he wanted because he didn’t have the opportunity to practice outside of class. 873 more words

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Amy Calandrino '05

When we asked Amy Calandrino if she envisioned attending college from an early age, she responded:  “Graduating from college and owning my own business helping others was always a dream of mine, but I always thought it was one of those lofty, fairytale kind of dreams.  705 more words

Alumni Stories

LinkedIn and Tuned-In: How Social Networking Helped a Post Doc Alumna Find an Industry Job and Her Authentic Self

Post Doc Alumna:             Anu Nagarajan, PhD

Industry Position:            Senior Scientist

The OITE interviewed a NIH postdoctoral alumna who successfully landed a position in industry.  She shares her career exploration process, job search strategies, and knowledge that she gained about her employability as a professional scientist. 1,276 more words

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Alumni Spotlight: Firdevs Ilci

Firdevs already spoke English before coming to the Rice University Intensive English Program. “Before I came to the U.S., my English was not so bad, but I was too shy to speak.” She was hired by Turkish Petroleum Corporation, Turkey’s national energy company. 549 more words

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Alumni Spotlight – Lindsey Love

I was one of the first CR interns in 2010.  I went to architecture school because I wanted to help folks design/build their own shelter and have taken on as many building opportunities as possible intermittent from an architectural apprenticeship, co-managing an all-women’s build for Kleiwerks International, building my own straw bale home, and working at a local print shop and consulting for other architects about integrating natural materials into their projects. 175 more words

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Alumni Spotlight: Saka Yoshikawa

If you ever find yourself reading about the genetic significance of the Ryukyu wild boar, it might be thanks to Saka Yoshikawa and a small group of his fellow researchers. 578 more words

Alumni Spotlight