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Brittany Horowitz's success story picture

Yes She Can

Brittany Horowitz, SOC '12, capitalized on her winter volunteer experience to snag a summer internship with Fox News.

Mary Seawell

Seawell '91 Lands Seat on Denver
Board of Education

Fewer than 50 percent of students will graduate from high school in Denver, says Mary Seawell, SOC/BA ’91, who was recently elected to the Denver Public Schools Board of Education.

photo of Success Story subject Steve Dorsey

More Than Just Luck

SOC alumnus Steve Dorsey ’08 chalks his job search success up to luck, but determination and talent played roles, too.

Lindsay Webster, '03, at the Sundance Film Festival.

2009 Rising Star Award Winner Produces Career in Hollywood

Just six years out of college, Lindsay Webster, SOC/BA ’03, recipient of the 2009 Rising Star Award, has distinguished herself not only as an outstanding young professional, but as one dedicated to addressing important social issues.

Alia Yunis

Abu Dhabi-Based Alumna’s New Novel Boasts Global Appeal

A seasoned journalist, filmmaker, and professor whose debut novel, The Night Counter, has already garnered widespread praise, Alia Yunis, SOC/MA ’91, relies on basic storytelling skills to distill her work across fields to its most essential points.