Calvin Yang M’17 always wanted to learn more about his identity as an American-born member of the Hmong community. It turns out he was far from alone in his pursuit.
Mental health issues affect everyone. To address the issues of mental health in the Muslim community in Minnesota, Fadumo Hassan, a Saint Mary’s student, started a crisis hotline this fall with her sister, Sumaya.
Linet Makori, a student in the M.S. in Data Intelligence and Geoanalytics program, received a 2019-20 International Fellowship from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Her work looks at barriers women face in education and their means of overcoming them.
It’s a small piece of limestone, about the size of a fist, encased behind glass. To Col. Mitchell Brew, though, it means so much more.
“It was the most nerve-wracking, out-of-body, exciting thing I’ve ever done in my life. I felt like I couldn’t breathe.” Such was the reality of Amber Leong M’10 earlier this summer, walking out to a cold and quiet Los Angeles studio clad in a warm, yellow dress as a contestant on ABC’s “Shark Tank” with all eyes on her — including a group of five wealthy entrepreneurs-turned-investors.
On Oct. 6, Amber Leong M’10 made school history as the first Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota alumnus to appear on the popular show “Shark Tank” on ABC