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Political Science Research, Mentoring Help Launch Career of Graduating Senior
Caroline Coleman turned an internship into a full-time job that’s awaiting her graduation later this month. As a Political Affairs Account Manager for the national Strategic Impact firm, she will help strategize and plan for various state and federal political races.
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Rau Called to Career at Intersection of Faith, Social Justice
“I felt called to Birmingham in kind of a weird way,” Libby Rau said. “I didn’t realize until I got here why. I really do think it was because of this civil rights and racial justice and criminal justice work that Birmingham is so central to.” She also found that Samford University could help her relate her faith to those pressing social issues.
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For Computer Science Students, Internships, Research Are Essential Steps On Career Path
A panel moderated by professor Greg Kawell this fall introduced students to the internships and external research experiences for undergraduates (REUs) that can have a profound impact on career paths.
 
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Mia Farris: At Home in the City of Light
The graduating language and world trade major took a bold step toward her career goals by studying and working in Paris, France, this fall.
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Historian Colvin Named Young Alumna of the Year
Prior to joining the Alabama Department of Archives and History, Alex McClure Colvin updated and digitized the collections of the Hermitage and reorganized its staff research library, and worked on the National Park Service’s Mapping Removal Project.
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Math Connection Event Links Alumna, Students
Caroline Carlisle, an internal auditor at Regions Bank, discussed the career-building value of the critical thinking and problem solving skills she developed at Samford, and offered advice for students as they position themselves for success after Samford.
 
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Overton Named Wallace-Carver Fellow
The honor offers exceptional college students the opportunity to collaborate with world-renowned scientists and policymakers through paid fellowships at leading research centers and offices.
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Surprise Reunion Highlights Internship Focus
The coincidence highlights one of the most important aspects of the Samford communication and media experience.