2017

Kendall McIntosh ’17 was selected by the New York Red Bulls as a goalkeeper in the MLS re-entry draft on Nov. 26, 2019. He was the 13th pick overall.

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2017

Mitchell White ’17 appeared in the headlines on MLB.com. In the story, the ninth-ranked Dodgers prospect shared his insights on the start of the Arizona Fall League, how he approaches injuries, and his MLB history.

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Mitchell White finds solace in the AFL.
2017

Hannah Bertrando J.D. ’17 has joined the Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney. Previously, she served as deputy district attorney at the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office.

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2017

Javi Benitez ’17 is starring in the action film Kid Alpha One, directed by Richard Somes. He is also in the cast of the Philippine drama television series The General’s Daughter.

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2017

Overflowing with vibrancy, passion, and joy, Jason “Jay” Bassett ’17 was relentlessly dedicated to advocating for the dignity of the LGBTQ+ community and educating others on race and gender issues. A staunch supporter of the Rainbow Resource Center, Jay was instrumental in the inception of a LGBTQ+ Endowed Scholarship Fund and co-founded a campus chapter of […]

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2017

From the moment Devin Kelly ’17 was born, well, of course, his family fell madly in love. They started learning from each other from the very beginning. Adorable, sweetness during his baby years onto preschool at the Presbyterian Church. Shy, innocent, but first moments of venturing out on his own without mommy and daddy there…we […]

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2017

William David Taylor ’17 of Mercer Island, died Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Santa Clara, California. Will was born August 4, 1995, at Saint John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California, the beloved son of David F. and Kendall W. Taylor. The family moved to Mercer Island when Will was two months old. Will attended Pixie […]

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2017

Srini Sekaran ’17 is the founder of Gavano, a company providing power analytics for enterprise infrastructure that has recently raised a round of seed capital.  

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2017

JJ Galvin ’17 organized a meeting between six emerging Israeli leaders participating in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program and School of Engineering faculty, students, and alumni. Attendees included Martin Prado ’16, M.S. ’22; Jun Chang ’18; Elena Fromer ’18; Taylor Mau ’18; and Samantha Morehead ’18. The group toured Refract House, SCU’s 3rd-place winning entry in the 2009 […]

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2017

Jacqueline Cummings ’17 has been admitted to Columbia Law School beginning fall 2018. She writes, “SCU truly prepared me by providing access to supportive, dynamic professors in the bioengineering department. I am grateful that my experiences as an SCU bioengineering student, a community facilitator for SCU Residence Life, and a rower for SCU Women’s Crew led […]

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2017

Matthew Findlay ’17, M.S. ’19 and Daniel Freitas ’17, M.S. ’18, along with Maryam Mobed-Miremadi and Korin Wheeler, published a paper aimed at improving targeted nano-medicines and diagnostics, which was selected for the cover of Environmental Science: Nano.

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2017

Brit Janeway Benjamin J.D. ’17 married Patri Aaron Forwalter-Friedman on Feb. 10, 2018, at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. She is an associate at Meakins Law in Berkeley. 

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2017

Mallory Barr J.D. ’17 and Tamarah Prevost J.D. ’16 are associates at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy in Burlingame.  

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2017

Brit Janeway Benjamin J.D. ’17 and Patri Aaron Forwalter-Friedman were married on Feb. 10, 2018, by Rabbi Meredith Cahn at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. Both husband and wife will be taking each other’s last names as middle names; thus, Brit will go by Friedman Benjamin. She works as an associate at Meakins […]

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2017

Antonis Avgoustinos Orphanou Ph.D. ’17 earned his doctorate in electrical engineering after completing his thesis, “Carbon Nanotube Ultracapacitor Characteristics and Cell Design” under the supervision of Cary Y. Yang.  

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2017

Yong Chen Ph.D. ’17 was awarded a Ph.D. in computer engineering after completing his thesis, “Supernode Transformation on Parallel Systems with Distributed Memory—An Analytical Approach” under the supervision of Weijia Shang.

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2017

Elizabeth Batiuk ’17 has been accepted into the M.D. program at the Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine for fall 2018. She was a bioengineering major, involved with Society of Women Engineers, and was a Jean Donovan Fellow while at Santa Clara. 

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2017

Cooper McDonnell ’17 was part of the team that made the launch of Falcon Heavy, the newest and most powerful rocket from SpaceX, successful. 

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2017

Jake Ososke ’17, M.S. ’18, Grant Mishler ’18, Dante Dalla Gasperina ’18, and Collin Walther ’18 are the winners of the San Jose Earthquakes Entrepreneurial Design Challenge, earning the grand prize of $2,000. The group presented an augmented reality app that leads attendees around the Earthquakes’ stadium while trying to get a soccer ball into a goal. […]

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2017

Alex Choulos ’17 co-authored a journal paper with researchers at Yahoo Research and Drexel University titled “Product review summarization through question retrieval and diversification.” The paper, published in Information Retrieval Journal, uses a recurrent deep neural network to measure the “answerability” of questions with respect to product reviews. 

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